Aug 12, 2020

Organization Effectiveness Partner, Intercontinental Region

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Cambridge, MA, USA
Human Resources

Job Description


Job DescriptionReporting to the Vice President, Organization Effectiveness and Global Diversity and Inclusion, the Organization Effectiveness Partner is responsible for the organizational and leadership effectiveness of the Intercontinental region. Partnering with HR staff and related senior management, this role also provides OD consulting, diversity and inclusion, leadership development and talent management solutions to increase the effectiveness of Biogen's Intercontinental Region (BIR, which includes Latin America, APAC, Middle East, Africa, Russia and Turkey), with an emphasis to address broad organizational and talent challenges. This role will sit on the Organizational Effectiveness and BIR HR leadership teams.Key Responsibilities include:OD/Change Management (60%)* Develop the roadmap for building functional excellence and business capability building within the client organization;* Work directly with the HR leadership team to improve effectiveness and efficiency around alignment, direction setting, decision making and communication in the across functions and regions* Drive transformation of Biogen's BIR culture through change management processes and tools resulting in a better aligned culture to meet Biogen's current business challenges* Leverage analytics to understand solution success and inform future delivery; such as translating the insights from organization and employee surveys into actions that have a significant impact on the unit's performance and culture* Design a holistic workforce strategy and plan to drive objectives and desired outcomes of the business short-term, mid-term, and long-term* Build solutions that are both fit for purpose, and scalable or able to be used by multiple functions (leveraging existing interventions, partnering with the Center to build broader solutions)* Support the design of field-ready items, and assure strong after-action reviews aligned with continuous improvement objectives* Partner with the HR Manager, or appropriate colleague, to ensure people processes are implemented consistently across the company, and are achieving their desired intent* Facilitate and lead with the BIR business on key organizational redesign and restructuring efforts; ensuring a whole systems approach is taken to enable and sustain the change effortDiversity and Inclusion, Leadership Development and Talent Management (40%)* Partner with head of Workforce Diversity and Inclusion to integrate D+I into talent and culture practices, and support the global expansion of the company's D+I strategy into BIR (regionalizing a global strategy for relevance in various diverse markets).* Contribute to the design, development and promotion of leadership development programs, processes, systems and tools and implement these on a local level. Programs, processes, systems and tools include:* Drive end to end Talent management approach and philosophy (e.g. succession planning)* Performance planning and assessment* Individual development plans for HiPo Talent* Work closely with executives to identify and support high potential talent.* Consult and collaborate with HR Business Partners, colleagues in OE, and key senior managers to ensure leadership capability is in place to allow functions/units to meet their critical business needs and attain their objectivesQualificationsThe ideal candidate will possess 8 years of experience with a combination of strategy and organization design expertise, including, but not limited to experience working in a management consulting firm. This individual will be an agile, self-motivated, self-confident professional with high emotional intelligence who is comfortable operating with moderate direction, and who thrives in a fluid and dynamic environment as a leader influencing change and transformation.Specific qualities and experience for the position include:* Ability to build effective working relationships with a diverse "customer" base, including senior managers, HR Business Partners, consultants, etc.* Global experience is preferred, with a strong understanding of workforce diversity and inclusion practices* Results-oriented approach with a commitment to quality and performance, and track record of driving impact and change within a complex, matrixed organization* Prior business/ line management and/or business consulting experience helpful but not required* Proven ability to balance the need for global consistency with local customization* Business maturity and interpersonal "savvy" to work with both senior managers and line employees* Proven ability to achieve results by working with a global team* Personal drive and tenacity, embracing difficult and/or complex tasks with enthusiasm and continued resolve* Experience working on employer of choice and/or inclusion initiatives considered a plus* A 'One HR' mindset, dedicated to continuous improvement and transparent feedbackEducation:An undergraduate degree is required; an advanced degree in Management or a related field is preferred.Additional InformationReporting to the Vice President, Organization Effectiveness and Global Diversity and Inclusion, the Organization Effectiveness Partner is responsible for the organizational and leadership effectiveness of the Intercontinental region.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.PDN-b5063a6a-28c6-45f5-a2a4-4c2ebbea59e1

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