All about Conservation and Environmental Sciences Recruitment

We work with multidisciplinary, environmental, ecological and building services consultancies to place roles across Conservation and Environmental Sciences. These candidates help understand and manage different energy systems, lessen pollution, utilise natural resources and ultimately mitigate the effects of global climate change.

Whether we’re sourcing candidates with experience of air quality and noise pollution legislation, those knowledgeable about the recommendations of the World Health Organisation, Ecology experts (both urban and rural) in freshwater, marine, terrestrial, fauna or flora habitats, or Bat Licensed professionals, they have one thing in common. That’s the skill and passion to combat the impact of growing populations on our environment, around the globe.

With experience of talent sourcing across Air and Acoustics, Environmental Sciences, Noise and Vibration, Ecology and Conservation, Marine and Aquatics, we know the industry and we understand the skillsets required to succeed in these roles.

If you’re looking to hire graduates through to experienced hire (director / executive level), we can deliver. We’ve placed Chartered Ecologists (CEcol) and CIEEM members, Environmental Scientists, Geo-Environmental consultants, Ecology Consultants, Ecology Contract Managers, Air Quality Consultants, Monitoring and Air Leakage Engineers, Ecologists (Associate / Senior / Principal levels), Aquatic Ecologists and more. And we’re here to help you, when you need us.

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Executive Search

We have a global network of senior managers and executives, all across the private, public and third sector, ready to deliver purposeful leadership.

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Whether perm, fixed-term or contract, our tried and tested recruitment process works. Experts in search, we deliver great candidates, quicker.

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PSL Partnering

Acting as an extension of your recruitment team, we'll deliver to agreed recruitment SLAs and work with you to achieve your recruitment goals.

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Response Handling

Whether you need support for a one-off role or on-going help, you can take advantage of A&Y Connect, flexible response handling when you need it.

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    Head of Strategy & Digital , British Airways Holidays

    ​Working with Allen & York, and in particular with Lester, has been a very pleasant and productive experience. Lester’s understanding of our requirements was exceptional, resulting in only CVs for applicants that met our brief being forwarded on. Working in partnership with A&Y and using dual branding on adverts also worked really well. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Allen &...

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    Ecology Recruitment Manager , Global Multidisciplinary Consultancy

    ​​“We had a recruitment need in our Ecology Team and were struggling to find good candidates. The decision was taken to appoint one agency only and to give them free reign in the hope that this would provide more of an incentive. After some deliberation, we settled on Allen & York, due to our history of working together and an...

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    HR Manager , DHL

    ​​“We had very specific competency requirement for our HSE Advisors which could not be met through local recruitment. Allen & York were provided with 5 'must have' and 5 'desirable' criteria and within 2 weeks provided CVs which were a perfect fit, and two candidates have now accepted roles.  The service provided met and exceeded expectations.”

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    Recruitment Specialist , RES Group

    ​​“We have been working with Allen & York for many years and have always been impressed by their professionalism, good customer service and their ability to supply us with strong candidates for ‘hard to fill’ roles”. 

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    Recruitment Team Lead , Siemens Energy Wind Power, Tidal & Energy Services

    ​"The Allen & York team have stood out in my view as one of the suppliers that acts as a partner to myself and my team. We can call upon them as needed, to deliver a quality service for us and to work with us in partnership to achieve goals. I appreciate their willingness to tailor their approach to suit our...

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Senior International Biodiversity Consultant




Senior Environmental Advisor

£40000 - £45000.00 per annum



Net Zero Executive




Senior / Principal Aquatic Consultant




Ecologist: Consultant / Senior (Edinburgh)

£24500.00 - £36500.00 per annum



Associate Director - Ecology and Biodiversity Management

£55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum



Environmental Consultant - Team Leader/Technical Director

£120000 - £121000 per annum

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