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Job Description

     Director of HR & Support Services


Hours of Work:35 hours per week (with flexible/hybrid working)


Salary:NJC Pay Scale Points 35 – 38: £41,496 - £44,539


Reports to:Chief Executive



About Us


Show Racism the Red Card (SRtRC) is the UK’s leading anti-racism educational charity. The aim of the organisation is to combat racism through anti-racism education, whilst using football as an engagement tool and to positively campaign and promote the anti-racism message.


Job Summary


The post involves responsibility for Human Resources, people management and implementation and management of SRtRC Policies and Procedures.

The role is also responsible for workforce development in line with Show Racism the Red Card’s Strategic Plan 2023-2026.


This is a managerial role overseeing the line management of Comms, IT support and Fundraising.


The successful candidate will be a member of the Executive and Senior Management Team (SMT).



Key Responsibilities


  • To act as a professional HR Lead providing advice and support for a rangeof

strategic workforce issues 


  • To provide expert and professional HR advice to the Senior Management



  • To lead on workforce development, overseeing Learning and Development

plans for SRtRC staff

  • Responsible for implementation and management of SRtRC Policies and 



  • To ensure that the Executive and SMT are trained in SRtRC’s HR processes 


  • To support and manage change, working in partnership with the Executive to

aidcontinuous improvement and implement improvement programmes (e.g.

changes to working practices, organisation changes and excellence



  • Partnership working with recognised trade unions and professional bodies


  • To work with the Executive to improve people management systems for the

UK offices


  • Line management of the Managers of Communications, IT support and



  • Producing reports to the Board of Trustees and other relevant bodies


  • Attending Board of Trustees and Sub Committee meetings where appropriate


  • Management of all internal and external recruitment including short-listing,

interviews andonboarding, in conjunction with the Personnel Sub Committee


  • To undertake any other duties appropriate to the post as decided by the Chief



Person Specification

Skills & Knowledge





  • (Associate) Level 5 in HRM and Chartered membership of Chartered Institute

of Personnel & Development  (CIPD)  


  • Track record of effective leadership, development and motivation of staff


  • Previous experience of project management


  • The ability to develop and deliver programmes of training to managerial staff

            to a high standard



  • Comfortable maintaining confidentiality internally and externally


  • Experience of working to identify problems, assess risk and apply innovative

solutions based on knowledge and experience


  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and negotiating skills


  • Confident advising on employment law and statutory rights, with the ability to

be persuasive towards stakeholders when appropriate


  • Comfortable working at pace with multiple priorities and tight deadlines


  • An excellent communicator both written and verbal


  • Experience of coaching others and leading projects


  • Knowledge and expertise of anti-racism and racism


  • Knowledge and expertise of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and the Equality

Act 2010





  • Educated to relevant degree level


  • Knowledge of football


Qualifications & Training


  • A good standard of education (or able to demonstrate life experience skills)



About You


  • Enthusiastic, highly motivated


  • Able to maintain confidentiality


  • Committed to equal opportunities


  • Dedicated to continuous personal and professional development


Your application should clearly set out how you meet the skills, knowledge and experience criteria listed, along with relevant examples. Candidates will be shortlisted based upon these criteria.

Applications close Sunday 8th January 2023 at 23.59

(Applications submitted after this time will not be accepted)

Interviews will be held in late January 2023

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful.


At Show Racism the Red Card we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, and as such, we welcome applications from everyone, and particularly encourage applications from people from diverse ethnic and social backgrounds. 

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