Senior Job Evaluation & Research Officer

10 Woodcock Street, Aston, Birmingham, B7 4BG
£34,788 - £42,683
16 Apr 2019
02 May 2019
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Fixed Term Contract
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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 cane demonstrate the right abilities, experience, personal integrity and values and behaviours, to join us on our journey and achieve our aspiration.


  • Senior Job Evaluation & Research Officer(s) will deliver the review of the job evaluation schemes and pay modelling and research initiatives by leading the Job Evaluation & Research Team and supporting the Reward & Recognition Manager to implement new ways of working.  You will be qualified to at least Level 5 (or relevant demonstrable experience within HR/OD field) and will be an excellent HR/OD practitioner.  You will be an excellent job analyst, having demonstrable experience of administering job evaluation within Local Government and be comfortable and confident to consider pay modelling and pay structures.   You will be working with public sector project management methodologies as tools to organise approach, so the ability to be organised, structured, use your critical thinking skills and have an eye for detail will be essential to ensure this role is a gate keeper for fairness and equity.  Adept at negotiating with managers and trade unions, you will have excellent interpersonal skills and provide advice and guidance in line with; employment legislation, policy, and local government terms and conditions of employment.  Underlining all this, you must be a self-starter, highly motivated, work in congruence with interdependent workstreams and have the humility and ability to escalate and ask for help when needed, linking into your natural ability to be a team player - a key component to an ambitious and effective team and organisation. 


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

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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