Our HR, OD and Engagement Vacancies

Team Manager Recruitment Reward and Talent Management

  • Salary: Up to £46,527
  • Hours: 35
  • Contract type: Full time permanent
  • Location: County Hall, Worcester with some potential for remote working

Our ambition is to attract and retain the very best talent to join our high performing workforce.  To help us achieve that, we have an exciting opportunity for a creative individual who has a passion for recruitment, reward and talent management.  

Reporting to the Head of HR, you will be the subject matter expert and provide leadership and direction for our recruitment, reward and talent management teams. As a trusted source of expertise, you’ll advise senior management on a range of talent management challenges. You will also lead on developing an agreed executive recruitment framework whilst meeting the council’s constitutional requirements for chief officer appointments.  

In this key role, you will ensure recruitment and retention is promoted as a council priority whilst supporting your team to deliver in line with our workforce strategy. We’ll look to you to challenge existing practices and to design and implement new and improved ways of working. You’ll also contribute to the wider HR, OD and Engagement function’s goal of instilling a culture of change, sustainability and fast adoption of innovative ideas.

With a postgraduate qualification in HR or another related discipline, you’re likely to have substantial experience in the design, delivery and evaluation of recruitment and talent management solutions. This should be backed by expert knowledge of recruitment strategies and practices across the spectrum of our Council services.

Significant experience of leading teams through change and managing individual and team performance is essential.  Pragmatic, with an analytical approach to problem solving, you’ll also have excellent communication skills and the ability to persuade and influence at all levels.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please call Sabrina Jackson on 01905 844785 or email sjackson@worcestershire.gov.uk

How to apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@worcestershire.gov.uk

Application Closing Date

Closing date: Sunday, 10 October 2021 11:59pm.  

We may close before the deadline if we receive a high volume of suitable applications. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Proposed Interview Date: Interviews to take place w/c 11 October and w/c 18 October 2021 with successful candidates progressing to a second stage interview.  


In return you’ll get access to lots of training and development and the following benefits:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (potential to match up to 30 days)
  • career average pension scheme
  • access to a range of leisure, fashion, travel and lifestyle discounts 

Flexible Working

We are proud to offer flexible working as standard, so that you can split your time between the office and home.


Worcestershire County Council is committed to promoting equality and diversity and ensuring that all appointments are made based on the suitability of a candidate to the role only.

We are inclusive, this is important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident is helping us recruit and retain great people to meet our workforce needs. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.

In line with the "Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, we do not automatically reject applicants with a criminal record. Every application will be considered individually, considering the nature and circumstances of the conviction and the type of work applied for. You will not be asked to disclose 'spent' convictions unless the work requires access to children and vulnerable adults.