We are seeking an outstanding candidate for the role of Chief Officer for Business Management and Change at Natural England. Reporting to the Chief Executive, this key role will lead business analysis, project management, and business management support to teams across Natural England. You will also serve as part of the Natural England Executive Committee, overseeing the whole organisation’s performance and contributing to the development and implementation of Natural England’s strategic direction.
Natural England is the Government’s adviser on the natural environment, a non-departmental public body, responsible to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Our purpose is to help conserve, enhance and manage the natural environment for the benefit of present and future generations, thereby contributing to sustainable development. We are a national organisation with around 1700 staff across the country.
The successful candidate will have a track record of leading business performance and management, as well as a proven ability in managing complex change. They will bring commercial acumen, excellent project, and programme management skills, and highly effective communication and relationship-building ability.