Director of Nature Recovery

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Norwich, United Kingdom

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30+ days ago

Travel within and outside Norfolk may be necessary

Permanent / Full Time

Closing date: Midday on the 4 July 2022

First interviews: 11 July 2022

Second interviews: 18 July 2022

We are seeking an outstanding and dynamic Director of Nature Recovery. As well as providing organisational leadership as part of the Senior Management Team, you will lead all of our conservation efforts outside of our managed estate. You will oversee our work with and through partners to deliver nature’s recovery at scale in Norfolk. Currently this role oversees landowner advisory, county wildlife sites, planning, marine, advocacy and nature based solutions. You will also be the principal scientific officer of the Trust and the lead on technical ecological issues, conservation evidence, climate change and sustainability. As such you will be at the forefront of supporting the Trust deliver our exciting new strategy.

We are living through a climate and nature crisis. In our response to this, we are in a unique position to use our outstanding conservation work and 95 years of expertise to scale up our impact and achieve ever more for nature in Norfolk.

You will bring a passion for our cause and demonstrable expertise in high impact conservation activity, delivered principally through powerful collaborations. You will bring a strategic approach in order to develop and plan new approaches with innovation and creativity and the grit to see them through.

Excellent leadership, relationship building, collaboration and delivery skills are essential to enable you to inspire, support and empower the organisation to create greater conservation impact.

Applications should be made online by clicking apply at the top of the advert and should include a CV and a supporting statement, detailing how you meet the person specification.