Environmental

Renewables is a new high-growth sector. Whilst there are some established players, it is a sector largely dominated by start-ups, new entrants and new technologies. It is also a field where there are relatively few experienced practitioners and therefore lateral thinking is required in order to bring new executive talent in to the environmental sector with transferable skills from other related sectors.

With the reduction of carbon emissions now established as a common theme, our executive search and executive recruitment work in this sector covers a number of areas including energy conservation, energy/carbon trading, biofuels production and various power generation technologies including wind, wave, biomass, fuel cells and nuclear.

Waste Management

Over recent years there has clearly been an influx of environmental and waste directives from Europe, with the emphasis thus far on areas such as recycling, high technology incineration and landfill management. With the environmental industry concentrating on the development of increased sustainability in waste management practices, there is a greater emphasis on companies to operate to higher standards of professionalism. This has led to the spotlight focusing on regulation, policy, research and development, which in turn has generated a demand to recruit suitably qualified professionals.

Novo Executive Search and Selection have an experienced team of Executive Search Consultants that have worked on a wide range of executive recruitment for the Senior Manager and Director level assignments in this marketplace, so we are very well placed to assist businesses with their executive recruitment and strategic level requirements.

To discuss your requirements further please contact George Woodward: [email protected]

Novo's Environmental industry experts can help you identify & attract your next exceptional executive.

Sector Clients

  • WSP
  • Delta Symonds
  • Atmos
  • RSK

Current Roles

We have recently successfully fulfilled numerous roles in this sector.
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Discipline Director, Flood & Water Management

Salary: Highly competitive package

Discipline Director, Flood & Water Management Our client is a leading design, engineering and landscape architecture consultancy offering a range of planning, design and engineering solutions. Headquartered in London, the business has grown to over 200 employees. This is an exciting time for the business who are looking to double in size over the next 3-5 years.  The business has been very successful in winning major industry awards with their clients for road safety, public realm regeneration and sustainability. Led by a forward-thinking management team, they…

Sales/Business Development
Strategy/Planning

Construction and Property
Engineering
Environmental

London (Greater) (GB)

Job Ref No: DD RM 03/22

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Director Ecology

Salary: Attractive Base Salary + Package Benefits (Flex)

The Company   Our client is an award winning environmental planning and assessment, landscape design, historic environment and ecology consultancy, working primarily across the UK but also internationally. The business has high client satisfaction and has won numerous industry and employer awards. With a team of more than 200 skilled professionals, the company brings great depth of knowledge and experience to work across the private and public sectors. The consultancy works with a wide mix of clients such as; renewable energy developers, Royal Parks & Palaces,…

Board Director/Partner
Manager/Team Leader

Renewable Energy
Environmental

Bristol or Cardiff

Job Ref No: DE GW 1/22

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Non Executive Director - Environmental Services

Salary: Flexible remuneration or day rate dependent on experience

Opportunity to develop the strategic goals of a successful environmental business Our client is a well-established and highly regarded business providing services to its customers through two key divisions, environmental services and civil engineering. The leadership team and owners have built the business to c. £10m revenues annually. In 2015, an investment firm brought the business into its portfolio and worked to develop the company and improve earnings performance. It is clear the business has strong potential to develop new opportunities and capitalise on the…

Non-Executive Director

Construction and Property
Environmental

Bradford, West Yorkshire (GB)

Job Ref No: JH GME 11/21

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Regional Manager (Environmental/Landscape Consultancy)

Salary: Attractive Base Salary + Bonus + Package Benefits (Flex)

Our Client & The Opportunity  This privately owned fast growing business is a national environmental consultancy practice that works across the private and public sectors and is well established on plenty of major frameworks. The consultancy provides services to clients across areas such as Ecology, Environmental Impact Assessment, Landscape, Air Quality, Noise and Archaeology. Due to continued growth and opportunities in the West Midlands region there is a wonderful opportunity to recruit a Regional Leader to develop the company.  Expertise Needed Suitable…

Manager/Team Leader
Operations
Sales/Business Development

Environmental
Construction and Property

Birmingham

Job Ref No: GWEnvironmental 12/21

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Director, Rural Land Management

Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Package

The Company   Our client is an award winning environmental planning and assessment, landscape design, historic environment and ecology consultancy, working primarily across the UK but also internationally. The business has high client satisfaction and has won numerous industry and employer awards. With a team of more than 200 skilled professionals, the company brings great depth of knowledge and experience to work across the private and public sectors. The consultancy works with a wide mix of clients such as; commercial developers, utility companies, voluntary…

Board Director/Partner
Sales/Business Development
Operations

Environmental

Bristol (GB)

