Senior People & Culture (HR) Business Partner

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World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our over 34,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united in helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Through our work, every 60 seconds … a family gets water … a hungry child is fed … a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

Here’s where you come in:

As the Senior People & Culture (HR) Business Partner, you will play a crucial role in the execution of the HR Transformation Strategy. Partnering with Client Business Leaders in support of strategic business objectives, you will advise and coach executives, managers and employees in all elements of the employee life cycle. You will work collaboratively with People & Culture (P&C) Centres of Expertise, the Operational Effectiveness unit and the P&C Executive office to deliver integrated HR solutions, including workforce planning, performance management, talent transformation, management and leadership development, digitalisation, and all issues related to the rhythm of the P&C business.

You will support World Vision International senior leaders in aligning people strategies, goals and priorities with our global strategy, Our Promise. You will encourage the use of innovative People Management/Organisational Development resources, tools and practices to reinforce and positively change beliefs, attitudes, operating models and structure of organizations to facilitate the delivery of Our Promise.

Requirements include:

  • At least ten years’ experience in HR Business Partnering or related high-level specialist role.
  • Strong consultation skills and experience influencing and interacting with senior leaders.
  • Outstanding people and client relationship skills. Proficient in coaching, mediating, influencing, facilitation, presentation, communication, analysis, and problem-solving.
  • Bachelor degree from a college or university and seven or more years of related human resources experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Willingness to travel up to 20% of the time, when safe to do so.

How to apply

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 03 JAN 2021. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

*Position location (home based) to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website:

Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.*

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