People Strategy Manager - 12 Month FTC

People Strategy Manager - 12 Month FTC
  • £40,000 - £50,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • London, England, UK WC1A 1PB London London GBR WC1A 1PB
Job Ref: 50207729
Sector: Other
Date Added: 10 June 2021

People Strategy Manager - 12 Months FTC

As a manager in the People Strategy team within the People and Culture community, you'll be helping to re imagine the future of work, shaping the strategy with innovative thinking and thought leadership, ensuring that we have a future of work strategy that is future proof and fit for purpose.

This secondment is within the People and Culture community, which is responsible for supporting our people and ensuring we create a culture and environment to enable the Society's objectives of building a stronger, kinder and greener society, nationwide.

In this role, within the People Strategy team, you'll be helping to re imagine the future of work and shape our strategy and experiences with innovative thinking and thought leadership, ensuring that we have a future of work strategy that is distinctive, future proof and fit for purpose.

Your success isn't based on how long you spend at your desk. You'll have contracted hours, but we're always happy to support flexible working wherever we can. That might mean working from home or different Nationwide offices or agreeing a working pattern to help you balance work and life. We will always strive to find a way that works for everyone.

If we receive a high volume of relevant applications, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date, so please apply as soon as you can.

What you'll be doing

You will work as part of the innovative and forward-thinking People Strategy team, helping develop and continually refine our future of work strategy.

Sitting within the Strategy and Experience practice, you'll build relationships with organisation-wide stakeholders to understand their emerging needs, and collaborate across P&C to support the design of each of our Future of Work priorities.

In addition, using internal and external trends, research, and best practice, you'll always be looking ahead to identify the next big questions that need to be considered in order to continually shape the future of our strategy.

We work within a matrix/mission model in the People Strategy team, so although we sit in practices which have specific areas of expertise and focus, there will be opportunities to collaborate on a range of projects across the team to meet shared objectives.

About you

  • Likely to have a degree or similar qualification in relevant field(s) such as HR, Strategy, or Business Management, or equivalent knowledge gained through experience in either an HR or Strategy role with relevant transferrable skills and experience
  • A passion for all things people and culture, with finger on the pulse of the latest best practice, future of work trends and developments
  • Ability to think strategically, joining the dots - experienced at understanding, analysing and interpreting insight and using this to shape and influence our future of work strategy. Understanding / experience practicing Design Thinking desirable but not essential
  • Stakeholder management experience at all levels with the ability to build relationships, collaborate and influence others
  • An ability to write and speak clearly and effectively, adapting style to suite the audience, with experience of report writing and formal presentation creation from Board level down
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills and ability to manage and own multiple competing priorities and deliverables

We're also interested in who you are as a person. Why? Because our membership is made up of so many different kinds of people, so we want our employees to be just as diverse. We'd love to hear about:

  • Your values, and what makes you who you are
  • How you'd make a difference to our members in this role

We know applying for jobs can sometimes feel like you're sending an application into a black hole. We review each application individually. So, it's a good idea to call out your most relevant experience on your application to give yourself the best chance.

The extras you'll get

There are all sorts of employee benefits available at Nationwide, including:

  • A personal pension - if you put in 7% of your salary, we'll top up by a further 16%
  • Up to 2 days of paid volunteering a year
  • Life assurance worth 8x your salary
  • A great selection of additional benefits through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Access to an annual performance related bonus
  • Access to training to help you develop and progress your career
  • 25 days holiday pro rata

Lorien Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

10/07/2021 13:30:24
GBP 40000 50000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Josh Vogel

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