Organizational Design & Effectiveness Consultant (Internal)

Location: Markham, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 09-25-2018
The Talent Company is pleased to be partnering with a financial services organization with a significant presence in North American. They are looking for an Organizational Design & Effectiveness Consultant (Manager level). Their Canadian Head Office is in Richmond Hill. Currently going through a period of transformation within their HR team, they are building an HR team that adds greater value to the business through greater collaboration and business partnering. This position will work with the Director to develop a roadmap for establishing the organizational design and effectiveness of the company, with a focus on culture shaping, employee engagement, performance management, and business transformation.

  • Strategic focus on customers (internal and external), recommend innovative solutions to enhance organizational design practices, capabilities, tools and methods.
  • Partner across HR and with Business Leaders on issues related to organizational effectiveness and business transformation in an effort to improve organizational performance.
  • Conduct effective analysis to assess & diagnose organizational issues, ensure alignment of business goals with organizational design and develop and recommend solutions.
  • Implement programs to enhance culture and engagement based on results from surveys and/or evaluation tools.
  • Support the Director to develop strategies for optimizing people, processes, systems, and culture to accelerate business performance.
  • Advocate the importance of a culture of elevated employee experiences through company-wide communication, new employee experiences and engagement event plans and tools.
  • Promote an inclusive culture where team members can leverage their unique talents in an environment that values diversity, creativity and independent thought.
  • Develop metrics to measure the effectiveness of various programs, systems, tools and procedures and make recommendations for continuous improvement opportunities.

  • Post-secondary education, ideally in Organizational Development, Human Resources or a related field
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience designing, building and implementing HR Organizational Design & Effectiveness programs, systems and tools, with a focus on engagement methodologies and change management
  • Understanding of modern OD & OE concepts with the ability to adapt traditional approaches to meet stakeholder needs
  • Ability to think strategically and create a vision, while being able to execute work as a part of the creation process
  • Demonstrated ability to gain trust and traction for organization effectiveness programs as a credible and trusted advisor and subject matter expert
  • Strong business acumen with a natural curiosity to understand the business
  • Understands the cause-and-effect relationships between business priorities, organizational design, and talent strategy
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills with the ability to motivate change
  • Results-oriented with an ability to focus on critical issues while balancing competing priorities
  • Proven ability to navigate and work through ambiguity and complexity
  • Adaptable to continuous change
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to present information in an organized, logical and effective manner to a wide variety of audiences
This offers an exceptional opportunity to work for a company with a strong culture, be a team player and work closely with senior leadership. If you feel that you are up for this challenge to please click APPLY below or contact Melissa Palleschi at We are always grateful for referrals.
About The Talent Company
The Talent Company is an HR Solutions Firm. We work closely with our clients to FIND, KEEP, REWARD and TRANSITION their talent. We act as a trusted search partner for leading organizations providing customized and timely recruitment services.  For a list of our current opportunities, click here.
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