The NSTA is a highly effective authority which regulates and influences the UK’s oil and gas and carbon storage industries. We provide strong stewardship to the UK’s North Sea oil and gas assets and work to support the sector in its implementation of the targets set out in the landmark North Sea Transition Deal. We also play a crucial role in helping to achieve the UK government's commitment to reach Net Zero emissions by 2050, while supporting energy resilience and the drive to develop home-grown hydrogen and carbon storage.
We are looking for a new Chair that will lead the Board and provide strategic, inclusive and innovative leadership through a complex economic, commercial and regulatory environment. You will have the collaborative style and ability to take the team with you, enabling potential to be reached by all. With highly effective stakeholder engagement skill and the ability to communicate inclusively at a diverse range of levels, you will have a level of credibility gained through your senior leadership and board level experience. You will bring a sound knowledge of corporate governance issues and an understanding of the oil and gas and/or wider energy sector.
This is an exciting time for the organisation, and this role will be pivotal in our work to ensure that the Authority remains a brilliant place to work.
To apply for this post, you will need to complete the online application process. This should be completed no later than 23:00pm on Monday 2nd October 2023.
You will be asked to submit the following:
1. A CV setting out your career history, with key responsibilities and achievements. Please ensure you have provided reasons for any gaps within the last two years (no longer than two pages);
2. A Statement of Suitability (no longer than two pages) explaining:
a. Your motivation for applying for this role
b. How you consider your personal skills, qualities and experience provide evidence of your suitability for the role, with particular reference to the criteria in the person specification;
3. Diversity Monitoring Form
4. Declaration of Conflicts of Interest/Political Activity Form
As part of the online application process, you will be asked a number of diversity-related questions. If you do not wish to provide a declaration on any of the particular characteristics, you will have the option to select 'prefer not to say'.
If you are unable to apply online, or have any issues with the online application process, please contact email@example.com
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The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero is committed to the principle of public appointments on merit with independent assessment, openness and fairness of process and to providing equal opportunities for all.
Applications are welcome from all, but we particularly encourage applications from women, people from an ethnic minority, people with disabilities and other underrepresented groups. The role is only available to UK nationals due to the level of security clearance required.