Director of Human Resources

Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
10 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Director of Human Resources    
Birmingham City University 
Attractive Salary and Package

Birmingham City University is a large and diverse university with an enviable reputation for providing quality, student focussed learning based on creative and professional practice-based education. With students at the heart of everything we do, we offer a wide and fascinating academic portfolio that includes internationally acclaimed arts; and a world-renowned Conservatoire. Set in the centre of our thriving city, the university makes significant contributions to the regional economy and prides itself on its role in the economic, social and cultural life of the city. Investing £260 million in its campus development, the University boasts state of the art facilities and first-rate staff, developing professionally relevant practical skills and some of the country’s most employable graduates.

Across the University there is a shared commitment to delivering an outstanding academic experience for all students and a key priority is to ensure that our excellent academic work achieves full recognition and positively impacts our students and their futures. As the University continues to adjust to this increasingly dynamic sector, a critical part of our future surrounds redefining how we engage with staff to capitalise on their experience, capacity and will so we can make rapid progress. Our next Director of Human Resources is a critical hire in this endeavor.  

The University seeks candidates who can develop and take forward an ambitious people plan that capitalises on existing strengths and champions a positive culture that will be delivered through our excellent and committed staff group.  We welcome applications from outside the higher education sector but you must bring credibility in your discipline, a strong values set around being a team-player and an appreciation of a knowledge led environment.
For more information on this exciting role please visit For a confidential discussion please contact our advisors Ed Pritchard (07980 817 927) or Carolyn Coates (07825 871 944). 

Closing date for applications is midday Monday 4 December 2017.

Birmingham City University is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from candidates who are currently underrepresented at this level.