Ecology Associate Director

RSK Biocensus

Flexible in UK

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: ecology

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

RSK Biocensus is looking for an experienced associate level ecologist to lead on exciting and high-profile projects, including Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects. We are seeking someone to enhance our capacity to win and direct these projects. The successful candidate will join a highly experienced and dynamic ecology team. They will work with our excellent project managers, support staff and field ecologists to tender for and deliver major ecology projects.

Key Responsibilities 

  • As an Associate Director, you will be self-motivated and proactive, responsible for managing and overseeing major projects from commencement to completion and close-out.
  • You may also be responsible for staff, a geographical area, or specialist discipline.
  • You will be expected to be able to coordinate some of the largest RSK Biocensus tenders and projects and have excellent client relationships to ensure future major tender opportunities come into the business.
  • You may also be Project Director on a diverse range of smaller projects as required.
  • You will be expected to take on additional responsibilities within the RSK Ecology business, demonstrating excellent communication skills with team members, peers and senior management, and developing business strategies. You will continue to build your profile and reputation, consolidating and sharing your knowledge through networking, personal endeavour and training.

Person Specification

  • Typically, you will hold at least a first degree in a relevant discipline
  • Likely to have significant years’ specific relevant experience since graduating.
  • A full driving licence.
  • Species specific survey and mitigation licences and/or a second degree are advantageous.

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary based on skills and experience
  • Family friendly, flexible working opportunities
  • Choice of home-working linked to office / team locations
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care
  • Regular structured training and career development

About Us

As a market-leading ecological consultancy, our mission is to help clients identify and manage the ecological risks affecting their operations or projects by providing pragmatic, expert advice. We have the UK’s largest ecology skills network and are constantly on the lookout for ecologists with varying levels of experience across all the ecological disciplines. We are also on the hunt for employees to provide a range of administrative and support services that keep the company wheels turning!

Whether it is working on large infrastructure developments, such as rail schemes and wind farms, or surveying for bats, badgers, and birds, our work is diverse and interesting, and always includes a range of exciting projects across the UK and beyond.

RSK Biocensus is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” Today, RSK Group consists of over 120 businesses and employs over 7,000 specialists. The group is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has an established presence in more than 40 countries around the world.

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