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Chief Executive Officer

Full time Peterborough
Position #20674 Posted 20/07/2022
£60,000 to £65,000 per annum depending on experience, plus a wide range of excellent benefits

This is an outstanding opportunity to lead an inspirational organisation with a strong history that delivers environmental change. PECT are an independent environmental charity helping to protect and enhance the environment throughout our local community, nationally and in European projects.

PECT promote sustainable initiatives to help protect our environment now and to leave a legacy for future generations. Positive change to create a greener, happier, healthier places is at the heart of what we do. We deliver innovative projects of local, regional and national significance, enabling change for a smarter future. We’re really proud of this.

As you’d expect we’re a really passionate team with a shared, deep routed goal to create an environment fit for our future generations.

We have worked hard to create a great working culture, with authentic values and a shared cause that engages and inspires us all. We think that’s worth shouting about, it’s important to us and we know it’s important to our team and you.

The role:

Reporting to the Chair of the Board you will lead, inspire and build external relationships, being an ambassador for PECT and enhancing our reputation. You will deliver the strategic and operational plan to take PECT forward, building on our success and growing our work locally, regionally and nationally. You will be confident in business development, managing complex budgets, leading projects, building upon existing and developing new alliances and partnerships.

With a turnover of just over £1 million, with over 25 current projects which is expanding you will grow the organisation and its work in line with the strategic plan. This role will be the lead ambassador for PECT ensuring we are considered as a key player in the environmental sector.

You will also have responsibility as Director of PECT subsidiaries as required, including the responsibility for reporting regular updates to the Board.

About you

We are looking for a highly authentic and capable leader who can empower a highly experienced and committed team.

  • You will be the person who has the vision to take us on the next stage of our journey
  • You are passionate about all things environmental and share this enthusiasm with those around you
  • You need to have a charitable sector ethos to grasp the funding opportunities and also have commercial acumen to support our subsidiaries and growth plans
  • You will have worked in a senior role and have experience of delivering strategy at Board level
  • You need to be an inspirational leader who has the drive to develop and coach people to the next level of their career journey
  • Strong ethics and value-based leadership will be part of your DNA

Applicant Pack – Chief Executive

Apply for this role

This is a fantastic opportunity. For more information and informal chat, please contact Helen Meadows, HR Consultant on the email below to arrange a time to talk.

Applications should be submitted to [email protected] and include your CV and supporting statement.

Key dates:

  • Applications close date: 9th September
  • 1st Interviews: 27th/28th September

PECT are committed to building an organisation that reflects its communities and in which people have different experiences, backgrounds and perspectives. Therefore, we welcome applications from anyone regardless of disability, ethnicity, heritage, gender, sexuality, religion, socio-economic background or other differences.