VAC3210 - Organisational Development and Learning Specialist (FTC 12 Months)

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Location: Home Worker - England and Wales

Salary: £33,438 - £36,515 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience) + London allowance of £3,600 (if applicable)

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 27 May 2022

Interview Date: TBC (via Zoom or Teams)

Contact: Jane Morris -

VAC3210 - Organisational Development and Learning Specialist (FTC 12 Months)

Reference Number: VAC3210

Contract: This is a fixed term contract for 12 months.

Please note, the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 23:59pm on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

About Alzheimer's Society

We are Alzheimer’s Society, the UK’s leading dementia charity. We are a vital source of support and a powerful force for change for everyone affected by dementia. We provide help and hope.

Dementia can devastate lives, but we won’t stop until we improve everyone’s experience. By 2025, 1 million people will be living with the condition in the UK, and many millions more carers, partners, families and friends are affected.

We provide help - we support people affected by all types of dementia through some of the hardest and most frightening times. Whoever you are, whatever you’re going through, you can turn to us for practical advice, emotional support, and guidance to the best next step.  

We provide hope - we are, and we empower people affected by dementia to be, a leading force for change - using cutting edge research and influencing to push for breakthroughs that’ll change the lives of people affected by dementia, now and in the future.   

Together, we will make sure people living with dementia and their carers live more fulfilled and less fearful lives, free from stigma and inequality.

About the role

We have an exciting new opportunity available for an Organisational Development & Learning Specialist to come and join our incredibly talent and supportive People Directorate and team. We're looking for someone who will contribute to the delivery of the overall Organisational Development (OD) Strategy for the Society.

The post holder will have responsibility for supporting the organisational development programme which includes culture, development of OD and learning interventions, leadership and team development plans, ensuring the design, development and delivery of the appropriate organisational development and learning interventions.

Additionally, you will support the creation, evolution and evaluation of learning and development pathways for employees and volunteers to ensure our blended learning approach is proportional, accessible and meets the needs of the audiences.

The post holder will support development of interventions with both internal and external stakeholders and partners providing specialist advice as required. You will also lead the design and delivery of OD interventions often with large groups, senior teams, and in complex situations.

About you

You will have:

  • Experience in designing and using a range a systems and techniques to collating data/ feedback and use this to provide evidence in decision making and evaluation.
  • Demonstrable experience in engaging and professional delivery with varying levels of individuals and teams.
  • Experience in developing OD and learning plans in partnership with stakeholders
  • Experience of designing and delivering OD/LD interventions for employees and volunteers at varying levels through a variety of blended approaches.
  • Skilled and experienced in designing and delivering individual and team development interventions in line with OD/ LD theory and practice
  • Ability to proactively build relationships using a coaching style and build networks quickly and maintaining positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience in providing internal quality assurance through processes and engagement with wider stakeholders.
  • Ability to encourage teams and directorates from across the organisation to work together.
  • Experience in learning and building organisational knowledge and applying this to improve processes and outcomes.
  • Skilled and experienced in delivering organisational development programmes and projects.

We encourage you to visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it’s like to be an employee at the Society.

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Please note, that for home-working roles, we require a reliable WiFi connection and a minimum 10Mb/s broadband.
For our home-working employees, we currently offer a home-working allowance of £26 pounds a month (full-time).

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