Rapid People Strategy Development



We had worked with this client previous so knew the organisation well. Our challenge was to work with the Chief People Officer to develop within an 8-week period a People Strategy she could take to the Board.


Working closely with the People leadership team and CEO we:

  • Completed a short discovery phase, reviewing organisational strategy and plans, previous people strategies and their outcomes, colleague engagement feedback and other key documents.
  • Worked with the CEO, Executive team and Board to understand the key strategic shifts the organisation needed to make over the next 3-5 years and the people and organisational implications of these.
  • Worked with the people team (all levels) and other key stakeholders from across the organisation to understand better what people and organisational enablers were needed to deliver the strategic outcomes.
  • Developed a working hypothesis which was then tested with the CPO, People Team and Executive Team before developing a firm proposal.

Although developed and delivered at pace, this was a highly collaborative piece of work which created strong ownership across all stakeholders.


The People Strategy was fully endorsed by the Executive Team and the Board and is now being implemented.

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