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Organisational Development Lead, Europe & Canada (CA, DE, FR, IT, SP, UK)

United Kingdom
Status interviewing
Tags Talent Management


Date posted

26 Aug 2021

The Company

We are happy to once again be working with a key client in the pharmaceutical industry, which has been recognised as an Employer of Choice. With an unwavering dedication to putting patients at the centre of all they do, our client strives to better the health and the future of people worldwide. Internally, our client has a renowned reputation of global collaboration and teamwork and adherence to a culture of integrity, honesty, fairness, and perseverance.

The Role

The Organisational Development (OD) Lead reports to the Head of Employee Experience and is focused on the alignment of people strategy, organisation culture, and the experiences of people across Europe and Canada. The OD Lead considers external trends alongside internal best practices and innovation to drive strategic behavioural and process change across the organisation, improving organisational performance and engagement.  

The Individual

You will know how to partner with COE and HR Leadership Teams in developing and tracking execution of the people strategy and specific goals, ensuring alignment with organisation priorities and global guidelines. You will be able to translate the organisation’s needs into strategic and operational plans by establishing roadmaps, key tasks, metrics and performance tracking to showcase outcomes. You will lead learning, development, talent management and any other key processes to identify and address experience related gaps to ensure the organisation is prepared to meet employee expectations. You will work with HR Business Partners and business leaders to execute on action plans to improve employee engagement. You will support organisational development initiatives such as coaching, team development, change management and/or organisational design. You will effectively assess, diagnose, and recommend solutions to mitigate and resolve organisational, team, individual problems and risks. You will have a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field with a minimum of 10 years progressive experience in organisational development in fast-paced, matrixed environments. You will have experience working with/applying best practices as a foundation to building talent management strategies, organisational, team and individual interventions.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Talent Management
  • Industry
    Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
    Asia Pacific
  • Global revenue
    US$100 Billion and over
  • Solid Report To
    Head of Employee Experience
  • Potential upsides
    This business unit is a fast growth and highly regarded group within the organisation.
  • Potential challenges
    This is a highly complex business unit, and the learning curve will be steep. There are global complexities and competing priorities. In addition to being a strategic opportunity, there is still a large amount of tactical work included in this role.
  • Job Reference

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