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 £80,000 for 2 days a week
  • Reference GSe95118
  • Closing Date Monday 2nd October 2023

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.  

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