AA/EE Group Organisational Development Manager Needed

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7 Aug, 2012

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AA/EE Group Organisational Development Manager


Salary to be discussed with consultant (Competitive package with full company car perks, benefits and incentives)

The employer is a large and successful listed holding group in the Automotive (Car Rental , Fleet Services, Logistics, Motor Retail Sector) and seeking a highly professional, seasoned and passionate Group Organisational Development Manager. The incumbent must be able to liaise at Executive level with various companies within the group.

The key responsibility will be to develop and implement programs that align the workforce with key business initiatives.

The primary task is to facilitate the implementation of organisational effectiveness by devising simple, clear, practical tools that drive organisational performance.

The successful candidate must have:
• Honours Degree in Business Management / Industrial Psychology
• Masters Degree – Highly advantageous / Preferable
• 3 – 5 Years of Management level experience in Organisational Development
• Minimum 3 years experience in Change Management implementations
• In depth knowledge or Performance Management systems / processes
• Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook;

Your busy and challenging day will include but not limited to:
• Provide innovative thinking and tools that will assist line management to best manage their human resources;
• Simplify theoretical principles into practical, easy to manage performance enhancing interventions;
• Provide coaching to executives and line managers on organisational development and growth;
• Provide leadership in developing and promoting a learning organisation focussed on its people, the organisational culture and continuous improvement;
• Review existing organisational performance systems and practices to ensure alignment between Vision and Plan through to individual performance management outcomes;
• Advise management boards and HR executives on how best to utilise organisational development best practice to drive performance and embrace a learning organisation culture;
• Clearly communicate the organisation’s Business Philosophy, Vision and Values;
• Develop and provide benchmarks for individual high performance across the various Business Units;
• Be the Change Agent providing support and mechanisms necessary to implement OD Projects;
• Design tools and processes that will drive the use of:
o Job Models
o Balanced Scorecards
o Individual Performance Plans
o Job Grading and validation
o Intellectual Capital Reviews
o Continuous performance evaluation against set scorecard targets
• Ensuring the organisation is structured and has the capabilities required to deliver the agreed business goals;
• Participate in the analysis of the Human Resources aspects of the company’s Ethics and Compliance program being rolled out;
• Participate in identifying the gaps between the Desired Status and Current Status of the Human Resources aspects of the Ethics and Compliance program requirements;
• Design and implement in conjunction with the business unit’s HR Executives the interventions necessary to bridge the gaps identified in the Human Resources elements of the Ethics and Compliance program;
• Manage the roll out of the agreed Employee Value Proposition across all business units in the Division in conjunction with the HR Executives;
• Ensure alignment between the Employee Value Proposition, Business Vision and Business Units strategic plans;
• Design and implement practical, easy to understand and measure aspects of Employee Productivity.
• Ability to conceptualise strategies and concepts and translate these to simple easy to internalise actions;
• Systems thinking and familiarity with integration;
• Ability to interpret complex requirements into simple, practical, easy to implement and maintain solutions;
• Able to effectively and constructively reduce resistance to change;
• Planning and organisational capabilities, including innovation and creativity;
• Knowledge of project management, change management and process planning;
• Good understanding of human behaviour as well as the constraints and demands of business operations;
• Ability to build professional relationships;
• Ability to deal effectively with resistance;
• Ability to clearly define and clarify objectives;
• Ability to link change effort with organisational process;
• Must be able to integrate operational requirements with OD best practice;
• Continuously drive and maintain the momentum of all interventions across the various Business Units;
• Able to facilitate participative decision-making processes;
• Able to co-create an implementable plan that is simple, clear, measurable and results-oriented;
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and employees;
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations where only limited standardisation exists;
• Must be very aware of timing of various activities – organisational readiness;
• Able to drive and focus on activities that generate the highest impact for the lowest cost.

Key Skills

• Understanding of commercial principles and operational requirements;
• Deep appreciation of operational demands, business pressures and time constraints;
• High level of attention to detail;
• Able to manage / deflect conflict;
• Strong listening skills;
• Able to positively balance the needs of multiple relationships;
• Must be able to exercise sound judgement and initiate action where relevant;
• Able to energise others;
• Excellent Influencing and negotiation skills;
• Work well and deliver results during times of transition;
• Able to help all levels of employees adjust to change;
• Ability to plan, organise and deliver within very tight time constraints and deadlines;
• Must be a problem solver;
• Organisational structure skills;
• Presentation and facilitation skills;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Key Attributes

• Business acumen;
• Commercial understanding of the “bottom line”
• Self motivation;
• High energy levels;
• Pro-active, results driven;
• Deadline driven;
• Concern for excellence;
• Excellent interpersonal interactions;
• At ease in times of uncertainty and change;
• Passion for organisational performance;
• Servant leader.

If you have a passion for organisational performance with excellent Business Acumen and would like to be part of a dynamic company then please apply on line!

If you have a passion for organisational performance with excellent Business Acumen and would like to be part of a dynamic company then please email your CV to [email protected]

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