(JT14) RIBA Regional Director - South

Home/Field based Bristol (UK) | £46,000.00 - 48,000.00 Per Annum

Our client, the iconic RIBA (https://www.architecture.com/), is completely reshaping how they connect with more of their members.

The new focus for their five regional teams (4 in England, 1 in Wales) will provide much greater consistency and a higher level of quality in the product that members receive moving forwards.

There is a vacancy for the Regional Director for the South (which spans the South West, Wessex, South to the South East). The role has 4 direct reports (3 Regional Engagement partners; 1 Regional Administrator)

This is a full-time, permanent contract. home-based post, and will involve travel across the region and the UK to engage with members, potential members and various stakeholders. The post-holder must hold a full UK drivers’ license, and have their own vehicle.

The starting salary range is up to c. £48,000. The staff benefits package includes (a) employer pension contributions (up to 12%), (b) life assurance, (c) annual leave of 27 days plus bank holidays and 3 discretionary days between Christmas and New Year.

We encourage applications from all sections of the community. No previous experience of the professional body sector is necessary.

What is vital, is that applicants have:

- experience in senior stakeholder relationship management

- evidence of advocating and representing their employer, with existing and potential stakeholders

- people management experience: leading and coaching a remote, home-based team, and co-ordinating their work

- excellent interpersonal and influencing skills, and self-confidence in dealing with issues in a tactful and diplomatic manner.

- evidence of collaborating effectively with others, and looking flexibly at the wider team resource


For a confidential conversation with FJWilson Talent Services , the RIBA's talent partner for this vacancy, please contact Andrea Montgomery 0203 195 3600 or email resourcingteam@fjwilson.com. Andrea will be happy to discuss this opportunity with you and answer any questions you may have.


All applications will be treated in strictest confidence


This vacancy is advertised by FJWilson Talent Services, a professional recruitment specialist.


We encourage applications from all sections of the community. Furthermore, qualifications and/or experience identified are indicative. We will consider applications from candidates who have comparable qualifications and/or experience for the role advertised.