Head of Public Partnerships Europe

Ref: 5959

The Nature Conservancy


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Role Managed by:

Karina Rinaldi-Doligez

Research Associate

t: +31(0)20 24 09 341

e: karina.RD@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Social Impact and Environment

Salary & Benefits: Competitive and Commensurate with experience

Closing Date: 19/08/2022

Formal Interview Date: September

Head of Public Partnerships Europe, The Nature Conservancy

Conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends.

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is a global environmental non-profit working to create a world where people and nature can thrive. Founded in the U.S. through grassroots action in 1951, TNC has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organisations in the world. In Europe, TNC leverages science, policy, finance and proven field of experience from nearly seven decades of success in over 70 countries to drive globally relevant strategies in Europe and from Europe for large-scale and lasting conservation impact.

TNC Europe is now seeking an ambitious and mission-oriented individual to join us as Head of Public Partnerships, Europe. The Head will develop, coordinate, and drive the implementation of several strategies to achieve TNC Europe’s public partnerships and fundraising goals through interaction with European governments, multilateral agencies, and/or stakeholder coalitions. Moreover, the Head of Public Partnerships will lead the development of TNC’s engagement programme with the German Government and certain public sector entity donors, as well as with other European governments and public sector entities. The Head of Public Partnerships, Europe will be leading a team of four public funding professionals and reporting to the Europe Director of Global Policy and Institutional Partnerships.

Equipped with excellent relationship-building skills and an extended network, the Head interacts directly with governments, multilateral agencies and stakeholders focusing on policy, practice, and funding initiatives that provide conservation opportunities and/or impact TNC’s conservation programmes. In this role, we are seeking a dynamic individual with excellent verbal and written communication skills who can track relevant policies of European public sector entity donors and ensures that TNC’s public partnerships work is well plugged-in and adds value to those, as policies evolve. The ideal candidate is an excellent team player with experience working in multi-disciplinary and multicultural groups, using influence and interpersonal skills, listening, diplomacy and tact to build strong relationships within TNC and externally with its important stakeholders. Most importantly, the Head of Public Partnerships will demonstrate a genuine alignment with the values of TNC and seek to apply their skills towards achieving its crucial mission.

To apply, please submit your CV and covering letter, detailing how you fulfil the role description and personal specification to https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 5959. The deadline for applications is on Friday 19th August 2022 at 09:00 CEST.

The role is ideally based in Berlin. Brussels is also a possible location in certain circumstances. Flexible working policies apply, especially during the current Covid Pandemic. The salary is competitive and commensurate with the experience required. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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