Human Resources Director
Trinity College, Cambridge
Role Managed by:
t: +44 (0) 207 340 6200
f: +44 (0) 207 340 6201
Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research
Salary & Benefits: Competitive
Closing Date: 20/07/2020
Trinity College was founded by Henry VIII in 1546, and is one of the largest of the Cambridge Colleges. The College has some of the most outstanding historic buildings in Cambridge and exists to give its members a rewarding, richly resourced, and intellectually inspiring place in which to pursue their education, learning and research.
Trinity is home to around 700 undergraduates, 350 postgraduates, over 190 Fellows and 400 non-academic staff. College life is lively and diverse. The community at Trinity has changed greatly over the centuries but the strong academic tradition has been maintained. The College is forward looking, and continues to be renowned worldwide for its academic excellence, strong community and high profile events.
The College wishes to appoint a strategic, ambitious and highly effective individual to the position of Human Resources Director, who will work with the Junior Bursar and other professional services leads in the development of the College’s working environment. The postholder will lead a highly effective, agile and professional HR team that responds to developments in both the higher education sector and the wider world.
We are seeking candidates who are closely aligned with the ethos and mission of the College and bring significant experience of dynamic human resources leadership in a complex organisation. The successful candidate will be able to operate with creativity and intelligence, have exceptional diplomacy skills, and the ability to deliver results across the breadth of College activities
An executive search exercise is being undertaken by Perrett Laver who will support the College in identifying the widest possible field of qualified candidates and assist in their assessment against the requirements for the role.
Protecting your personal data is of the utmost importance to Perrett Laver and we take this responsibility very seriously. Any information obtained by our trading divisions is held and processed in accordance with the relevant data protection legislation. The data you provide us with is securely stored on our computerised database and transferred to our clients for the purposes of presenting you as a candidate and/or considering your suitability for a role you have registered interest in.
As defined under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Perrett Laver is a Data Controller and a Data Processor, and our legal basis for processing your personal data is ‘Legitimate Interests’. You have the right to object to us processing your data in this way. For more information about this, your rights, and our approach to Data Protection and Privacy, please visit our website:
Please visit the following link order to find more information about the use of personal information provided by candidates to Trinity College: