Hull City Council benefits from a committed, resilient and loyal workforce. The environment in which the Council operates requires that it is able to respond quickly to changing needs, can build effective partnerships, and has the internal capacity to provide confidence to city leaders that the organisation will meet citywide aspirations.
To meet this challenge the Council require a leader with the experience and skills to develop and lead organisational development, and who can bring the energy, enthusiasm and emotional intelligence to implement effective workforce planning and motivate organisational leaders to embed a proactive, responsive culture.
The successful candidate will have an appropriate HR qualification and have worked as a leader in a large complex organisation. They will be equipped with the skills to develop a coaching network so as to ensure that the city fully benefits from the experience, knowledge and skills of our people for the benefit of the City and its people.
We are proud to be an investor in people, however we also know we can improve on our current status and this will be a key indicator of success in this job. Leading a team of around 60+ staff you will need to have demonstrated that you can support and encourage personal development in those you manage to improve their career opportunities.
Working alongside the senior leadership team you will develop the people strategy and plans to support a transformation agenda.
For an informal conversation please contact: Ian Anderson, Director Legal Services and Partnerships on 01482 615000.
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Closing date: 3rd August
Shortlisting will take place on 5th & week commencing 9th August 2021.
Please ensure that you complete and submit your application by midnight on the closing date.
We reserve the right to amend the dates associated with this advert, which may include closing the advert early where required.
The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is classed as 'politically restricted' under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended). The full details of the restrictions are set out in the Statutory Instrument, but broadly the restrictions prohibit candidature from public elected office; holding office in a political party; as well as involvement in political activities such as canvassing or public speaking/writing.
Any offer of employment to the above post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Basic Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.
Hull City Council embraces the principles of WorkSmart and this post has been identified as a suitable role. WorkSmart principles create opportunities facilitating a combination of working in the office, adhoc homeworking, or working from various locations, therefore being flexible about where/ how you carry out their role, the specific opportunities available will be discussed at interview.