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We're recruiting - Regional Co-ordinator (Scotland)

Our Regional Co-ordinator will be responsible for running the day to day Scottish Regional Office, including administering the shearing training programme in Scotland and Northern Ireland. It’s a challenging role, but you will work closely with our Head of Shearing and have guidance from our Producer Communications Manager, who you will regularly report to.

Responsibilities include:

  • Organise and co-ordinate shearing training courses and managing related enquries  
  • Issue relevant documentation and information, including certificates
  • Maintain the shearing qualification database
  • Facilitate shearing course payments via Bradford Head Office
  • Process the NPTC administration as required by the Assessment Centres
  • Travel to and attend shows/events in Scotland to promote the work of British Wool and actively encourage the take up of shearing courses.  Attendance at Head Office meetings in Bradford (2 to 3 meetings per year)
  • Act as Secretary for the 2 Scottish Regional committees, organise venues, prepare meeting papers, and take minutes
  • Provide administration support for the Producer Communications Manager as required
  • Carry out other ad-hoc duties that are commensurate to the role

Personal Requirements:

  • Must be computer literate, with experience of working with databases, good knowledge of word and excel.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills required; coupled with an enthusiastic approach
  • The ability to work independently and be self-motivated is essential, but also work effectively as part of a team
  • Demonstrate a good work ethic, be conscientious of quality of work output, whilst performing to a high standard
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance
  • Good communication/listening skills
  • Full clean driving licence is essential
  • A farming background or experience/understanding of sheep farming would be beneficial

Apply in writing to Sarah Kershaw, HR Administrator, British Wool, Canal Road, Bradford, BD2 1AZ or Email: [email protected]

Closing Date for applications 24th October 2018.

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