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Organizational Development Specialist (HR)

Pleasanton, CA

Position Summary:

The Organizational Development Specialist plans, coordinates, and delivers company-wide solutions in areas including change management, leader, employee and high potential development, organizational and team effectiveness initiatives. The specialist focus will be on leadership and employee development. Immediate responsibilities will include planning, launching and implementing a new Emerging Leaders program for the organization, in partnership with the Sr. OD Specialist and OD Manager.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

% Time Job Responsibilities
35% Plan, schedule, facilitate, and maintain leadership and employee development programs including, but not limited to: Leadership Development, Performance Management, Workday and other HR systems, Presentation skills, New Employee Orientation. Build and manage training calendar(s), ensure schedule accommodates locations and frequency needs. Conduct train-the-trainer sessions with HR staff as needed. Deliver training globally, with initial focus in North America.
35% Work with Organizational Development Manager and/or Sr. OD Specialist to identify performance gaps and build training and other OD solutions; support leadership and employee development.
15% Build and maintain training and development portal(s), ensuring resources/toolkits are easy to access and meet learner needs. Source relevant content keep content fresh and up-to-date.
15% Work with LMS Administrator to ensure LMS content meets organizational needs, is appropriately assigned, content is current and in alignment with training objectives.

Education & Certification Requirements:

Required or Preferred Degree or Certification
Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Development, Training & Development, Human Resources or related field
Preferred Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, Training & Development, Human Resources or related field
Preferred Certifications in coaching, MBTI or other psychometric assessments, leadership development programs


Years Type of Experience
5 years Relevant experience in training & development
1 year Developing and implementing organizational development interventions

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Skill Knowledge or Ability Explanation
Influence Asserts own ideas and persuades others to gain support and commitment
Relationship building Builds, maintains, and uses network of external and internal relationships.
Business Acumen Demonstrates understanding of business principles required for the job and organization and how to use them to solve problems.
Change Receptivity Demonstrates ability to absorb new information quickly and with ease while using specific steps to overcome change obstacles.
Creativity Applies original or innovative thinking to improve processes, methods, systems and products or services.
Critical Thinking Uses a structured, rational approach to evaluate ideas and practices.
Customer Orientation Demonstrates eagerness to assist customer needs while being cautious enough not to promise more than can be delivered.
Decision Making/Judgement Considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Prioritization Prioritizes activities based on organizational goals and self-directs work, without overreliance on the job description and manager direction.
Project Management Manages timelines and resources efficiently while recognizing inherent tradeoffs that must be made given events outside one’s control.
Self-Awareness Demonstrates ability to perceive oneself from an unbiased perspective and uses that perception to improve work habits.
Teamwork Promotes and facilitates coordination and cooperation among peers.

Travel Required / %: This job requires up to 30-50% travel.

This full-time, exempt position is located in Pleasanton, California.

Relocation may be considered for this position.

To apply for this position, please send your resume to hr@strongtie.com

Job posted: 10/26/2017

Please Note: All job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test.

In keeping with the Company's commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer.