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Organisational Design and Implementation Partner

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  • Sector:

    Change and Transformation

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  • Job functions:

    Chief Operating Partner

  • Salary:

    £400 - £600 per day + Inside IR35

  • Contact:

    Issy Faife

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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This role will provide org design and change implementation expertise to the next stages of the BASE Review Enabling Functions workstream. The role reports to the project's OD Lead, and will also own specific assigned deliverables

Specifically the OD lead will:

  • Facilitate the agreement of design principles to support the design work across HR, Comms, Project Delivery, Finance and DDaT.

  • Provide direct support for each of the above Heads of Function to develop and deliver a co-creative piece of work designing the optimal hub and spoke model for each function.

  • Design and deliver processes, workshops and user/customer engagement opportunities that generate effective design outcomes and stakeholder buy-in.

  • Support the development of comms and engagement approaches and products.

  • Ensure that the data and organisational insight obtained through discovery is used to provide a sound evidence base for both design decisions and implementation planning, and is reviewed and updated as necessary.

  • Once functional designs are agreed, play a key role in implementation planning including risk/change readiness assessment, people impacts, timing, comms and supporting the relevant leads on TUS engagement.

  • Support the OD Lead and Project Manager with production of timely and accurate information and reporting to the senior project leadership, Steering Group and SRO.

  • Provide design leadership and support to the Data Capability BASE workstream as required.

  • Provide design leadership and support to the Business Support/Operational Delivery BASE workstream as required.

Skills and Experience

  • Substantial organisation design experience within large and complex organisations, with a focus on creating improved delivery models.

  • Outstanding stakeholder management skills, working with multiple agendas and influencing outcomes across a wide range of colleagues.

  • Excellent communication ability both verbally and in writing, synthesising and presenting complex information in an impactful way, with strong facilitation skills.

  • Designing and delivering impactful org design processes that combine a range of stakeholder views to deliver strong design outcomes.

  • A high level of numeracy, comfortable working with data to produce insight and support decision making.

  • A high level of comfort with detail to ensure outcomes are robust, defensible and able to be implemented.

  • A strong understanding of organisational development and culture and how these are essential to successful design.

  • Able to work at pace in a project environment and balance various priorities effectively.

  • Experience in a civil service organisation or comparable public sector context (desirable).