Regional Manager (North West) – Excellent package + benefits
The ECA has appointed Badger Associates to identify and attract someone to fill its Regional Manager vacancy for the North West Region covering an area including Lancashire, Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales, Cumbria and across to the Pennines. The role is based at the ECA’s Lymm office.
About the ECA:
As the UK’s largest trade association, the ECA represents electrical, electro-technical and other engineering contracting businesses at regional, national and European level. Member businesses have a combined turnover in excess of £6 billion annually and carry out design, installation, inspection, testing, maintenance and monitoring activity across the commercial and domestic sectors.
ECA Regional Managers play an important role in representing the organisation and providing support and guidance to Member businesses, as well as finding and encouraging suitable organisations to join. Another key aspect of the role is developing and building relations with specifiers of electro-technical work within the region (such as universities, housing associations, local authorities) as well as with local media and business networking groups.
The Regional Manager (North West) will work from the Lymm office with support based in that location. In addition the role will also liaise with other ECA teams based in its London and Sevenoaks offices.
What we are looking for:
This is an exciting role for an individual who is an enthusiastic, motivated self-starter with a strong work ethic. You will need an organised, proactive approach to work with excellent attention to detail and be a confident communicator at all levels. As a natural networker, you will be an exceptional builder of strong relations with existing and prospective members and other key industry stakeholders and influencers. The ability to work collaboratively with members, colleagues and industry stakeholders, while being diplomatic yet assertive, will come naturally as an approach to overcoming and influencing challenging situations. You must also be prepared to travel across the region and occasionally to other parts of the country as required and have a flexible approach to working hours.
You will also be a natural multi-tasker able to meet deadlines and manage your own workload with:
- Experience of using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems
- Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint skills
- Excellent spoken and written English
- An account/customer management and/or sales environment background
- Budgetary management knowledge and experience
- Educated to a minimum of A Level or equivalent
Knowledge of how the supply chain operates within the building engineering or construction industry, and its associated challenges, would also be a distinct advantage. Ideally you will also have had exposure to trade associations or member driven organisations.
First interviews will be held in the region on Wednesday 8th March and the final meeting will be on Wednesday 22nd March with a decision following immediately.
ECA is offering a competitive package with a salary of circa £43K plus a company car (or car allowance), mobile phone and laptop, private health care, life insurance, and a generous pension contribution.
Please note: All communications regarding this role should be conducted through Badger Associates Ltd. Any candidates or other recruiters contacting ECA direct will be politely referred back to Badger Associates.
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