Monday , May 27 2024

Smud Employment – Senior Organizational Effectiveness Specialist

Website SMUD

Job Description:

The focus of this role is always strategic, as the position is influential in shaping people strategies. At the same time, the role often requires hands – on tactical support for implementation. As a HR Business Partner, you will be a part of a high performing team who collaborates with colleagues across People Services & Strategies to ensure seamless and effective coordination of services to Business Units.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitors, guides, reviews, and conducts work activities associated with department internal/external projects in accordance with established task objectives and schedule as outlined in the project plan/contract.
  • Leadership and team development: Provides team effectiveness facilitation and consulting support to leadership. Coaches leaders in development of their problem solving, team building, conflict resolution and related leadership skills. Provides input to and alignment with enterprise leadership development strategies. Facilitates succession planning talent reviews. Provides advice and coaching to leaders on performance management and involvement of Employee Relations.
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate assigned projects. Establish and maintain collaborative, cooperative approach between other work groups and the project.
  • Process improvement: Identify, develop, and execute process improvement opportunities utilizing continuous improvement principles.
  • Facilitate cross functional process improvement project teams ensuring deadlines and objective are met and return on investment is realized.
  • Change management: Partners to support current and future organizational needs. Creates clear and strategic process to prepare for, manage and reinforce change. Provides tactical support to ensure employee stakeholder input and effective change communications. Teaches methods to manage resistance to change and articulates the benefits of organization change. Champions agile, collaborative, and consultative approach throughout change efforts. Facilitates internal collaboration across all subject matter processes.
  • Employee engagement and culture: Acts as a strategic partner and trusted coach to help leaders create a healthy, engaging, and inclusive culture.
  • Assists leaders in embedding desired practices that support strong communication, collaboration, accountability and trust. Consults with leaders and teams on engagement measurement and strategies.
  • Champions HRDI and SMUD-wide initiatives and ensures a strong partnership and mutually beneficial acceptance of and accountability for both workforce and business unit needs.
  • Identifies appropriate organization development opportunities; process change initiatives; develops tactics and teams needed to bring projects to fruition while ensuring best practice is shared and alignment is driven where appropriate. Organization design and development: Provides consulting support to reshape organizational structure and roles to achieve optimal performance. Assists the business through intervention design and implementation, including training.
  • Serves as a technical and subject matter expert responsible for planning, developing, and implementing short- and long-term strategies to drive business performance and ensure SMUD is a great place to work for all employees.
  • Strategic workforce development: Conducts strategic workforce planning and performs gap analysis to assess talent alignment with current and future business needs.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in workforce planning, succession planning and organization design
  • Experience in change management and certification in a change methodology, such as Prosci’s ADKAR framework.
  • Experience designing and implementing programs and strategies to support employee engagement and/or organizational culture.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience designing and implementing organization change plans and employee communications.
  • Experience supporting initiatives that promote diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Experience providing both formal and informal leadership development and coaching.
  • Master’s degree in related field.
  • Prior experience supporting skilled trade and represented (unionized) work groups.
  • Experience partnering directly with a C-level leader.

Job Details:

Company: SMUD

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Sacramento, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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