Job Description

  • Job Reference:46820RS_1708960606

  • Job Type: Contract

  • Job Industry: Educations

  • Contact Name: Rebecca Smith

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: People & Organisational Change Manager

  • Job Salary: £50,663 - £58,064 Per Annum

Posted On: 26th February 2024

Advert description:

I am looking for a People & Organisational Change Manager to join one of our clients based in New Cross, on a fixed-term contract until July 2024.

We are looking to progress very quickly with this role, with interviews available at the end of this week and beginning of next week, so if you are keen on this opportunity, please apply now.

This is a hybrid role working on site 2 days a week and 3 days from home.

Please note: This is a fixed-term contract until July 2024, but due to the workload this is highly likely to be extended.

Role overview

As a People & Organisational Change Manager, you will be a highly skilled and experienced Human Resources (HR) Manager, with the capability of providing firsthand management of all HR related activity as required by the organisations Transformation Programme and it’s underlying workstreams – which includes workforce reshaping and rightsizing activity.

This role requires you to supervise HR administration staff and operationally manage the HR related aspects of the Transformation Programme, as it embarks upon a large, organisation wide change initiative which will include organisational restructuring, re-organisation, employee consultation, job profile redesign and negotiations with trade union representatives.

You will work collaboratively across the Transformation Programme Office (TPO) and People and Organisation Development (POD), reporting to the Assistant Director (POD) and will have demonstrable evidence of working as a People & Organisational Change Manager in project environment within, a higher education setting.

Responsibilities of People & Organisational Change Manager:

* Manage all operational HR related activities related to the people aspects of the Transformation Programme including restructuring, employment consultations and dealing with trade unions.
* To lead and operationally manage redeployment, job redesign, voluntary and compulsory redundancy and associated people transition planning, as a result of the Transformation Programme Workstream activities including restructuring of the academic and professional services operating model, vacancy savings and any potential redundancies as appropriate.
* To organise and manage all aspects of the employee consultation process arising from Transformation Programme activities including scheduling and overseeing all individual consultation meetings and associated correspondence.
* To collaborate closely with Assistant Director(s) of POD to negotiate, collaborate and maintain good relationships with trade unions and their representatives.
* To manage and coordinate responses to those individuals impacted by The Transformation Programme activities (particularly situations of redundancy) and provide timely, and appropriately supportive advice as required.
* To work collaboratively with the Programme Manager, Project, and Change Managers to ensure that all of the Programme outcomes and benefits are delivered to time, cost, and quality constraints and to escalate to The Transformation Programme Manager if any emerging risks are identified.
* To provide advice and support to the Transformation Programme Office, Leaders, and Managers on all HR related aspects of the Transformation Programme.
* You will be required to undertake any other duties as may be required.
* Ensure that you are aware of and aligned with the organisations Regulations, Strategy, and Objectives to work together to proactively advance Equality and Diversity
* At all times to help maintain a safe working environment by participating in training as necessary and following the organisations Health and Safety Codes of Practice and Policy

Skills and experience for People & Organisational Change Manager:

* CIPD graduate member or equivalent gained through track record of experience.
* Experience of working on large scale change and transformation programmes within a matrix team.
* Experienced in managing the HR-related aspects of restructures.
* HR experience in a highly unionised environment with complex industrial relations.
* Considerable experience of acting as a change agent and champion to support organisational change programmes.
* Experience of delivering high quality customer HR service in a complex organisation.
* Experience in data analysis and producing Excel reports to inform decision making.
* Working knowledge of employment law and good practice.
* Substantial experience in and knowledge of advising managers on HR related procedures, casework, change management and policy interpretation.
* Comprehensive knowledge of current and emerging legislation, case law and best practice with an aptitude for translating legal developments into practice.
* Ability to use Microsoft Office packages e.g. Word, Excel to intermediate level.
* Ability to interpret policies and procedures, identify issues and use initiative when providing solutions.
* Ability to identify risks and provide options that are solution orientated.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to showcase your skills and contribute to their success. Join their team and achieve great things together!

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