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Head of Organisation Development

Merseyside Police
Liverpool, Merseyside
£74,622 - £82,242
Closing date
22 Jul 2022

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Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
HR Jobs Level
Director / Head / VP
Specialist Area
Organisational Development
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member
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Head of Organisational Development 
People Services
Grade L,  Police Staff £74,622 - £82,242 


Merseyside Police are committed to developing healthy people who can support one another, as well as the public.  We work as One Team, with one set of values and one vision – putting our Community First in all that we do.  Our People Services Department is at the heart of that vision and is instrumental in continuing to help Merseyside Police deliver the culture, leadership, management, and engagement of the organisation as defined in our Leadership and Me Framework.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a progressive and newly established People Services team here at Merseyside Police where you will be able to make a significant difference.  You should be a qualified (Level 7, FCIPD) and experienced Head of Organisational Development/Senior OD professional and be able to manage a broad range of activities for the organisation, ensuring that Merseyside Police is a “great place to work”.

You will:

  • Focus on the organisational development strategies which will ensure that Merseyside Police is able to attract, recruit, retain and develop the capability required to meet our current and future organisational needs and deliver the policing strategy.
  • Lead the strategic reward and recognition agenda through collaboration with the senior People Services team to support the ‘Great Place to Work Strategy’. Identify and commission delivery of strategic projects which enhance People Services’ approach to employee engagement and development.
  • Have led multiple organisational change programmes that have delivered sustained improvements.
  • Lead a team of Organisational Professionals across Strategic Resourcing & Attraction, Talent, Leadership & Capability, Succession Planning, Outreach and Engagement and Inclusion & Wellbeing.

You will join a Force where we are all proud to serve the people of Merseyside and joining an  incredible team of police officers and staff who care about the people we serve; about our colleagues; about making a difference and continually developing our Force to be the best it can be.

Please view our candidate pack to hear more about our Force, our values, our people and how we operate.  The Job Description and Person Specification is also available in the supporting documents for you to review against your skills and experience. 


Merseyside Police  is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating, and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce. All individuals irrespective  of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post.

As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our recruitment team and we will be happy to assist.

If you would like to discuss this role prior to any application, then please contact the recruitment team who will be able to arrange and informal discussion

We look forward to receiving your application!

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