Top job! Head of HR

  • Full time
  • Circa £42,000 – £47,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th August 2021

  • Advertised from 21st July 2021
  • strong benefits package.


Sacro is a national voluntary organisation working across Scotland to make communities safer by reducing conflict and offending. Since its inception 50 years ago, Sacro has grown and developed services across the whole of Scotland for individuals who need support, guidance or monitoring to reduce the risk of further conflict or offending. Sacro has played its part by contributing to reducing reoffending with the figures for recorded crime in Scotland decreasing year-on-year. Sacro’s work has a tangible and far-reaching benefit for the people of Scotland, its communities and society.

Sacro is now seeking a Head of HR to help to fulfil their mission by ensuring that Sacro employees are supported and developed to their potential and that the charity runs effectively and efficiently. The Head of HR will be responsible for upholding the Gold accreditation the organisation holds from IiP.

Key Priorities:

  • To provide advice and support to the Executive, Leadership Team, and managers across the organisation in relation to all human resources matters.
  • To develop Sacro’s People Strategy to ensure it aligns and supports our strategic direction.
  • To be part of Sacro’s Leadership Team and provide support and advice to colleagues.
  • To oversee Sacro’s organisational development programme.
  • To manage and support the Human Resources and Learning and Development functions in Sacro.

Application notes

The recruitment for this position is being managed by our advising consultants, Livingston James.

Interested candidates should provide a tailored CV and covering letter to Douglas Adam at:

All third party applications, enquiries and direct approaches to Sacro will be referred to Livingston James.

Closing date for applications is Friday 6th August.