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Chief Executive Officer

National Biodiversity Network
Work from home within the UK or at the Nottingham Office
Closing date
13 Dec 2020

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Do you have the skills and enthusiasm, to lead a charity playing an important role in responding to the biodiversity crisis? Where is the data we need to know the impact of climate change on species?

The National Biodiversity Network Trust is a charitable organisation with a membership that collects, collates, shares and uses biodiversity data and information under the banner of the National Biodiversity Network (NBN). The NBN is the UK’s largest partnership for nature, its membership includes most of the UK’s national biological recording schemes and societies, many of the UK’s largest wildlife charities and Local Environmental Record Centres, as well as government agencies, research institutions, museums, botanic gardens and members of the public.

We are recruiting a new Chief Executive Officer to provide leadership and management, working closely with the Chair and Board of Trustees to set and implement the strategic direction of the organisation. As well as being responsible for the day to day management of the Trust, the CEO will be responsible for inspiring and influencing NBN members crucial to the successful delivery of the strategy and advocating for the wise and appropriate use of biodiversity data.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, skilled at partnership working and developing positive collaborations across a range of organisations. Skills in fundraising and identifying income generating opportunities will also be crucial to the role.

For further information and details on how to apply please see the CEO appointment brief available on our website


Closing date: 13 December 2020

Shortlisting results: 18 December 2020

Interviews: w/c 4 January 2021

These dates may be subject to change and candidates will be advised in advance should this happen. If you wish to have an informal discussion about the opportunity, have any queries on any aspect of the appointment process or need additional information please contact or Jo Judge



The National Biodiversity Network (NBN) is a collaboration of organisations committed to sharing UK biodiversity data and making it freely available.  Organisations involved range from government agencies, research bodies, local record centres, conservation charities and recording groups.  

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  • Unit F
  • 14-18 St. Marys Gate
  • NG1 1PF
  • United Kingdom
  • +441158500177
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