Chief Executive

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
£75K - £85K plus substantial benefits
14 Sep 2017
12 Oct 2017
Full Time
Contract Type


Salary: £75K - £85K plus substantial benefits

Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), founded over 70 years ago, is established across the globe as the leading representative body for all those involved in the lifting industry worldwide.  They represent their members at the highest levels across a range of public and private bodies, including national and international government departments.  Their members work in every aspect of the industry, from design, manufacture, refurbishment and repair, through to the hire, maintenance and use of lifting equipment.

The Association is seeking a new Chief Executive who will manage the activities of the Association and bring strategic leadership to the dedicated staff team.  He/she will champion and develop the vision with the Non-Executive Board of Directors whilst working in concert using a transformational approach.

The key skills and experience required will be:

  • Strategic thinking with a bias towards action
  • Significant business acumen and financial management
  • Demonstrable leadership and staff management skills
  • An understanding of marketing, delighting the customer and translating feedback into action and membership benefits
  • Human resource management skills
  • Experience of not-for-profit associations or charities would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will possess high levels of integrity and possess an ethical approach to management and business. You will be highly motivated and demonstrate a high level of both commercial and cultural intelligence.   You will be able to travel both in the UK and overseas to support the development of the membership.

The salary package includes private healthcare, pension and car allowance.  A relocation package is possible and will be negotiated separately, as appropriate.

To apply, please send your CV and Supporting Statement to Jenny Warner, MD, Charisma Recruitment Ltd to quoting reference JO1420.

Closing date for applications: 12 October 2017

Interview date: 25 October 2017 in London