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Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
£40,275 - £47,654 per year
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Full Time
36 hours per week
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Job Description


Senior HR Consultant - Wellbeing
Waverley Court

Salary: £40,275 - £47,654
Hours: 36 per week

Wellbeing at work for our people at the City of Edinburgh Council is about connection and community, moving towards a culture where protection from harm is a given and colleagues can expect to achieve work-life harmony, fulfil their sense of purpose and have access to support in those times when they need it.

We have an opportunity for a Senior HR Consultant to join our Organisation Development team and make a real difference in progressing and embedding our Wellbeing strategy as well developing tailored solutions to address the varied challenges and needs of our services and colleagues.

The successful candidate will work closely with OD colleagues and key stakeholders across the Council to embed and measure the difference our strategy makes to our people and performance.

Key activities include:-

• Utilise research principles, data, networks (internal and external) and analytics to develop best practice people strategies, frameworks and approaches .

• Lead and project manage specific people related interventions and campaigns across the organisation

• Ensure comprehensive plans are developed to deliver the outcomes of specific strategic themes within the People Strategy • Work collaboratively with other project leads and support other People Strategy activities, leading other workstreams if required

• Identify and work collaboratively with stakeholders (internally and externally), exploring alternative perspectives and seeking to develop and implement cutting edge practices and thinking into our organisation

• Champion the aptitude and attitude expected of colleagues

• Review activities against outcomes to ensure alignment with strategic priorities and that activities will deliver the identified business and HR outcomes from the Business Plan and People Strategy • Proactively monitor plans and make recommendations to the Programme Board to keep approved activities on track.

• Plan and facilitate weekly project meetings ensuring all project and risk governance is in place and managed effectively.

• Champion change management principles and practices in the delivery of the relevant work stream of the People Strategy.

• Represent the organization with external contacts and special interest groups including SPDS and the Scottish Government.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.  For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.

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