Technical Director - Arboriculture - UK wide

Bristol, Central London, East Anglia, East Midlands, Europe, Greater London, M4 Corridor, N Ireland, North East, North West, Scotland, South Coast, South East, South Wales, South West, Thames Valley, Wales, West Midlands, UK Wide • Up To £80K Dependent on Experience + car allowance & significant benefits package • Ref: JSM 1175

Biodiversity, Ecology, Senior Appointments

Posted 18th June 2024

My client, a leading global multidisciplinary consultancy with their own specialist team of arboriculture and forestry professionals, is searching for a Technical Director to steer their team towards new heights of excellence. With a robust portfolio of significant projects across the UK, this role is pivotal in shaping the future of sustainable land management.

The consultancy boasts a dynamic team of over 25 specialists, dedicated to delivering innovative solutions in arboriculture and forestry.  This team is part of a wider Ecology and BNG team which is one of the largest in the country.

As the Technical Director, you will be the linchpin in this expert collective, fostering a culture of collaboration and technical prowess.

Join my client as a Technical Director and be part of their mission to redefine industry standards. Enjoy the flexibility of working remotely or from one of their offices across the UK, ensuring you can connect with the team and clients wherever you are based.

The recruitment process is designed to be seamless and respectful of your time, consisting of an initial discussion followed by a formal interview to explore the mutual fit.

As a Technical Director, you will lead strategic initiatives, drive technical excellence, and nurture client relationships. Your influence will extend across the consultancy, shaping project outcomes and the professional development of your team.

My client requires a leader with a deep understanding of arboriculture and forestry, coupled with a proven track record in consultancy. Your strategic mindset, combined with your ability to inspire and guide a team, will be key to your success.


People management and development. 
Fee-earning technical work in arboriculture and/or forestry
Work winning activity, for example leading and reviewing fee proposals and tender inputs, maintaining and growing client relationships;
Acting as point of contact for the arboriculture & forestry team for both internal and external clients;
Problem solving and agility - leading the team across a wide range of projects, market sectors and geographic locations;
Providing mentoring and  support to the team.  
Commercial and technical accountability.

Demonstrable high level of technical expertise in and around arboriculture and/or forestry;
A desire to use your technical acumen, passion and entrepreneurial spirit to grow this workstream within an already successful team;
Established soft and hard skills associated with excellent team leadership.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, reflecting your pivotal role in the company. You will also be part of a culture that values work-life balance and career progression.

Ready to join a team dedicated to making a positive impact on the environment? Apply now or get in touch for a discreet chat. Join a firm commitment to equal opportunities for all employees, regardless of background or circumstances.

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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 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.
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