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Organisation Design Consultant

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Reading, England
£42050 - £55000 per annum
Closing date
15 May 2024

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Local and National Government
Contract Type
Full Time
HR Jobs Level
Specialist Area
Organisational Development
CIPD Membership
Non CIPD member

Job Details

We are looking for an Organisation Design & Effectiveness (OD) Strategy Analyst to join our expanding HR team.

It's an exciting time to join AWE. We've adopted new ways of working and there's still more we want to achieve.

Location - Reading / Basingstoke area

Package - £42,050 - £55,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

* Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
* Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
* Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
* Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
* A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
* Life Assurance
* Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
* Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
* A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site

As the Organisation Design and Effectiveness (OD) Specialist you will be a subject matter expert in organisational design and will help drive transformation.

You will be involved in an exciting programme of identifying and delivering OD and OE interventions across many different disciplines to transform the performance of our operating model. As a functional expert you will evaluate, critique and benchmark our organisation to identify opportunities to increase effectiveness and develop initiatives that drive value. You will become the 'oracle' on how our organisation is shaped and what the future opportunities are. You will develop, maintain and mature an organisation design toolkit of best practice methodology, tools and techniques and ensure these are applicable to the AWE environment. You will facilitate workshops and develop design concepts that deliver best practice solutions. You will be responsible for ensuring all organisation change is aligned and compliant to the organisation design principles in order to improve performance against the AWE operating model. You will own the AWE accountability framework and leadership blueprint, and manage the AWE job architecture framework ensuring that it is fit for purpose and aligned to other key structures within the organisation.

We are looking for the OD&E Specialist to have:

* Strong proven experience in the field of organisational design and effectiveness
* Proven analytical and diagnostics skills
* An inquisitive mind, challenging the logic and effectiveness of the organisation
* The ability to influence, engage and challenge senior business leaders
* The confidence to work independently, driven by curiosity, and be able to present their research articulately

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.




Our role in keeping the nation safe is to manufacture, maintain and develop the warheads for Trident, the UK’s ultimate deterrent, and use our unique skills and expertise to support nuclear threat reduction.

We believe that talent is talent – no matter what a person’s gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or social background.

Whether you're an engineer, a scientist, a mechanic or a business professional. Whatever stage you’re at in your career, we’re always looking for high quality candidates.


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