Head of Natural Capital
Posted on Oct 13, 2021 by May Walters
About May Walters
May Walters is a boutique search consultancy specialising in director to board level appointments within the engineering and environmental sector. We focus on understanding and qualifying expectations of all stakeholders to ensure a successful outcome. We help organisations identify and acquire hard to find talent for key roles. We assist individuals to define their ambitions, research the market and arrange discrete introductions, blended with interview and strategy training.
Role Director - Head of Natural Capital
Package DOE + performance bonuses
Location UK Mainland
Our client is one of the fastest growing second tier consultancies within Europe, with around 50 offices throughout Europe and the emerging economies. Having recently undergone a favourable acquisition, which provides them with heavyweight resources and international reach, they are capitalising on their existing business within the UK by cementing their existing clients in addition to engaging larger prestigious projects.
With a varied offering from planning, through environmental to a well established ecology team operating nationally, our clients is now looking to appoint a senior technical specialist who can help to shape their natural capital, biodiversity and net gain provision.
Reporting directly to the Environmental Board, this role is of key importance in shaping the organisations offering and approach towards strategic projects moving forward.
Based anywhere in the UK and operating from one of the numerous offices, the successful individual will report directly to the environmental board and form part of the senior environmental management team, working alongside heads of division.
As a technical lead for natural capital, the role would encompass defining the strategy for engagement for natural capital, biodiversity and net gain, working with clients and heads of division / project directors to influence delivery of projects. In addition, keeping abreast of the rapidly developing natural capital industry and educating staff and partners internally and externally on relevant developments, delivered both informally and via workshops would form part of the role.
Regarded as a highly important position in an organisation where the environmental division carries a huge kudos, this would be a key role in helping our client to transition effectively at an interesting time in their growth.
Expressions of interest are welcomed from those who could add value to this role
Feel free to contact Martin Higgins in confidence for further information
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£60k - £80k Annual