Talent and OD Consultant

Paisley, Renfrewshire
£36,914 - £44,045
11 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

People & Organisational Development

Paisley Campus (with travel to other campuses as required)

Talent and OD Consultant


£36,914 - £44,045

Full-time: 35 Hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity to join University of the West of Scotland (UWS), one of Higher Education's most innovative modern universities.

We have 4 vibrant campuses across the West of Scotland as well as a campus in Central London.

We are seeking an experienced confident and self-motivated Talent and OD Consultant to play a key role in the delivery of our workplace engagement provision.

You will plan, design, develop and deliver the University’s staff and management development, leadership and induction programmes using creative and innovative learning methodologies.

You will be engaging and passionate about developing leadership capacity and capability     and will work with managers to ensure that their style and practices are compatible with the organisation’s mission and values. In addition, we are looking for creative solutions to develop talent programmes to meet the needs of a number of critical roles.

The successful individual will be credible and knowledgeable in their field and have a relevant degree or equivalent experience, an appropriate professional qualification and have a proven track record in the design and delivery of training and development to managerial staff. Strong facilitation and interpersonal skills are essential to the role, as is the ability to understand and interpret the training requirements of others. You will also possess an innovative approach to using various up to date learning intervention methodologies and the ability to design and deliver e-learning packages would be desirable. Extensive experience in the areas of interpersonal skills, management skills development, and applying best practices using a variety of organisational development tools are also a requirement.

You will be a team player with exceptional communication skills and the ability to build relationships at all levels. With drive, enthusiasm and tenacity you will be accustomed to operating within a challenging and changing environment. This is an exciting opportunity to make a real impact and to further your personal development.

Contact Information:

For an informal discussion please contact Caroline Baynham at or on 0141 848 3269

We would be happy to discuss flexible working for this role.

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

Closing date: Monday 28th October 2019
Interview Date: Thursday 7th November 2019

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.