About this job

Fixed Term: 2 years - 37 hours per week
Salary: £45,624 - £48,395
Location: Tiverton

An opportunity has become available to join Mid Devon District Council as the Human Resources Group Manager and to contribute to the continuous programme of change.

This is an exciting opportunity for an approachable, positive and fully qualified HR professional who is able to grow and adapt as the needs of the business change. You will need to be able to challenge and influence demanding, driven and ambitious senior managers and have intellect, gravitas and a proven track record of managing within the HR/OD environment.                    

You will be directly responsible for Human Resources, Learning and Development, Payroll and Health and Safety for the Council, reporting to the Director of Corporate Affairs and Business Transformation, and have an opportunity help the Council shape its HR provision for the next few years.

An important part of this role is your membership in the Group Managers cohort of Mid Devon who are the key players in shaping the future effectiveness & performance of the Authority. Mid Devon is looking to explore all service options for the future, so experience of shared service working would be advantageous.

You will need to be confident in your approach and have proven relationship building skills together with exemplary skills of persuasion and the ability to assist business areas to review their working practices and ensure that workforce planning across the Council is developed.

This is initially a two year fixed term post but could develop into a permanent position.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jane Cottrell, Group Manager for Human Resources, on 01884 234919.

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - MG03 - Group Manager for Human Resources

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to opportunities@middevon.gov.uk. Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers:

CLOSING DATE 9 January 2019 at 1.00 pm

We are committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

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