Organisation Development and Staff Development Lead – UAL Careers

Organisation Development and Staff Development Lead

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Vacancy Id: 10935

College / Service: People

Location: Hybrid – UAL High Holborn/Home

Salary: £50,961 - £61,398 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

Do you have a passion for driving organisational growth and developing staff potential? Join us in this key leadership role as the Organisation Development and Staff Development (OD/SD) Lead.

This role will place you at the helm of a dedicated team, ensuring the delivery of exemplary programmes, consultancy services, and OD projects that align with the University’s strategic goals.

Your responsibilities will include developing and implementing strategic staff development initiatives, leading on organisational development projects such as the annual staff survey and apprenticeship programmes, and creating bespoke management and leadership training.

You will collaborate with various stakeholders to ensure that our OD and SD interventions are inclusive, data-driven, and effectively meet the needs of our diverse staff and student body.

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 an experienced and accredited OD/SD practitioner with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism. You should have a proven track record of developing and delivering strategic OD/SD initiatives, with the ability to influence and inspire senior leaders and managers.

Your expertise in presenting to senior audiences, authoring reports, and managing stakeholder relationships will be essential. As a leader, you will bring experience in line management and a collaborative approach to working within a team.

An understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities within the higher education sector is crucial, along with the ability to manage budgets and resources effectively.

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.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

Vacancy Id: 10935

College / Service: People

Location: Hybrid – UAL High Holborn/Home

Salary: £50,961 - £61,398 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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Living Wage Employer
Disability Confident Committed
Stonewall Diversity Champion

Race Equality Charter

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