Global Head of People and Culture

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£60,000 - £65,000 per annum
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Global Head of People and Culture
Location: UK (with travel into London office on occasion)
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per annum

Global Head of People and Culture – The Role

Our talented people around the world are the reason we can deliver our mission and have impact for animals. They lead our cause with their expertise, enterprise and influence and we’re passionate about making sure they feel inspired, motivated and empowered every day. To drive forwards our ambitious plans, we are looking for a Global Head of People and Culture with relentless drive who can support the organisation as we move into a new strategic period.

Having an aligned and positive high performing culture is vital to us in delivering our best to protect animals. Working closely with the Global Director of People and Culture, you will lead strategic initiatives to deliver HR aspects of our People Strategy with the aim of transforming World Animal Protection into a first-class employer. These will include ensuring we have the systems in place so our people feel valued and supported around the world through development and performance management.

You will provide leadership and strategic direction to an excellent HR team. They will look to you to help coach and guide them into a strategic operating space so they can support the organisation’s goals as we start our new strategy.

This is a unique opportunity to work in a truly exciting position and join an employer that is passionate about the topical global issue of animal welfare. Join us and help move the world to protect animals.

Global Head of People & Culture – Requirements

- You are a strategic leader, with an OD approach to people and systems
- A fantastic communicator who is experienced in change leadership
- Experienced in building strong connections and relationships around our global organisation
- Technically experienced and able to advise the organisation and your team on all HR matters
- A strong commitment to the ethos of our organisation
- You will understand the importance of organisational values and behaviours and be experienced in embedding them at all levels and processes
- Ability to work with a global mindset in order to achieve outcomes for global strategy
- Experience of driving a diversity and inclusion agenda
- Proven project management experience

The closing date for applications to this position will be at midnight (UK) on the 3rd of March. If your profile is of interest one of our Recruitment Team may contact you to discuss the role and your application. First stage interviews will take place on the 8th, 9th and 10th March. There will be an OPQ assessment for any candidates going through to the final stage on the 17th and 18th March.

*We understand some people may not apply for jobs unless they tick every box. If you're passionate about joining us and think you have much of what we're looking for, even if you're not 100% sure… we'd love to hear from you. *

We will consider remote and flexible working for this position. Please speak to the Recruitment team for more info and include your requirement in your application.

At World Animal Protection, we actively encourage and promote diversity, ensure all voices are heard and included and are committed to equal opportunities for all. We’re keen to meet people with varied backgrounds - our view is the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be and the stronger we will become.

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Other organisations may call this role Head of People Services, Head of Human Resources, Head of HR, Senior HR Manager, HR Business Partner, HRBP, or Senior Human Resources Manager.