Programme Director, UK and Ireland

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Programme Director - MSC

Acre is delighted to partner with The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), an independent non-profit organization which sets a standard for sustainable fishing, to hire a confident Programme Director.

Reporting to the Regional Director for Europe, you will lead on delivering the organisations aims and objectives in the UK and Ireland. Overseeing the outreach programmes to fisheries, processors, retailers and foodservice operators, you will manage the key relationships with these stakeholders and clients.

Contributing to the MSC's policy and strategy development, you will also drive the development and execution of the communications and marketing for UK and Ireland and manage key NGO and policy relationships.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and deliver key operational targets in the UK and Ireland
  • Promote the role, credibility and value of the MSC's fishery certification system to stakeholders
  • Lead, manage and motivate a team ensuring they are working effectively and efficiently
  • Contribute to policy development and the strategic direction of the MSC
  • Engage with other senior MSC managers and directors to ensure strong collaboration across the organisation
  • Promote communications, fundraising and visibility opportunities for the MSC executive committee, Corporate Strategy Group and Board of Trustees.
The successful individual will be a strong project manager. You will be experienced in financial management and budget development and be adept at working with stakeholders and external parties.

Skills and capabilities include:

  • Educated to post-graduate degree (or equivalent) in marketing or international business or a degree / post-graduate degree (or equivalent) in fisheries or marine conservation biology
  • Demonstrable knowledge of fisheries and resource sustainability issues
  • Experience of working at a senor level in a multi-stakeholder organisation
  • Proven track record of successfully managing relationships with colleagues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, presentation skills and the ability to represent MSC at external events
This role will offer the a fantastic opportunity to further establish MSC's excellent reputation and drive forward the growth of the organisation.

For more information please contact Olivia Anderson on 0207 400 5586 or apply for this Programme Director role below.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Olivia Anderson +44 (0)207 400 5586

Job Ref. BBBH7462