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London, Greater London (On-site)
£50,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Are you a leader that is passionate about culture and development? Do you thrive on demonstrating 'bottom line' business impact of your work? Do you want to be the Senior OD Business Partner to people who impact the future of wildlife?

The Senior OD Business Partner will support development across multiple functions from frontline employees to leaders of leaders. Examples of roles the OD team supports include Science, Conservation and Policy, Fundraising, Zoo operations, Corporate Services and more.

The successful candidate thrives in a fast-paced and challenging environment and has a passion for partnering with business leaders to deliver impactful and innovative solutions. This individual will be skilled in designing development practices, is strong in influencing and mentoring others, and builds strong relationships with leaders and employees. We need a development thought leader who can balance the need to be a strategic, data-driven business partner along with a roll up your sleeves attitude. Experience in a multi-discipline and international organisation is a plus.

About us

We’re ZSL, an international conservation charity. Our vision is a world where wildlife thrives and we’re working every day to achieve this. From investigating the health threats facing animals, to helping people and wildlife live alongside each other, we are committed to bringing wildlife back from the brink of extinction. Through the work of our pioneering scientists, our dedicated conservationists and our unrivalled animal experts in our two zoos, our purpose is to inspire, inform and empower people to stop wild animals going extinct.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partner with relevant teams to identify and/or create new solutions that address needs and are based on business priorities.
  • Design, deliver and resource, management development programmes as well as soft skill workshops and OD initiatives for employees across ZSL matched to our values & behaviours, monitoring training needs across the society and continuously improving the content of workshops. 
  • Support the People Director, as the lead for diversity & inclusion for the organisation, leading ZSL’s Diversity & Inclusion group and OD agenda, setting the vision and measurable diversity & inclusion objectives, in partnership with the Executive Team and our equality groups.
  • Develop regular reporting of OD metrics to ensure appropriate monitoring and return on investment and quality of the development, including completion of training and impact.
  • Run engagement surveys and pulse surveys and develop plans to ensure high return rates and year-on-year improvements.
  • Manage Apprenticeship programmes, identifying opportunities and establishing new routes. 

Person Specification

  • Strong OD experience in people development and change management in driving culture and behaviour change; organisational performance improvement; and diversity and inclusion.
  • Strong analytical, organisational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • A strong focus on internal customers’ needs and satisfaction, with an emphasis on demonstrating return on investment in training. Experience partnering with and presenting to leaders and other stakeholders.
  • Experience in creating and delivering high-quality learning interventions in a fast-paced environment.
  • High level of influencing and coaching skills with exceptional stakeholder management

What do we offer?

“Work Your Way”: We empower people to work from where they work best. We believe work is something we do and not a place we go. Our offices have become important places for collaboration and social connection but are no longer our main place of work.

You will have access to a blended program of Wellbeing initiatives, including confidential access to our 24/7 Employee Assistance Program as well as regular webinars and activities around mental, physical, social, and financial wellbeing.

Other benefits include 25 days of holiday, life assurance, stakeholder pension (employer contribution is matched up to 12%), complimentary zoo tickets with a 30% discount in shops and online, subsidised canteen, enhanced paternity and maternity leave, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership and access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities including LinkedIn Learning.

The opportunity to be part of an organisation that is committed to improving diversity and inclusion.

Ultimately, you’ll know that you’ll help us to inspire, inform and empower people to stop wildlife from going extinct. 

To Apply

Applicants will need to upload their CV and covering letter (detailing relevant experience and skills, stating why they want the position and including details of availability) and can do this by clicking the "Apply for this job online" button.

Closing date for applications: Midnight (23:59) on Sunday 14th August 2022

The Zoological Society of London is a charity registered in England and Wales: no. 208728.

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More about ZSL

About ZSL

We’re ZSL, an international conservation charity, and our vision is a world where wildlife thrives. ... Read more

Posted on: 29 July 2022
Closing date: 14 August 2022 at 23:30
Tags: Human Resources,Training