Job Title

Leadership and Management Development Consultant 31

Job Ref No

31

Salary

£450 - £500 per day

Start Date

ASAP

Subtitle

Leadership and Management Development Consultant

Contract

Contract

Location

Chelmsford

Essex council jobs

If you are looking for Essex council jobs, we have an amazing contract role. This role is for a leadership and management development consultant (interim). This is a temporary position for 6 months and is full-time. The daily rate is £450–£500 and will be based in Chelmsford. This role is inside of IR35; as a result, this role is only suited to umbrella contractors. Council experience is required.

Hybrid: the requirement to attend our Chelmsford-based offices will be on a business-needs basis, but typically 1-2 times per week.

Role opportunity

The Council aspires to become a learning organisation and to be far more pioneering and agile than now; we want innovation and learning to take centre stage.

Underpinning our workforce strategy is the recognition that we need to strengthen our leadership and management capabilities and significantly strengthen the capabilities required for what is needed now and in the future.

This role will translate current and future leadership and management development needs at all levels in the organisation. From executive development to early-career stages, into innovative, aligned, and practical programs and learning interventions to support the development of leaders and managers so they are ready to deliver the organisation strategy.

A deep subject matter expert, the Leadership and Management Development Senior Consultant will combine a robust understanding of current and future leadership and management capability requirements with the practical ability to design and deliver forward thinking innovative leadership and management programmes.

This role works collaboratively across People and Transformation, maximising the contribution, value, and credibility this practice makes throughout the organisation, both through its own efforts and by supporting the activities of other teams.

Key accountabilities

Firstly, lead the design and implementation of leadership and management development solutions. Ensure they are future-focused, relevant, innovative, cost-effective, and aligned to functional business plans.

Responsible for externally procuring, as appropriate, the design and delivery of specific programs. Providing the necessary contract management, and quality assurance.

Deliver agreed-upon leadership and management development solutions (e.g., specific events). This may include executive coaching, facilitation, delivery of highly energised workshops, or consultancy advice to ODP and/or other teams in the organisation to identify tailored solutions.

Supports the implementation of the talent development strategy, ensuring the talent needs identified across the organisation are properly addressed through our leadership and management development initiatives.

Responsible for establishing robust leadership and management development impact measurement for any of the programmes and initiatives designed and implemented, able to utilise people insights and evidence of impact on performance (individual and organisational).

Explore and develop collaborative approaches to strengthening leadership and management capabilities across the wider Essex County, to support the delivery of the Essex Vision, developing key partnerships when appropriate.

Work collaboratively across people and transformation to build an aligned and relevant service for the organisation. To work in close collaboration with the People Business Partnering teams to support the design and implementation of cross-cutting programs.

Specific individual and shared targets and objectives are defined annually within the performance management framework through engagement in professional supervision.

Needed for this role

Firstly, you must have strong stakeholder management skills and the ability to deliver at pace.

Secondly, having significant technical expertise in leadership and management development (from executive development to entry-level positions) is balanced with an ability to pragmatically execute relevant programmes.

Likewise, have a proven ability to solve complex problems. Conduct research, break new ground, develop new applications, and provide expert support for other practitioners.

Also, sound expertise in designing and applying impact evaluation to leadership and management development programs, with a bias towards evidence-based practice and the use of people’s insight to design interventions.

Practical experience in learning and business needs consulting. Be able to guide stakeholders through a shared and collaborative decision-making process, working at all levels within a matrix organisation.

Confident facilitation and delivery of workshops, events, or development interventions, with the ability to create engaging content.

Strong diagnostic, problem-solving, and analytical skills; ability to think strategically.

Furthermore, the ability to focus on critical issues and balance and respond to competing priorities.

Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects that cut across multiple services and teams, from inception through completion.

Lastly, coaching qualifications are desirable.

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Leadership and Management Development Consultant 31

Essex council jobs

If you are looking for Essex council jobs, we have an amazing contract role. This role is for a leadership and management development consultant (interim). This is a temporary position for 6 months and is full-time. The daily rate is £450–£500 and will be based in Chelmsford. This role is inside of IR35; as a result, this role is only suited to umbrella contractors. Council experience is required.

Hybrid: the requirement to attend our Chelmsford-based offices will be on a business-needs basis, but typically 1-2 times per week.

Role opportunity

The Council aspires to become a learning organisation and to be far more pioneering and agile than now; we want innovation and learning to take centre stage.

Underpinning our workforce strategy is the recognition that we need to strengthen our leadership and management capabilities and significantly strengthen the capabilities required for what is needed now and in the future.

This role will translate current and future leadership and management development needs at all levels in the organisation. From executive development to early-career stages, into innovative, aligned, and practical programs and learning interventions to support the development of leaders and managers so they are ready to deliver the organisation strategy.

A deep subject matter expert, the Leadership and Management Development Senior Consultant will combine a robust understanding of current and future leadership and management capability requirements with the practical ability to design and deliver forward thinking innovative leadership and management programmes.

This role works collaboratively across People and Transformation, maximising the contribution, value, and credibility this practice makes throughout the organisation, both through its own efforts and by supporting the activities of other teams.

Key accountabilities

Firstly, lead the design and implementation of leadership and management development solutions. Ensure they are future-focused, relevant, innovative, cost-effective, and aligned to functional business plans.

Responsible for externally procuring, as appropriate, the design and delivery of specific programs. Providing the necessary contract management, and quality assurance.

Deliver agreed-upon leadership and management development solutions (e.g., specific events). This may include executive coaching, facilitation, delivery of highly energised workshops, or consultancy advice to ODP and/or other teams in the organisation to identify tailored solutions.

Supports the implementation of the talent development strategy, ensuring the talent needs identified across the organisation are properly addressed through our leadership and management development initiatives.

Responsible for establishing robust leadership and management development impact measurement for any of the programmes and initiatives designed and implemented, able to utilise people insights and evidence of impact on performance (individual and organisational).

Explore and develop collaborative approaches to strengthening leadership and management capabilities across the wider Essex County, to support the delivery of the Essex Vision, developing key partnerships when appropriate.

Work collaboratively across people and transformation to build an aligned and relevant service for the organisation. To work in close collaboration with the People Business Partnering teams to support the design and implementation of cross-cutting programs.

Specific individual and shared targets and objectives are defined annually within the performance management framework through engagement in professional supervision.

Needed for this role

Firstly, you must have strong stakeholder management skills and the ability to deliver at pace.

Secondly, having significant technical expertise in leadership and management development (from executive development to entry-level positions) is balanced with an ability to pragmatically execute relevant programmes.

Likewise, have a proven ability to solve complex problems. Conduct research, break new ground, develop new applications, and provide expert support for other practitioners.

Also, sound expertise in designing and applying impact evaluation to leadership and management development programs, with a bias towards evidence-based practice and the use of people’s insight to design interventions.

Practical experience in learning and business needs consulting. Be able to guide stakeholders through a shared and collaborative decision-making process, working at all levels within a matrix organisation.

Confident facilitation and delivery of workshops, events, or development interventions, with the ability to create engaging content.

Strong diagnostic, problem-solving, and analytical skills; ability to think strategically.

Furthermore, the ability to focus on critical issues and balance and respond to competing priorities.

Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects that cut across multiple services and teams, from inception through completion.

Lastly, coaching qualifications are desirable.

Apply for Essex council jobs with GTS today