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Organisation Effectiveness Partner


London, ENG, GB, N1C 4AG Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Human Resources
Work Location:  Hybrid

Location: Central London / Corby

Remote/Office/Hybrid: Hybrid (2 / 3 days per week in the office)

Employment Type: Permanent


About the role

The organisation effectiveness team exists within the broader People & Culture function to maximise the performance of the RS business, by pulling the levers of high performance at an individual, team and organisational level.

We are accountable for setting and governing global frameworks, policies, processes and platforms that support our businesses, in the areas of: diversity equity and inclusion; capability development and culture; leadership and talent, including early careers; organisation design, and strategic workforce planning.

The way we work is grounded in a strong understanding of our business and markets, based on mutual respect and trust, and we operate with honesty and simple, straight talking.

As a centre of expertise, we are recognised as global experts in our field, who work collaboratively and effectively with our partners in other areas of HR and the wider business, whilst staying fully focused on global priorities.

As one of our new OE Consultants you will:

  • Be part of an agile team of experts, flexing to work on the most important priorities across the OE portfolio
  • Build strong relationships with regional/functional HR teams, ensuring all initiatives deliver business value
  • Work with OE SMEs and other HR teams to design, plan and deliver OE interventions aligned with people plan (for example, D&I campaigns, definition of new behavioural frameworks, leadership assessment, team facilitation, global learning content design and delivery)
  • Create project plans and lead global OE projects, including ensuring all changes are planned and managed in a way that works for the local HR teams and business recipients.


What we’re looking for

Expertise in subject matter:

  • Extensive experience in at least two of the following areas: Strategic Workforce Planning (priority), Organisation Design (priority), D&I, Engagement, Leadership Development, Organisation Architecture Design,
  • International work experience highly desirable (particularly mainland Europe); global mindset is essential
  • Strong understanding of organisational behaviour and psychology.


Focus & flexibility

  • Tenacity to drive through programmes to completion
  • Flexibility to shift onto different priorities, and to collaborate with different leaders and team members in new areas of organisation effectiveness
  • Ability to combine strategic thinking with pragmatism, to effect immediate change whilst also setting the organisation up for long term success.
  • Experience in working in agile teams/organisations is highly desirable.


Change management

  • Previous project management and change implementation experience in a global matrixed organisation
  • Strong consulting skills, and ability to flex and work effectively across a broad range of organisational effectiveness areas


Stakeholder management

  • Proven stakeholder management skills, in a global matrix environment
  • First-class communication skills with the ability and presence to challenge, partner, and influence at all levels of the global organisation.


We are RS Group.


RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations. We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide.

Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently.

We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things. That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?

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