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This page shows all current available vacancies within The Anglican Communion Secretariat
The Anglican Communion Office, based at St Andrew’s House, London, England, is the permanent Secretariat for the Instruments of Communion of the Anglican Communion. It serves the Archbishop of Canterbury (in collaboration with staff at Lambeth Palace), the Anglican Consultative Council, the Primates’ Meetings, and the Lambeth Conferences as well as commissions, committees and groups that emerge from time to time, as the need arises. The Revd Canon Kenneth Kearon serves as Secretary General of the Anglican Communion.
The Anglican Communion is served by a number of international committees and commissions, among them an Inter Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order (IASCUFO). The mandate for that body states that it ‘shall have responsibility’
The Secretary General intends to appoint a Director for Unity, Faith and Order whose primary responsibility will be to support, enable and facilitate the work of this Commission. As well as support for the Commission itself, the appointee will provide leadership and support for international ecumenical dialogues of the Anglican Communion and associated work, commissions and other bodies concerned with matters of Faith and Order, and represent the Anglican Communion in these areas both internally within the Communion and to other churches and associated bodies. The post has become vacant because of the retirement of Canon Dr Alyson Barnett-Cowan.
The candidate will
It is desirable that the candidate will
Under the direction of the Secretary General and in close co-operation with the Chair of the Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order, the appointee will
Applications are invited from members of the Anglican Communion or of a church in full communion therewith, lay or ordained, men or women. The application should include a full CV and the names of at least three referees (references will not be taken up until later in the application process). A letter of support from a Primate or senior bishop of the candidate’s church to accompany the application is desirable but not essential.
The secretariat is located in Westbourne Park, London W11. This senior position will be remunerated according to NCI salary scales, currently £46,769-51,959 per annum; reasonable relocation expenses may be paid. There is a defined contribution pension scheme and 25 days annual leave plus three privilege days.
The appointment will initially be for a period of 5 years, at which point a review will take place.
The deadline for applications is Wednesday 27 August 2014. Interviews are likely to take place in London on Wednesday 1 October 2014. The position will be taken up on or after 1 February 2015.
Applications should be sent to: email@example.com. All applications and enquiries will be treated in strict confidence.