Head of Equality, Engagement & Development (HR1101)

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The Human Resources function performs a vital role in supporting and shaping the organisation to meet its’ strategic goals and transition its culture and processes to continue to succeed in an increasingly competitive and commercial market. At the heart of the function’s delivery plan is the vital people agenda, which ensures our delivery of the University’s ambitions in the following key areas: attracting talent, flexible reward and recognition, continuous development, inclusivity and wellbeing.

The HR Directorate looks to define and shape the services that the organisation requires to action through its transformational needs, and does this by providing a clear focus on delivering people services that are solutions focussed, impactful, and supported by metrics.

The role of Head of Equality, Engagement and Development will be based in Human Resources and will lead on the design, development and implementation of the University’s solutions to complex equality, engagement and organisational development challenges within the framework of relevant legislation and best practice. The post holder will be responsible for the effective development and application of people qualitative and quantitative data to measure impact and shape ongoing associated initiatives that cut across the University. The postholder will lead a team in the operational delivery of equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) projects (which will also encompass the student agenda in support of inclusivity for all), service advice, oversee development of institutional policy, as well as leading the strategic direction of performance & talent management, leadership, employee engagement, and all aspects of organisational development and staff wellbeing. 

The Head of Equality, Engagement and Development will liaise with all levels of the University up to and including the Vice Chancellor and the Board of Governors. This will include building effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders including the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), the Students’ Union, other HE Institutions and external partners. 

As a member of the Senior HR Management Team, the Head of Equality, Engagement and Development will provide a pivotal role in the cultural advancement of relevant strategies, ensuring the development and vision of the University for both its staff and students. 

To apply for this role please send your cover letter and CV to jobs@lincoln.ac.uk by no later than midnight on Friday 16 November 2018.

For a confidential conversation about the role please contact Ros Simpson at rosalindsimpson@lincoln.ac.uk

Closing Date: 16 Nov 2018
Category: Administrative and Professional Services

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