Wiltshire FA

HR Director Vacancy

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Board of Directors at Wiltshire County FA

Role: Non-Executive HR Director

Salary: Voluntary role with petrol expense

Time commitment: Minimum of 6 meetings per year (face to face and virtual)

Benefits: Purchase options on England International and FA Cup tickets. Ground pass for affiliated football in Wiltshire

Closing date: Midday Friday 3rd July 2020.

Interview date: Thursday 9th July. Time to be agreed.

Application process: 

For further details please contact the Chairman, Clive Archer, on 01793 486047.

To apply send a CV and covering letter, along with the Equality Monitoring Form (downloadable Word document below), marked “Private and Confidential” to chairman@wiltshirefa.com

What we are looking for:

Main responsibilities

  • Provide strategic support to the Wiltshire County Football Association to shape and execute the new company strategy 2021-2024.
  • Provides change leadership and HR partnership to deliver key business initiatives.
  • Champion talent succession as part of a strategic workforce plan for the association.
  • Guide the association to be become a healthy, inclusive, and positive organisation and a great place to work.
  • Provides guidance and coaching to the senior leadership team.
  • Liaises with The FA National People Development Manager to implement national initiatives that develop staff performance, skills and experience.
  • Leads the implementation and analysis of the annual employee engagement survey.
  • Provide strategic guidance and leadership to the business on all HR matters and supports the association to be safeguarding compliant.
  • Contribute to functional or HR programs, projects or initiatives as required.

Candidate skills and experience 

  • Proven significant experience of providing effective HR business support.
  • BSc in Human Resources Management or CIPD qualification at Level 5 or above
  • CIPD membership (MCIPD level or above preferred)
  • Strong working knowledge of current UK employment legislation
  • Experience developing and operationalising strategy
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills
  • Strong business and financial knowledge, as well as problem solving skills.
  • Proven success in supporting projects that drive cultural change.
  • A strategic and hands-on approach is essential.
  • Ability to build trust and credibility with a diverse range of customers.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) skills.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaboration at all levels of the organisation.
  • Effective time-management skills and good attention to detail.
  • Values the development of people.
  • Knowledge of equality, diversity and inclusion

 Key Initiatives 

 You will play an active role in the coming months in supporting the organisation to;

  • Support the Board to develop the new Corporate Strategy 2021-2024.
  • Support the Association to achieve the FA Code of Governance.
  • Develop a workforce plan for the Association, which is aligned to the Corporate Strategy and FA Governance Code. 

Download the Job Description (PDF)

Download the Equality monitoring form