Head of Professional Development & People
Do you share our vision in enabling everyone to thrive?
At Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue we have an innovative, inclusive and improvement based culture that is supported and driven by our amazing teams. If you are looking for a leadership role in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, this could be the opportunity for you.
We are seeking to appoint a Head of Professional Development and People to join our Senior Leadership Team. We are a high performing service and being in a County based structure, we enjoy excellent support from Councillors.
About the Role
As Head of Service you will have overall responsibility for the leadership and management of Organisational Development, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and Workforce Planning. Additionally, you'll effectively manage the relationships with those functions that are managed by Lincolnshire County Council (LCC) and contractors.
Who are we looking for?
Whilst the usual experience, education, knowledge and technical ‘know how’ are all pre-requisites, the ability to lead, manage and inspire your team with the right culture, is just as critical. Likewise, is the ability to form and continually develop long term relationships with internal and external partners.
- Are you a strong yet compassionate leader?
- Can you influence and develop strategy?
- Do you embrace and manage change effectively, adopting a solutions focussed approach?
- Are you driven and resilient, with an ability to overcome challenges?
About Our Offer
Along with a competitive salary of £59,952 - £65,258 we are offering;
- A Contributory pension
- Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes, cycle to work and green car initiatives
- Flexible working patterns split between home and office
- Professional support and development
- An annual leave entitlement of up to 30 days (35 days after 5 years service) plus the option to buy more
Further details can be found in our rewards and benefits brochure
Please submit a covering letter with personal statement outlining what you can bring to this role, together with a CV career summary using the Apply now button. Make sure your covering letter clearly states why you have applied, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role as set out in the Job Description/Person Specification as well as what you feel you can bring to this role and our team.
For a confidential and informal discussion about the role, please contact Kimberly Thomas at Kimberly.Thomas@lincolnshire.gov.uk who will schedule a telephone call with Mark Baxter, Chief Fire Officer, for you.
Closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 27th February 2023
Interviews will take place on 22nd and 23rd March 2023.
The successful candidate must successfully undertake Lincolnshire Police Vetting before undertaking this role