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Date Added: Wed 14/07/2021

Senior/Principal Natural Resource Management Specialist

Greater Manchester, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Senior/Principal Natural Resource Management Specialist

Bristol, Manchester or London

£- Excellent salary and benefits

Our client is an independent and ethical environmental consultancy. The company has grown from its foundations in waste management and resource efficiency, to become a well-respected consultancy in the fields of, low carbon energy, marine planning, plastic pollution, catchment management, air pollution, circular economy, and, climate emergency and climate change mitigation.

Applications are invited from candidates who wish to play a key role in a growing Natural Economy team. You will be involved in cutting edge project delivery and the development of bids to support governments, companies and local authorities in designing more effective policies and mechanisms to enhance natural capital and biodiversity. This will include identifying innovative approaches that maximise benefits, assessing policy proposals, building business cases for investment and exploring tools to quantitatively assess environmental impacts. You will develop strong client relationships and pro-actively create business opportunities drawing on resources and expertise from across the business.

You will be a leader, recognised technical expert, and exceptional communicator. You will be comfortable handling a large and varied workload under pressure whilst simultaneously managing a number of key client relationships. You will need to be able to work as part of small teams and have good interpersonal skills, allowing you to interface with other team members in a manner that allows your tasks to be delivered efficiently and effectively in the context of the team's wider work. A personal interest in, and commitment to, environmental and sustainability issues is expected.

Essential Criteria:

* Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant field such as sciences, engineering, agriculture, land-use planning, economics, public administration and/or political sciences.

* Experience of leading projects in two or more of the following areas: natural capital, biodiversity, green space strategy, agricultural economics, environmental or resource economics; and, a track record of delivering to time, budget and client satisfaction.

* Expert technical understanding of environmental policy instruments and an aptitude for creative thinking to consider novel policy/financial instruments to solve real-world problems.

* Experience of applying a wide range of policy tools and approaches to achieve desired environmental outcomes/impact.

* Strong client relationships complementary to the company's existing network.

Desirable Criteria:

* Demonstrable experience of highly effective leadership to develop and manage a team.

* Strong track record of income generation

* Experience of land-use planning

* Experience of natural capital accounting

This role can be based out of the company's offices in Bristol, Manchester or London

Ref: J8773
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