Regional Director - Engagement

Recruiter
RECRUITMENT GENIUS
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
1265706491
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Organisation:

This international membership organisation promotes and advances civil engineering around the world. This organisation is a qualifying body, a centre for the exchange of specialist knowledge, and a provider of resources to encourage innovation and excellence in the profession worldwide.

The Role (part-time, 21.75 hours per week):

The Regional Director (Engagement) is responsible for the leadership and direction of the Regional Support Teams (RSTs) for both North East and Yorkshire & Humber regions.

Working closely with the Regional Director (Inform) for the North East and Yorkshire & Humber, this role will support the delivery of the organisations Vision and Plan through the retention of the members and the delivery of a compelling knowledge programme in the regions that appeals to both existing members and future generations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

- Support Regional Committees, Branches and Special Interest Groups in the development of a compelling knowledge programme.
- Deliver knowledge to assist members in acquiring new skills and improve their professional competence
- Expand the online provision of learning to facilitate greater member engagement.
- Develop and implement strategies to grow the membership and develop life-long learning.
- Identify and support suitable applicants for Fellowship and Associate Membership.
- Ensure that Branch and Specialist Interest Groups are supported in the development of a compelling and relevant knowledge programme
- Ensure that event and other regional feedback is collated, analysed and reported
- Providing leadership, direction and management of two multi-disciplinary RSTs to ensure the delivery of their vision;
- Preparing, monitoring and managing regional budgets.

They are looking for applicants who can demonstrate:

- Significant knowledge of the built environment, construction or civil engineering sectors
- Knowledge of regional and local government and public affairs / external relations
- Significant experience of customer / client relations and account management
- Strong experience of motivating, managing and developing a team
- Experience in developing, shaping and implementing a business plan
- Budget experience (both preparing and managing)
- Significant experience of working with internal and external stakeholders
- Excellent communication, engagement and relationship-building skills
- Experience of presenting to a wide variety of audiences
- Project management skills are essential
- Experience and ability to work on your own initiative and manage a significant and varied workload with competing demands

The closing date for applications is Friday 27 September at 5:00pm. Please ensure to include a cover letter as part of your application.

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