The Organizational Development (OD) Consultant leads the design, development and delivery of OD programs and initiatives to enhance individual, team and organizational capacity and effectiveness. As a member of the Talent Management team, this position will consult, coach and facilitate in areas such as leadership, employee engagement, performance and talent management, and equity, diversity and inclusion. This position will play a key role in supporting and inspiring a positive employee experience, and developing a strong organizational culture in alignment with the IESO’s values.
What you’ll do
- Provide organizational development guidance, advisory and consultative services to develop capability and effectiveness aligned to the IESO’s strategy, values, and competencies.
- Provide leadership to the business and HR partners in the analysis, design, development, customization and evaluation of organizational development initiatives that enhance the employee experience at different stages in the employee lifecycle.
- Identify opportunities to improve the employee experience at the IESO, considering areas such as: growth opportunities, relationships, and employee connections to their work, their co-workers and leaders, and to the vision of the IESO as a whole.
- In collaboration with the Talent Management leadership team, lead the IESO’s employee feedback programs, analyzing results and developing recommendations, programs and services, as applicable, based on feedback obtained. Present recommendations to leaders and teams, create commitment to action plans, and follow up on progress to increase employee engagement and support for the IESO’s strategy and mandate.
- In consultation with the Manager, Employee Experience and Culture, develop and implement an annual action plan that supports the IESO’s equity, diversity, and inclusion journey. Promote a culture that recognizes equity, diversity and inclusion priorities through education, programs and initiatives, and ensure best practices and meaningful approaches are integrated into all aspects of the employee experience Identify metrics and measure progress on the equity, diversity, and inclusion annual action plan.
- Determine initiatives and metrics that will advance organizational effectiveness. Examples may include facilitation of organizational alignment meetings, identification of programs that support IESO’s values, and assessment and recommendation of work models.
- Facilitate the execution of the annual performance management process, including developing communications and guidance for employees and leaders; monitoring the completion of process steps and following up with HR Business Partners and leaders; developing webinars to enhance effectiveness of leaders and employees’ completion of process steps; facilitating the calibration process; and leading data gathering and management actions in audits.
- Support the Director, Talent Management with the Talent Review Process including administering and analyzing questionnaires to identify high potentials; collaborating with leaders on the completion of process steps; documenting development objectives for succession candidates; and drafting materials for the Executive Leadership Team.
- Perform statistical analysis of different data sets such as employee surveys, performance data, talent review data, etc.
What you need to succeed
- Undergraduate degree required, preferably in Organizational Development, Psychology, Human Resources or related field; graduate degree is an asset.
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in organizational development or talent management at the corporate level.
- Strong knowledge of current organizational development theory, methodologies and tools, including change management, systems thinking and team development.
- Ability to deal with sensitive/ confidential issues and data relating to HR functions which may include personal performance, effectiveness, and development information. May involve some dispute related activities, e.g. providing performance data for personal improvement plans.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal and presentation).
- Excellent influencing skills, relationship building, business acumen and client focus.
- Organizational savvy, adaptability, flexibility, and ability to deal with ambiguity.
- Ability to work independently and also within a team environment.
- Demonstrated coaching, consulting and facilitation skills.
- Sound analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills with an ability to understand broad Human Resources issues and opportunities.
- Knowledge of statistics including correlation, multiple regression, canonical correlations, etc.
- Strong time and project management skills.
Nice to have
- Other certifications, licenses or designations in coaching, facilitation or related field.
- Experience with Success Factors HRIS system.
What’s in it for you
• A comprehensive total rewards program, including best-in-class benefits and a flexible workplace
• A challenging, fast-paced and collaborative team environment, where your perspectives and experiences matter
• Leaders who support your growth and success through regular feedback and coaching
• The opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds in the industry