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  • Posted on: 10th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £36,028 - £43,533 per annum
  • REF: 1874604
  • Closes: 01st March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

We are UCL a diverse community with the freedom to challenge and think differently. From climate change to plastic pollution, infant mortality to social inequality, the world is facing huge challenges and were determined to solve them.

There has never been a more exciting time to join our Advancement office. We are a team of exceptionally ambitious, creative and passionate individuals who work together to achieve remarkable things with a global impact, and we would love for you to be part of this exciting journey and our success.

Equity, diversity and inclusion is important to us. We are committed to creating an environment where everyone is encouraged to give their best in a place where their unique experiences, perspectives and skills are seen as valuable assets. And we particularly welcome applications from people of colour.

As Talent Development Manager, you will develop and deliver innovative learning and development activity. You will be managing OVPAs talent development programme and management development programme, and promoting our appraisal framework to support colleagues in OVPA to fulfil their full potential. This will enable the delivery of UCLs

philanthropic income and engagement targets.

This post sits within OVPAs People team, which is responsible for recruitment, staff development and retention activity and HR operations for OVPA as a whole, working within UCLs HR policies. This is an exciting opportunity for an HR professional to build on their learning and development experience within a supportive environment.

This is a 12 months secondment to cover for a maternity leave.

Key Requirements

Were looking for an excellent communicator who is experienced in developing and delivering staff development programmes, and is motivated by the opportunity to design and deliver sector-leading talent development initiatives. The post-holder will need to be able to build strong and effective relationships with colleagues at all levels, with the ability to engage people to embrace new ways of working. Strong organisational skills and attention to detail are essentials for this role, as the post-holder will be using evidence and quality data to support and assess learning and development interventions.

We are pleased to accept applications from individuals who possess transferable skills and experience drawn from sectors outside of Higher Education.

Further Details

The job description and person specification can be accessed at the end of the page.

To apply please click the ‘Apply Now’ button.

To find out more about the role, please contact Linda Lam, Head of Talent and People.

For any queries about the application process, please contact Timothy Ijoyemi, People Coordinator.

Both can be reached by phone: +44 (0)20 3108 3804 or email: ovpa.recruitment@ucl.ac.uk.

For more information about our philanthropic activities please visit: www.ucl.ac.uk/campaign.

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

1 Mar 2021

Latest time for the submission of applications


Interview date

18 March 2021

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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