Group People Services Director

The Open University (OU) is the largest university in the UK by student population, and has a significant global reach through overseas students in over 150 countries, international partnerships and research. The OU is the only university to receive funding from, and operate in, all four nations of the UK.

Our focus on student success and widening access is complemented by our pedagogical innovation and research excellence. We use new and emerging technologies to improve access to higher education globally, and our interdisciplinary research benefits industry and society.

As Group People Director you will provide a clear vision and direction that will promote continuous improvement, innovation and agility in service delivery, and ensure that the University’s people strategies support the achievement of the University’s mission and align with the University’s values.

The successful individual will have the intellect and maturity to understand the wider strategic and political implications impacting The Open University and they must be passionate about their role, motivated by The Open University’s social justice mission, and driven to deliver results.

The full summary of duties and person specification can be found within the briefing Information here.’

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Applications are invited by close of business on Monday 15th March 2019.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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