Job Ref No: DRLM GW 11/21

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Chairperson

Salary: Flexible remuneration or day rate dependent on experience

Opportunity to develop and effect strategic goals of a successful contracting business Our client is a well-established and highly regarded business providing services to its customers through two key divisions, civil engineering and environmental services. The leadership team and owners have built the business to c. £10m revenues annually. In 2015, an investment firm brought the business into its portfolio and worked to develop the company and improve earnings performance. It is clear the business has strong potential to develop new opportunities and capitalise on…

Board Director/Partner
Strategy/Planning

Construction and Property
Environmental

Bradford, West Yorkshire (GB)

Job Ref No: JH GME 11/21

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Operations Director

Salary: Excellent package

THE COMPANY Our client is one of the leading garden designing, landscaping and maintenance providers in London and the Home Counties. The Company has an excellent reputation with B2B and B2C customers built through the ability to deliver and maintain high quality gardens. Focusing on high-end project designs its clients include both B2B, customers, such as independent garden designers/landscape architects, property developers, schools and B2C end-user clients. Projects are delivered to exacting standards, managed by the Company with the use of both in-house project teams,…

Operations
Manager/Team Leader

Construction and Property
Environmental

London (South), London (Greater) (GB)

Job Ref No: OD-DP 09/21

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Senior Commercial Manager

Salary: Executive package

THE COMPANY Our client is a well-established Joint Venture of international leading companies delivering a long-term major capital design and delivery infrastructure programme in Scotland. The JV is made up of companies that are heavily committed to the infrastructure sector in Scotland. Equally important, the JV companies have long standing relationships that have successfully delivered £billion’s worth of programmes and projects together under various joint venture and alliancing arrangements. As sector specialists, with integrated design and build…

Manager/Team Leader

Construction and Property
Environmental

Scotland (GB)

Job Ref No: SCM-DP 09/21

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Managing Director

Salary: executive package

Our client is an engineering services sub-contractor, a Division of an international organisation and market leader in its sectors. The business enables its humanitarian, governmental and commercial clients to achieve their objectives, whilst creating sustainably safer land and marine environments for the global community. Our client provides quality management, safeguarding, training and consultancy services. It supports the activities of governments, security companies and multinational organisations around the world. It is trusted by thousands of clients -…

CEO/MD

Construction and Property
Engineering
Environmental

homeworking- flexible

Job Ref No: MD-DP 09/21

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Our client is an engineering services sub-contractor, a Division of an international organisation and market leader in its sectors. The business enables its humanitarian, governmental and commercial clients to achieve their objectives, whilst creating sustainably safer land and marine environments for the global community. Our client provides quality management, safeguarding, training and consultancy services. It supports the activities of governments, security companies and multinational organisations around the world. It is trusted by thousands of clients -…

CEO/MD
Strategy/Planning

Construction and Property
Environmental
Engineering

homeworking- flexible

Job Ref No: MD-DP 07/21

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Regional Director, Environmental Consultancy (West Midlands)

Salary: Attractive Base Salary + Bonus + Package Benefits (Flex)

Our Client & The Opportunity  This privately owned fast growing business is a national environmental consultancy practice that works across the private and public sectors and is well established on plenty of major frameworks. The consultancy provides services to clients across areas such as Ecology, Environmental Impact Assessment, Landscape, Air Quality, Noise and Archaeology. Due to continued growth and opportunities in the West Midlands region there is a wonderful opportunity to recruit a Regional Leader to develop the company.  Expertise Needed Suitable…

Sales/Business Development
Operations

Environmental
Construction and Property

West Midlands Region

Job Ref No: GWEnvironmental/WMid 07/21

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Regional Director, Environmental Consultancy (Yorkshire/East Midlands)

Salary: Attractive Base Salary + Bonus + Package Benefits (Flex)

Our Client & The Opportunity  This privately owned fast growing business is a national environmental consultancy practice that works across the private and public sectors and is well established on plenty of major frameworks. The consultancy provides services to clients across areas such as Ecology, Environmental Impact Assessment, Landscape, Air Quality, Noise and Archaeology. Due to continued growth and opportunities in the East Midlands and Yorkshire regions there is a wonderful opportunity to recruit a Regional Leader to develop the company.  Expertise…

Sales/Business Development
Operations

Environmental

Yorkshire/East Midlands

Job Ref No: GWEnvironmental York 07/21

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Operations Director

Salary: Excellent package

THE COMPANY Our client is one of the leading garden designing, landscaping and maintenance providers in London and the Home Counties. The Company has an excellent reputation with B2B and B2C customers built through the ability to deliver and maintain high quality gardens. Focusing on high-end project designs its clients include both B2B, customers, such as independent garden designers/landscape architects, property developers, schools and B2C end-user clients. Projects are delivered to exacting standards, managed by the Company with the use of both in-house project teams,…

