Managing Director

Future Nature WTC

Home working & Blackthorn, Oxfordshire
£60,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

bbowt.org.uk [email protected]

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Sunday, 13th June 2021   Closes today


Contract: Permanent. Full time, 37.5 hours per week (willing to consider flexible working applications)

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 Manging 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 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 a business development manager with knowledge of commercial ecology sector. Attracting new clients and work opportunities and maintaining existing relationships with current portfolio. 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.

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.

For full details, please visit our website www.bbowt.org.uk/jobs. To apply for the role please email a covering letter, explaining why you are suitable for the role, along with your CV to [email protected].

The closing time and date for applications is 11.59pm on 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.

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

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust, The Lodge, 1 Armstrong Road, Littlemore, Oxford, OX4 4XT

Registered Charity No. 204330 www.bbowt.org.uk