Technical Director of Ecology - Manchester

Job Title: Technical Director of Ecology - Manchester
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: Competitive Salary
REF: BBBH24297_1501081000
Contact Name: Josh Blanchard
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Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Principal Ecologist/Technical Director of Ecology - Birmingham

My client is a 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 their Manchester office.

Main Responsibilities

  • Leading and mentoring a team of ecologists working on a variety of projects.
  • Ecological project management.
  • Business development.
  • Preparation of ecological impact studies, feasibility studies, and scheme reports for projects.
  • Resolution of technical issues as they occur for a range of areas across projects and for the monitoring of progress.
  • Integrating the regional delivery and supporting the UK ecology delivery.
  • Take an active role in the technical development of staff, coaching and mentoring on technical issues


  • An in depth knowledge of ecology science.
  • An honours degree in ecology or related field.
  • Full member of CIEEM.
  • Proven experience of most aspects of ecological projects.
  • Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Evidence of excellent client and stakeholder relationships and ability to develop new ones.
  • Thorough understanding of environmental legislation pertinent to the UK and experience of HRA
  • Proven ability in team leading / management.
  • Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice.
  • Good IT skills.

Desirable Requirements

  • Postgraduate degree
  • Protected species licence(s)
  • Project management experience
  • Chartered Environmentalist / Ecologist

To find out more, call Josh Blanchard on 01202 888986 today!