Director of Ecology

BSG Ecology

£50,000 pa/negotiable + benefits

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Friday, 28th September 2018   6 days left

The Opportunity

This is an exciting and rare opportunity for an experienced ecologist looking to develop their career within an award winning, independent consultancy with over 20 years of professional practice.

Cambridge is a strategic priority for BSG and the Director will take on the responsibility of leading this small but growing office in an economically vibrant area of the UK.

There are excellent opportunities for career advancement, and to work closely with the Partners to lead, grow and develop the Cambridge team, and to shape the core business of the office. The Director will also be expected to contribute positively to the direction of the business more widely. Clear business and professional development objectives will be identified, and resources and experience from across the company will be provided in order to meet these.

What we are looking for

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Ten or more years of consultancy experience working at a high level
  • An ability to lead, influence, and mentor teams of ecologists
  • A wide range of ecological experience
  • The ability to develop excellent relationships with clients and other stakeholders
  • Extensive experience of writing and reviewing complex reports
  • A track record in delivering technically demanding and large-scale projects
  • A keen commercial focus and interest in business development

About BSG

BSG Ecology was established in 1997, and is one of the largest independent ecological practices in the UK with a nationwide permanent staff of fifty, over six offices.

We are the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management Best Medium Consultancy of the Year for 2018. This prestigious award reflects our demonstrable track record on projects that deliver on biodiversity as well as commercially, our commitment to sharing learning and good practice, the structured professional development of our staff, and our promotion of high standards in the profession.

Our vision is to be the first choice ecology consultancy and to continue to build our success on rewarding and challenging work. Our focus is on helping our clients achieve their aims, as well as securing the best outcomes for the environment.

How to Apply

Please apply by letter with a supporting CV and any other relevant materials.

Your application should be sent to Pat Clayton by Friday 28 September.

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