Head of Organisational Development


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Detailed job description and main responsibilities
To build the effectiveness and capability of managers, leaders and staff in employee engagement and organisational development skills through establishing effective working relationships, providing coaching and mentoring and seeking opportunities to create synergies between separate departments and directorates
To manage the ILM and apprenticeship centre for the Trust creating opportunities for the healthcare workforce of the future.
To lead the implementation of the Organisational Effectiveness strategy that improves business performance and embeds strategic changes in day-to-day practice, through effective change management processes and leadership
To lead the embedding of Trust values in the staff employment journey and patient pathways
Conduct organisational effectiveness diagnostics and measure and report on OD interventions and progress against the Organisational Effectiveness strategy
Lead the development of shaping an organisational culture focussed on continuous improvement in patient safety, quality and efficiency, learning and meaningful staff engagement
Work with colleagues to identify and consider the impact of change management plans on staff satisfaction and support colleagues in developing and implementing strategies and change management processes to mitigate risks of an adverse impact and promote staff engagement and improve staff satisfaction
Person specification
Values Based Question
Essential criteria
How would you ensure you represent MFT in a positive way?
Essential criteria
Degree in management or other relevant field or equivalent experience
Master's degree in organisational change, organisational behaviour or similar or equivalent experience
Desirable criteria
Assessor qualification
Level A & B Occupational testing
MBTI practitioner or Belbin
Essential criteria
Designed/delivered bespoke training and development interventions in the area of OD, management and leadership development in a large, complex organisation
Knowledge of employee engagement theory and current practice
Deep understanding of OD theory and practice, with knowledge of the psychology of change, individual and organisational behaviour and group dynamics
Essential criteria
Demonstrable experience as an OD Practitioner involving leading/facilitating change in a multi professional environment
Experience/skilled in drafting communications and other literature e.g. policies
Experience of designing and delivering leadership and management training programmes
Demonstrable experience in managing a team
Experience in coaching senior colleagues
Desirable criteria
Experience of the NHS
Essential criteria
Effective organisational skills, able to work under pressure and reconcile competing priorities
Confident presenter with well-developed facilitation skills
Able to deal with staff who may be angry or upset due to change and development
Ability to analyse and interpret complex information and to present this to senior clinicians and management colleagues

27/08/2022 11:57:40
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