Head of People and Organisational Development

Muswell Hill, London (Greater)
c£55,000 per annum
12 Apr 2019
07 May 2019
HR Jobs Level
Director / Head / VP
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member

Ambitious about Autism

Head of People and Organisational Development



Ambitious about Autism is the national charity for children and young people with autism. Our mission is to help children and young people with autism to learn, thrive and achieve. We work to improve the services available for children and young people with autism, to increase awareness and understanding of autism, to campaign for change and, through TreeHouse School, The Rise School and Ambitious College, to offer outstanding specialist education and support.

We are looking to appoint a Head of People and Organisational Development to lead the “People” agenda across a growing and diversifying organisation, playing a crucial part in our future growth. This is an exciting and challenging role leading a growing team of HR professionals and shaping and delivering a professional service to the organisation.

We are looking for an engaged and self-motivated HR professional, currently operating at Head of Department or Senior Business Partner level.  You will have generalist HR experience, including experience of organisational development, and a successful track record of leading a People team.  You will have the ability to work strategically, interpreting business plans into impactful HR initiatives as well as dealing with critical HR operational issues. This post is responsible and accountable for the operational day-to-day running and management of the People Team and will sit on our senior management team.

The successful post holder will play a significant part in creating, developing and delivering strategies for the vision and planning of Talent Management and Retention, Succession Planning, Learning and Development interventions and Employee Wellbeing. In relation to this, you will be responsible for delivering a vibrant cultural development and employee wellbeing and engagement programme to empower managers, employees and volunteers to always be their best.

For more information about this role and details of how to apply please visit www.peridotportal.co.uk/ambitiousaboutautismpeople

For a confidential discussion about the role please contact our consultants at Peridot Partners: Michael Earnshaw on 07494 595178 or michael@peridotpartners.co.uk, Philippa Fabry on 07772 902071 or philippa@peridotpartners.co.uk, or Emma Harvey on 07702 678653 or emma@peridotpartners.co.uk

Closing date: 9am Tuesday 7th May 2019

Ambition about Autism is fully committed to equality of opportunity and diversity and we warmly welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates. We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, or age. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

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