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Organisational Development Manager

Professional Development

Location:  Kings Meadow Campus
Salary:  £42,155 to £53,353 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Friday 10 February 2023
Reference:  HR452122

The University of Nottingham has a well embedded learning offer for its 8000 staff and we offer a variety of learning to people of all levels. We are therefore looking for an organisation development professional to lead and co-ordinate development activities and programmes across Professional Services at the University. We are ambitious for our people, and keen to ensure they realise their own potential.

Working with relevant stakeholders to formulate and design relevant training/programmes, developing a cohesive understanding of staff engagement activities and plans across Professional Services and putting forward a programme of activities to support improvement and developing and producing promotional materials and using effective communications channels will also be key along with evaluation of success and continuous improvement. You will ultimately report into the Director of Organisation and People Development.  This team is new to the University and is an exciting opportunity to bring together a group of people who are passionate about development in all its forms.

You will have proven experience of developing and co-ordinating people development initiatives in a large, complex organisation.  You will have experience of working with and influence senior management, as well as communications experience and continuous improvement practices, ideally relating to people. 

This opportunity is offered on a permanent basis. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours per week); however, applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 33 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements or flexible working would be considered.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Claire Jagger, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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