Organisational Development Manager (OD, L&D) SYHA89458
Starting salary of £35,345 Plus generous holiday entitlement and benefits
Helping employees do the best work of their lives…
Our client is looking for an OD professional to help the business transform how they think and how they work.
They are part way through an ambitious programme looking at how they develop their traditional services to online digital services. They know that at the heart of any successful transformation programme lies an innovative, collaborative and strategic approach to organisational development to act as an enabler for changes. Having just developed a new 3year business strategy, they are taking some time to review and refresh their OD offer so that it supports their changes.
These are exciting times for the business and they are looking for an OD Manager for a 12 month period to support the small OD team and embed existing change projects.
This is a rewarding role working for a company with a clear charitable purpose dedicated to its customers, but it will push you out of your comfort zone. To work effectively you will need to work as an internal consultant across a complex business. You will need to challenge their thinking, develop their leadership capability, develop their approach to talent management and help them cultivate their skills and capabilities for working in a digitally changing world. Not only this, they’ll want you to do this in line with their organisational ethics and ambition to make “working with them a joy!”
About our client…
They are an award-winning not-for-profit organisation passionate about housing and supporting people to Live Well, Settle at Home and Realise Their Potential. A Sunday Times Best 100 Not for Profit organisation to work for and IIP Gold standard, they are a forward thinking, innovative and ambitious organisation and currently own and manage over 6000 properties, support over 1600 vulnerable customers in care and supported housing projects and employ over 600 people.
The successful candidate would need to:
Have a high level of technical competence within OD and up-to-date knowledge of current OD & change practices
Be a passionate deliverer of learning
Ability to sell a compelling vision for OD
Ability to manage a small team of OD Professionals, multiple projects and priorities at once
Experience of working with senior executives and able to interact with other functions.
Ability to inspire the senior management team, and wider workforce
Experience of, and commitment to, continuous organisational improvement and the ability to act as a change agent.
You will be responsible for:
Helping them realign their culture with their digital ambitions
Developing the next generation of the leadership programme and the Academy
Working with them to explore the people impact of issues such as changing office spaces, introducing wide scale technological changes, greater levels of agile working, reskilling the workforce and developing new business
Developing innovative and sustainable learning solutions
Capitalising on technology so that they introduce a high touch / high tech offer to people
Some of the benefits
Generous holiday entitlement – 27 days annual leave, statutory bank holidays, plus an additional 4 days
Flexible working options including Flexi Time, Condensed Hours, Part Time
Excellent benefits including Rewards - employee discount scheme, which offers cash back and shopping discounts
Westfield Health (employer paid)
Working Hours: 37 hours per week Monday to Friday – 12 month fixed term contract
Closing Date: 28 October at 12:00pm
Assessment Days: Tuesday 5 November and Wednesday 13 November
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