Organizational Development Senior Advanced Specialist

1 week ago
ID
2017-29035
USA-Varies
Required Clearance
No clearance
Category
Human Resources
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 8-10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6-8 years of relevant experience and training in organizational development and recent experience in providing support to multiple geographic locations. 


Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Organizational Development Senior Advanced Specialist.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

 

The position requires a subject matter expert (SME) in Organizational Development who develops solutions to highly complex problems that require significant ingenuity, innovation and creativity.  Performs work with high level direction.  Ensures solutions are consistent with organization and customer objectives.  May make decisions and develop concepts that have long-lasting influence on the future course of the function.   Able to handle complex problems with supervisory direction.

 

Partner with the GDMS Executive Leadership Team and other executive leaders to develop  and implement strategic and operational plans and programs that effectively attract, retain, engage, motivate and develop high caliber employees with the appropriate skills, competencies and values to support a culture of operational & people excellence

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:

  • Use data-based information to diagnose and analyze organizational performance improvement opportunities; identify and implement solutions
  • Support the design and implementation of leadership development programs to build leadership bench and succession strength from supervisory to executive leadership levels
  • Support the development and implementation of career ladders and development opportunities to develop internal talent and/or redeploy talent to greatest needs
  • Provide diagnostics and solutions including use of DISC surveys, New Leader Assimilation, Executive Coaching, team alignment workshops, strategic thinking and planning workshops
  • Regularly review employee preferences, on-boarding, and exit survey data to identify and address candidate and employee satisfaction and dis-satisfaction trends with the objective of establishing a compelling company value proposition for attracting & retaining employees
  • Partner with senior executive and other business leaders to identify ideal profiles for key positions and strategies for identifying and developing staff to fill them.
  • Design, develop and deliver meeting facilitation to enhance team efficiency and effectiveness in achieving strategic and operational business goals, including strategic workforce planning, leadership and succession management, career pathing, performance maximization, organizational structure and design optimization.
  • Use diagnostic surveys, assessments and tools in the course of executing responsibilities.
  • Provide data and analytic analysis on effectiveness of programs and business return on investment.
  • Work with senior executive and business leaders to create presentations, organize and manage large-scale meetings including meeting design and strategy, logistics, follow up, measures of success.   Manage nomination, assessment, selection of program participants; organize and implement ongoing execution of program activies; assess, measure and report on program success. 
  • Ensure integration and tie of programs to one another and to enterprise strategy
  • Analyzes organizational structures, responsibilities, reporting relationships and work processes to determine company-wide programs and/or training initiatives that need to be changed or implemented in order to increase organizational effectiveness
  • Typical responsibilities may include process analysis and improvement initiatives (change management) as well as developing methods for measuring effectiveness of all programs that support organizational development
  • May partner with other HR professionals to develop, assess, facilitate and/or lead organizational development interventions, programs and processes to support business objectives and strategy implementation
  • Supports the design and implementation of leadership development programs to build leadership bench and succession strength from supervisory to executive leadership levels
  • Supports the development and implementation of career ladders and development opportunities to develop internal talent and/or redeploy talent to greatest needs
  • Regularly review employee preferences, on-boarding, and exit survey data to identify and address candidate and employee satisfaction and dis-satisfaction trends with the objective of establishing a compelling company value proposition for attracting
  • Uses diagnostic surveys, assessments and tools in the course of executing responsibilities
  • Provides data and analytic analysis on effectiveness of programs and business return on investment

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Experience and use of analytic tools and processes including research, statistical analysis, data analysis and reporting, use of excel for analysis and reporting
  • certification in assessment, coaching, mentoring tools and instruments preferred
  • Skilled at project management, ability to meet deadlines on multiple concurrent projects
  • Must be able to deal with high volume, overlapping, ambiguous requirements
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with leaders


PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Must frequently travel to other GDMS locations.

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

 

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran

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