Assistant Director - Organisation Development & Learning

180000QX Requisition #
Thanks for your interest in the Assistant Director - Organisation Development & Learning position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 32 open jobs by clicking here.

This role is a member of the People and OD senior leadership team, so has a key role in creating and driving the delivery of our people strategy.  You will lead a diverse team of learning, development and engagement professionals in a large, complex organisation.


This role is also responsible for the delivery of key projects across the force including  the continued implementation of the  Policing Education Qualifications Framework  (PEQF)** which completely changes the way we recruit and train our police officers from April 2019; and the delivery of the  Operational Learning and Development review to transform the learning culture within the organisation.


You will bring your knowledge of best practice, systems, technology and emerging trends in your field. You will have demonstrable examples of creating and leading organisation wide learning and development strategy, and of delivering complex projects. Experience of commissioning and delivering volume technical training would be advantageous.


About Us:


Here at West Midlands Police (WMP), we serve almost 2.8 million people – making us the second largest Police Force in England. We’re in the middle of radically overhauling all aspects of the business with WMP2020 - a modernisation plan that’ll change the way we operate.


WMP is a large and diverse organisation where you can develop your skills, knowledge and career in an encouraging and flexible environment.


We're able to offer you a comprehensive range of rewards and benefits including:

·         28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) with the option to purchase additional days

·         access to a Corporate Health Cash Plan and wellbeing website

·         modern working environment in central Birmingham

·         opportunity to save on travel costs through a Corporate Travel Scheme

·         the option to join a generous pension scheme

·         company car scheme


*You can find more information about Leadership Promise and People Deal here:


**You can find more information about PEQF on the College of Policing website:


Are you ready to join us?


If yes, we'd like to hear from you.


Please note that closing date is 9 Jan (midnight) 2019 with interviews to take place on 11th, 15th and 23rd  Jan.


To request a copy of the full role profile please contact Sanja Williams, HR Business Partner,  If you would like to discuss this role further please contact Ali Layne Smith, Director of People and Organisation Development,


To apply for this position please complete our online application form.

West Midlands Police are currently undertaking a long term review of staff pay and conditions.  The grade, pay and other terms of employment are therefore subject to review and may change in the future. 


Diversity and Inclusion Vision: “Maximise the potential of people from all backgrounds through a culture of fairness and inclusion to deliver the best service for our communities”


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