The purpose of SAT-7 is to provide Christian television to support the work and witness of the church in the Middle East and North Africa.
The HR Director manages the overall provision of Human Resource services throughout all SAT-7 offices.
The HR Director originates and leads Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide a staff-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce to ensure that all departments have the skills they need to carry out the mission of SAT-7.
The HR Director is appointed by and reports to the CEO.
Line Management Responsibility:
The HR Director has administrative line management responsibility for HR staff in the SAT-7 International Office, Nicosia, Cyprus
The HR Director has functional supervision of HR staff in Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey and the UK.
Summary of Key Responsibilities
- Ensure that SAT-7 IO and other offices conform to the relevant legislation for the employment of staff members.
- Development of a supervisor workforce.
- Development of the Human Resources Department.
- Development of an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance.
- Support all departmental managers in managing the people in their departments including recruitment, working practices, disciplinary issues, performance and policy.
- Work with all departmental managers to produce an HR plan for IO.
- Safety of the workforce.
- Development of corporate services function.
- Active involvement with other SAT-7 offices regarding recruitment or terminating for all management staff
Qualifications & Requirements
- Be sympathetic with and enthusiastic about the purpose and goals of SAT-7
- Have good organisational and administrative skills with relevant broadcast, IT, research and marketing skills and experience. Should have proven skills in planning, organising, directing, coordinating, controlling budgeting and reporting.
- Chartered member of CIPD, SHRM, or equivalent.
- Master’s degree in HR Management or related field.
- University degree in Business Administration or a related field an advantage.
- Experience in coaching line managers, organisational change, employee relations, and providing employment law advice is essential.
- Ability to build successful working relationships.
- At least five years of HR managerial experience, ideally in a similar environment.
- Be fluent in English; Arabic or Farsi an advantage.
- Be a good judge of people, able to recruit, clearly and sensitively coordinate and train staff.
- Willing and able to travel, and possibly relocate.