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National Workforce Planning Lead

Coventry, England,
Company: Reed
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Published 5 days ago

Job Details

Do you enjoy analysing data and using the information to take a business forward?

Are you a Workforce Analyst looking for more responsibility and a more consultative role?

If so, Reed is recruiting on behalf of an independent charity that advise family courts about what is the best and safest outcome for children in family court cases, for a National Workforce Planning Lead.

This role will involve the responsibility of developing, embedding, and maintaining a strategic approach to national workforce planning across the organisation. This position is heavily analytical which will then be translated into a set of actions that will develop and build on the existing workforce to meet the demand.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Performance Management projects
  • Key involvement in the inclusivity and diversity programmes
  • Leadership development / projects around learning and development specifically leadership
  • Working closely with the HR and Organisational Development Team
  • Deliver a continuous development programme to build workforce capacity and capability across the organisation. 
  • Act as an internal consultant, working closely with relevant partners, in order to quickly understand issues in relation to workforce planning and provide the relevant data to help lead identification, definition and implementation of the solution.
  • Have an understanding of the commitment to safeguarding children within the organisation, and to support and contribute to organisational wide activities to meet statutory and professional responsibilities with regard to safeguarding children.

Person specification

  • Awareness of competency frameworks
  • A full enhanced DBS check will need to be run
  • Substantial experience of workforce planning processes and procedures or in-depth knowledge and understanding of the key principles involved.
  • Demonstrable and significant experience of developing, utilising, analysing and reporting on a wide range of workforce data from internal and external sources.
  • Experience of developing HR systems and reporting of workforce data from HR systems.
  • Degree-level qualification or appropriate experience.
  • CIPD accreditation, or equivalent in a related field, or a willingness to study to achieve it.
  • High level of data analysis and data management skills.
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, strategic planning and execution skills.
  • Versatile and willing to learn.
  • Able to use own initiative within negotiated limits.

This is an interim role for 4 months, with a payrate between £150-£250 a day.

Hours of work: 37.5 hours

Remote working with occasional travel to the site in Coventry

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, I would love to hear from you.

Please call Maisie on or email

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