Board Director/Partner
Operations

Construction and Property
Environmental

London (South), London (Greater) (GB)

Job Ref No: OD-DP 07/21

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Water Practice Director (Engineering/Environmental Consulting)

Salary: Circa £90,000 Base Salary + Bonus + Benefits

The Company Our client is a global strategic engineering and environmental consultancy. The company’s work extends across a range of market sectors – including energy & environment, passenger cars, commercial vehicles, rail, defence, motorsport – and the company is proud to possess a client list that includes transport operators, manufacturers, energy companies, financial institutions and government agencies. Operating across the world, the company works in partnership with customers to help transform the way they work, empowering business leaders…

Sales/Business Development
Operations
Strategy/Planning

Engineering
Environmental

Oxford

Job Ref No: GWWater 10/18

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Energy and Infrastructure Safety & Risk Senior Consultant

Salary: Circa £70,000 - £80,000 depending on experience

Our client has circa 22,000 people worldwide, operating throughout 70 offices and generating €2.5 billion in revenue. Working across a wide range of market sectors, the company helps clients make the most from the money they spend in built assets. Their ethos is simple; they focus on getting the right results for their clients, their people and the communities in which they work. This is a particularly exciting time for the business as it continues to build on its success. The successful candidate will operate within our client\'s environmental  team, taking a…

Manager/Team Leader

Energy industrial
Environmental

Aberdeen or Manchester

Job Ref No: SRSC

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Senior Commercial Manager

Salary: Executive package

THE COMPANY Our client is a well-established Joint Venture of international leading companies delivering a long-term major capital design and delivery infrastructure programme in Scotland. The JV is made up of companies that are heavily committed to the infrastructure sector in Scotland. Equally important, the JV companies have long standing relationships that have successfully delivered £billion’s worth of programmes and projects together under various joint venture and alliancing arrangements. As sector specialists, with integrated design and build…

Construction and Property
Environmental

Scotland (GB)

Job Ref No: SCM-DP 08/21

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Our Client - LUC LUC is an independent environmental planning and assessment, landscape design, geospatial and ecology consultancy, working primarily across the UK but also internationally. The business is a fully employee owned organisation, with all the shares held via an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT). Over the last few years, the company has grown its top and bottom lines, and generated good cash levels, contributing to a healthy balance sheet. LUC has high client satisfaction and has won numerous industry awards. Overview There is a key requirement to recruit an…

Non-Executive Director

Construction and Property
Environmental
Renewable Energy

UK, Flexible

Job Ref No: GWNEDLUC 05/21

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Head of Commercial (Sales and Business Development)

Salary: Excellent package to attract the best

Our client is an exciting, well-funded, early-stage business bringing new, high-tech, patented medical products to market. These products will be used hospitals and have the potential to significantly disrupt the human and veterinary surgical marketplaces. This will be achieved through innovative technology, major cost savings as well as a significant improvement in ecological waste management.   As a new dynamic business, the team are very hands-on and have great fun in what they do. An opportunity for a Head of Commercial has arisen to…

Sales/Business Development
Strategy/Planning
Marketing

Environmental
Support Services

Homeworking

Job Ref No: DP-HC 02/21

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Director, Environmental Consultancy (Scotland)

Salary: Attractive Base Salary + Bonus + Package Benefits (Flex)

Client Our client is a well-recognised environmental consultancy business that works nationally and has a prominent position in the Scottish marketplace. The consultancy continues to grow and thrive in areas such as environmental impact assessment, particularly within the renewable energy and sustainability markets. The Role & Opportunity The company is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Associate Director or Regional Director level environmental impact assessment professional into their Edinburgh (ideally) or Glasgow offices. The Director will further develop…

Board Director/Partner
Sales/Business Development

Environmental
Renewable Energy

City of Edinburgh (GB)

Job Ref No: GWEIA 11/20

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Sales & Marketing Director (Water Services B2B)

Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Package

Company Our client is a fast growth SME niche services supplier in the water and wastewater industry that works throughout most of the UK. The company predominantly works with leading high street businesses and well-known corporates providing very high levels of service and customer satisfaction throughout a range of private and public sector markets. Due to continued exciting growth and strategic development plans the company is seeking to appoint a high calibre B2B experienced Sales & Marketing Director. The Role  Develop, implement and manage an integrated…

Sales/Business Development
Marketing

Environmental

Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)

Job Ref No: GWSMD 09/20

This job has now been successfully concluded.

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