People and Culture Manager (fixed term)

Church Mission Society

The People and Culture Manager post sits is in a People and Learning group which brings together all the people specialisms from across the organisation – UK HR, people in mission support, vocational recruitment, mission learning and organisational development – to ensure maximum coordination and to strengthen a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment, learning and collaboration across all our people.

The post holder will have strategic oversight of the HR function in Britain for CMS and to practically provide support and advice to CMS leaders and staff and HR practitioners, so that effective and efficient policies, systems and processes are implemented and embedded across CMS. To contribute to the People & Learning (P&L) group’s work in building a culture that is inclusive, empowering, collaborative and always learning across all of our people.

The organisation you’ll be joining

Church Mission Society is comprised of people who are passionate about mission and fired up about helping people follow Jesus. For over 200 years CMS has been at the forefront of global mission, living out the gospel of Jesus, seeing lives changed and communities transformed. If you join CMS you will find an organisation that has been reinvigorated with a fresh vision to make disciples of Jesus among people at the edges, both in the UK and around the world.

What you’ll need to succeed

The successful candidate will have proven HR experience at manager or advisor level in business, public or not-for-profit sectors, proven recruitment and employee relations experience. You will be a confident and effective communicator with a big picture overview with an eye for details.

It is also a requirement for this post holder to be a committed and practising Christian, enthusiastic about the aims and values of CMS.

It is also a requirement for this post holder to be in sympathy with the aims and values of CMS.


Closing date

Please apply by midnight on Sunday 23 June 2024.

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