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Organisational Development Business Partner

Human Resources & Organisational Dev't

Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £41,526 to £49,553 per annum
Tenure:  Full time permanent, working 1.0 fte
Release Date:  Friday 25 September 2020
Closing Date:   Friday 09 October 2020
Interview Date:   Tuesday 27 October 2020
Reference:  HROD20-05

Staffordshire University is an innovative, connected university which supports students and the wider community to compete and thrive in the modern world.  After a highly successful year in 2019, which included entering THE World University rankings for the first time and securing TEF Gold, the University has already exceeded previously set goals. 

This new opportunity comes at an exciting time as the University develops its 2030 Strategy which includes an ambitious People Strategy focused on building our next generation workforce, work environment and talent.    Join us and you’ll play an integral role in helping to design, develop and deliver the people capabilities and interventions which will be pivotal to achieving the People Strategy.   

As a senior member of the HR team, you’ll take the lead on the development and implementation of the University’s CPD framework.   We’re looking for someone who has proven significant breadth and depth of experience operating in a large complex organisation and can show specialist expertise and knowledge in organisation development, organisation design, talent and career management frameworks.   Your experience may be from within higher education, but sector experience is not essential.    

Interested in joining us?  For an informal discussion about the role, contact Paula Cottrell, Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development on 01782 292757 or email

In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • Starting from 29 days Annual Leave (depending on job grade) plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Access to continued professional and personal development
  • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
  • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

At the University we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background. We particularly welcome applications from Women and Black and Asian Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the University at a senior level.

To apply, you will be required to complete an online application form and submit a copy of your CV quoting the relevant reference number for the role you are applying for.

Please note: All correspondence at each stage of the process for employment within Staffordshire University will be sent to you via the email address you applied from, please ensure you check your emails regularly. Please check your junk / spam email folders for any further communication from us.



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