Human Resources Director

British Psychological Society


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  • Salary/Remuneration

    Attractive salary

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  • Expiry date

    11 April 2019

  • Client

    British Psychological Society

Ref: GSe52307

The British Psychological Society (BPS) is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK, and we are responsible for the promotion of excellence and ethical practice in the science, research, education and practical applications of the discipline. 

This is an outstanding opportunity for an exceptional human resources professional to join at a pivotal time for the BPS, as we shape and embed the organisational, systems and cultural change which will enable us to become a modern, forward thinking organisation, delivering on our strategic priorities and advancing and enhancing our profile, effectiveness and influence.  

Reporting to our Chief Executive and as a key member of our Senior Management Team, you will lead the HR team and play a critical role in developing and implementing HR strategies, policies, processes and services which support our ambitious organisational strategy, corporate plans and performance.

An inspiring leader, you will drive a culture of collaboration and high performance, where a valued workforce is motivated, supported and developed to deliver exceptional services. Outstanding communication skills and strong credentials in motivating teams and influencing others to deliver organisational change are essential and you will be able to combine a strategic overview with a practical, operational approach. You will have senior management experience in leading a successful, modern, HR function within a complex environment and a clear commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. Personal qualities are equally important, and you will be able to show how you have influenced and persuaded at all levels to deliver significant organisational and culture change in line with corporate objectives. Politically astute and a collaborative team builder, you will have outstanding interpersonal skills and a level of confidence that will inspire others.

Closing date11th April 2019 - 5pm
Longlist meetingw/c 15th April 2019
Preliminary interviewsw/c 22nd April 2019
Shortlist meetingw/c 29th April 2019
Final interviews8th, 9th or 10th May 2019
How to apply

To apply for this role please submit a CV and a supporting statement (max 3 pages demonstrating how you can Address the Essential and Desirable Education, Experience and Knowledge criteria in the Person Specification. 

Contact details
Matt Malone: 0113 205 6063