Job Title: Technical Director of Ecology

Salary: £60,000 – £70,000

Locations: Cheshire

We are looking for a Technical Director of Ecology to join an Ecology consultancy in Cheshire.

They provide a progressive, professional environment combined with the benefits and flexibility of a medium sized consultancy. They specialise in ecological services in renewables, infrastructure, public sector, habitat creation and conservation. If you are a Technical Director, Associate or Experienced Principal Ecologist near Cheshire, this is the ideal opportunity to join an excellent team.

As Technical Director of Ecology, you will receive:

  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Hybrid and Home working
  • Continuous professional development
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working practices
  • Mileage pay

As Technical Director of Ecology, your duties will include:

  • Managing complex client sites, large developments, and multi-species mitigation projects.
  • Leading key client meetings including design team meetings.
  • Providing best practice guidance and advice to customers and handling complex communications.
  • Providing dedicated mentorship to team members with the intention of enabling their own technical mastery.

What you will to be considered for the Technical Director of Ecology position:

  • Authoritative in species mitigation and a mitigation license holder for at least one protected species with accomplished experience in mitigation for several further protected species and a Survey license holder for at least one species with an authoritative level of experience in site surveys.
  • Innovative and proactive, continually looking at better ways of delivering traditional services and shaping the team to be prepared for market requirements in 3 to 5 years.
  • Astute in succession planning by way of developing the expertise of the team, providing focused mentorship and imparting knowledge solely dedicated to the progression of employees.
  • Actively contributing to the continuous development of a positive, proactive and commercially driven company culture.
  • Exemplary with writing reports and highly efficient in the quality checking of sensitive, site-critical documentation.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft packages and a champion of technological advancement, using systems and processes to improve ways of working or client delivery.
  • A recognised degree in an environmental or ecological discipline and a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, or similar relevant professional body, along with a commitment towards the continued professional development of your skills and knowledge, and the skills and knowledge of those around you.

Interested in this or other ecology roles? Please contact Lloyd Key via or call 01792957382. We have many more vacancies available on our website.

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This is a permanent role.

Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.

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