Channel 4 had announced a new strategy which set out the development of a new HQ and two creative hubs with 300+ staff outside of London while maintaining a smaller version of their current London office. The move to new regional offices across the UK also needed to ensure that the organisation was set up to deliver the three-year strategy, with a renewed focus on:
Q5 were engaged to assist Channel 4 with the organisation design of the multi-site operation, ensuring that the number of roles and activities moving were aligned with the scope that had been agreed with government and communicated to the public.
The project was delivered over three key phases:
All outputs – datasets, organisation charts, job descriptions and final recommendations – were then presented to the Exec and handed over to internal HR owners in preparation for the consultation process.