Job Evaluation & Research Officer

10 Woodcock Street, Aston, Birmingham, B7 4BG
£26,999 - £33,799
09 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019
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Job Evaluation and Research Officer

Working 36.50 hours Per Week

£26,999 - £33,799

Woodcock Street

Fixed Term Contract for 2 years

A 2 year Secondment will be considered for Internal Applicants

Are you a critical thinker? Do you have experience of delivering job evaluation schemes? Are you experienced in researching and providing evidence-based solutions in order to improve working practices?  Have you experience of delivering a workload in line with project management methodologies?  If so, you could be perfect for the Job Evaluation & Research Team within our Organisational Development function! 

Birmingham City Council is aspiring to be a Council of the Future and we are looking to enhance capacity within our OD function, by developing a specific team to research and review job evaluation within the authority and consider associated pay modelling issues. We are seeking individuals that can demonstrate the right abilities, experience, personal integrity and values and behaviours, to join us on our journey and achieve our aspiration.

  • Job Evaluation & Research Officer (s) will support the Senior Job Evaluation & Research Officer and Reward & Recognition Manager to deliver the review of the job evaluation schemes and pay modelling, and support with researching and implementing new ways of working. With such an exciting remit, you will be a strong HR/OD practitioner, adept at advising and negotiating in line with employment legislation, policy, and local government terms and conditions of employment. You will also have knowledge and awareness of administering local government job evaluation scheme (s) and will be aware of public sector project management methodologies as tools to organise workloads. A critical thinker and natural data analyst, you will have an eye for detail and a hunger for knowledge to ensure this role is a gate keeper for fairness and equity. Underlining all this, you must be a self-starter, highly motivated but with the humility and ability to escalate and ask for help when needed, linking into your natural ability to be a team player and a key component to an ambitious and effective team and organization.

There are eight posts available offered on a two-year, fixed term contract basis. Requests for job share and flexible working will be considered.


For informal queries please contact Rajbinder Khera on 0121 303 3042 or


Closing date:   Friday 30th August 2019

Shortlisting:    Tuesday 3rd September 2019 and Wednesday 4th September 2019

Interviews:      Thursday 12th September 2019 and Friday 13th September 2019

Previous applicants need not apply

Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.


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