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Biodiversity Net Gain Specialist

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Biodiversity Net Gain Specialist
London, UK (Hybrid)

Allen & York are excited to be working with a progressive, fast-growing organisation with a fresh approach to revolutionising the way ecological impacts are managed and mitigated in development projects across England.

Our client is looking for a knowledgeable and innovative Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) Specialist to join their team. The successful candidate will play a key role in managing and overseeing planning projects, with a particular focus on biodiversity conservation and enhancement.

You'll need to hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Planning, Environmental Science, Ecology or related field, with comprehensive experience in an environmental planning role. With a proven track record of successfully managing planning projects with a focus on biodiversity, you'll have in-depth knowledge of biodiversity legislation, policies and guidelines including relevant national and local planning policies. You'll have experience of engaging with government bodies such as DEFRA, Natural England and local planning authorities, together with conservation organisations, Wildlife Trusts and other relevant stakeholders. An excellent communicator, you'll enjoy working collaboratively with your colleagues.

You will require a full UK driving licence and be willing to travel for site visits and meetings as required.

In return for your specialist skills and experience, you'll receive a competitive salary and benefits package, with the opportunity to grow your career with an exciting, entrepreneurial organisation at the forefront of the BNG revolution.


Get in touch today by clicking the apply button or send an email to Billy at to find out more or to arrange a confidential chat.

Allen & York - delivering Sustainable Recruitment Solutions since 1993.

About us

Allen & York have been matching purposeful people with purpose-led organisations for 30 years. We partner with our clients and candidates on roles that build an understanding of climate change, promote sustainability and create inclusive and responsible organisations, working towards a sustainable world for us all.

Committed to inclusiveness in the workplace, we aim to increase diversity across all areas and therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, or whether or not they have a disability.

Let us help build a better world, together.

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