Head of Organisational Development

Said Business School

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 04th Nov 2021
  • Salary: Grade 8: £42,149 - £50,296 (with discretionary range to £54,943) per annum
  • REF: 154341
  • Closes: 25th November 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Job Details

Head of Organisational Development

Beaver House, Hythe Bridge St, Oxford OX1 2ET

Grade 8: £42,149 – £50,296 (with discretionary range to £54,943) per annum


Saïd Business School is recruiting for a Head of Organisational Development reporting to the Director of People and OD, Oxford Saïd.

Are you a strategic team player who wants to make a difference to the way we approach Organisational Development at the Business School? We are looking for a forward thinking Head of Organisational Development to lead and work collaboratively across the School to create a new Organisational Development Strategy. This is an exciting time to join or new team and make a positive and visible impact. You will focus on building a high performance learning culture that will increase the capability and maximise the performance of all employees in order to drive and support the delivery of School’s strategic objectives.

An effective influencer and communicator, you will establish and maintain strong relationships with line managers at all levels and will be recognised as the ‘go-to’ expert in relation to OD and learning. Through effective partnering with all departments and functions you will manage the identification, design, delivery and measurement of high quality, innovative and commercially focussed organisational and people development solutions that will maximise the personal growth of our employees and enhance their employee experience.

To be considered for this role you will need to have experience of operating as a senior HR/ODprofessional and demonstrate that you can influence and engage key stakeholders to produce anddeliver an Organisational Development Strategy, Plan and Framework for the School that is aligned to the Schools Strategy and will create an inclusive learning culture and to drive and support the delivery of our strategic objectives. You will need to define and manage the annual TNA and planning process and support and advise the Senior Management Group, People Managers and HR colleagues to ensure the creation and embedding of a learning culture, and maximise the utilisation of learning and development interventions and opportunities by all employees across the School, along with a strong background in leadership and management, having previous experience of managing a small to medium sized team, with the ability to motivate and develop them.

Further information on this role and how to apply can be found in the job description.

All applications must include a CV and supporting statement. For further guidance and support, please visit https://www.jobs.ox.ac.uk/how-to-apply.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 25 November at 12.00 noon.

Contact Person :

Fabio Mazzieri

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Contact Phone :

07850 514010

Closing Date & Time :

25-Nov-2021 12:00

Contact Email :


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