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Midlothian House 40 46 Buccleuch Street, EH22 1DN
£40,349 - £43,956 per year
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36 hours per week
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Job Vacancy


We are looking to recruit an Organisation Development (OD) Partner who will be a key member of the HR/OD team, providing OD advice, guidance and support to teams and departments across Midlothian Council. 

Working as part of the HR/OD team, your role will be responsible for advising and supporting Council colleagues on OD matters, driving the development and implementation of OD across Council teams to support the achievement of our ambitious strategic plans. You will contribute to the management and delivery of OD operations, procedures and processes and provide specialist OD support that contributes to a consistent and high quality service provision.

This is a new role so duties will vary, you should be flexible in your approach, and you must have a positive and can-do attitude.

You will have previous experience of providing OD advice and guidance, and delivering impactful work in a fast-paced environment with enhanced customer service and communication skills, and strong IT skills, including Powerpoint.  Project management skills and coaching skills would be an advantage.

You will be joining a focused and passionate team where you’ll put people at the heart of everything you do.  You will be degree qualified with experience working successfully in OD roles in the public or private sectors, have a minimum of associate membership of the CIPD and a commitment to continued professional development.

If this posts sounds like your ideal next move we’d like to hear from you. 


CLOSING DATE - Thursday 11th April 2024

INTERVIEW DATE - to be confirmed


Job Advert

Position Title: Organisation Development (OD) Partner

Directorate: Place

Location: Midlothian House

Contract Status: Fixed term for 1 year

Hours of Work: 36 hours per week

Working Pattern: Monday - Friday

Weeks per year: 52

Salary: £40,349.75 - £43,956.43

Please note that it is Midlothian Council’s policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Compliance with the mandatory Cabinet Office PSN (Public Sector Network) Code of Connection requires the Council to meet a baseline personal security standard. This requires completion of a disclosure check for all employees who can access official information. The fee for this PSN Disclosure check will be met by you.

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or accessing attached documents, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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