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People Development Manager

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People Development Manager

HR - Resourcing & Development 

12 month fixed term position

This could be a full time or part time opportunity

London, with remote working (Alternative Locations would also be considered) 

Closing date: 27th October 2021


Why you should join us…

We connect with millions of people every day, make content they can't get enough of and reflect and shape the world we live in… and we do all this through the power of creativity.

We will be a digitally led entertainment and media company that creates and brings brilliant content to audiences, wherever, whenever and however they choose.


Business overview:

This role sits within the Resourcing and Development team - specifically working across development, engagement and talent programmes and activities.  

We are responsible for making sure colleagues at every level of the organisation have the right capability and skills to be able to deliver our More Than TV Strategy.  This role will have a focus on ensuring that the development we provide our high potentials is aligned with the future needs of the business and using insights from the engagement survey to ensure we are listening to colleagues' experience of working at ITV- creating the best environment for them to succeed


This role entails…

The role will be responsible for the design and delivery of a range of talent, performance, diversity & inclusion development projects and programmes.  The role will support the business by consulting, providing advice, offering support and building out business specific as well as ITV-wide development interventions.

You will also be responsible for regular reporting at the management board, Plc Board and annual report to demonstrate how our people strategy and activity are aligned to and drives the More than TV strategy


Some Key Responsibilities…

  • Lead the design and delivery of the ITV High Potential and other talent development programmes as required  
  • Support the Head of People Development in the delivery of Talent & Succession Planning 
  • Draft and prepare People Reports for Plc Board/Nominations Committee
  • Prepare and draft people reports for the annual report
  • Provide subject matter expertise for the ITV Engagement survey / Pulse and team surveys, including purpose, question design, result interpretation and corporate action planning 
  • Design and deliver interventions that build internal capability to support More than TV strategy
  • Work as a development business partner with HRBPs to design and facilitate team days and other business specific training - using training needs analysis to inform the response
  • Provide best practice support and guidance in the design and delivery of diversity & inclusion development and learning interventions aligned with the group D&I strategic priorities for leaders, managers and all colleagues
  • Build relationships with the training providers to ensure that all the programmes we deliver have clear learning objectives and are aligned to our broader leader, manager and all colleague offerings.  
  • Use data and insights to inform decision making on where and how we spend our development budget
  • Work across broader Resourcing & Development and HR projects/activities as required


To be considered for this opportunity you will need to demonstrate the following skills:

Minimum role criteria:

  1. Business Psychology degree or equivalent experience to support the development of D&I and talent programmes with clear learning objectives and outcomes
  2. In-depth experience in preparing / writing presentations and written board level corporate reports
  3. Proven experience of designing, delivering & embedding development projects through to implementation
  4. Experience of working with and engaging with multiple stakeholders and building strong relationships both internally and externally

ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from candidates with a disability and as a Disability Confident Leader if you meet the minimum criteria for a role and you have declared that you have a disability, we’ll guarantee you’ll get to the next stage*.

(minimum criteria above)


The Key role criteria is as follows:

  1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  2. Experience of working with and engaging with multiple stakeholders and building strong relationships
  3. Ability to listen to and translate the needs of HR and the business into actions and programmes
  4. Ability to analyse data and identify themes - using data to inform project and programme priorities
  5. Have a proactive and methodical approach
  6. Can work under pressure and within tight timelines across multiple projects
  7. Plan, coordinate and prioritize activities successfully to work independently and as part of a team environment
  8. Able to bring in external best practice to ensure projects are best in class
  9. A strong track record in business partnering and consulting with key stakeholders across a complex organization.
  10. Budget management

We're happy to discuss any support/personalisation you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach, so we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require anything... our email is Find out more here


Closing Date: 27th October 2021


If you want more information regarding  this role please feel free to email


Find out more about our benefits


We want to be the most flexible employer in Media. We offer Smart working and we will support you and provide you the right environment and work/ life balance


We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do. Find out more here 

* There may be a few exceptions where we are not able to take all eligible candidates to the next stage due to the volume of applications.

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