Principal Arboricultural Consultant Opportunity - UK

Consultant Redditch, Nationwide (United Kingdom) Full Time£43,000 - £45,000 (GBP)

About the job

We are looking to appoint a Principal Consultant, based at our head office in Redditch. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for the delivery of contracts for public, commercial and private sector organisations, as well as continuing to develop the Consultancy department.

We are currently on the framework for large governmental organisations, we work for highways, local authorities, housing associations, as well as the Forestry Commission supporting APH agencies, DEFRA and other government organisations.

We carry out decay detection inspections, using the latest PiCUS and Resistograph equipment as well as climbing inspections.

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Preferred Skills

Qualifications and Experience We are looking for candidates holding:

  • A minimum QCF Level 6 Qualification in Arboriculture or equivalent
  • A minimum 5 years’ experience of Arboricultural Consultancy
  • LANTRA Professional Tree Inspector
  • A full UK driving license

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Significant experience within commercial arboricultural consultancy
  • Experience working and managing large scale projects
  • An innovative approach that will deliver growth without compromising safety or quality
  • Strong levels of leadership and managerial capabilities
  • Experience with data collection software
  • Knowledge of GIS mapping and AutoCAD is desirable but not essential.

How to Apply – Please submit your current CV with your salary expectations, outlining why you think you would be a suitable candidate for the role to our Managing Director via the application system.

Benefits Offered


  • Competitive salary, based on qualifications and experience
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Company vehicle, including fuel card
  • Company pension scheme
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Training as part of an individual CPD commitment

About the Company

Acorn Environmental Management Group

Acorn Group is the leading provider of Management Services that protect and enhance our Natural Environment in the UK. Our services include Arboriculture, Commercial Landscaping, Ecological Mitigation Works, Arboricultural Consultancy, Vegetation Clearance, Ecology, Rope Access and Industry Training Services. We operate across the core markets of Local Authority, Central Government, Highways, Rail, Housing and Construction. Our capability statement is Managing our Natural Environment which underpins all of our services and our approach to our operations

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