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Education and Certification Business Development Manager

 An opportunity has arisen for an Education and Certification Business Development Manager to join ISSA, the Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association, to manage and further develop a range of educational activities and to roll out our Certification programme (CIMS), in the United Kingdom and Ireland. 

This exciting position requires a highly motivated industry professional who can demonstrate a consultative sales approach to business and is able to demonstrate a successful track record within the FM and Cleaning Sectors. 

The successful candidate will be instrumental in establishing the Cleaning Industry Management Standard Certification programme in UK and Ireland as the go-to accreditation for Cleaning Contractors and in-house Cleaning Services providers and in driving revenue growth.

The candidate must have the ability to work closely with colleagues, industry professionals, association members, members and potential new members and customers, to increase the adoption of ISSA portfolio of training and education programmes across the cleaning industry in the region and to raise ISSA brand awareness. 

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association is proud of its commitment to developing and enhancing the value of "clean" and this role forms part of its' strategic approach to this mission. As you would expect for such a well-founded Organisation, the "package" is commensurate with the role and as an equal opportunities Employer, we look forward to receiving applications from suitable candidates who are ready to take on this exciting and challenging role. 

Please submit your CV in the first instance to CERATA, the Cleaning Executive Recruitment and Training Agency, [email protected]

See full Job Description below




ISSA Education and Certification Business Development Manager UK & Ireland



Reports to

International Education and Certification Director




Job purpose

We are seeking an experienced, energetic, driven Business Development professional to establish ISSA education and certification programs in the UK & Ireland. Your main responsibility will be to expand current opportunities, drive new business and to grow revenue. The position is based in the UK.

This role will provide the ideal candidate with the opportunity to join an industry leading organization and have an immediate impact.

The ideal candidate will be a highly self-motivated, detail-oriented professional who can utilise a consultative sales approach to close business.

As Education and Certification Business Development manager you will be responsible for the development, marketing and sales of ISSA training, certification and education programmes in UK and Ireland.

Reporting to the International Education & Certification Director, based in Amsterdam, you will work closely with colleagues, industry professionals, members and potential members to develop a wide range of ISSA training and educational activities that respond to the needs of the UK and Irish cleaning markets.

Duties and Responsibilities



Key Competencies










Working conditions


This position will be required to work from home in UK with travel as needed to meet with customers and prospects.


Direct reports


No direct reports.


Send CV to


[email protected]


About ISSA


ISSA Company Description
As the leading trade association for the cleaning industry worldwide, ISSA is committed to helping its members change the way the world views cleaning. ISSA promotes the vision that cleaning is an investment in human health, the environment, and an improved bottom line.


The association’s more than 9,200 members include distributors, manufacturers, manufacturer representatives, building service contractors, in-house service providers, and associated service members. ISSA helps increase professionalism and member success by offering business tools, educational products, industry standards, publications, events, and legislative and regulatory services that specifically focus on the professional cleaning industry and the value it provides.


The association is headquartered in Northbrook, IL, USA, with regional offices in Mainz, Germany; Sydney, Australia; and Shanghai, China. For more information, visit www.issa.com, follow ISSA on social media at www.facebook.com/issaworldwide and www.twitter.com/issaworldwide, or join the discussion in ISSA- The World Wide Cleaning Industry Association LinkedIn group at www.issa.com/linkedin.


EMEA Region
While ISSA has been in existence for nearly 100 years, based in the US, its EMEA membership is much newer and still in the development stages. Thus, the EMEA team operates as a small, enterprising start-up, growing awareness and development deeper membership engagement.  The EMEA team currently services 1,400 member companies. It hosts multiple member networking events and educational workshops in various countries, represents ISSA at various exhibitions throughout the region and is developing a growing list of business tools and resources within key countries of the EMEA region.


ISSA is an equal employment opportunity company.


ISSA ● Anni-Eisler-Lehman Str. 3, 55122 Mainz, DE● (0) 6131 686 7823) ● issa.com


30th May 2019

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