Senior Organisation Design Practitioner / Consultant

England, Essex, Chelmsford
£49939 - £58752 per annum
17 May 2021
14 Jun 2021
Contract Type

Senior Organisation Design Practitioner / Consultant

Fixed Term, 12 months (secondments from other local authorities and civil service departments will be considered)

Full Time

Up to £58,752 per annum

Location: Chelmsford / remote*

Closing Date: 30th May 2021

Essex County Council is one of the county's largest employers, with over 7,500 staff who are responsible for services across adults and children's social care, environment and waste, transport, education, planning and benefits. This role will support the front line of local service delivery across a diverse range of public services.

If you are an experienced Organisation Design practitioner, we want to hear from you.

The role

  • Deliver complex organisation designs in line with the ECC methodology
  • Analyse complex problems and deliver insightful, practical, and sustainable solutions.
  • Deliver detail design work and analysis of current and future designs
  • Proactively build trusted relationships with stakeholders
  • Contribute to the development of the organisational design practice in ECC
  • Provide credible analysis, insights, and recommendations on organisational size and shape opportunities
  • Provide authoritative recommendations on organisational design outcomes

Skills, attributes, and experience

  • Operating Model and Business Architecture Design - concept of operations, blueprint design, functional and capability models
  • Organisational Design - organisational assessment, organisational structure & design, organisational governance, role development
  • Organisational Change Management - change vision, business engagement, culture optimisation/behaviour change, business readiness or business adoption

To qualify for this role, you must have:

  • proven track record of delivering on complex, high profile organisation designs in the public sector
  • proven experience of delivering quality outcomes
  • proven experience of Organisational Design and implementation in a large and complex environment
  • strong experience of organisational assessment, detailed design and analysis, organisational structure & design
  • proven experience of working on Organisation Design programmes / projects in a large and complex environment
  • experience of delivering large-scale transformation programmes
  • outstanding personal success in current job with experience in one or more of our range of services

Benefits of working for us

This is a great role in a vibrant and growing team. You'll find an inclusive culture and a place where your opinion is valued. You can find out more about us and the work we do on our Service Transformation blog .

The Council has developed a package of benefits that we hope resonates with you. You can find out more about our pay and reward offer on our Working for Essex website .

What you should do next

If you are interested in finding out more about this role, we would love to hear from you.

Please apply via the Working for Essex website. We'd also like to hear about you so please include a cover letter when prompted. Your cover letter should present demonstrable experience of all the competencies listed under "Skills, attributes and experience". Please try to use real examples and tell us what the situation was, what you did and what the result was.

*This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home, with an expectation of being home based for the foreseeable future. However, if / when government guidelines change the role may then revert to being office based, whilst retaining some flexible working options.

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.