Head of Organisational Learning and Talent Management

Up to £65,000
19 Jun 2019
16 Jul 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Head of Organisational Learning and Talent Management
Exeter, Weston or Tolvaddon (with travel to other sites as necessary)

About Us

Now is an exciting time to join LiveWest, the largest housing provider in the South-West. We are a leading developer of affordable and social housing and from Cornwall to Gloucestershire, we are making a real difference for people and communities. 

As well as owning more than 36,000 homes, we are developing 1,600 new homes each year, with ambitious plans to build 16,000 new homes over the next ten years.

We are looking for an engaging and empowering leader to join our People Management team as our Head of Organisational Learning and Talent Management. You will translate our strategic objectives into operational plans; focusing on organisational development, your specialist expertise will develop a strong performance focused culture that will support our long term business objectives.

The Benefits

- Salary of up to £65,000 per annum 
- Non-contractual annual organisational bonus
- Car allowance
- Contributory pension 
- Healthcare cash plan 
- Generous annual leave entitlement

This is an amazing and rare opportunity to make a real impact on the future of LiveWest and our colleagues. Leading from the front, you will apply your expert knowledge and vocational experience in shaping the development and implementation of an OD strategy which will impact the development of all LiveWest colleagues.

So, if you are looking for the chance to consolidate and impart your knowledge, as well as advance your career, this could be the perfect opportunity for you to really make your mark with LiveWest.

The Role

As the Head of Organisational Learning and Talent Management, you will lead on our vision and associated plans to be a leading South-West employer.

Through your high-quality management and leadership development skills, you will enhance our brand and resilience in an ever changing labour market. You will successfully and comprehensively thread together LiveWest’s purpose, vision and business objectives in all areas of OD and Talent Management.

You will work with and support colleagues across the business to identify capability gaps and flesh out a strategic workforce plan that will futureproof our plans and objectives.

Additionally, you will: 

- Create, develop and implement an appropriate talent management and succession planning framework that ensures long term business continuity
- Lead coaching initiatives that will ensure LiveWest’s values are a fundamental part of working life for our colleagues
-  Work with the leadership team to achieve cultural change across all departments to develop an outcome focused, safety first culture
- Drive improvements relating to our People Management processes, ensuring the needs of the business and our colleagues are always considered in the balance

The outcome of these actions and initiatives will be an L&D strategy that will drive business results, improve culture and drive employee engagement through a functioning and meaningful framework.

About You 

To join us as the Head of Organisational Learning and Talent Management, you will need: 

- To be MCIPD qualified, or have demonstrable, equivalent experience through study and experience
- A degree level qualification in a relevant field, or equivalent work experience and study
- Demonstrable experience and evidence of leading OD initiatives and interventions in a high performing organisation
- Multiple examples of delivering talent management and succession planning programmes
- The capability and understanding of how to implement and influence effective change and transformation at a senior level
- An authentic leadership approach that inspires all colleagues across the business
- Evidence of continual professional development

This is the perfect opportunity for a people focused and commercially aware leader to slot into an engaging and enthused team, whilst supporting LiveWest as we take the next steps on our journey. 

Other organisations may call this role Head of OD, Head of Organisational Development, Head of Talent, Head of Talent Management, Head of Learning and Talent Acquisition, Head of Learning, OD Director, Talent Director, or Head of HR.

Webrecruit and LiveWest are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

So, if you are ready to make a difference as our Head of Organisational Learning and Talent Management, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.