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Chief Executive Officer

Job Type: full-time permanent position

Location: N/A

Posting Date: 14 Jul 14

Closing Date: 13 Oct 14

Falklands Conservation (FC) is a membership-based organisation, registered charity and BirdLife International Partner at the forefront of biodiversity conservation in the Falkland Islands.

We are looking for a Chief Executive Officer to lead a team of committed staff and volunteers in addressing our strategic plan and developing and implementing annual work plans and operational budgets. As the senior staff member, the CEO is responsible to the Trustees for the overall performance and efficient management of the charity and its activities. Our desire is to grow the organisation and enhance its profile and reputation.

The holder of this full-time post based in our Stanley office in the Falkland Islands will ensure: sound finances; direct all conservation actions and research programmes; broaden the fundraising base; and lead FC’s engagement with a wide range of organisations and individuals locally, regionally and internationally.

We can offer the successful candidate:
• A unique opportunity to design and implement innovative conservation programmes across all sectors of the Falkland Islands.
• A salary of £36,000-£45,000 (dependent on experience).
• An annual holiday entitlement of 30 working days plus bank holidays.
• The opportunity to live in a thriving local community surrounded by wildlife of global importance.

The skills and experience needed to carry out the CEO duties are typically gained through senior management of a charity or comparable organisation, together with all-round communication and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated success in financial control, human resources management, fundraising, and project development.

See www.falklandsconservation.com for more information about the organisation’s work.

For a job description and application form please contact Sarah Brennan at ukexec@conservation.org.fk or telephone +44 (0)1767 650639.

 

Contact Information:

Sarah Brennan
UK Executive Officer
Falklands Conservation
E-mail: ukexec@conservation.org.fk
Tel: +44 (0)1767 650639

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