Head of People and Culture

Each week, The Scout Association gives over 460,000 young people the opportunity to enjoy fun and adventure while developing the skills they need to succeed, supported by over 150,000 volunteers. We're talking about teamwork, leadership and resilience - skills that have helped Scouts become everything from teachers and social workers to astronauts and Olympians

Position: Head of People and Culture

Location: East London

Salary: circa £70,000

The role of Head of People and Culture will be part of the Senior Leadership Team and have the opportunity to build on the charity's success; with high ambitions, modern business process, renewed vigour and a strong focus on working collaboratively. Having just launched a new strategic plan for 2018-2023, this is an incredibly exciting time for Scouting and a great time to be joining the staff team.

The Head of People and Culture will work with the SLT to drive a cultural step change throughout the organisation as well as having overall responsibility for driving improvement across the full range of HR Services and Operations.

An individual who has the necessary credibility and is authentic, compelling and credible with a complex set of stakeholders will help to shape and then thrive in a culture of collaboration, empowerment, ambition, innovation and fast-paced change.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following experience and skills:

  • Senior HR professional with demonstrable strategic and operational experience across the range of HR specialisms
  • In depth experience of culture change and change management programmes
  • Proven experience of delivering organisational change in diverse and complex organisation structures
  • Depth of experience in not for profit and/or commercial organisations of a similar size and complexity

To find out more about this exciting opportunity and for details on how to apply, please visit the Prospectus website to download a detailed Appointment Brief.

Closing date 26th November

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