Director of Human Resources

Ref: 4406

Imperial College London


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Role Managed by:

Phil Entwistle

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6239


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 25/11/2019

Formal Interview Date: 6th January 2020

Imperial College London is one of the world’s leading science-focused universities, committed to making advances in research and education and lasting contributions to society. A global institution in outlook and reach, Imperial has three faculties: Engineering, Medicine and Natural Sciences – as well as the Imperial College Business School, and an annual turnover of circa £1 billion. It is home to a global community of 17,500 students and 8,500 dedicated staff.

The Director will play a key role in the College’s continued success, leading a human resources function that is proactive, nimble, and customer-centric, and responsive to developments in the national, political, and higher education landscape, enabling Imperial to continue to be a major player on the global stage. Reporting to the Provost, you will provide strategic counsel to the College and the Board and lead a team of 130 people, with a budget of just over £6 million.

We are looking for people who are passionate about Imperial’s mission and bring a track record of successful and dynamic human resources leadership in an organisation of significant complexity and scale. They will have experience of leading a high-performing team, and working with intelligence and creativity to deliver results that support strategic objectives and improve every dimension of staff experience.

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