Head of Ecology - National Planning Consultancy, UK Wide

£50000 - £60000 per annum
03 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
Greg Snook
Full Time
Contract Type
A unique opportunity for an experienced ecologist to establish a national team at a top ten Planning and Environmental consultancy.


Our client is one of the largest independent planning consultancies in the UK. The opportunity will suit a proven Associate Ecologist with experience of team management and large scale project management. This opportunity is to be considered as a key leadership role and a pivotal strategic appointment for the business.

The ideal candidate will be an inspirational leader who is enthused by the opportunity to manage and substantially grow an ecology team. With ambitious plans to expand and open new offices across the UK, this is the perfect opportunity for someone who wants to be in an influential position with the scope to build a significant national ecology team.


UK Wide

About You

*A minimum of 8 years' post-graduate experience in fulfilling similar functions or in a similar consultancy role.
*Good inter-personal communication skills as team leadership and mentoring will be paramount to the role.
*Strong project, budget control and resource management skills.
*Strong report writing and reviewing skills, with experience of writing ecology chapters to support Environmental Statements.
*Experience of liaison with statutory consultees, sub-consultants, design teams, Local Planning Authorities and client facing.
*Having a demonstrable knowledge of all stages of development from the initial feasibility stage through to the planning application stage and beyond.
*Demonstrable track record of providing commercial focussed project leadership on multi-disciplinary projects.

Contact us

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles and would like a discreet non-committal chat please contact Greg Snook (greg@jsm-associates.co.uk).

If you have applied for a role and have not received a response within one working week, please assume that your application has not been successful. We may confidentially retain your details in order to inform you of any other suitable opportunities.

We will always contact you prior to sending out your CV to ensure you are content that the opportunity would be a good move for you.

This is one of a number of exciting positions currently available via JSM Associates.
Phone - 07789 901128
Email - greg@jsm-associates.co.uk
Website - http://www.jsm-associates.co.uk/