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Director of Human Resources

Salary: £80,000

Organisation: Barking and Dagenham College

Location: Dagenham, London

Closing Date: 09 Jun 2024

Barking and Dagenham College is delivering inspirational learning and excellence through career-focused education. The college is a highly successful education and skills provider, embedded as an impactful anchor institution in the local area. With an income of around £36m, a broad offer, and a focus on developing exceptional teaching, learning, and support, we are committed to the success and well-being of our students, staff, employers, and local community. We are passionate about inclusivity and providing a nurturing environment, in order to enable the best possible outcomes and experiences for our students.

The college has a bright future, and we are committed to appointing an inspirational individual to help lead the college at this pivotal point in our development. We are seeking an individual with integrity, who prioritises collaboration, empowers others, and is visible and accessible to staff and students. You will help to create a culture where staff can develop, flourish, and feel valued at all levels.

As our new Director of Human Resources, will be responsible for all aspects of Human Resources. This role fully embodies our values of continuous improvement, innovation, and achievable sustainable excellence. You will have the ability to communicate effectively and develop and relationships. Reporting directly to the Principal and CEO, you will need to lead by example and support in empowering and developing our colleagues; be passionate about quality; and be innovative about delivering improvements and enhancements that will make our provision even better. You will be contributing to a culture where the knowledge, skills, and passion of our whole team are united through collaboration, in order to deliver the college’s strategic priorities.

You will be an inspirational, collaborative and authentic leader, ready to make a profound impact. It goes without saying that you need to share our passion for inclusivity and exceptional learner experience.

If you believe that you have the drive, vision, skills, expertise and enthusiasm to make a difference and help us realise our ambitions, then we want to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 9 June 2024

First-round interviews: To take place on Teams on Wednesday 12 or Thursday 13 June.

Final interviews: Wednesday 26 June

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Rachel West
Recruitment Manager
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