Organisational Development Manager

£46,881 per annum (inclusive of Outer London Weighting), Band G
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Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Organisational Development Manager to join our team.

Location: Gilwell Park, Chingford, London - hybrid working

Salary: £46,881 per annum (inclusive of Outer London Weighting), Band G

Working Hours: 35 hours per week

Job Type: Permanent


We’re Scouts and everyone’s welcome here - all genders, races and backgrounds. Right across the UK, we help over 400,000 young people aged 4-25 gain skills for life and find their place in the world. We help them speak up, play their part and shine bright.


The Organisational Development Manager Role:


As Scouts, we equip young people with skills for life. We’re a worldwide movement, creating stronger communities and inspiring positive futures. We are committed to reaching more underrepresented communities and recruiting and retaining more young people and volunteers from diverse backgrounds.


Working as a close partner of all members of the People & Culture team, your role will be to support the objectives agreed within our People & Culture Strategy. These cover reward and recognition, wellbeing, general learning & development, leadership development, recruitment, equity, diversity and inclusion, internal communications and staff engagement. The work will include aspects of ‘business as usual activity’ as well as specific projects designed to achieve agreed objectives.


As our Organisational Development Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Designing and leading bespoke OD projects
  • Supporting others in the People & Culture team with their OD, HR, systems and change projects
  • Acting as the lead for the People & Culture team in respect of all reporting requirements, including reports to the Project Management Team, the Executive Leadership Team and the People & Culture Committee
  • Working closely in collaboration with operational leaders and senior volunteers


As the Organisational Development Manager you will have:

  • Technical OD knowledge and experience
  • An OD qualification, or equivalent professional knowledge gained through the significant experience working as an OD specialist or as an HR generalist with an OD focus.
  • Track record of delivering successful OD projects and supporting organisational change in complex organisations
  • Experience of project management processes and reporting
  • Specific experience of designing and implementing organisational culture change
  • Experience of staff engagement and internal communications
  • General HR experience
  • Experience or knowledge of volunteering


In return we can offer you:

  • Work in a way that suits you, your role and your department
  • Be proud to say you’re part of a team with Investors in People (Gold)
  • Plenty of opportunity for learning and development
  • 25 days holiday a year, plus bank holidays
  • Four extra days to look after your family when they need you
  • Three extra days over Christmas

We are proud to be a family-friendly employer and offer…

  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Flexible working hours
  • Store Discount at our Scout Store + other online benefits
  • Study and volunteer leave


Closing date: 23:59 on 14 June 2023


Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team!



Apply via the Scouts website here:


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