10 days ago
The Workforce Strategy & Culture team within the People & Organisation business unit are currently growing and as a result are looking for a high performing Director to help us with our growth ambitions.
Are you looking to help shape as well as deliver a broad range of services related to our client’s talent and workforce strategies coupled with demonstrable experience of consulting with clients at a senior level? If so, this role is ideal.
A career in our Workforce, Strategy and Culture practice, which sits in People and Organisation services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients reimagine their talent strategies and deliver extraordinary business results through their people. We are a national team that supports clients to develop and implement their workforce strategy that will enable them to better attract, develop, retain and deploy their workforce, to ensure sustainable business growth.
Our services support the client through this journey from better understanding and identifying business challenges, through to practical implementation of the solution.
We are looking for Directors to join us who have significant leadership experience across a number of the areas we support organisations with, including:
Building an organisation of the right size and shape through effective organisation design methodologies, considering the implications of hybrid working (the combination of at home and in the office)
Building a talent, learning and performance strategy in order to build capability
Developing an employee experience that supports an individual's journey with an organisation, ensuring that it has inclusion at its very heart
Understanding the gap between the skills, capacity and capability of their current organisation against what they need to deliver their business strategy (through strategic workforce planning), developing and delivering against a plan to close that gap
Assessing and identify inclusion and diversity opportunities and develop a strategy to fully leverage them to achieve better business outcomes
Developing and delivering programmes that help drive behavioural change and promote a more inclusive corporate culture
Reviewing purpose and the link to strategy in order to create a sustainable and high performing business
Our clients are the C Suite in an organisation, this will typically be the CEO, COO and HRD’s who look to us to work in Partnership with them. The global focus on the Future of Work, New World New Skills and the combination of adapting to a COVID environment, and creating more inclusive and diverse organisations has really increased demand for our services - people now are at the heart of organisation strategy and many clients need our support to deliver this.
Our client base is a mix of large and medium sized organisations from a very broad range of sectors including Pharma, Government and Health Industries and Financial Services. Our work tends to focus on entities in the UK but we have international engagements too. As our work is closely linked to organisation transformation our bigger engagement tends to be in XLOS engagements with colleagues from Consulting, Strategy& and Assurance.
It’s an exciting time to join us. We are using technology in new ways to grow our market share in an increasingly competitive, exciting and dynamic marketplace.
Preferred skills and experience:
Extensive experience working on Workforce Strategy, talent and transformation programmes, ideally in a consulting organisation or in an internal consultant role
Comprehension of latest thinking, methodologies and frameworks used across the suite of Workforce related projects (Organisation Design, Culture, Change Management, Employee Experience, Hybrid Working, etc)
Significant experience in a leadership role and the ability to lead, motivate and manage diverse teams to deliver high quality results
Understanding of, and experience in, managing the financial elements of client engagements such as profitability.
Ability to transition between sectors, with a deep single industry/sector experience being beneficial
Exceptional communications skills and the ability to tell powerful and compelling stories using People Analytics and Data visualisation