Role Overview

Our client is a well-established, specialist ecological and environmental consultancy providing a range of technical advice and support to their clients.

They are currently looking for an experienced ecologist to lead the existing team and support their continued growth and development.

You will manage large projects as well as using your experience to undertake and manage ecological survey and reporting work.

You will work on a wide variety of projects with a focus on larger, more complex assignments in a range of sectors.

In addition to your technical input you will manage the ecology team, based across 2 offices, and be part of the company’s Management Team contributing to the strategic direction of the business.

Person Requirements

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Technical credibility and qualifications in ecology including relevant protected species licences.
  • Background in providing ecological support and advice on development led projects.
  • Excellent communicator both in person and in writing.
  • Track record in client management and project management / direction.
  • Commercially aware and comfortable in a client facing role.
  • Experience managing teams and contributing to the professional development of less-experienced team members

The Opportunity

This is an exciting time to join a well-established and ambitious practice.

For the right person there is a clear path to Directorship and the opportunity to build a successful career.

They pride themselves on their exceptional training and development program and the successful candidate will have unmatched opportunities for career development and be joining a friendly team in a supportive and positive environment.

The role will suit an experienced consultant at a large multi-disciplinary looking for a smaller, more agile consultancy with which to develop their career or someone at an independent practice looking for the opportunity to utilise their experience and take on more responsibility.

Whatever your background, this is an exceptional opportunity with a fantastic, flexible and friendly organisation.

Porter Gosling

Porter Gosling are acting as a recruitment agency in respect to this position.

Porter Gosling supports organisations in the recruitment of senior and specialist individuals in the Environmental and Sustainability sectors.

Typical disciplines we work on will include Corporate Sustainability Jobs, Environmental Consultancy Jobs, Contaminated Land Jobs, EIA and Ecology Jobs, Water and Waste Management Jobs, ESG Jobs, Environmental Planning Jobs, Building Sustainability Jobs.

Please apply using the form or call on the number below:

+44 (0)7818 553 636 / +44 (0)1202 880 987


Flexible Southern England


Excellent salary and package


Ecologist, Principal, Associate Director, Team Lead

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