Deputy Head of People & Organisational Development

United Kingdom
52563.00 - 56106.00 GBP Annual + GBP52563 - GBP56106/annum
12 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Adecco are recruiting for a Deputy Head of People and Organisational Development for North Wales Police. We are looking for individuals who have extensive HR leadership experience at a strategic level. The ideal candidate will be a Chartered Fellow, or member of the CIPD with proven leadership experience who can assist in improving organisational performance.


* To support the leadership of the POD Function by taking responsibility for the running of the HR arm of the function, inclusive of Occupational Health to ensure delivery of a comprehensive service that is aligned to Force priorities, objectives and legal compliance.

* To ensure effective delivery and development of the People Strategy working closely with respective Service Leads & HRBPs with delegated responsibility

* To provide expert advice and support to a range of senior colleagues within the Force at all levels on all aspects of human resources and associated employment law.


The role requires applicants who can demonstrate (with evidence) skills in the following areas:

* Significant leadership experience within a large fast-paced organisation, with a proven track record of delivering results in an operational HR context; meeting challenging organisational goals and creating the momentum to deliver significant change.

* The ability to build effective working relationships through clear communication and a collaborative approach.

* Is capable of thinking beyond the constraints of current ways of working, and is prepared to propose and support radical change when required to ensure HR services deliver value for money.

* Evidence a clear understanding of strategic & operational HR, and its role in improving organisational performance.

* To demonstrate a wide knowledge and experience of consultation & negotiation in a unionised environment and sound knowledge of the employment legislation.

* Strong inter-personal and influencing skills to effectively communicate at all levels within the organisation with a leadership style that promotes team spirit and morale.

* Strong problem solving skills to resolve complex disputes.

* Ability to quickly assimilate information and appreciate the relevance of wider implications of issues that emerge.

* Ability to make sound and far-reaching strategic decisions on major issues and take responsibility for them


The level of Welsh skill required for this position: Level 3
NB consideration of Level 2 on appointment progressing to Level 3 during probationary period with assistance from Force.

In order to be considered for the position, please either apply directly to this advert, or contact Amy at Adecco on (Apply online only)

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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