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  • International Development
    Senior Leadership and Management

    Global Director of People and Culture

    About Trócaire: our mission, vision and values

    Trócaire is an International NGO, working with local partners in the world’s most at-risk communities and with people in Ireland to tackle the underlying causes of poverty and injustice and respond to the crises they create. Together we bring about positive and lasting change for a just world.

    Trócaire works in up to 20 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.

    As an organisation, we are working to create a fairer world where:-

    • The dignity and rights of all people are respected;
    • The planet’s natural resources are used sustainably and equitably;
    • People have control over their own lives;
    • Those with power act for the common good.

    To achieve this, we work towards five goals:

    • Promote Access to Justice;
    • Achieve Climate & Environmental Justice;
    • Ensure Women & Girls’ Protection, Voice & Influence;
    • Save Lives and Protect Human Dignity and
    • Mobilise the Public on the island of Ireland to achieve Global Justice.

    All our work is guided by our values of Solidarity, Courage, Participation, Perseverance and Accountability.

    About the role

    We are looking for a Global Director of People and Culture to lead, develop and implement our global People and Culture strategy.

    Reporting to the CEO and as a member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), this is a new role within Trócaire and, in partnership with the organisation, will ensure that we have a supportive and inclusive global work environment that enables every member of staff to deliver to their highest potential and to grow within the organisation.

    Our new Director of People and Culture will be a senior leader within the development/humanitarian sector, with a proven track record of strategy formulation and delivery, experience leading a people function in complex and fragile operating environments, proven experience in talent development across a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds, and demonstrable success in implementing equity, diversity and inclusion work.

    An excellent communicator across multiple cultural contexts, you will demonstrate strong listening, influencing and coaching skills; empowering and motivating others to innovate, lead change and achieve impact. You will work collaboratively with others to achieve appropriate solutions to complex problems, often in a dynamic and changing environment, supported by data-driven decision-making.

    Alongside this, you will bring a strong commitment to global social justice and an alignment with the mission and values of Trócaire.

    We invite you to learn more about Trócaire and this position by downloading further information at the following link:

    Candidate pack: Global Director of People and Culture

    Safeguarding Programme Participants-Children & Adults

    Trócaire is committed to safeguarding people within our programmes from exploitation and abuse and has specific policies on this commitment (including a Global Code of Conduct) which outlines the expected behaviour and the responsibility of all staff, consultants and other organisational representatives. More information on Trócaire’s safeguarding policies available here.

    Diversity and inclusion

    We welcome diverse applicants to join our inclusive workforce.

    Trócaire is an equal opportunities employer. We are an organisation that embraces diversity and inclusion. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to bring their experiences and perspectives to Trócaire.

    Diversity and Inclusion statement available here


    Location: Island of Ireland (Maynooth or Belfast), Kenya (Nairobi) or Great Britain.

    Salary and benefits: Salary based on the location of the applicant.

    Ireland: €90-100k gross p.a

    UK: £75-85k gross p.a

    Kenya: 12-14 million KSh gross p.a

    National terms and conditions will be offered and the right to work in a candidate’s location is required.

    Contract duration: Fixed term- four (04) years


    Closing date: 10th April 2024

    To apply please click ‘apply now’

    As part of the application process kindly submit your CV and a cover letter, preferably in MS Word. All application documents (cover letter and CV) should be submitted in English.

    Need help submitting your application? Please email us at [email protected]

    Should you require access to information in a different format to facilitate your application please contact us via [email protected]

    Please name your submitted files with the following reference: TRO_GDPC

    Any candidate offered a job with Trócaire will be expected to sign Trócaire’s Safeguarding Policies and Global Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment and agree to conduct

    themselves in accordance with the provisions of these documents. All offers of employment will be subject to pre-employment checks including satisfactory references and appropriate screening.

    Trócaire also participates in the InterAgency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme and all employees will be subject to this as part of contract of employment.

    Red Sea takes our responsibility towards protecting your personal data very seriously. The data you provide is processed in line with relevant data protection legislation. For the purposes of this recruitment, and as defined under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Red Sea is defined as the Data Controller.

    Red Sea is committed to meeting the standards set out in our Equality and Diversity statement, acting in line with the UK Equalities Act 2010 and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce in encouraging equality and diversity.

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    Job Title:Global Director of People and Culture
    Location:Kenya, Preferred

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