Leicester, Leicestershire
Job description

Organisation Development Manager

Location: Birmingham / Leicester

Contract type: Permanent

Hours per week: 35

Salary: up to £42,000 per annum

A fantastic role in the national organisation development (OD) & diversity team leading and facilitating organisation development (OD) initiatives across the British Red Cross which support organisational effectiveness and strategic & operational delivery.

What you will be doing

As Organisation Development Manager you will contribute to the organisation and culture development at the BRC through leading and managing a range of cross-organisational OD projects & programmes.

Working closely with senior leaders across the organisation you will scope, agree and implement OD initiatives using data and insight to develop proposals and engage senior stakeholders with OD solutions and programmes.

This is an opportunity to use your strong influencing skills to engage and challenge where appropriate to drive organisational change, working with Business Partners and leaders.

*whilst base location is flexible you must be able to travel regularly to our UK head office in London

Meet the team

It's simple: people make the British Red Cross.

At the British Red Cross we care about our people. We understand that our workforce is central to both helping people in crisis, and maintaining our reputation as one of the most trusted charities in the UK.

The People & Learning Directorate team work across the organisation; recruiting, developing, and retaining our people. Even though we can get a little busy, we're a diverse group who like to have fun, and we take great satisfaction in being able to play our part in helping make the British Red Cross what it is today.

What we are looking for

With knowledge and experience of OD Theory and how to apply in practice, you should have OD consultancy skills with a proven ability to engage, conduct diagnosis, analyse findings, generate options and build commitment to solutions.

You should have strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills at all organisational levels with the ability to design and facilitate OD interventions and events; able to engage and support people to achieve desired outcomes.

You should also have experience of operating in a large, complex organisation.

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on the 4th of August 2019 with interviews scheduled to take place on the 12th of August 2019.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)

  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave

  • Up to 6% contributory pension

  • Flexible working policy

A little bit more about us

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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Posted on: 12 July 2019
Closed date: 04 August 2019
Job ref: REQ0000026ED
Tags: Human Resources, Project Management