Head of Organisational Development

Ripley, Derbyshire
£42,614 - £49,462
10 May 2022
22 May 2022
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has a recognised history of developing its people. We have achieved recognition from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate (HMICFRS) who credited us as ‘outstanding’ for our culture and ‘good’ overall for our people.

We are an ambitious and progressive organisation, always looking to improve. We have also received excellent results in our recent cultural survey.

We are looking to recruit an exceptional, forward-looking OD and Change leader who can bring an innovative and engaging partnering approach to our service. As an experienced Head of Department this role will take a lead in shaping our People Strategy, Workforce Plans and Programme Management.

You will have a good track record of delivery in OD and Change with a natural ability to influence, coach, and show positive organisational impact and leadership. Our approach to organisational development relies on engagement with stakeholders and an holistic approach across people, processes and systems

The post holder will work as part of a highly valued and visible People and OD Team to lead and drive organisational development initiatives. Our team take real pride in making a difference and work with senior leaders, union colleagues, managers and our workforce.

If you would like to know more about the role, team, and organisation, please contact Sheril Buxton on 07795 828748 or via email sbuxton@derbys-fire.gov.uk for an informal discussion.

The post holder will have access to a casual car user allowance for business travel.

The normal working week is 37 hours however you may occasionally need to work beyond normal office hours. In return we offer flexible working hours, family friendly policies, free car parking, health & wellbeing services, discount scheme and eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

We are committed to equality and fairness at work. Applications are encouraged from all diverse communities.

Police security vetting procedures at the appropriate level will be requested for the successful applicant. Please note that, due to the nature of security checks undertaken, applicants must have 3 years continuous residency in the UK up to the date of the application and Home Office approval for indefinite leave to remain within the UK.

If you have a disability and need assistance completing the application form, please contact the Service Centre on 01773 305441

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.