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Head of Human Resources
Location(s) London
Employment Type Permanent
Job Listed 27-Sep-2017
Job Description

Head of Human Resources
c. £60,000 - £65,000 commensurate with experience

An exciting opportunity for a seasoned specialist in HE sector Human Resources including both public/not-for-profit and private sector experience

Based London, Euston with a move to new purpose-built accommodation in Kings Cross in early summer 2018

The Institute of Ismaili Studies is seeking to recruit an outstanding Head of HR based at its Central London offices. The successful candidate will be required to support the delivery (and modify where required) the HR strategy underpinning IIS’ vision and goals. This will involve leading a small team in the provision of a high quality, best in class day-to-day HR service to the IIS and its associated external partners. Working closely with the Co-Director and other Heads of Departments as part of the Senior Management Team you will occasionally provide ad hoc support to other Aga Khan Development Network agencies, in particular those co-located with the IIS.

You will possess Chartered membership of the CIPD with substantial experience at Head of Department level with a degree in a related discipline. Crucially, you will be able to work at both strategic and operational levels, demonstrating excellent communication and interpersonal skills (including for example how to handle complex people-related issues) and the ability to influence at all levels within the organisation with gravitas and diplomacy. UK Higher Education sector experience along with knowledge or experience of not-for profit organisations is also a requirement. Experience of working in a complex cross-cultural and multi-cultural environment is also essential.

Due to UK Immigration regulations we can only accept applications from candidates who have a legal right to work in the UK.

Please apply online with CV and covering letter below, where you can also download the job description and person specification.
If you have any queries, please email Caroline Gomez, HR Advisor The closing date for applications has been extended to 17 November 2017.

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