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Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
£40,275 - £47,654 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week
Work From Home:

Job Description

Corporate Services

Senior OD Consultant (Human Resources) - Fixed term until 31/3/2025
Waverley Court

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

At the City of Edinburgh Council, we are proud to work together for the people of Edinburgh. We want our culture to be open, positive, inclusive, and safe, founded on Our Behaviours of Respect, Integrity and Flexibility.

We have an opportunity for a Senior Consultant to join our Organisational Development team and make a real difference in embedding our cultural change through the delivery of our People Strategy. The successful candidate will work with our leaders in services to embed our behaviours and to build our leadership capacity and capability. As a skilled OD practitioner, you will measure the difference our People strategy activities make to our people and performance, using insight to adjust and innovate.

Key activities include:

 • Utilise research principles, data, networks (internal and external) and analytics to        develop best practice people frameworks and approaches.
• Lead specific people related interventions and campaigns across the organisation taking an agile approach
• 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 new practices and thinking into our organisation
• Review and measure activities against outcomes to ensure alignment with strategic priorities in the Business Plan and People Strategy
• Plan and facilitate weekly project meetings ensuring all project and risk governance is in place and managed effectively.
• Champion change management principles and practices
• Represent the organisation 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. 

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