Director of Human Resources

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Description Vacancy

Job position:
Director of Human Resources
Employment type:
Start date:
Fri, 18 Mar 2022 06:54:00 EST
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Job description

The University of Winchester is a growing, ambitious institution with a commitment to educational excellence and student success.

Founded in 1840 by the Church of England to train teachers working in disadvantaged communities, the University has grown to be an institution of over 8,000 students and nearly 1,000 members of staff. The University is widely known for its strengths in education; business; health, wellbeing, and sport; social sciences, humanities, and the arts.

The University is located on a beautiful campus within the historic city of Winchester and is proud to be recognised for its work in preparing students for success, ranking 10 th in the country for graduate employment. Its primary and secondary initial teacher training programmes are rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted.

We are now seeking to appoint a new Director of Human Resources to lead this crucial function, and shape and implement a new transformative people strategy as part of the University's upcoming new Strategic Plan. Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor and working closely with the Executive Leadership Team, the Director will be a key strategic leader in the University, who will help effect cultural and organisational change. They will be responsible for all matters relating to Human Resources which includes people, operations, organisation development, learning and development, digital HR, recruitment and retention, equality, diversity and inclusion

They will be an inspiring and proactive leader, with a genuine understanding of the role that a modern and progressive human resources function can play. They will possess a track record of successful strategic leadership of human resources services and transformational change within an organisation of significant complexity, where people are at the heart of organisational success. In addition, they will have outstanding communication and relationship-building skills, with experience of developing credibility with senior colleagues and external stakeholders. We are seeking an individual who will also share a deep commitment to our values and mission.

The University would welcome applications from candidates with the qualifications and experience to undertake this role. We are committed to being a fully inclusive and diverse community. We seek and encourage applications for this role from the broadest range of society, including all under-represented groups.

Applications should consist of a covering letter, full CV detailing academic and professional qualifications, employment history, latest remuneration and relevant achievements.

Candidates who have particular requirements, if invited to interview, should make them clear in their applications.

Applications can be uploaded at Please quote reference 5712.

The closing date for applications is Monday 11 April at midday BST.

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