Talent, Resourcing & Inclusion Lead - 9 month Fixed Term Contract
Broad Gate Offices, 1 Broad Gate, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8EQ

Job Reference: 003274

Location: Broad Gate Offices, 1 Broad Gate, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8EQ

Closing Date: 30/10/2020

Salary £: up to £50,000 per annum, dependent on experience. D2 Career Framework, HR Job Family

Employment Type: Fixed Term - Full Time

Division: People

Hours per week: 35

At YBS we believe that being an inclusive organisation is critical to our success, both today and in the future. Diversity of thought and experience enables to us foster creativity and innovation, to develop products and services that genuinely deliver ‘real help for real life’ for customers, members and community.

With our head office in Bradford we’re honoured to be part of the Inclusive Employers ‘Bradford for Everyone’ programme managed by Grant Thornton. We’re one of only two organisations that were selected for the programme and this means we get to work in partnership with Grant Thornton and Bradford City Council to make Bradford District a great place for everyone.

Our Inclusion Strategy and Agenda is broader than just the above programme, and we have made great strides in creating and building an inclusive culture at YBS. We’re now looking for someone to come and join our Talent, Resourcing and Inclusion team as one of our Leads for 9 months, to primarily focus on driving the next phases of our Inclusion activation, and Bradford for Everyone Implementation plan. The wider team is responsible for developing and implementing effective propositions and models which deliver the Group’s Resourcing Strategy, including Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Emerging Talent and Inclusion, so there are also opportunities to contribute to our wider Resourcing Strategy and delivery.

What You'll Do

  • Build connections and work in collaboration with a variety of stakeholders to continue the activation our Inclusion strategy, key initiatives and ‘Bradford for Everyone’ implementation plan

  • Work with the Talent, Resourcing and Inclusion Leads to ensure that Inclusion continues to be weaved through all of our programmes, enhancing the lens on the interventions we create.

  • Provide expertise on and delivery of key Inclusion initiatives, and work in partnership with the business to deliver pro-active and value add Resourcing, Talent and Inclusion interventions.

Skills Required

Due to the specific projects that need to be delivered over the 9 months we need someone with previous experience of delivering Inclusion plans in a large environment, where customers and colleagues are a key focus.

You’ll also need

  • Excellent relationship building and stakeholder management skills, as building effective internal and external relationships is pivotal to the role.

  • Brilliant influencing skills with the ability to take people on a journey and support cultural change

  • Ideally previous experience in a People division Centre of Excellence like Resourcing, Talent, OD.

  • Previous experience of operating in an environment that has been through large organisational and cultural change

As an employer who encourages flexible working please get in touch if you wish to discuss flexible or reduced working hours. The TRI team are also currently working from home so you will start your journey with us being home based with some potential travel to our Leeds site. 

Life at YBS
In addition to the usual benefits such as competitive salary, annual bonus and healthcare packages we offer you…

Flexibility – Whether it’s picking up the kids from school or catching that early morning yoga session we have you covered. 

Celebrating Success – From everyday thank you cards, to our annual ‘Raising the Roof’ gala to celebrate our golden ticket winners we acknowledge our colleagues successes no matter how big or small.

Giving Back – Fancy 31 hours of paid leave a year to get involved in community activities? Together last year, we completed more than 11,000 hours of volunteering!

Inclusivity - We don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our colleagues, our customers and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

Site Perks – Some of our sites have added little extras such as a gym, restaurant and free parking at our Bradford site, roof garden in Leeds, and on-site restaurant and free parking at our Peterborough site. 

If you’ve got a solid background in delivering Inclusion initiatives and you want to develop a career in an empowering, respectful and supporting business then why not join us?
Our people are our heart and soul; we’re commercial and caring, big enough to offer you a challenge and small enough for you to make a real impact. We’re devoted to putting people first and doing the right thing by providing real help with real life. 

We’d love to hear from you so why not apply today and be Your Brilliant Self! 

Any questions please contact Rose Rawsthorne via email at recruitment@ybs.co.uk