Closing date: Friday 11 August 2023
Salary: £44,000 – £46,000 p.a. (depending on experience)
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: Hybrid Working
Birmingham & Black Country Wildlife Trust (BBCWT) are recruiting for a Director of Nature Recovery to lead the work of the Trust to recover nature at landscape scale and address the ecological and climate crisis across the Birmingham and the Black Country region.
To support them in their next stage of development they are recruiting for a Director of Nature Recovery to lead the work of the Trust to recover nature at landscape scale and address the ecological and climate crisis across the Birmingham and the Black Country region. The Director will lead development of the conservation work of the Trust to secure new income, growth and increased impact to enable delivery of the Trust’s 2030 strategic plan for nature’s recovery. This is a Senior Leadership position, contributing to the strategic direction of the organisation and leading the achievement of strategic goals by facilitating the work of a growing department. The specific purpose of this position is to lead BBCWT’s delivery towards achieving its strategic goals. You will lead on the development and delivery of all nature recovery programmes and policies to ensure that their work is appropriately targeted, resourced and delivered in line with their strategy. In addition you will provide strategic leadership and direction to maintain and strengthen the Trust’s authority in nature conservation within Birmingham and the Black Country, and you will also ensure that the Trust is well placed to seize opportunities for impact and income presented by Nature Based Solutions including biodiversity net gain, ecological services and carbon.
The successful candidate will have a track record of delivery in the conservation or nature recovery space. You will have experience of collaborative partnership development and development of projects, and have good awareness of how to spot opportunities and bring in new income streams. You will have excellent leadership skills with the ability to support and motivate, managing activity through your team. You will have experience of working strategically and also getting into the day to day when required. You will also be driven to succeed and passionate about the environment space.
Birmingham & Black Country Wildlife Trust are collaborating with Prospectus as their recruitment partner for this vacancy. Please click the link to apply. Applications will be reviewed for the vacancy on a rolling basis therefore they encourage applicants to apply ASAP.