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Team Leader – Ecology

  • Job reference: IF-000899
  • Sector: Energy, Environment, Infrastructure, Planning, Transportation, Urban Development, Water
  • Location: Leeds

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Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to develop your career as an ecological consultant? We are seeking an experienced ecologist to join our growing practice, based in our Leeds office. This is a permanent position with fantastic opportunities.
 
This role will see you establishing a new team in an existing multi-disciplinary office, reporting directly to the regional Practice Manager.  You will be responsible for recruiting and developing a team, winning work and managing projects across our key markets.
 
The Atkins ecology practice has over 60 ecologists based in the UK and is committed to providing expert and pragmatic ecological advice throughout the UK and internationally. We have a reputation for delivering technically demanding projects with innovative approaches.  Atkins works for a range of government departments, multi-national industrial clients, funding agencies and lenders, property developers, and regulatory authorities. Although the majority of work is expected to be regional, there will be technical collaboration and networking with the ecologists working within the company.


The successful candidate will be responsible for generating opportunities, building client relationships, collaborating with our multi-disciplinary teams in the region and recruiting and leading a team of ecologists to deliver a range of projects.

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a dynamic, enthusiastic team of environmental specialists working on exciting opportunities then please get in touch. You will need full membership of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) and either have, or be able to demonstrate working towards, Chartered Ecologist or Chartered Environmentalist status.

Training
 
Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help its staff make the best of their abilities and talents. Personal development is reviewed through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.
 
Rewards and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and an opportunity to develop and learn new skills in a supportive and friendly environment. For full details of our benefits package please refer to our website.

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