Middlesex University

Middlesex University

Organisational Development Business Partner (HRS137-R)

United Kingdom

Closing in 14 days

Organisational Development Business Partner Corporate Services Company: MU Services Ltd

Location: Hendon Starting Salary: £49,617 to £57,038 per annum Grade: Grade 8 Contract Type: Permanent Hours per Week: 35.5 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 September 2023 Closing Date: Thursday 12 October 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: HRS137-R Job Details: Job Description & Person Specification

Are you passionate about transforming the academic landscape? Do you have a proven track record of driving organisational development initiatives that empower university academics to thrive? If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of the Organisation and Staff Development (OSD) Team at Middlesex University as an Organisational Development (OD) Business Partner. We are looking for an accomplished Organisational Development Business Partner to join our team and play a pivotal role in advancing the professional growth and effectiveness of our academic community to deliver our strategic objectives.

As an Organisational Development Business Partner, you will collaborate closely with faculty leaders, academics and researchers to identify opportunities for growth, design and implement strategic initiatives, and foster a culture of high performance and continuous improvement. Your expertise will be instrumental in shaping how we manage change and lead high performing teams to meet our strategic priorities.

The role will also involve working collaboratively with academic leaders to develop and execute development plans, designing and delivering workshops and training sessions, utilising data to measure the impact of development initiatives, providing guidance on change management and organisational effectiveness, and partnering with HR and academic departments to align development efforts with strategic priorities.

The ideal candidate will have a degree or relevant equivalent, CIPD membership and significant experience in organisational design and development and in delivering a range of interventions to meet organisational needs. These include leadership development, change management, workforce planning and coaching. You will be joining a welcoming and collaborative OSD team at a time where there is a potential for making a real and positive impact across the University.

If you would like to discuss the job in further detail please contact Kim Rayment, Head of Organisation and Staff Development at [email protected]

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We value diversity and strive to create a fairer, more equitable work environment for our staff and students.

We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff diversity networks, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

Middlesex is home to a diverse community of professionals. We are a bronze award holder of the Athena Swan Charter, a member of the Race Equality Charter, a Stonewall Top 100 employer and Gold award holder in 2023, and a Disability Confident Leader. We are committed to improving employment opportunities for underrepresented groups.

Job details


Organisational Development Business Partner (HRS137-R)


Middlesex University


United Kingdom


September 14, 2023

Application deadline

October 12, 2023

Job type



Business and Economics

About the employer

Established in 1878, Middlesex University is a public university that is associated with the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the European University Association, Coalition of Modern Universities, and Universities UK. Earlier, the university was known as the Middlesex Polytechnic University. It gained the status of a university in 1992. The university decided to re-structure its academic school to faculties in 2012.

Apart from London, the university has three other campuses in Dubai, Mauritius, and Malta. The campus in London features the neo-Georgian architectural style. A new learning resource center was built along with a central library that consisted of about thousands of books and provided round the clock access to students. The Ritterman building is a new development on the campus. The faculty of science and technology and faculty of arts and creative industries are located within the premises. Also, the university is home to the United Kingdom's first Cyber Factory.

The university has spent nearly £200 million to provide world-class facilities in the campus. Middlesex is known for its research and innovation in offering education and has been awarded three Queen’s Anniversary awards in higher education. Apart from this, the university has been awarded two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for its international reputation. International students pursuing a full-time course guaranteed accommodation by the university for their first year of education. In addition to this, the campus comprises bioscience, biomedical science, nursing, and simulation laboratories. The campus features several sports facilities including a fitness center, outdoor courts, football pitches, and tennis courts.

The academic structure of the university comprises three major faculties, namely the Faculty of Arts & Creative Industries, Faculty of Professional & Social Sciences, and the Faculty of Science & Technology. The university offers programs in other subjects that include media, design, performing arts, law, natural science, engineering, mathematics, information science, statistics, and computer science. Here, students get an opportunity to learn and grow under professional faculty members.

Middlesex offers pre-undergraduate, undergraduate, and postgraduate courses in Social Science, Psychology, Media and Communications, Marketing, International Tourism Management, Law and Politics, Law and Politics, and Accounting and Finance.

The university has a list of notable alumni that includes Freema Agyeman (renowned actress), Helen Mirren (actress), Alan Carr (comedian), Roger Glover (musician), Milton Jones (comedian), Neville Brody (art director), John Lundberg (filmmaker), Ashley Isham (fashion designer), Araf Shradd (professional golfer), Louise Lear (BBC weather presenter), Suzzane Moore (journalist), and Dermot O'Leary (television presenter).

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