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Strategic Workforce Planning Consultant

University of the Arts, London
High Holborn/Home
£42,477 - £50,961 per annum
Closing date
24 Jun 2024

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Education, Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
HR Jobs Level
Specialist Area
Corporate Strategy, Workforce
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member, Non CIPD member

Job Details

We are currently seeking a Strategic Workforce Planning Consultant to join us in shaping a future where our University not only thrives, but leads with creativity and purpose.

At UAL, creativity isn’t just what we teach; it’s at the heart of everything we do. As part of our dynamic People Group, the Culture Hub embodies this spirit, bringing together diverse talents and backgrounds to enrich our community and strengthen our inclusive and innovative culture.

As a Strategic Workforce Planning Consultant, you will design methodologies to identify and develop high-potential talent, bridging organisational gaps and enhancing our capabilities. Working closely with our leadership teams, your strategic input will drive our future talent planning, directly supporting our Anti-Racism, EDI, and Social Purpose strategies.

This role offers the opportunity to significantly impact our workforce strategy, contributing to a culture of diversity and innovation. Your efforts will prepare UAL for future challenges, positioning us as a leader in the creative industries and championing our core values of creativity and diversity. Join us in shaping a creative future at UAL.

Is this position not quite right? Explore other opportunities within our Culture Hub Team and find the perfect role for you.

We are hosting an online careers event, where you will have an opportunity to meet the team and get to know more about us.

Culture Hub Careers Event - Virtual (MS Teams)
•    When: Tuesday 18th June from 13:00 to 14:00
•    Where: Microsoft Teams (online)
•    Register here: 
About you

You will bring a blend of strategic vision and practical expertise to the role, ideally with a background in Organisational Development or Strategic Development in higher education or a related sector.

A strong grasp of diversity and inclusion principles is essential, as is the ability to integrate these values into all strategic recommendations.

Your professional approach should be informed by a CIPD accreditation or equivalent, paired with a proven track record in leading HR or OD strategies.

We are UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We are a collegiate University spread across London with six Colleges, four Institutes and five Research Centres. UAL also has two subsidiary companies, delivering specialist activities – UAL Short Courses Ltd, and UAL Arts Temps Ltd.

We’re made up of all types of people, coming together in London, the world’s creative capital. We are designers, artists, performers, thinkers, researchers and makers. Our students, staff and graduates form a global network of creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, our ideas change the world. Because the world needs creativity.

We are ranked highly across the board. We are ranked first for specialist art and design, second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings (for the fifth year in a row), ranked fifth in sustainability and two of our colleges were rated in the top three fashion schools in the world.

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Closing date: 23:55, 24th June 2024.

Our culture

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.


University of the Arts London offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. UAL is ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2022 QS World University Rankings®.

The University is made up of 6 renowned Colleges: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts.

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