Managing Director

Managing Director

Salary: £60,000 per annum
Contract: Permanent
Working Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week (willing to consider flexible working applications)
Based: Homeworking & Blackthorn, OX25

In 2020 our client, a nature conservation charity, took the decision to set up a wholly owned subsidiary Wildlife Consultancy, as a mechanism to deliver income and impact for the charity.

They are now looking for an exceptional Managing Director to establish, embed and grow the business and deliver biodiversity services that clients need.

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 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.

Knowledge of legislation, species and habitats are desirable alongside a sound understanding of the planning system.

This consultancy is the newly formed wholly owned trading subsidiary of our client's charity, and latest member of their Trust's Consultancy Association. As such its profits are reinvested in the charitable aims and objectives of the Trust enabling business to contribute to Nature’s Recovery locally. As a standalone consultancy it aspires to integrate the expertise and integrity of the Trust movement with the commercial, pragmatic and responsive services needed to successfully deliver projects.

This charity 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 13th June 2021.
Interviews will be held either via Zoom or face to face on Wednesday 23rd &
Thursday 24th June 2021 at The Lodge, Littlemore, Oxford, OX4.

They are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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