North of England
Salary £36,448 per annum plus attractive pension. Based in Manchester. Fixed Term for an initial period of up to 2 years with the option to extend for a further year.
Invest NI is the regional business development agency for Northern Ireland and its role is to grow the local economy. We do this by supporting new and existing businesses to compete internationally and by attracting new investment to Northern Ireland. As part of its current expansion plans, it is seeking to appoint a Regional Manager.
You will be Invest NI's key representative within the North of England and will lead on all trade and investment activities for Northern Ireland in the region. Your focus will be trade development, primarily in key sectors such as manufacturing and healthcare but you will also be required to assist companies across a range of sectors. You will also assist with the promotion of Foreign Direct Investment flows into Northern Ireland and forge relationships at the highest level with stakeholders and business.
You will have a recent successful significant sales or business development track record in either the Healthcare or Manufacturing sector in the North of England and a strong network of relevant contacts in the region. You will also have a sound knowledge of the principles of exporting and experience of assisting companies achieve export success.
Full details of the above posts and selection criteria are set out in application packs which are available from the following sources from Friday 24th November 2017:
Telephone: (028) 9069 8783 quoting the job reference
Application packs are available in alternative formats on request. If required, Invest NI's Text relay Number is: 18001 028 9069 8783.
Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 8th December 2017 at 12.00 noon.
The Monitoring Officer, Human Resources Team, Invest NI, Bedford Square, Bedford Street, Belfast, BT2 7ES.
Invest NI is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community. At this time, it particularly welcomes applications from people with disabilities and from minority ethnic groups.