Chair

North Sea Transition Authority

NSTA is headquartered in Aberdeen, with an office in London. Board meetings take place in Aberdeen.

  • Location NSTA is headquartered in Aberdeen, with an office in London. Board meetings take place in Aberdeen.
  • Sector Central Government
  • Client North Sea Transition Authority
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Salary/Remuneration £80000 per annum
  • Reference GSe95118.1
  • Closing Date Tuesday 5th March 2024

The North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) is a highly effective authority which licenses, regulates and influences the UK’s oil and gas, offshore hydrogen and carbon storage industries. They help drive North Sea energy transition, realising the significant potential of the UK Continental Shelf as a critical energy and carbon abatement resource. The NSTA is a progressive and highly effective authority which, by attracting investment and jobs, helps to anchor valuable skills and expertise in the UK.

The NSTA are looking for a new Chair that will lead the Board as it licenses, regulates and influences the UK oil and gas, offshore hydrogen and carbon storage industries through a complex economic, commercial and regulatory environment. 

The ideal candidate will have a collaborative style and the ability to take the team with them, enabling potential to be reached by all. They will be an effective communicator, with strong influencing skills including an ability to maintain a sense of perspective and to pick out critical issues, listen sensitively, collaborate effectively, debate constructively, decide independently and persuade others of your view. They will bring a sound knowledge of corporate governance issues and an understanding of the oil and gas and/or wider energy sector. Experience with financial and commercial accountability at a senior level is also essential.

Regulatory experience or experience of government bodies and an understanding of the wider energy policy, political and economic environment, in which the NSTA operates would be an advantage. 

We ask that you submit your application by 12:00 midday 5 March 2023. Applications received after this date will not be considered. ​

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