Principal/Technical Director - Ecology - West Midlands

Job Title: Principal/Technical Director - Ecology - West Midlands
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - West Midlands, West Midlands - Birmingham
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000
REF: 124036
Contact Name: Josh Blanchard
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Job Published: over 4 years ago
Principal Ecologist/Technical Director of Ecology - Birmingham
My client is well-known international consultancy with one of the UK's largest and most respected ecology teams. The ecology team is responsible for providing specialist ecological advice across a wide variety of projects across the UK, Europe and the Middle East. They are now looking to hire a Principal or Technical Director of Ecology to meet their business development needs in the West Midlands.
Main Responsibilities
• Leading and mentoring a team of junior staff
• Ecological Project Management
• Business Development
• Prepare detailed and high quality reports, including ecological impact assessments, feasibility studies and project scheme reports
• Ensure that any technical issues are dealt with as they occur during projects and monitor the progress of projects
Essential Requirements
• An honours degree in a relevant field
• Full MIEEM
• Eligibility for CEnv
• Proven experience in most aspects of ecology
• Excellent, proven interpersonal and communicative skills
• Thorough understanding of biodiversity legislation both in the UK and Europe
• Capable of managing a challenging workload that has the potential to change at short notice
• Management experience
• High level of personal responsibility
• Be able to adapt for working on a diverse portfolio of projects
• Good IT Skills
Desirable Requirements
• CEnv
• Postgraduate degree
• At least one protected species licence
• Full current driving licence
• Project management experience
• An ecological specialism

If you're keen to find out more, call Josh Blanchard on 01202 888986 today!