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Are you an innovative, effective Christian leader? Can you balance the need for change with the needs of community and continuity? And do you have a passion for the whole mission of God throughout the world? If you have experience in mission leadership and a heart for learning from and partnering with the World Church, you may be just the person we are looking for. You may, in fact, be the person God is calling to us.
BMS World Mission is seeking to appoint a Director for World Mission who will think, act and lead innovatively. They will lead a team of around 100 ex-pat overseas workers and support 300 international workers relating to 70 partner organisations globally. This Director will work with the Executive Director Team to bring a vision for growth in a challenging environment full of opportunities for new approaches, more effective working and a renewed sense of partnership with the global Body of Christ.
The Director will serve with a team of dedicated staff and as part of an ambitious Executive Director Team. They will bring spiritual, strategic, intercultural and change leadership skills.
As well as leading the department, the Director will share in the leadership of the mission.
The successful candidate will:
• Be a theological and missiological thinker with proven track record in engaging with contemporary aspects of mission
• Be a creative and innovative leader with lived experiences and expertise in global mission changes
• Have demonstrated pastoral skills for inspiring intercultural teams towards fruitful practices in difficult and complex mission conditions
• Have experience of collaborative leadership in engaging the Global South and western world
Based in Didcot, the salary will be in the range £48,699 - £53,849 plus generous pension and holiday benefits.
Closing date for application: 9.00 am, Tuesday 25 June 2019
Interview Dates: 3-4 July 2019
BMS World Mission operates an equal opportunities policy and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We also offer preferred working hours and are open to consider flexible working arrangements or job share where this is possible for the post in question. Our commitment to staff development is reflected in the holding of the Investor in People award.
The successful candidate will be a practicing Christian in full support of the BMS Vision and Mission Statement. This is a Specific Occupational Requirement.