Director Of Resources
Up to £70,000 per annum
Newark or London - Home Working with UK travel (when required)
Full time – 35 hours per week, Permanent
Closing date for applications: 4 January 2022
First interview: 13 January 2022 Second Interview: 21 January 2022
If you have a strong track-record in leading and developing high quality support services for complex organisations and delivering successful business transformation; a passion for wildlife and our planet; and would like to work for one of the UK’s best-loved nature charities, then our client have an exciting opportunity for you. They are looking for a talented and creative director, to lead their grants team and their finance and IT support services, and to bring together and facilitate the Trusts in the development of shared opportunities, standards, services and best practice in agreed areas.
Who our client are
They are a grassroots movement of 870,000 members, 38,000 volunteers and 2,800 staff across the UK. They are at an exciting moment in their 110-year history, with an ambitious new strategy in development setting out a vision of nature in recovery, with abundant, diverse wildlife and natural processes creating wilder landscapes where people and nature thrive.
The next 10 years will be critical in determining what kind of world we will all live in. We need to urgently reverse the loss of wildlife and put nature into recovery at scale if we are to prevent climate and ecological disaster. It will require key stakeholders and the public to take action for nature’s recovery. This will require big, bold changes in the way our we think and operate, and the development of a strong, collaborative culture. Our client have already made great strides in developing common IT platforms including website, intranet, CRM and finance and they are now ready to build on these successes and explore new areas.
Our client are looking for a qualified accountant, someone with business acumen and experience in leading and developing high quality support services and delivering business transformation. You will have exceptional people skills, drive and strategic skills to make the most of the opportunities ahead. This is an amazing opportunity for an innovative, capable, and passionate leader who can both lead from the front and within.
You will need to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, be organised and resourceful and have an eye for detail as well as our vision. You will be part of a tight and dedicated central team. You will need to have excellent collaboration and facilitation skills to strive to ensure that everyone can come together effectively across the movement of The Trusts to achieve their new and exciting vision.
They want their people to be as diverse as nature, so they particularly encourage applications from people who are underrepresented within their sector, including people from minority backgrounds and people with disabilities. They are committed to creating a movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities.
As a Disability Confident employer, our client are committed to offering an interview to anyone with a disability that meets all the essential criteria for the post. Please let them know if you require any adjustments to make their recruitment process more Accessible.
This role maybe subject to a DBS check.