Church Mission Society
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
Finance: Salary/Allowance
Duration: Open‑ended / Permanent
Activity: Administration, Education & Training, Other
Posted: 16 May 2019
Closes: 16 Jun 2019

Vocational Recruitment Officer

Church Mission Society

An exciting role has opened up in the Mission Education Team as Vocational Recruitment Officer. Reporting directly to the Vocational Recruitment Manager, the Vocational Recruitment Officer will provide a crucial role in recruiting and selecting all our people in mission (PiM). It involves providing administrative assistance to the Vocational Recruitment Manager and interviewing candidates, as well as a wide variety of organisation, support, management and administration of selection processes. The Vocational Recruitment Officer will also provide some administrative support for the Dean of Mission Education through the organisation of two ‘forMission’ training fortnights each year, and will also be expected to contribute to the development of the Mission Education Team, as the wider work of Church Mission Society develops. 

The Vocational Recruitment Officer is a permanent, full-time role (35 hours per week), with a starting salary of £27,210 per annum, and a generous pension scheme contribution. The role will be based at CMS House, Oxford.

It is essential that the successful candidate be educated to degree level or equivalent, and a highly motivated person, keen and ready to learn. She/he will also have strong Microsoft Office skills, excellent written and oral communication skills and relational skills with a wide range of people. It is also a requirement for this post holder to be a committed and practicing Christian committed to CMS values and aims, which are detailed on the CMS website (

Further details can be found in the job description and person specification available to download.

Closing datefor receipt of completed applications:

Midnight on Sunday 16 June 2019

Interviews will be held on Monday 01 July 2019 at CMS house, Oxford

Please send a completed Application Form and CV to the HR team detailing why you are suitable for the role to

Candidates for all UK roles must already be eligible to work in the UK, with a valid visa and work permit if required

Church Mission Society

Church Mission Society supports people in mission through making disciples, resourcing leaders and transforming communities in over 40 countries around the world.
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