Head of Organisation Development and Staff Development – UAL Careers

Head of Organisation Development and Staff Development

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Vacancy Id: 10934

College / Service: People

Location: Hybrid – UAL High Holborn/Home

Salary: £58,193 - £70,291 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 24 June 2024 at 23:55

 

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The opportunity

Are you ready to lead the development and growth of our talented staff in a creative and inclusive environment?

Wea are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Head of Organisation Development and Staff Development. In this senior management position within the Culture Hub, you will be responsible for the strategic leadership and operational management of the OD and SD teams.

Your role will be pivotal in designing and implementing frameworks that align with UAL’s strategic objectives, fostering a culture of engagement, inclusivity, and excellence.

You will lead initiatives to improve performance management, staff wellbeing, and employee engagement, ensuring that our policies and practices reflect UAL’s commitment to social purpose and diversity.

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: Eventbrite 

About you

We are looking for a highly experienced and accredited OD/SD professional with a deep commitment to diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism. You should have a strong track record of developing and implementing strategic OD and SD plans within complex, multi-stakeholder environments.

Your ability to inspire and coach others, coupled with excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, will be crucial in this role. You will bring significant experience in leading large projects, managing budgets, and fostering collaborative relationships.

A passion for continuous professional development and staying current with best practices in the field is essential.

Full requirements can be found in the person specification section of the job description.

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.

Our culture

We have become one of the world’s most international Universities, welcoming over 22,000 students and 6,000 staff from 130 countries. And, as a global university, staff and students learn from different cultures and perspectives, which leads to new conversations and innovative work. At our very core, everything we do seeks to challenge the status quo by driving social purpose and standing up for what matters.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We aim to be a university where everyone can be themselves and are supported to reach their full potential.

With our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are proud to be a Race Equality Charter (REC) member to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff, a Stonewall Diversity Champion to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work, a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and member of the Business Disability Forum which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace.

Vacancy Id: 10934

College / Service: People

Location: Hybrid – UAL High Holborn/Home

Salary: £58,193 - £70,291 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 24 June 2024 at 23:55

 

Please read through our FAQs page before applying.
A full copy of the job advert along with other information (such as interviews date, hiring process etc) is available by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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