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Director of People and Organisational Development

We are looking for a Director of People and Organisational Development who will work with the Senior Leadership Team to embed workforce planning within our strategic and operational planning processes and to firmly establish an employment offer which delivers high-quality support for our staff. The Director of People and Organisational Development (POD) is responsible for developing and implementing the People Strategy for the institution and for redesigning the directorate business model to serve the institution for a sustainable future. You will be an experienced HR professional who has led change programmes in fast paced and complex environments. You will lead a team of 12 staff and ensure that the University of Suffolk has a well-respected HR function that enables the organisation to grow and develop.

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We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 17:00


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