Head of Ecology - Suffolk

Job Title: Head of Ecology - Suffolk
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lavenham, Suffolk
Salary: £41000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH22397
Contact Name: Josh Blanchard
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Job Published: over 4 years ago

Head of Ecology - Suffolk

A rare opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, ambitious and talented ecologist to lead, develop, grow and manage my client's Ecology team. The right individual will be able to build and develop new and existing client relationships and take responsibility for the delivery of complex projects. Reporting directly to the chairman, you'll play a key part in developing the ecology team.

My client is a multi-disciplinary practice comprising three busy departments -ecology, arboriculture and both the planning and design aspects of Landscape Architecture.

Typical projects include:

  • Residential
  • Leisure,
  • Education
  • Regeneration schemes (both urban and rural)
  • Green infrastructure
  • Renewable energy schemes

Key Requirements

To be successful in the role my client would love to hear from individuals with the following profile:

  • Experience of managing a team, in either the public or private sector
  • Experience and interest in lead generation and business development
  • Excellent project management experience
  • Mitigation experience
  • Full CIEEM membership
  • Protected species licences particularly bats, GCN and dormice and a sound, practical knowledge of UK fauna and flora
  • Excellent all-round communication and report writing skills, assimilating ecological data and presenting relevant information well
  • An enthusiastic and positive disposition, with the ability to engage well with clients and colleagues alike

We will offer an attractive and competitive salary for the right individual including a generous benefits package.

To find out more about this role, please call Josh Blanchard on 01202 888986