Head of Human Resources (EMEA Region)

£40 to £45k plus benefits
(experience dependent)

Oxford (hours negotiable – 22.5 to 37.5 per week)

The closing date for this role is midnight on Monday 10 December 2018

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying, email your CV and covering email outlining your suitability and motivation for the role, including current and required salary details to recruitment@zachariastrust.org. Previous applicants need not apply.

Job Summary:

Do you have a passion for building warm, supportive relationships with staff and appropriate experience to lead the HR function? Are you interested in becoming part of a thriving growing Christian Ministry? If so, we have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced, competent, CIPD qualified HR generalist to spearhead our regional HR Team at Senior Management Level. Your key aims in this role will be to work collaboratively to align HR strategies, policies and processes to fit with the organisational culture and values and ensure harmonisation across the EMEA and other global regions.

We are an Oxford based international charity with welcoming and inclusive culture and a warm working atmosphere.  Our organisational vision is to help the thinker believe and the believer to think.

Key attributes we believe are required for role success are as follows:

  • Strong and extensive HR generalist experience including the interpretation and application of employment law, complex employment relations management, learning and development, reward, change and talent management. Experience of working across multiple sites and cultures and qualification to CIPD at least membership level would also be a significant advantage.
  • Outstanding communication (both written & verbal) and interpersonal skills and evidence of a high level of emotional intelligence. Able to swiftly secure the trust and respect of colleagues at all levels, using positive influencing and relationship building skills
  • The ability to adopt a Christian and caring perspective to the leadership of HR issues and the people involved, always acting with integrity and honesty.
  • Adopts a people focused, flexible and innovative approach to HR activities, working effectively alone and as part of a team with joy and enthusiasm.
  • Recognised organisational skills to ensure that work is organised and planned to meet deadlines and manage diverse responsibilities with a resilient and calm demeanour under pressure.
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In return we offer a pleasant working environment, a friendly and open team atmosphere, generous pension scheme, death in service scheme and a range of other work benefits.

Work Benefits:

In return we offer a pleasant working environment, a friendly and open team atmosphere, generous pension scheme and a range of other work benefits.

Occupational Requirement:

Please note: As a result of our Christian ethos, this post is covered by an Occupational Requirement (OR) under the Equality Act 2010. The successful applicant will be expected to be a practising Christian and to clearly demonstrate a personal commitment to the mission, principles, values and practices of the Trust. Applicants will also be expected to provide proof of their right to live and work in the UK as part of the selection process.

Applicants will also be expected to provide existing proof of their right to live and work in the UK as part of the selection process.