Business Manager

International Egg Commission 
Business Manager

Job description (full-time)

We have an exciting new opportunity for a high-performing and enthusiastic individual who is looking for a rewarding career delivering operational excellence and supporting the development of the global egg industry. 
Working closely with the CEO, you will be part of a small but dynamic team who are responsible for the delivery of a wide range of industry programmes and events, as well as building the reputation of both the egg and the egg industry globally.  
The successful candidate will have experience in providing high-level operational support and will be adept at managing changing priorities while maintaining excellent attention to detail. The business manager will strive for excellence, taking a methodical and detail-orientated approach to their work, ensuring the day-to-day needs of the association are taken care of. 

This full-time role is based at our head office, in the picturesque Shropshire countryside.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Ensure the reliable and effective day-to-day running of the association from an operational and administrative perspective.
  • Lead the implementation of initiatives and programmes in support of the association’s goals and objectives, including the delivery of the Young Egg Leaders programme.
  • Implement and evolve operational processes and procedures, proactively seeking opportunities to improve operational efficiency.
  • Contribute operational information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews, including supporting the development of the association’s annual business plan.

Knowledge and skills required 

  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills, with the ability to multitask, as the job often requires dealing with multiple parties, programmes and tasks concurrently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with a wide range of people around the world 
  • The ability to remain calm and collected in a high-pressured and fast-paced work environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills to quickly devise alternative plans when problems arise
  • Great attention to detail and strong budget oversight and logistical planning skills
  • A fast learner, capable of picking up new skills and concepts quickly
  • Strong IT and administration skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Diligent, conscientious, and reliable
  • An interest in the aims of the organisation 


  • A working knowledge of relevant software programs, including WordPress CMS would be an advantage, but full training can be provided 
  • Experience troubleshooting IT issues 

Want to know more? 
For more information on the benefits of working at the IEC, and to apply for the role, please visit our website through the apply button. 


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