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Group Chief People Officer, LSBU Group

LSBU Group is a family of education providers comprising London South Bank University, Academy and Colleges, and an award-winning enterprise centre. The Group is united by a commitment to providing opportunities for all. At LSBU, we have been transforming lives in London and further afield for over 130 years. The LSBU Group is a diverse and global community made up of academics, professional staff, and students.


This is an exciting time to join the LSBU Group. The Group is poised to grow in terms of scale, research and enterprise capacity, and international partnerships in the coming years. Alongside these strategic initiatives, the Group will need to remain agile and responsive to changing expectations and working patterns. In 2020, the Group published a People and Culture Strategy, and we now seek a new Chief People Officer to drive forward our ambitions in relation to people and culture.


Our new Chief People Officer will address several key priorities. Alongside the Group Executive, they will help determine and deliver the future shape and scale of the organisation. They will instil shared, modern and best HR practice across the Group. The incoming Chief People Officer will play a leading role in helping to champion EDI, and fostering an inclusive and supportive culture. They will focus on workforce development, and ensure that all staff have the capacity and capability to succeed.  

Strong candidates will have a proven track record of innovation and impact in relation to HR and organisational development. They will have worked in a variety of organisations and be adept at navigating organisational complexity. Strong candidates will be excellent team-players and experienced senior leaders, capable of contributing to broader discussions with the Group Executive.


This role represents an exciting opportunity to help shape the future of the LSBU Group.


How to apply


Applications, which should be in the form of a CV and cover letter, should be sent to no later than midday on 20 June.


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