The BDA is Recruiting – General Manager

September 15, 2021

The British Drilling Association (BDA) is looking to recruit a new General Manager, with tasks including the full responsibility for the management of the organisation, membership companies and affiliated individuals, along with the running of the growing BDA audit scheme.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced leader from within the geotechnical business community, with a background in running a small business or division of a company, having held responsibility for all budgets, strategy, administrative and operational processes. These include:

  • Business administration skills, including solid understanding of finance (profit and loss, balance sheet, forecasting), record keeping following GDPR guidelines, business development, public relations and marketing
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Sociable, approachable and friendly
  • Diplomatic and sensitive
  • Confident to deal with senior members of staff (such as Directors, Chief Executives) within the membership and partner organisations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly competent in the MS suite of programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to travel, throughout the UK to attend meetings, conferences, to meet members and attend social events

The role is for 4 days per week (30 hours per week – flexible on days worked) and will be exclusively working from home, with travel to meetings and events.

For more information and a full description of the role, responsibility and candidate requirements visit:

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