VACANCY: Director of Corporate Services - The Land Trust

Posted on 12th August 2021 | Vacancies

Director of Corporate Services

The Land Trust is a charity that is committed to the long term sustainable management of open space for community benefit. Their vision is to improve the quality of people’s lives by creating sustainable, high quality green spaces that deliver environmental, social and economic benefits. 

The Land Trust is now looking to appoint a Director of Corporate Services to lead the Corporate Services function, including Finance, IT, HR and Administration departments. As a key member of the senior leadership team, the candidate will play a pivotal role in shaping the organisations’ five year plan by devising and delivering robust financial and risk management strategies, ensuring The Land Trust is an exemplar of how to create, develop and manage open spaces for the public benefit. 

With a £180m of investment portfolio and 80 sites currently under management, the charity requires an experienced chartered Finance Director with a broad leadership skillset, able to lead a multidisciplinary directorate within a medium sized charitable organisation. A strong finance and operational leadership background, along with an unrelenting drive to deliver the organisations’ charitable aims is essential. Experience of operating within a commercial environment in which the management of land and property investment portfolios is a significant responsibility would be highly advantageous. 

To arrange a confidential discussion with our retained search partner, please email Sherrington Associates citing job reference RM308 –

Closing Date: September 17th 2021 at 4pm