Associate Director of People & OD

Closing date
13 Jul 2022

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Acute Trust
Job Type
Human Resources
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We are delighted to be supporting a London-based NHS organisation with their recruitment for an Associate Director of People & OD. The role will involve a hybrid working approach.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Developing and implementing effective and impactful medical workforce and employee relations strategies that support the organisation’s transformation plans;
  • Day to day management of the Employee Relations, Employee Services and Medical Workforce teams;
  • Leading structural and cultural change projects as well as delivering workforce development initiatives;
  • Work in partnership with managers, trade unions, staff organisations and staff representatives, to implement and further develop a wide range of HR and employee relations policies and procedures that are designed to advise and support managers and staff in the exercise of good employment practice;
  • Working with experts in learning, workforce, resourcing, and organisational development, to translate divisional requirements into concrete plans;
  • Actively promoting and supporting change and modernised ways of working including the implementation and optimisation of electronic systems, automation, collaborative and agile working;
  • Reporting on activity and performance data for the Medical Workforce, Employee Relations and Employee Services functions, benchmarking services, taking action to improve services and remedy any deficiencies;
  • Managing the employee related systems including the production of statistics, analysing regularly intelligence from reports presenting to the Board and Senior Managers to inform priorities and influence strategic decision making.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • CIPD qualification;
  • Successful track record of managing People & OD functions in a large complex organisation, including medical workforce;
  • Evidence of successfully managing a large budget and meeting CIP programmes;
  • Experience in managing Employee Relations up to and including complex Employment Tribunal cases;
  • Experience managing external suppliers and contracts, and of writing reports for board-level audiences.
If you are interested in the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability.


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

During just 12 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business 2013 -1 2018 at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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