HR Business Partner

Saint Helena (SH)
£35k taxable in St Helena; tax free International Supplement will apply, £15,300 - £21, 600 pa
27 Sep 2019
17 Oct 2019
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Human Resources Business Partner

St Helena Island, South Atlantic

FTC up to 31st March 2021

£35k pa, taxable in St Helena; a tax free International Supplement will also apply, ranging between £15,300 - £21, 600 per annum.

We are seeking an inspirational HR Business Partner. 

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK. Following the opening of its international airport in October 2017, St Helena is better placed to develop both economically and socially.

This newly created role recognises the key contribution that high quality people management and organisational development can make.  You will be an ambassador for the HR service and a credible force for change, with the ability to build strong and productive working relationships with senior leaders.  You will ensure that senior leaders are supported in delivering their front-line services by a professional people advisor.  You will work closely with directorates, taking a hands-on approach, to ensure you understand their needs and how you can support them to deliver high quality services for the people of St Helena. You must be passionate about the difference good HR can make and have the ability to articulate this to a wide range of stakeholders.

Educated to Degree level or equivalent in HR Management or Organisational Development, you are Chartered MCIPD or Chartered FCIPD qualified or equivalent, with a solid background in Employee Relations and Employee Development issues. Experienced in managing change through the project management cycle, you have a thorough understanding of process improvement and operational transformation programmes.

We offer an extensive benefits package with 30 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight, pension contribution and relocation allowance (see overseas vacancy information). An application form can be found at where further information can also be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or email:  For an informal chat about the role please email Director of HR and Organisational Development, Lindsay Shankland at to arrange.  

In order to apply please submit application forms to by the closing date of 17 October 2019. Interviews will be held in London.

Due to the potential for high numbers of applications, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been short listed.  We would like to thank you for your interest in working for the St Helena Government.

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