Organisational Change HR Manager

The Treasury is the United Kingdom’s economics and finance ministry. It is responsible for formulating and implementing the government’s financial and economic policy. Its aim is to raise the rate of sustainable growth, and achieve rising prosperity and a better quality of life with economic and employment opportunities for all.

Job description

About the Group

Corporate Centre Group

The Corporate Centre Group provides corporate systems, services, solutions and facilities to enable HM Treasury
Group to deliver effectively and efficiently. It currently consists of 6 teams: Commercial; Correspondence and Information Rights; Finance; HR; Information and Workspace Services and Treasury Group Shared Services. We provide a vast array of services and solutions that enable the Treasury and its ALBs to operate effectively. It is a large group of over 1500 staff – based in London and Norwich. It is a diverse group – both in terms of backgrounds and ways of working; and staff are supported to work a large variety of working patterns.

About the Team

For some time, HM Treasury has been considering the case for a second policy location outside London. We are now taking forward work to establish a new office in the north of England, as part of a wider economic decision-making campus. We want to attract a greater diversity and range of perspectives this will bring will strengthen our ability to advise Ministers and develop economic policy. It will also support our efforts to be more reflective of the country as a whole, support the government’s levelling up agenda and help shift the gravity of economic decision making away from London and the south east.

Our HMT North – Location & Culture team is a new team who will deliver a multi-site model. We will develop and deliver a programme to establish the new office, and supporting policies that help the department’s objectives for new ways of working. This is a wide-ranging programme of work, with cross-departmental workstreams, and will also require close working with other government departments involved in the economic campus.

Key accountabilities

You will be responsible for developing and delivering the people strategy that underpins the programme.

1. Leading the delivery of the programmes People Strategy, including potential management of a project delivery team

2. Organisational Change design and execution - setting out the approaches, policies, processes and costs to enable the delivery of the programme from a people perspective including staffing a new office, managing relocations as well as training design for any new technologies, processes and ways of working being introduced.

3. Employee relations management

4. Supporting recruitment and retention for the wider programme team

5. Working closely with the Treasury’s and other Government Departments central Human Resources team, ensuring strategic and process alignment and that potential opportunities and risks posed by the programme are identified and dealt with as appropriate.


Required Qualifications:
1. CIPD qualified or equivalent experience as a HR practitioner.

Required Behaviours, Experience and Technical Skills

2. Proven track record of successfully working in a HR role as part of a major organisational change programme. (Experience)

3. Proven skills and knowledge of developing and implementing people strategies and plans in an organisation. (Experience)

4. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and influence stakeholders (Communicating and Influencing)

The lead criteria is: Proven track record of successfully working in an HR role as part of a major organisational change programme.

If we receive a large number of applications, applications will be assessed against this criteria alone first. They will then be assessed against the other criteria if they have met the minimum score on the lead criteria.


CIPD qualified or equivalent experience as a HR practitioner.


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

  • Seeing the Big Picture
  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Delivering at Pace

We only ask for evidence of these behaviours on your application form:

  • Communicating and Influencing

Apply today!