Ecology Director/Unit Director

Central London, South East • £55K - £75K + Significant Benefits • Ref: JSM 11993

EIA - Environmental Impact Assessment, Town Planning

Posted 14th September 2020

Highly regarded independent infrastructure and property consultancy, specialising in sustainability, planning and environment are seeking a highly ambitious Director Level ecologist to lead their established national team.  My client works on a range of high-profile projects,  including road and rail sector, urban regeneration and mixed-use schemes.

Due to their ongoing success, my client is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Director 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 whole business alongside a range of highly talented individuals who have helped grow the firm to its highly successful position in the market.

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 projects such as HS2, Crossrail 2, Thames Tideway Tunnel as well as large regeneration schemes.


 This fantastic opportunity represents the chance to lead one of the strongest and most dynamic independent Ecology teams within the consultancy sector.  The role offers great scope to 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 UK Ecology team is spread across the UK  requires a dynamic Ecologist to lead the team and support further growth.  The post comes with a highly competitive salary and package.

If you are at all interested in finding out more, please get in touch and I’ll be happy to provide you with further information.



London including significant opportunities for flexible working


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 the 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's core ethos is to provide their staff with a good work-life balance.


About the Role

You will be responsible for leading and managing the UK  team on a daily basis, as well as developing and implementing the strategy to further grow the team and its services. Working closely with the board of directors you will form part of the management team and have input on the direction of the entire business.

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
  • Public Enquiry and Expert Witness Experience - preferred


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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