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People Director - JW3

  • Location: NW3
  • Working hours: Part time
  • Sector: Human Resources
  • Salary: £42,000-£55,000 FTE depending on experience
  • Closing date: 24th September 2021

Hours: Part-time, 3-4 days a week

JW3 is a non-profit Jewish Community Centre based in London, open to all, regardless of race, religion, belief, gender, sexuality, ability or age.

We receive over 200,000 visits each year to our purpose-built centre that houses a Cinema, Restaurant, Bar, Café, Nursery, and over a dozen spaces where a year-round programme of over 6,000 activities takes place, including adult education, language classes, theatre, music performances, youth programmes, after-school activities, food & drink workshops and demonstrations, parties, ‘big name’ talks and debates, films, family programmes and more. We are a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee.

Overview of the Role

The People Director is a new role at JW3 that has been created to drive the strategic people agenda of this 

diverse and vibrant charity. You will develop and manage a successful and appropriate HR function that will 

ensure all JW3 staff are best supported in order to achieve our ambitious goals, including working closely 

with the Senior Leadership Team to create a healthy, positive and high performing organisational culture.

In this standalone role, you will provide strategic and operational HR expertise to the CEO, Senior Leadership 

Team (SLT) and team managers. You will lead the organisation in the continued development and 

implementation of a proactive human resources function including employee relations, performance and 

talent management, organisational design and development, staff engagement, reward and recognition, and 

HR Systems.

You will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategic People Plan which aligns with JW3’s 

organisational vision, mission and values. As a key member of the JW3 team, you will be a trusted advisor 

and an agent of change for the organisation overall. Working across all aspects of the organisation, you will 

have responsibility for the implementation and success of all People strategies, policies and initiatives.

Closing date: 24th September 2021

For more information and to be personally recommended for this role please contact yael@theworkavenue.org.uk