Organizational Effectiveness Advisor

Job Title: Organizational Effectiveness Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-07-22
Reference: BH-112403-1
Contact Name: Keeley Gormley
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 23, 2019 16:58

Job Description

Organizational Effectiveness Advisor


Specific responsibilities will include:


Change Management/Transformation

  • Provide change management and transformation support across a wide range of initiatives including culture change, project/program implementations, organizational re-design/re-alignments, business process re-design and technology implementation.
  • Help to increase change management/transformation capability and capacity in our leadership team. This may include coaching and training/education to leadership and change champions.
  • Develop targeted and actionable change management plans where required in accordance with industry best practices supporting project delivery and sustainment, leadership coaching plans and sponsor roadmaps.
  • Conduct analyses of stakeholder groups involved in organizational change, identifying potential risks and points of resistance and developing plans to address the stakeholders' concerns.
  • Conduct change readiness assessments, analyze results of these assessments, and present findings in a format that is simple, concise and easy-to-understand.
  • Support the execution of change management plans.

Organizational Effectiveness

  • Create solutions using advanced knowledge and experience with respect to Organizational Effectiveness content areas: Organization design, organization and team effectiveness, organization diagnosis and effectiveness interventions, strategic planning, team/leadership alignment and team development.
  • Consult with leaders to assist them with a wide range of Organization Effectiveness needs including: teambuilding/team effectiveness, long range planning and team goal setting; change management, organization diagnosis & design – structure, process and work design.
  • Draw on comprehensive technical knowledge and excellent consulting skills to advise clients in Organization Effectiveness areas.
  • Conduct in-depth diagnostics and analytics to identify gaps between current and end state goals; determine the factors that affect outcomes; build interventions to close gaps.
  • Competent in a wide range of diagnostic instruments and tools used to support leadership/team development
  • Strong history and knowledge of driving accountability in organizations and setting up processes to this end.
  • Ability to build effective relationships at all levels within the organization (frontline to C-suite)
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple, often conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment. Strong project management skills and success managing developmental programs.
  • Experience interacting with senior management
  • Advanced presentation and facilitation skills
  • Strong computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation)

Must have qualifications:


  • Related degree (preferably Master’s) in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Business Administration, Leadership or similar disciplines
  • Group facilitation (10 – 15 years)
  • Oil and Gas (or related) industry experience (5-10 yrs.)
  • Detailed understanding of best practices in organizational design, strategic planning, team/leadership alignment and team development (minimum 10 years)
  • Problem solve and troubleshoot issues
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proven ability to communicate and liaise with multiple sets of stakeholders at all levels including field staff and senior executives

Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:


  • Insights, EQi, and/or other related certifications are an asset
  • Knowledge of PROCI Change management
  • Strong organizational design skills and ability to execute re-orgs.
  • High performance team model/framework experience
  • CPHR Designation is considered an asset
  • Project Management skills to balance multiple projects
  • Ability to design team learning interventions (facilitation) E.g., conversation café, appreciative inquiry, conference approach, etc.
  • Adult learning principles
  • Models and frameworks for cultural alignment
  • Understanding various Measurement models and KPIs (e.g., balanced scorecard; MBO)
  • Communicate & liaise with multiple sets of stakeholders at all levels including field staff and senior executives
  • Manage time effectively
  • Organize work and prioritize in fast-paced environment