Managing Director

(Governance and Public Policy Development)

c. £80K plus bonus and benefits

This is an excellent opportunity for a commercially strong, inspirational business leader to lead the growth and development of this highly successful organisation through further scale-up to become a significant player in its chosen markets.  Based on a forensic understanding of company and business finance along with strong sales and marketing leadership allied to product, service, and market development, IGPP Ltd has ambitious plans for significant organic growth.  Privately-owned, and from its bases in London and the Northwest, the Institute supports governance and public policy development into key areas by informing, disseminating, and educating through events, training, research, and community support projects which require strategic thinking and collaboration to ensure that the ambitious business plans are delivered.

Reporting to the Board, the appointee will be fully accountable for all aspects of this c. £2.5m turnover business enabling the founding Board members to focus on other Group areas.  This includes full P&L responsibility, with particular emphasis on developing, setting, and delivering realistic and accurate sales budgets and forecasts in line with the company’s growth plans.  The incumbent will be a proactive, hands-on, influential, and entrepreneurial leader, delivering revenue and margin growth through new product and service development along with performance-based internal management to ensure internal structures develop at the same pace.  Cultural fit, professionalism, and proactivity will all be of paramount importance to this appointment as will an understanding and acknowledgement of the issues affecting scale-up business.  This is a senior and influential role, and the right individual will enjoy contributing to the overall long-term development of this organisation and the wider Group.

Candidates, ideally qualified to degree level or equivalent in a management or analytical discipline, will demonstrate a track record of inspirational team leadership, strategic thinking, strong teamwork, a high level of integrity and a desire to build strong relationships both internally and externally.  Experienced in leading commercially minded teams, and with a track record of successful organisational development, the appointee will demonstrate drive, tenacity, ‘presence’ and strong financial awareness coupled with exemplary communication, data management & presentation skills.  Listening, influencing and negotiation will all be key competencies along with effective analysis and decision-making skills, and a positive, enthusiastic outlook which will engage others to deliver exceptional results.


Interested applicants should send a detailed CV and covering letter quoting current salary and reference 2109/web to or for an initial confidential discussion, please call Steve Bennett at Tel: +44 (0) 1270 875710.


Job Details

Full Time
North West, England
Degree Level or Equivalent
August 11, 2021