Ecology & Biodiversity Manager - In house role

North West, UK Wide, Flexible Home Working • £42K – £53K + Car & Bens • Ref: JSM 1156

Biodiversity, Ecology, Sustainability

Posted 16th April 2024

Join the Pioneers in Public Open Space Stewardship. Exciting in house role available at the forefront of Ecology and Biodiversity.

For over a quarter of a century, my client has led the charge in nurturing the UK's public open spaces. As the foremost authority in this domain, they specialize in providing top-tier management solutions for outdoor areas and amenities within new residential developments.

With a portfolio encompassing over 1,000 developments nationwide, and hundreds more slated for their management services in the near future, their commitment to excellence is unwavering. Many of these sites boast designated wildlife habitats, necessitating meticulous care and monitoring.

As England and Wales move forwards with mandatory Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG), our client is poised to procure and manage even more habitat-rich sites, ensuring they meet stringent ecological standards.


Flexible home working with regular travel to Leeds as well as the around the UK will be required.

Based in Leeds, this role involves regular travel throughout England and Wales. A company car will be provided, and occasional overnight stays may be necessary. A valid UK driving license is essential.

Responsibilities & Tasks

·       Foster and cultivate key client relationships, positioning our client as the premier provider of long-term stewardship for residential developments.
·       Champion our services within the ecological sphere, taking ownership of promotional literature specific to ecological initiatives.
·       Develop robust policies and procedures relating to ecological aspects of our management services to guarantee compliance.
·       Facilitate effective internal and external communication, particularly in response to environmental inquiries.
·       Provide ongoing support and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) events.
·       Maintain ISO 14001 certification for Environmental Management.

Ideal Candidate Profile

·       A qualification in Ecology or Sustainable Land Management is preferred, supporting advisory roles and service promotion.
·       Affiliation with a relevant professional body is advantageous.
·       Proficiency in BNG legislation and other environmental regulations impacting the housebuilding sector, such as Nutrient Neutrality and Water Neutrality, is desirable.
·       Exceptional communication and client management skills, both written and verbal, are essential for acting as the primary liaison for ecological and sustainability matters.

Rewards & Benefits

My client offers a highly competitive salary complemented by a suite of enticing benefits. This role presents an outstanding opportunity to join a forward-thinking organization with ambitious growth plans. Extensive training, ample room for progression, and recognition for contributions are hallmarks of our client's commitment to employee development.

Even if you're cautiously exploring opportunities, we encourage a discreet conversation to learn more about our firm and the role it offers.

Contact Us

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles and would like a discreet non-committal chat, please contact Jeremy Money (  However, if you have not received a response within with-in 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.

This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates.  JSM offers an extensive range of jobs in the areas of Environmental and Sustainability, including ESG, EIA and Ecology, Contaminated Land, Environmental Planning, Air Quality and Noise.

Phone - 01934 312155
Email -
Website -
Twitter - @JSMAssociates


Apply for this role

Application form

Read our terms & conditions

Not keen on this role?

If the above role isn't for you, but you'd like to pursue other options, simply use the below links to register your CV with us for consideration, subscribe for job alerts or return to continue browsing other vacancies.