In 2020 Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) took the decision to set up Future Nature WTC, as a mechanism to deliver income and impact for the charity.
We are now looking for an exceptional Managing Director to establish, embed and grow the business and deliver biodiversity services that clients need.
Salary: Competitive package
Working Hours: Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
Based: The Lodge, Littlemore, Oxford OX4 4XT initially & home working
As Managing Director, you will lead and manage the day to day running of the consultancy business. You will be responsible for identifying new business, developing client relationships, managing the company’s finances and personnel, together with project management of key contracts and delivery of a range of biodiversity services. You will work alongside the Future Nature Board to ensure the business is legally compliant by developing and implementing relevant policies and procedures that ensure the safety of staff and quality of work.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced manager with extensive commercial ecology consultancy experience at a senior level. Knowledge of legislation, species and habitats are essential alongside a sound understanding of the planning system. Sound business acumen and demonstrable financial management are a prerequisite. Must be outcome driven and personable to team and clients alike.
Future Nature WTC is the newly formed wholly owned trading subsidiary of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT), and latest member of the Wildlife Trust Consultancy (WTC) association. As such its profits are reinvested in the charitable aims and objectives of the Wildlife Trust enabling business to contribute to Nature’s Recovery locally. As a standalone consultancy it aspires to integrate the expertise and integrity of the Wildlife Trust movement with the commercial, pragmatic and responsive services needed to successfully deliver projects.
The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife.
The closing time and date for applications is 11.59pm Sunday 7th March 2021.
First stage interviews will be held on Monday 15th March 2021 via Zoom. Second stage interviews will be on 18th and 19th March.
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We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
No agencies please.