Church Mission Enabler

You can help churches dig into God’s word and discover how they can join in God’s mission.

Join our Mission Transformation team and help inspire, mobilise and equip churches in God’s mission – both in their own communities and globally.

A key focus of this new role is to facilitate groups of churches who undertake Partnership for Missional Church (PMC),– a unique three-year process designed to help churches engage in new missional ways with their congregations and the communities they serve: The post-holder will help grow and develop this newer area of CMS work.

The other focus of the role is the development of mission resources and learning from both local and global contexts for churches more widely and also for the CMS mission community who share a common commitment to pray, learn and participate in mission. You can see some examples of the resources we produce:

It is essential that the successful candidate has a graduate qualification in theology or the social science field or equivalent experience, as well as significant experience with leading teams, delivering large group learning processes, change management, group facilitation in complex and diverse environments, and a commitment to personal discipleship.

It is also a requirement for this post holder to be a committed and practising Christian and be committed to the vision, aims and values of CMS, which are detailed on the CMS website.

This is an Oxford based (with some flexibility), full-time role (35 hours per week) with a starting salary of £30,385 per annum, and a generous pension scheme contribution or clergy pension as applicable.  This position is currently funded by dioceses/ churches participating in the PMC process. Please be aware that over the next several months, CMS is undergoing a strategic review which could affect the organisational structure. If you have any questions about this, do feel free to contact us.

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

Closing date for receipt of completed applications:

  • Midnight on Sunday 01 December 2019
  • Interviews will be held on Wednesday 11 December 2019 at CMS House in Oxford.

To apply:

Please send your application form and CV to: HR Team, Church Mission Society, Watlington Road, Oxford OX4 6BZ or  CVs will only be considered when sent with a completed Application Form, which is available to download from our website

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

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