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Organisational Development Adviser

Leicestershire County Council
£32,979 - £35,607 (pay award pending)
Closing date
14 Nov 2021
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Leicestershire County Council has launched a new four-year People Strategy, our most ambitious yet.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our dedicated and friendly Organisational Development team, part of a wider People Services Team that recently won the PPMA Public Sector Team of the Year.

Our focus is on leadership, workplace and culture, and developing new ways of working whilst ensuring the wellbeing of our employees. You'll be supporting the delivery of our vision to be a “values led organisation that people are proud to work for.”

Your role will be to plan, develop and deliver organisational and learning development interventions, supporting People Strategy projects to drive high levels of employee engagement, create new ways of working, enabling a culture that drives performance and embraces change.

Working in partnership with HR and OD Business Partners, senior leadership teams, managers and staff to fully understand the key business drivers and needs of current and future workforce challenges at an organisational and local level.

As an ideal candidate it is likely you will have a proven background within human resources, organisational and learning development, or experience within communications or project management.

You should have: 

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and listening skills
  • Ability to present to a range of audiences 
  • The ability to influence and persuade and to challenge appropriately
  • Commercial awareness, developing practical and cost effective solutions
  • Knowledge of organisational development best practice, theory and its practical application particularly in the context of transformation, workforce development and performance improvement
  • Ability to manage a demanding workload where there are conflicting priorities and deadlines to be met

We offer a flexible, hybrid way of working. This includes working from home, although some office working or site visits may be necessary.  

For informal enquires please contact Steven Furniss, Senior Organisational Development Adviser Tel: 0116 305 9585, Email:


Leicestershire County Council is one of the best performing councils in the country.

We provide services to more than 650,000 residents every day.  This can range from social care for older people and children, to waste disposal and road maintenance.

We work together with our communities and partners to create a great place to live, to bring up a family, and build a business, supported by public services that offer good value for money.

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