Wildfowl & Wetland Trust

Head of People

Gloucester | Circa £50,005 per annum

Job Function: Human Resources
Industry Sector: Charity & Not-for-Profit

Head of People
Slimbridge, Gloucestershire
Full-time hours, 5 days per week, Monday to Friday
Circa £50,005 per annum

The Role

This is a rare opportunity to work for a leading conservation charity based in the South West.

The Head of People in this growing organisation will lead on the development of a great place to work - an environment where everyone at WWT can perform at their best. Working with and supporting a forward-thinking leadership team, you will develop and deliver high quality frameworks, development tools and consultancy to enable change, growth and the fulfilment of ambitious conservation and commercial outcomes.

This role requires strategic vision, tactical decision-making ability and the energy to drive operational activity. Your extensive experience of pragmatically establishing fair, engaging workplaces will enable you to identify the direction to further develop this high performing organisation.

About You

Interested? To be considered as our Head of People, you will need to be:

- An inspiring leader with high integrity
- Able to operate independently and to work collaboratively with people at all levels
- A confident communicator who is results driven and resilient in your approach

You will already have experience of leading a Human Resources/People team and have preferably worked with or as a volunteer at some point during your career. Ideally you will be a Chartered Member of the CIPD.

About Us

WWT (the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust) is the nation’s leading wetland conservation charity. We are pioneers in protecting wetlands for wildlife and people, both in the UK and around the world.

Almost all life depends on wetlands for water, food, or habitat. Yet a third of all wetlands have been destroyed. We are leaders in saving threatened wetland wildlife, a centre for excellence in conservation science and experts in wetland management and creation.

The Benefits

- Salary of circa £50,005 per annum
- 25 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays (increasing to 30 days after five years’ service)
- Contributory workplace pension
- Life assurance cover
- Free car parking and secure bike storage areas
- Cycle to work scheme
- Free entry to all our sites

- Based at a beautiful wetland site

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered on merit. Flexible working arrangements can be considered.

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Closing date: 27th November 2019
First interviews: 9th December 2019

Second interviews: 16th December 2019

Registered Charity Number England & Wales, no 1030884 and Scotland, no SC039410

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