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People Policy Manager (12m Fixed Term Contract)

People Policy Manager (12m Fixed Term Contract)

  • Location(s): UK Wide
  • Salary: £42,370 - £61,201
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Ref: R00AOR00196
  • Closing Date: 09 May 2021
  • We're happy to consider flexible working approaches for this role

People Policy Manager

We’re entering an exciting period of transformational change at Nationwide. As a People Policy Manager you will be supporting some of our key people strategy initiatives to enable our colleagues to bring the best of themselves to work. Accountable for specific programmes, you will be providing guidance on good practice, employment law, and industrial relations to identifying new, creative and innovative people solutions, you will be passionate about supporting people in the every day. You’ll establish and build strong relationships with stakeholders to be a key support in initiatives and help make Nationwide a market leader in supporting our people working as part of our People & Culture Community.

2021 is a big year for us in our people strategy and we are looking for passionate individuals to help us build on the opportunities and new ways of working that we have been able to adapt to over the last 12 months; ultimately enabling our people to bring the best of themselves to work.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll work alongside our colleagues across the People & Culture Community, leading the policy considerations to deliver our People Strategy; helping find solutions, identifying opportunities to think differently and ultimately facilitating our workforce for the future.

We’ll need you to have a strong background in providing policy advice, guidance and identifying pragmatic solutions against employment law and in consideration of a changing organisational culture, being able to balance multiple priorities as well as being realistic about deadlines.

At times we will need you to think strategically and creatively, as well as be able to advise, influence and drive delivery with stakeholders and you’ll train others on how to do this too. You will have previous experience of working in an Agile environment and be comfortable working remotely.

About you

Experience and skills required to do this job?

  • Experience in leading cultural and people change
  • Up-to date and strong employment law knowledge
  • Evidence of building, developing and writing people policy solutions
  • Worked with and alongside a unionised environment
  • Evidence an ability to build strong and influential relationships
  • Proven ability to provide guidance, identify risks and manage outcomes to pragmatic solutions
  • Creative and innovative in exploring people outcomes
  • Ability to work in an Agile way

The extras you’ll get

Our people’s success isn’t based on how long they spend at their desk. While you’ll have contracted hours, we want to offer a flexible environment where possible. That might be working from home, logging on from other offices across the UK, or working part time or compressed hours.

We’ve let you know about the flexibility available for this role at the start of the advert. This means you can quickly decide if it suits how you’d like to work.

There are all sorts of employee benefits available at Nationwide, including:

  • A personal pension – if you put in 7% of your salary, we’ll top up by a further 16%
  • Up to 2 days of paid volunteering a year
  • Life assurance worth 8x your salary
  • A great selection of additional benefits through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Access to an annual performance related bonus
  • Access to training to help you develop and progress your career
  • 25 days holiday

Why work at Nationwide

We’re a building society founded by ordinary people, our members, who came together to help each other get the most from their money, buy homes and save for their futures. For over 130 years, we’ve supported each other and our communities, and we’ve done the right thing for wider society too.

If you come to work here at Nationwide, you’ll be part of that. Part of something a bit different. And something really quite special.

What’s more, we have a strong ethic of care for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We’re committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. So if you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured, and you feel empowered to contribute, then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.

What to do next

If this role is for you, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button.  You’ll need to attach your up to date CV and answer a few quick questions for us.

We respond to everyone, and so we will be in contact shortly after the closing date to let you know the outcome of your application.  We will be holding assessments virtually and this will be through a competency based interview.



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