Global Organizational Development Specialist

National Grid (https:\\


  Full Time   Employee

United States

About the Position:
Reporting to the Global Leadership & Capability Manager you will manage discreet projects from across the Global OD spectrum. This means you will also be expected to travel between the UK and US to execute activities aligned to specific global projects / attend team workshops and stakeholder meetings.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Work closely with the Leadership Development specialists to design, develop, pilot and review leadership development interventions. Take responsibility for the effective planning and co-ordination of learning interventions relevant to your project, escalate issues to the Global Leadership & Capability Manager / Regional Academy Managers.
·Occasional facilitation of workshops, conference sessions & HR / business briefings
·Support the Leadership Development Specialists in the provision of consultancy support to regional HR teams / Business stakeholders in relation to specific Global OD projects.
·Must demonstrate a sound knowledge of Academy development interventions, scheduling and quality processes, to enable cost effective, customer focused recommendations / solutions as well as Talent, OE, Change, SWFP frameworks, toolkits and processes.
·Must be able to leverage key external networks to enable the team to keep abreast of external best practice, collation of benchmarking metrics and making continual improvement recommendations to the Global OD leadership team
·Account management of external vendors and management of tendering processes prioritizing our global Managed Service Provider to design, develop, source and evaluate OD solutions in order to continuously improve customer engagement, efficiency and return on investment (ROI)
·Global OD team – support the management of the budget and evaluate fully the return on investment of key programs and projects.
·Lead on specific assigned external partnerships e.g. Bersin
·Management of Talent, SWFP, OE projects as agreed between the respective manager and the Global Leadership & Capability Manager
·Work with the Global Leadership & Capabilities Manager in the ongoing review and development of National Grid’s core capabilities, business skills and the evolution of our Leadership Qualities and behaviors
·Communications Team interface to ensure customer focused communications, solutions and Global OD intranet site
Knowledge & Experience Required:
·Energetic and enthusiastic with drive and ambition.
·High personal standards of commitment and integrity.
·Ability to bring creative and innovative approaches to the business.
·Ability to consult with, influence and establish a high level of confidence with various internal & external stakeholders
·Strong networking and collaboration skills
·Focused on creating value, aligned to customer need
·Ability to successfully prioritize and handle multiple tasks – strong project and time management
·Knowledge and Experience of learning styles and methods and understanding of industry best practices
·Knowledge and experience of Talent and OE processes
·Excellent IT skills and should be conversant with Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint
This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise.We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve.National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
:Global HR
Primary Location
:Global HR
Job Posting
:Aug 24, 2016, 10:43:43 AM
Unposting Date
:Sep 30, 2016, 11:59:00 PM

To apply for this job, contact:
Kathy Gangarossa

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