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People Director

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Salary Salary in region of £70,000 plus benefits
Location Birmingham with UK travel
Date posted 26th January 2018
Closing date 18th February 2018
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Big Lottery Fund supports people and communities across the UK. Distributing around £600 million of National Lottery money every year, we transform lives by funding health, education, environment and charity projects.

People Director
Salary in region of £70,000 plus benefits
Birmingham with UK travel

The People Director position is key within the Big Lottery Fund, leading and overseeing its Human Resource (HR) and people development functions, while contributing at a strategic level to leadership of the organisation.

Success in this role requires a creative and strategically strong HR professional, with empathic leadership capabilities. Experience, gravitas and entrepreneurial flair are also needed to support the organisation in delivering and developing its six-year strategic vision, People in the Lead.

The Fund is a non-departmental public body, operating at arm’s length from our sponsor department, the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. An understanding of the voluntary, charity and public sectors is helpful but not essential’.

This is an exciting time to join the Big Lottery Fund and an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to play an active part in shaping its future.

Strong candidates are likely to be in a senior position and will have demonstrated their ability to deliver a strategic HR service that is efficient and pragmatic, with a strong interest in developing a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities we work with.

Reporting to the Finance Director and leading a team of 20, this is an opportunity to build upon the current success of the team in delivering an excellent service to around 800 colleagues.

You will be working closely with the Chief Executive and fellow senior management. Assertiveness, discretion and diplomacy are vital, along with excellent oral and written communication skills. Relevant academic and industry qualifications are also essential.

For further information about this opportunity, please follow the ‘Apply’ link below.

Key dates to note:

Closing date: 18 February
First Interviews will take place 27 or 28 February
Second Interviews will take place 23 or 27 March

The Fund is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We are committed to increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities and will respond positively to meet individual needs throughout the recruitment process.

For more information about the Big Lottery Fund, visit our website

Click here APPLY to download the application form



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