Director of Ecology

Title: Director of Ecology

Location: Remote 

Salary: £70,000


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent qualification or experience.
  • Possession of species-specific survey and mitigation licenses, and/or a second degree is advantageous.
  • Full membership in The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) is advantageous.
  • Possession of Chartered Ecologist (CEcol) or Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) status is advantageous.
  • Strong understanding of legislative and planning policy frameworks pertaining to ecology and nature conservation.
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic with the ability to work effectively either independently or within a small team.
  • Effective communication and personal effectiveness skills.
  • Developing ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships across various levels.
  • Possession of a valid UK Driving Licence (manual).

Demonstrated Proficiency:

  • Consistently achieve high standards across practical, technical, and financial aspects of geotechnical projects.
  • Provide commercially viable advice grounded in practical solutions.
  • Utilize software tools and technical guidance for data assessment, modelling, and interpretation, ensuring project objectives are met.
  • Manage a variety of project types, overseeing day-to-day operations and delivering key documents such as Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Ecological Impact Assessments, ES Chapters, BNG Assessments, and Habitats Regulations Assessments.
  • Conduct Quality Assurance checks on team-prepared deliverables.
  • Identify and capitalize on new opportunities and marketing strategies to foster growth.
  • Employ efficient and cohesive decision-making tailored to project, team, and personal requirements.
  • Provide effective line management, coaching, and mentoring to team members.
  • Uphold and model high Health and Safety standards in alignment with Company protocols.
  • Foster engaging and professional communication with colleagues and stakeholders.



If this opportunity is one of interest and you’d like to discuss it further, please get in touch with our Geotechnical and Environmental consultant, Dan McIntosh, with your most up-to-date CV.