Chief Executive

Contract Type
Administration, Environment
Expiry Date
We are seeking an outstanding candidate to be the next Chief Executive of the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC). JNCC is the UK’s statutory scientific authority for the UK and international nature conservation.

Job Description

For 30 years it has been at the heart of nature conservation, providing robust evidence and trusted advice to enable governments in the UK to achieve their policy objectives. In this ‘Super Year’ for nature, there could not be a more exciting time to join us.

We are looking for an inspiring and inclusive leader, able to input to the changing face of conservation across the four countries of the UK and globally. The CEO will be at the heart of the JNCC’s corporate decision-making and strategic planning, with a great opportunity to make their mark at this critical time.

The person we are looking for will be a high-performing leader and manager, aware of the complexities of managing a dispersed organisation and aware of the nature conservation issues across the four countries of the UK.

You will be an energetic and enthusiastic individual, with strong leadership, people, and communications skills. Combined with a demonstrable commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion, you will be able to inspire people and create an environment for JNCC to succeed.