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 Regional Manager, Ireland, Scandinavia and Gibraltar – United Kingdom and Northern Area

Our United Kingdom and Northern Area (UKNA) commemorates 310,000 casualties, in over 13,000 locations throughout the UK, Island of Ireland, Gibraltar, Scandinavia, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. Of these 134,456 are on ten major memorials located throughout the UK.

We are currently recruiting for a Regional Manager to look after the Island of Ireland, Scandinavia and Gibraltar as part of our United Kingdom and Northern Area team.

The Regional Manager’s role is multidisciplinary, the primary objectives are to oversee the work of CWGC contractors to ensure that resources are deployed efficiently and effectively in order that all WW1 and WW2 casualties, within Region, are commemorated as per defined standard. You will also need to promote the role of the CWGC through the establishment of a Volunteer network and the delivery of regional commemorative and community events.  The work will require liaison with local interest groups, members of the public, local press and media and giving interviews as and when required.

You will also need to ensure all operational maintenance standards are adhered to through the implementation of technical standards, policies and procedures. You will also be responsible for the production and delivery of all regional plans (operational and community engagement) in order to meet Regional objectives and interaction, as necessary with key stakeholders including Local Authorities, Contractors, Volunteers and groups.

You should have extensive previous work experience in team leadership and people management, along with experience of managing contractors, suppliers and third party stakeholders. With a good level of computer literacy you will be persuasive, diplomatic and able to communicate to all levels.

Ideally you will have obtained a Degree, BTEC or National Diploma or NVQ Level 3/4 or equivalent experience in a Horticultural, Works, Maintenance or Facilities Management based qualification as well as knowledge of all Commissions Horticultural and Works standards.

You must be based within this region and also have the ability to travel extensively in the region as required. A vehicle will be provided to enable you to carry out the role, therefore a full driving licence is also essential.

For further information please click here for the job description and here for a fact sheet

The closing date for applications is 28 April 2017. Interviews will take place in early May 2017.   

To apply for this opportunity please send a copy of your CV and a short covering letter detailing our experience and what you can bring to the role to ukna.careers@cwgc.org