Head of People and Organisational Development | Ambitious about Autism
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Head of People and Organisational Development

Circa £50k per annum dependent on skills and experience (more for an exceptional candidate)
Muswell Hill, London (with frequent travel to Tottenham and Isleworth)
Full Time

Do you have experience of creating, developing and delivering strategies to inspire, motivate, develop and retain staff within an organisation?                                                                                                                                                             

Do you have proven track record of leading and delivering transformation change demonstrating innovative people management solutions to meet organisational goals?

Are you an accomplished and resilient HR professional able to inspire and manage your team working collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders to make our vision a reality?

If so we want to hear from you

Ambitious about Autism is the national charity for children and young people with autism. Our mission is to help children and young people with autism to learn, thrive and achieve. We work to improve the services available for children and young people with autism, to increase awareness and understanding of the condition, to campaign for change and, through TreeHouse School and Ambitious College, to offer outstanding specialist education and support.

We have an excellent opportunity for a dynamic, committed and motivated professional Head of People and Organisational Development to lead the “People” agenda across a growing and diversifying organisation, playing a crucial part in our future growth.

This is an exciting and challenging role leading a growing team of HR professionals, shaping and delivering a professional service to the organisation. The role is part of the senior management team. 

You will need a successful track record of leading a People team covering all areas of HR.  You will have the ability to work strategically interpreting business plans into impactful HR initiatives as well as dealing with critical HR operational issues. This post is responsible and accountable for the operational day-to-day running and management of the People Team.

The successful post holder will play a significant part in creating, developing and delivering strategies for the vision and planning of Talent Management and Retention, Succession Planning, Learning and Development interventions and Employee Wellbeing. In relation to this, you will be responsible for delivering a vibrant cultural development and employee wellbeing and engagement programme to empower managers, employees and volunteers to always be their best.

If this sounds like you, we would love to recieve an application! 

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter, explaining how you meet the criteria set out on the job description along with a copy of our Diversity Monitoring form to jobs@ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk

Closing date: 9 November 2018 at 9am

Interviews: 16 November 2018

Ambitious about Autism is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons from all sections of the community. If you would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may need as part of your application, please email jobs@ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk or call Adele Yilmaz, Senior Recruitment Officer (School and Charity Link) on 020 8815 5435.

Ambitious about Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Please note this post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as stated in the person specification.

Please note we have not engaged any agencies to work on this role and only direct applications will be considered.

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