HR and Learning & Development Roles

  • Location


  • Sector:

    HR, Civil Service Recruitment, Public Sector

  • Job type:

    Super Flex

  • Salary:

    £49,171 - £64,656

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    Flexible working, Full-time, Job share, Part-time

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Client:



Sheffield, Leeds, London, Newcastle, Blackpool (with some further flexibility for HR Business Partner and Learning & Development roles)

About the job


The People and Capability Group in DWP is looking to fill a variety of Grade 7 roles reaching right across our Group. The Directorates within our Group and the areas of work they cover are shown in the candidate pack.

Job description

The different roles bring different demands and, whilst the criteria in of the Person Specification relate to all of our roles there are some criteria which are particularly important for some types of roles. This is detailed in the candidate pack.


Person specification

What we are looking for;
Strong candidates will be able to present evidence in their Personal Statement of:

Experience of working in an HR function or a complex People Management/Learning & Development role with a passion to develop your HR/L&D career in DWP, where working at scale, pace and complexity are required; (Lead Criteria)

An ability to bring flexibility, curiosity and diverse perspectives into your work to achieve successful business outcomes;

Leadership qualities – leading a team and leading through collaboration with others;

An ability to build trust-based relationships with a wide range of demanding and diverse senior stakeholders;

Excellent communication skills and an ability to use data, insight and evidence to influence and inform senior leaders on a wide range of complex people management issues;

A solutions-focused approach that takes account of the bigger strategic picture and people-related impacts and enables organisational change and improvement;

It would also be beneficial if you hold a CIPD qualification or other relevant people management/L&D qualification or are willing to work towards one.


We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Seeing the Big Picture
  • Leadership
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Working Together

Apply today!