• One of Australia's largest employee-owned environmental consultancies
• Senior Management Position
• Fun and highly collaborative team environment
About The client
With almost three decades of experience and eight locations nationwide, our client has a team of senior professionals with experience across a range of sectors including renewables, infrastructure, defence, regulation and policy, resources, and the urban development sector. They provide fully integrated environmental and social assessment and management services including concept and feasibility, technical assessment, consultation, approvals, delivery, operation, and decommissioning.
Our client has created an environment where workplace culture is of paramount importance. Their people are their most important asset, and they are committed to providing a workplace that supports the team to grow with a collaborative and supportive environment and engaging project opportunities. Therefore, continue to expand your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow, and succeed as part of a consultancy that puts its people first.
About the Role
We are therefore seeking a passionate and collaborative Ecology Manager to join one of Australia's largest privately owned environmental & social consultancies. In this role you will help write the next chapter for the skilled Ecology team in WA. This role will work closely with the WA Technical Leader who has pre-eminent experience over 30 years in the ecology field in WA. With the opportunity to lead, grow and diversify the ecological work profile and ecological services in Western Australia, you will work collaboratively with the National Ecology Leader and Regional Leadership on the development and implementation of strategy to maintain and enhance the consultancies reputation. As a genuine values-based leader, you will manage a team of skilled and passionate Ecologists, inspiring them to continue to deliver quality projects and services, providing leadership in a manner consistent with the values and strategic direction. In consultation with other relevant managers, you will also be responsible for the management of resources for the delivery of the ecology projects and services in WA. This exciting and varied position will also see you undertaking Project Director/Project Manager roles for ecology projects and services provided by the client.
We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Ecology Manager who has:
- A degree or post graduate qualification in environmental science, botany, zoology,environmental management, or other related discipline.
- Previous relevant management experience in a consultancy environment.
- Excellent relevant technical leadership skills, including strong peer review abilities.
- Strong knowledge of relevant State, and Commonwealth legislation/policies/guidelines.
- Inclusive leader with the ability to relate to employees and key stakeholders at all levels and place a priority on building and developing a team and peers.
- Demonstrated excellence in building strong and trusted relationships with clients.
- Demonstrated competency in business development.
- Extensive knowledge and experience within the ecology service line.
- Track record of delivering ecological projects on time and within budget.
- Proven ability to make commercial and operational decisions that drive sustained business success.
- Outstanding interpersonal and leadership capabilities.
- The ability to be a creative and innovative thinker.
- Curiosity, resilience, and empathy.
People are our client's number one asset, and they are committed to providing a workplace that supports their team to grow. As part of their team, you will be offered:
- A role working alongside highly experienced professionals that can support you to grow and develop professionally.
- Opportunities to work over a wide geographic area across range of sectors on diverse and technically challenging projects.
- Additional #MeDays - an Umwelt wellbeing initiative that offers staff an additional day of paid leave per month (12 days per year for FTE) to support mental health and wellbeing.
- Flexible work arrangements to support a work/life balance.
- Paid parental leave for both primary and secondary carers.
- Opportunities to join the company's Employee Share Plan (ESP).
- A workplace culture of learning and personal development, with a mix of in-house and externally hosted training opportunities offered.
- Established and well considered wellbeing tools and initiatives.
- A competitive salary based on skills and experience.
This is a rare opportunity that offers a genuine seat at the table in a high-profile role.
Please apply online at beilbydt.com.au/jobs quoting reference 621575. For initial enquiries or for any assistance you may need in making your application please email Victoria Vieilledent at email@example.com or Nick Verkerk at firstname.lastname@example.org.