City of Trees

Greater Manchester (currently Salford)
£48,000 - £55,000 plus up to 8% matching pension contribution

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Tuesday, 26th February 2019   5 days left

Director - City of Trees

Remuneration: Salary £48k to £55k plus up to 8% matching pension contribution

Location: Greater Manchester (currently Salford)

Reports to: Community Forest Trust’s Board of Trustees

Responsible for: City of Trees’ team

Location: Greater Manchester (currently Salford)

Additional key relationships: Management Team, major funders (including the Oglesby Charitable Trust), GMCA, Local Authorities, Executive Advisory Group, Woodland Trust, other community forestry initiatives

We are looking for a charismatic figurehead and committed leader who is passionate about the need for a greener and healthier planet and who has the personality, skill and determination to drive the City of Trees movement forward.

Our Director will be someone who takes a positive and creative approach to finding effective solutions to complex problems and is highly skilled at developing and maintaining partnerships that deliver significant results.

We are looking for someone who will successfully engage and motivate a hardworking and skilled team, and who has the personal drive to ensure we meet our ambitious targets.

Leadership, including making recommendations and decision-making, also needs to be provided to the Board of Trustees as well as key groups at the city region level. We would expect the post-holder to have circa five years’ experience in senior management or organisational leadership, which may be within the environmental, voluntary or public sectors.

For more on the role responsibilities please read through the attachments. If you would like to apply for the above vacancy please complete the application form attached.

Closing Date: 26th Feb 2019

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