Job Title: Vice President of Human Resources
Work Teams: Human Resources, Service Partners
Reporting Relationship: Senior Vice President of Global Ministry Services
The incumbent is responsible for supporting the global leadership in all matters
of Human Resources. The role is highly collaborative, and will work with the
President of the ministry, and Senior Vice Presidents for Operations, Finance,
and Ministry Efforts. It will require both leadership and facilitation skills.
The ability to develop an appropriate global HR infrastructure, effective
processes, and deal with a diversified team of leaders will be essential for
There are two distinct aspects to the role :
- Provide leadership and direction for the global HR team
- Leadership, direction and close involvement with the North American HR
Oversee HR staff globally in the provision of HR support to the relevant local
and regional leadership. Provide leadership, training and support where
Ensure appropriate HR staff, programs and resources are in place to support the
In collaboration with the President, Senior Vice Presidents and other leaders,
develop a foundation of policies and practices to be implemented and enforced
across all ministry locations (eg. ethos and values, staff training and
development, performance reviews, succession planning, etc.)
Effectively utilize the HR resources, expertise and gifting across the world
with the objective of optimizing synergy, avoiding duplication of effort where
possible, and developing joint programs, policies and processes if appropriate.
North American HR
Lead and manage the Grand Rapids based HR team in providing core services of:
recruitment, compensation, equipping, training, developing, engagement,
supporting, rewarding and retaining employees, volunteers and student interns,
who are Godly (Christ like Character), Gifted (Competent, Committed), and
Globally minded (Collaborative, Chemistry) to effectively carry out the mission,
vision, ethos and values of RBC Ministries.
Job Requirements and Specifications:
Study or Knowledge and Experience:
A Bachelor's degree is required, Business Administration or Management or
A Master's degree and/or comparable training and experience is preferred.
A minimum of 10 years senior level experience in Human Resources Management is
Must have strong leadership and communication skills to form and maintain good
rapport with employees at all levels in the ministry in order to develop and
maintain an effective team work environment/culture.
Experience of working with different cultures in a global HR role is a strong
The above duties, activities, or responsibilities are intended to be a summary
of the responsibilities and qualifications of this position and may be revised
and supplemented periodically.
RBC Ministries - 17 months ago