Employee Engagement Consultant – AD2688NB

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 May 2024

Start Date: As soon as possible.
Interview date: 17 June 2024.

Applications are invited for an experienced professional to join the University as our Employee Engagement Lead.

Having embarked on a program of change with a recently refreshed five-year People Strategy  (2023-2027), this is an exciting time to become part of the Organisational and Staff Development Services Team (OSDS). The role covers the full employee journey with a strategic delivery of internal employee engagement. You will understand what methods best drive sustained, impactful engagement in the workplace, how these can be measured and what actions will improve continuous engagement. You will be responsible for developing, maintaining and growing engagement strategies for our university.

You will be an experienced engagement professional who is a highly skilled communicator, with a demonstrable record in delivering impactful engagement programmes that translate into enhancing the employee journey. Having operated and influenced at a senior management level, you will provide service credibility via your up-to-date specialist knowledge and practices. An ability to exploit digital media, applications and data to make you an influencer, your people and project management skills are essential. However, it is your extensive specialised expertise and exposure in Communications and how to integrate employee experience with Organisational Development that will set you apart.

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits  including:

  • Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays.
  • Financial contribution to relocation .
  • Membership of the USS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions.
  • A hybrid working environment, including partial homeworking where appropriate and a range of family friendly policies.
  • Subsidised sports membership, reduced tuition fees on degree programmes for staff, access to training and development opportunities including LinkedIn Learning, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme.
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives including membership of Peppy , a health application that connects staff to expert practitioners and personalized support on health matters.

This post will be primarily based at the Eden Campus at Guardbridge, a state-of-the-art working environment for professional services units.

For full application requirements, please see the How to Apply section in the Further Particulars.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Michael Bennie, email: [email protected] .

Applications are particularly welcome from people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience and form a central pillar of the University Strategy. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter and Race Charters). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/ .

This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Information on other visa options is available at https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa  or by contacting our HR Immigration Team on [email protected] .

Closing Date: 31 May 2024
Interview Date:17 June 2024

Please quote ref: AD2688NB

Further Particulars: AD2688NB FPs.doc



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