Director for People

Wycliffe Bible Translators
Closing date: 7 September 2017
Job Type: Paid
Location: Saunderton, Buckinghamshire
We are seeking a passionate, strategic thinking and experienced HR leader to bring a transformational approach to human resources, leading to organisational change and development.

Do you have a deep personal concern for world mission?

Do you have a passion to equip a unique organisation to position itself as a global leader within the Bible translation movement?

Do you have experience in transformational HR leadership at a senior level and enjoy the challenge of delivering innovative solutions for complex contexts?

Wycliffe Bible Translators is a Christian mission organisation which exists to enable all peoples to engage with the Bible in a language that speaks to their heart. Through working for Wycliffe you will become part of a passionate and committed team eager to serve one another in this one aim.

This new role is responsible for developing and implementing effective people strategies across the entire organisation, including the strategic leadership and development of our members serving with partner organisations both in the UK and overseas.

You will

  • Be an inspiring, visionary and people-focused leader
  • Have experience in transformational Human Resources management at senior level – leading organisational transformation and culture change
  • Be passionate about people with excellent interpersonal and relational skills
  • Be a strategic thinker and planner
  • Be willing to identify and resolve key people issues
  • Have emotional intelligence and cross cultural awareness

Hours: Full time

Location: Saunderton, Buckinghamshire; flexible working is available; occasional international travel

Closing date: 7 September 2017

First interviews: 22 September 2017

This post is subject to an Occupational Requirement that the post holder is a committed active Christian under Part 1 of Schedule 9 to the Equality Act 2010.

For more information and application details, please visit:

wycliffe.org.uk/directorforpeople

Region: London and the southeast
Location: Saunderton, Buckinghamshire
Sector: Human resources

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