Organisational Development and Engagement Advisor

    Organisational Development and Engagement Advisor

  • London
  • Permanent

Location: The Francis Crick Institute, Midland Road, London

Short summary

The OD and Engagement Advisor reports to the OD and Engagement Manager within the HR department and works with other team members to support a range of engagement activities and OD projects aligned to the HR strategy. Our HR ambition is to attract and develop outstanding scientists and futures leaders in an environment that enables collaboration, inclusivity and allows our community to thrive.

The advisor role will include a mix of supporting or managing OD projects, engaging with a range of stakeholders to determine needs and utilising data to support our delivery. We work collaboratively to design and deliver innovative and impactful solutions for our community.

Key Responsibilities

These include but are not limited to:

  • Plan and deliver OD and engagement projects from initial scoping through to completion and embedding into day to day practice
  • Set up and manage working groups to collaborate on projects, building internal capacity so that groups are empowered and equipped to co-create solutions
  • Set up, design and deliver facilitated sessions and events to support engagement activities that are participative and also make best use of digital solutions where appropriate
  • Support the rollout of the ‘all staff’ engagement survey, including set up communication and engagement activities to encourage participation
  • Support the set up and management of pulse surveys and other continuous listening activities
  • Analyse surveys and people data, along with latest trends as required
  • Support the development of the performance reviews process, ongoing feedback activities and other talent initiatives
  • Support the wider OD/HR team with strategic priorities 

Key experience and competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent);
  • Proven experience working in an OD team or development team
  • Demonstrable knowledge of OD and change theory and practice 

About us

The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying health and disease. Its work is helping to understand why disease develops and to translate discoveries into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, infections, and neurodegenerative diseases.

An independent organisation, its founding partners are the Medical Research Council (MRC), Cancer Research UK, Wellcome, UCL (University College London), Imperial College London and King’s College London.

The Crick was formed in 2015, and in 2016 it moved into a new state-of-the-art building in central London which brings together 1500 scientists and support staff working collaboratively across disciplines, making it the biggest biomedical research facility under in one building in Europe.

The Francis Crick Institute will be world-class with a strong national role. Its distinctive vision for excellence includes commitments to collaboration; developing emerging talent and exporting it the rest of the UK; public engagement; and helping turn discoveries into treatments as quickly as possible to improve lives and strengthen the economy. 

  • If you are interested in applying for this role, please apply via our website.
  • The closing date for applications is 14/10/2022
  • All offers of employment are subject to successful security screening and continuous eligibility to work in the United Kingdom. 

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