Principal Environmental Consultant / Manager

The Opportunity

Our well-established and growing team requires an experienced consultant to work alongside the company Directors to assist in managing the team and the business.   

The role includes the following contributions: 

  • contribute on a technical level to environmental consulting projects 
  • carry out overarching co-ordination of delivery of the full portfolios of projects 
  • project management of a selection of projects at any given time 
  • overseeing project management by others in the team 
  • manage, lead and help to develop the technical team 
  • manage client relationships 
  • identify and pursue new project opportunities 
  • assist in setting and delivering the Business Plan 
  • contribute to ongoing strategic planning for company growth and diversification 
  • directly influence and contribute to growth of the team and resources 

A competitive remuneration package, inclusive of incentive bonuses applies to this role. 

About You

To be considered for this role, you will be able to demonstrate: 

  • relevant tertiary qualification (degree minimum) in environmental science, biology, botany, ecology, environmental management, natural resource management, conservation biology or similar 
  • a proven track record in leading technical personnel, and in positively influencing the culture, direction, and development of teams 
  • experience in managing scopes, budgets, schedules, and the technical quality of outputs for environmental consulting projects 
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • take pride in delivering high-quality outputs 
  • enjoy being part of a high-performing and supportive team 
  • a can-do attitude and willingness to work harmoniously with valued clients and a high-performing and supportive team  

Although not required, candidates who meet some or all of the following criteria will be highly regarded: 

  • experience in biological (flora and/or fauna) assessments/monitoring programs, in accordance with Western Australian and Commonwealth regulatory guidelines 
  • environmental impact assessment, approvals and compliance experience in accordance with Western Australian and Commonwealth regulatory guidelines and requirements 
  • experience in identifying new business opportunities and in undertaking business development and marketing initiatives to pursue such opportunities 
  • have an established network of colleagues and contacts across a range of industries and sectors in Western Australia  
  • experience in business strategy and management 
  • knowledge and experience in business financial management 

The current Position Description is comprehensive and diverse.  We acknowledge that not everyone has the same expertise and passions, and therefore, we are open to discussing a tailored role, for the right individual. 

If you would like to apply, explore opportunities, or simply get in touch for a confidential discussion, please email a CV and cover letter, or contact

Please note: only short-listed candidates will be contacted and applications from recruitment agencies will not be considered