We believe poverty is not God’s plan. You are. 

Tearfund has an ambitious vision to attract and develop a globally diverse workforce who seek to follow Jesus every day and bring their skills and professionalism to our global work of bringing an end to extreme poverty.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to join Tearfund as a Head of Talent. This role will lead the design, development, implementation and embedding of Tearfund’s Talent philosophy and strategy, through:

  • Talent acquisition that meets Tearfund’s global business needs for the near, medium and longer term
  • Talent development that releases the potential and develops the skills and knowledge of all our people to grow in their God-given potential. The role will have a particular focus on leaders, people managers, and those identified as Key Talent 
  • The successful candidate will have:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience of talent management best practice (both acquisition and development) 
  • Experience of influencing, leading, managing and motivating a culturally diverse global stakeholder community
  • Operating in a senior role across a complex and adaptive organisation
  • Strategic thinker, including the skill to analyse and interpret information
  • Strong at relationship-building and working collaboratively
  • Effective communicator (verbal and written)
  • Emotionally intelligent with strong interpersonal skills
  • Good project management and implementation skills
  • Do your skills and experience match the above? Then we’d love to hear from you!

    This is a full time role but consideration will be given to part time working of 4 days a week.

    This role can be based in any of Tearfund’s offices except in Kenya where the office capacity is at a maximum. 

    Salary and terms and conditions will be dependent on location and working hours.

    All applicants must be committed to Tearfund’s Christian beliefs.

    The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguardin. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.