Ecology Team Lead – Manchester

North West • £50K - £70K + Significant Bens • Ref: JSM 11200

Ecology, Senior Appointments

Posted 22nd October 2020

Interested in setting up a new Ecology team in Manchester?

My client is a highly regarded International Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy, with a thriving Ecology team based across the UK.  Due to their continued success and ambition, they are seeking a highly ambitious Ecologist to support their plan to develop a North West team.  You will be able to hit the ground running with a range of existing high-profile projects to get stuck in to.

At your disposal will be significant resources and the most cutting-edge approaches in the industry.

My client is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to play a key role within the business.  The role presents the successful candidate the opportunity to work as part of the leadership team for the National Ecology team.    

My client boasts a portfolio of prestigious projects and clients both in the private and public sector at local and national levels.  They currently support various projects in areas such as HS2, Highways Schemes, Off-Shore Wind and Aviation.

This fantastic opportunity represents the chance to prove your leadership qualities and take your career to the next step.  You will play a key role as part of the senior management team, comprising of a number of highly respected ecology professionals.  You will be working on a range of enviable projects across  the UK as well as Internationally, using the most cutting-edge techniques and approaches to consulting available in the industry.

This sizeable Ecology team is spread across the UK.


Manchester, including significant flexible working options

What This Opportunity Offers You

Due to my clients standing in the market, they are able to secure many of the most desirable and innovative ecology projects available.  Joining this team will put you at the forefront of industry and significantly raise your profile.

You will be provided with a highly competitive salary and package, as well as significant flexibility toward your working pattern.  My client core ethos is to provide their staff with a good work life balance.

About the Role

You will be responsible for leading and managing a Manchester team on a daily basis, as well as developing and implementing the strategy for further growth.  Working closely with the UK lead for Ecology, you will form part of the management team and have input on the direction of the entire business unit.

You will be responsible for project and client management, ensuring the delivery of continuous workload for the team.

Capabilities & Qualifications

·         Extensive track record in consultancy, ideally upwards of 8 years post graduate experience
·         Excellent commercial and project management skills
·         Ability to lead and develop a team
·         Relevant Degree (MSc desirable)
·         Chartered
·         Excellent knowledge of all ecological principles, relevant wildlife legislation and ecological impact assessment
·         In-depth knowledge of plant or animal groups and appropriate field survey skills
·         Hold various Survey and/or Development Licences

Contact Us

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles currently and would like a discreet non-committal chat, please contact Jeremy Money (  However, if you have not received a response within one working week, please assume your application has been unsuccessful this time round.  We will confidentially retain your details and inform you of any other suitable opportunities arising should you not be successful in this role.

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