Chief Executive Officer - Tenders Global

Chief Executive Officer

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust

Chief Executive Officer 

Salary: £50,000 Circa 

Location: Guisborough with some flexible and hybrid working 

Contract: Permanent, subject to a 6th month initial probationary period 

Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours per week) with occasional evening or weekend

Benefits: A contributory pension scheme with employer contributions. 22 days annual
leave per year pro rata (rising to 24 days through service) in addition to bank / public

Closing Date: March 28th 2024 

Interview Date: April 24th 2024 

The Chief Executive Officer leads the delivery of the Trust’s strategy and operations. You will
be responsible for all operational activities and financial management. 

Working closely with the Chair and Trustees you’ll ensure the smooth and efficient management
of the Trust, leading an innovative but respected and financially sustainable organisation. As
the principal external ‘face’ of the Trust, you’ll be expected to play a leading role in
strengthening relationships with partners, supporters, agencies and other organisations, and to
foster and enhance the reputation of the Trust. 

What we’re looking for: 

  • Significant leadership and senior management experience of an organisation or department of
    similar size and complexity to the Trust and an understanding of the principles of strategic
  • Experience of leadership or management in charitable or not-for-profit organisations. 
  • A proven track record of writing and delivering impactful strategic plans. 
  • Experience of working collaboratively with Trustees or non-executive Directors and
    stakeholders, steering them through robust decision making and using their advice and
    experience to strengthen operational performance. 
  • Experience of supporting or leading income growth strategies. 
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of wildlife, nature conservation and environmental
  • Knowledge of relevant Charity Law and the role of the Charity Commission. 
  • Experienced in the development of operational plans, financial budgets, and staff
    development plans. 

Please note a valid UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is required for travel and
occasional overnight stays. 

About us: 

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust is part of a network of 46 Wildlife Trusts around the UK. Although
Tees Valley Wildlife Trust operates as an independent charity focused on valuing nature in Tees
Valley, working effectively within the wider federation is a critical part of the role. 

Equal opportunities: Tees Valley Wildlife Trust is committed to encouraging equality,
diversity, and inclusion among its workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination,
harassment and victimisation. The Trust’s policy is to provide equality, fairness and respect
for all staff, whether temporary, part-time or full-time. 

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