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HR Strategic Lead

Business & Corporate Services

Human Resources

Oldham Council


HR Strategic Lead

Ref: SM3/OL-47862

Contract Type: Permanent.

Salary: £47,830- £50,784 per annum

Hours: 36.66 per week

Based: Human Resources, Level 4, Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham. (Working from home until further notice)

Closing date: Tuesday 22nd June, 2021

Shortlisting & Interview Dates: tbc
Please note: Previous applicants need not reapply.

Job Description and Person Specification.docx


Role overview

This is a brand-new role in the HR team here at #TeamOldham. You can expect your role to be instrumental in the delivery of the Workforce Strategy. You will support a wide range of complex and resident focussed services and you will ensure the alignment between workforce and business objectives.


Key responsibilities

  • Driving the delivery of the Workforce Strategy across #TeamOldham
  • Ensure alignment between HR strategy and business goals.
  • Being a change agent within #TeamOldham, supporting organisational transformation. 

Key Requirements

  • A confident, experienced HR Professional who is used to working in a fast paced, complex organisation and has: 
  • Experience of developing and implementing workforce related strategies.
  • An ability to quickly form effective relationships and influence at all levels.
  • To be comfortable with creative thinking to solve business challenges


About Us

Oldham Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough.  Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.


The Council has a clear set of Values and Behaviours, our Values outline how we do business and we share these borough wide with our residents, partners and businesses.  Internally we have translated these values into five cooperative behaviours which outline the priority areas of focus for all staff at all levels. You can view the Values and Behaviours on our Greater. Jobs pages Working for Oldham


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Please note that should a vacancy that has been released for internal or external recruitment be deemed suitable for an at risk employee, it can be pulled back at any point up to the post being formally offered to an external candidate or an internal candidate that is not at risk of redundancy. 

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