Head of Talent Retention | West Yorkshire | 7-month FTC | Public Sector

Zoek Pin West Yorkshire - This Area Only

Contract (Full time)

Posted 26 days ago

This programme will support a large group of candidates who are reaching the end of their deployment or are in over-supply to explore and secure alternative roles within the organisation.

Within this role you will work collaboratively with a range of partners to design, develop and deliver a programme to connect candidates with their next role within the organisation. You will be working with a range of key stakeholders therefore it is essential that you are able to influence, educate and manage these individuals.

As Head of Talent Retention your key responsibilities will be:

Analysing complex data and insights to identify and broker strategically important employment and training opportunities for the talent pool
Evaluating the impact of the programme to inform both in-programme improvements and underpin the assessment of future recommendations
Leading the development and delivery of large-scale excellent candidate experience to engage and retain talent through professional and co-designed planning, communication and delivery
Providing strategic direction and support for service and workforce leaders across the local area to identify priorities and opportunities for retention and workforce placements
Communicating highly complex, highly sensitive and highly contentious information plus leading changes which may involve difficult and challenging situations
Setting the budget and authorising invoices
Providing highly effective leadership and management to the project and organisation

Skills, knowledge and experience:


Masters degree or degree level plus significant experience equivalent to Masters
Higher level of knowledge in Workforce Planning, Recruitment or Talent Management. This can be gained through a Master’s Degree, experience or a combination of the two
Proven track record of achievement in complex project design, delivery and impact
Expertise in equality, diversity and inclusion, ideally across both workforce and service-user perspectives
Operational leadership in a complex organisation or system
Project/programme leadership and delivery
Knowledge and passion for enabling, understanding and realising positive employment outcomes for individuals and partners

CIPD Qualified
Formal, specialist Project Management qualification . Prince 2 Practitioner

Benefits of the Head of Talent Retention role include:


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