£46,020 - £51,663

Contract type:

Contract Permanent


Full time


0131 247 4223

Senior Learning and Organisational Development Partner

Senior Learning and Organisational Development Partner | Full time | 37 hours

Salary: £46,020 - £51,663
Hours: 37 hours per week | Monday - Friday
Location: National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh
Closing Date: 15/04/2024

National Museums Scotland is one of the leading museum groups in Europe with one of the largest and most diverse collections in the world.

We are looking for enthusiastic, passionate, service-driven individuals to join our People (Human Resources) team.

Benefits of joining us as our Senior Learning and Organisational Development Partner will include:

Annually alongside your salary of £46,020 - £51,663, National Museums Scotland contributes £13,331 - £14,966 towards you being a member of the Civil Service Pension Scheme
A generous annual leave of 28.5 days – rising to 33.5 after 5 years, plus an additional 8 paid days public holidays
Cycle to Work scheme
Free access to national (and international) museums and exhibitions
Exclusive discounts on both local and national High Street and online retailers
A range of wellbeing benefits including Employee Assistance Programme 24/7
Flexible working options such as hybrid working, part time working, paid special leave, career breaks and unpaid leave
Access to all the above and more from day one of employment.

As a Senior Learning and Organisational Development Partner at National Museums Scotland you will:

Working with the Head of People, champion and drive a holistic approach to Learning and Organisational Development (L&OD)
Develop the learning and organisational development input to the People strategy and Department plan
Lead annual planning activity with stakeholders to enable us to develop a yearly L&OD calendar of activity
Delivering key People initiatives across the HR spectrum, including talent management, pay and reward, employee relations, employee engagement and performance management
Shape and execute a robust leadership development framework, ensuring we can build a pipeline of leaders at all levels from within the organisation
Lead the Learning and Organisational Development Team, supporting team activity to ensure objectives outlined in the People business plan are being met.

Skills and experience we’re looking for in our Senior People Partner:

Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) level 7 or equivalent experience
Up to date knowledge of learning and organisational development best practice
Experience of developing and implementing Learning and  Development framework
Experience of identifying, implementing, and embedding process improvements
Experience in team management
Experience in budget management
Proven track record of delivering change projects.
Hiring the right person for the right job is everything to us. We want to encourage you to apply if you think this is the role for you.

Please be sure to view our recruitment pack for this role (available on our careers website: for full details of the position that may help with your application.

The closing date for applying is 15 April 2024. The Selection Event is likely to be held week commencing 22 April 2024.

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