Unpaid role, expenses paid
Contract, Part-time, 3 meetings per year which will be 2 hours plus additional reading/preparation time, Temporary
Job description

Non-Executive HR Director
Location: National 
Salary: Pro Bono

We have an exciting opportunity for a Non-Executive HR Director to join Macmillan’s Non-Exec team as a committee member, to advise and impact our people strategy and people governance. If you are a senior HR professional looking to support dynamic and innovative change this could be an opportunity for you to help continue to drive Macmillan’s ambition and goals to support all those living with or effected by cancer.

We are striving to do everything we can to ensure that our workforce is representative of the people we support, and those who support us. We advocate for being an inclusive organisation, where everyone can feel that they belong and where there are no barriers to success. 

We strongly encourage people of different age groups, of different ethnically diverse backgrounds, of different religions, beliefs or no faith, and who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and non-binary people, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Macmillan is an employer which welcomes everyone to our team to join us and fulfil their potential with us.  If you need reasonable workplace adjustment at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

In your application, please feel free to note which pronouns you use (For example – she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc).

About the role
Within this position you will be working primarily with the Chair of the People Committee, CEO, Executive Directors and Non-Executive members to bring your expert and personal knowledge of HR to provide an independent view on people focused business, governance and best practice within Macmillan’s People Committee. You will have the opportunity to advise and guide us based on your experience working across different sectors offering a blended and inclusive view at executive level. You will provide creative thought and contribution to the committee meetings and, where appropriate, constructive challenge of ways of working and processes and procedures. You will be able to provide insight into external Human Resource trends and initiatives that will support Macmillan’s ambition to become an Employer of Choice.

About you
You will need to demonstrate your experience working as a Director or Executive level HR professional across different sectors. You will have a strategic, innovative and forward-thinking vision and the ability to think and act purposefully in respect of People matters. You will be able to demonstrate your commitment to Macmillan’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion strategy through your lived experience and future ambitions.

You will be expected to commit to attending three meetings per year which will be 2 hours plus additional reading/preparation time. Additionally, you may be asked to attend occasional virtual meetings if needed. We would like you to attend Committee meetings in our London Head Office as a preference. 

About us
We help millions of people with cancer across the UK live life as fully as they can through physical, emotional and financial support. Our values are at the heart of who we are and everything we do, inspiring our thinking and guiding our actions. Together, we do whatever it takes for people living with cancer; with heart, with strength and with ambition.

Recruitment Process
The application deadline is date Wednesday 18th and we will hold two stages of virtual interviews, date TBC.

We want every individual to feel empowered to bring their best to work, and that’s why we offer flexibility in our working locations, working hours and benefits so we can support you in your life and your career, and we welcome a conversation about how these options can best support you.

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Refreshed on: 11 May 2022
Closed date: 18 May 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 9289
Tags: Human Resources

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