Jobs at the BMF

BMF Regional Manager - Scotland and Ireland


The BMF is the leading Industry Trade association that represents and protects the interests of Builders Merchants and Suppliers to the Merchanting Industry. Membership has grown by over 100% over the last 6 years and we now represent 690 Member companies who have sales approaching 30 billion per annum and emplo y 128,000 people in the Building Materials Industry.

Due to the retirement of the current incumbent and continued growth of the BMF we are now looking for a Regional Manager to cover Scotland and Ireland to complement our existing team.

This position, reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer , is home based and is responsible for dealing directly with all merchant and supplier members in designated Region s. The prime responsibility of the role will involve the setting up and running of Regional meetings and the selling of training programmes and other business related services to members. Other roles include recruiting new members, dealing with member enquiries assisting on membership renewal s and managing one of our Product Category Forums.

The role will require travel to Members premises, BMF’s Head Office in Coventry and other major industry events throughout the UK.

The position will be 4 days a week.

To be successful in this role you will need to have a strong background within the building materials industry and previous experience of either working in, or selling to builders merchants. A “can do” attitude is essential and we are looking for someone who has a positive outlook to life, is self motivated and pro active and has a real determination to drive the BMF forward with continued membership growth and engagement.

Salary is negotiable and will be dependent on commercial experience.

Please send a covering letter and your CV to Richard Ellithorne, Company Secretary at richard.ellithorne@bmf.org.uk . Closing date for applications Friday 19 July 2019. Please send your details to Richard Ellithorne, Membership Services Director at richard.ellithorne@bmf.org.uk.

ARE YOU A BMF TRAINER OF THE FUTURE?


The BMF is the only trade association that represents and protects the interests of builders’ merchants and suppliers to the building materials industry in the UK and Ireland. Total membership at 1 May 2019 stands at 684 merchant and supplier companies who together have combined sales of £31.4bn and employ over 128,000 people in the building materials industry. BMF’s 355 merchant members operate from over 5,031 branches across the UK and Ireland.

Due to the continued growth of BMF Training we are now looking for self employed trainers to complement our existing team. We are looking for trainers who can do specific courses on maximising margin, customer service, stock loss and prevention, kitchen and bathroom design as well as sales, management and leadership skills training.

The role will require travelling to and delivering training nationwide either in company or open courses at BMF Regional Centres of Excellence, Members premises and at BMF’s Head Office in Coventry.

Training is delivered Monday to Friday though some Saturday mornings are occasionally utilised.

To be a BMF trainer you will need to have a strong training background within the building materials industry and previous experience of either working in, or selling to builders' merchants.You will also need to sign a BMF Trainer Agreement to provide us and our members with your professional training services.

A Competitive day rate is paid plus expenses.

Please send your details to Richard Ellithorne, Membership Services Director at richard.ellithorne@bmf.org.uk.