Interim Head of OD

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Location
Kent, England
Salary
£61475 - £64889 per annum + Car allowance
Posted
20 Apr 2017
Closes
20 May 2017
Ref
3008257
Contact
Rebecca Fuller
HR Jobs Level
Director / Head / VP
Sector
Housing
Hours
Full Time
Interim Head of OD, 12 month FTC, Travelling required; multi site

Your new company
An exciting new opportunity for a experienced Head of Organisational Development to join a hugely successful organisation with an enviable reputation for distinctive culture and people focused approach. Your new role

* Lead and inspire the OD team providing innovative, high quality, proactive and solution-focused services to the business, aligning the OD strategy to corporate goals and priorities.
* Advise on and lead on the development and implementation of a range of OD projects to embed, measure and continually develop employee engagement and discretionary effort.
* To develop and deliver, including faculties for Leadership, Technical Skills and Culture/Career development to support talent development.
* Advise senior leaders on organisational accreditation to the Investors in People framework and participation in other organisational awards; Great Place to Work, Stonewall Top 100 etc.
* Ensure a framework is in place for the identification of training needs at an organisational, departmental and individual level, aligned to business needs and priorities. Ensure learning is embedded.
* Responsible for the creation and delivery of a suite of L&D interventions to fulfil the organisational training plan.
* Ensure full evaluation is completed on all training and return on investment of the overall plan.
* Develop content for high level leadership courses / programmes and deliver training and learning interventions using a variety of methods and styles.
* Sponsor the development of web/e leaning initiatives in conjunction with the Technology teams and external partners.
* Source consultants, training providers and learning experts, where appropriate, negotiate value for money costs and favourable terms.
* Advise directors, managers and staff on L&D policies and interventions (e.g. team building, career development and testing / assessment centres) ensuring they reflect organisational priorities.
* Contribute to the development and implementation of the talent management and succession planning framework.
* Role model and promote a 'can do' attitude across the organisation.
* Manage resources within the budget ensuring they are aligned to business need.
* Embrace and uphold the culture, values and behaviours.
* Lead on the development of OD and L&D interventions to support the Diversity Strategy

What you'll need to succeed

* First degree or equivalent
* CIPD membership and evidence of CPD in OD and/or L&D.
* Experience of leading an OD/L&D function
* A fundamental understanding of cultures and behaviours, supported by significant experience.
* Ability to work and influence at a senior level.
* Proven ability to design and deliver effective training/learning interventions
* Lively and engaging presentation skills
* Demonstrable experience of effectively managing, motivating and inspiring staff, focusing them on successful outcomes.
* Strong interpersonal skills coupled with a 'can do' attitude.
* Effective IT skills (Excel, Word, Outlook etc.)
* A proven track record in working across a diverse range of multi-functional and multi-site organisations
* Data quality and confidentiality
* Full driving licence and access to vehicle - Travel between sites will be a requirement for this role.

Interviews will be head on 9 May 2017

What you'll get in return
£61,475-£64,889 + £1,800 car allowance, 37 hours per week (Mon - Fri)

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