Human Resources Director

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Trinity College, Cambridge


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Role Managed by:

Ilona Motyer

Research Associate

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.

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