Job Title: Director, Organizational Development
Reporting To: VP, Global Talent & OD
Location: Santa Monica, California
The Director, Organizational Development will be a strategic thought partner in the Global T&OD team, focused on creating and delivering high impact people solutions across the Activision Blizzard enterprise. You will be called on to help think through some of our leaders' most difficult and strategic talent challenges. Your advice will be south on how to assess, strengthen and reward teams. You will leverage human capital data to deliver innovative yet practical talent solutions that help drive performance in our dynamic. Rapidly changing business environments.
The Director, Organizational Development will create and execute an OD Roadmap and be an influential leader that partners across the enterprise to identify and implement internal and external best practices that service the strategic needs of our businesses. This role includes but is not limited to the following tasks/duties*:
Facilities and improve key processes related to goal setting, talent planning, performance management, etc. and drive outcomes from these processes to deliver on organizational objectives
Design solutions that both preserve the unique operating company cultures, working closely with the business to improve feedback and an increase focus on development
Direct the execution of all talent processes in partnership with HR Business Partners and Generalists
Culture & Engagement
Partner with the HR Generalist, Internal Communications & HR Analytics to lead the employee engagement strategy and survey processes
Leverage survey insights to identify strategies that support employee engagement and partner with HRG's to drive meaningful actions via a robust continuous improvement planning process
Clarify and strengthen operating unit and enterprise-wide culture
Change Management & Org Design
Actively partner with HRG's and provide expertise on change management and or design processes associated with Organization changes and interventions
Consult with HRG's and business unit leaders on large scale change planning and execution
Develop & implement change management and org design toolkits
Provide day-to-day management and direction to the OD team
Manage the professional development of team members through skill development, formal and informal coaching, growth assignments, and performance feedback
Cultivate strong collaboration and teamwork across the OD team
Provide guidance and support to ensure the team develops and manages effective cross-functional relationships in a multi-stakeholder environment
Work collaboratively with the Director, Talent & Leadership Development, Academy team, and regional partners
BA or BS required, advanced degree in related field preferred
10+ years relevant professional experience (targeting commercially-oriented OD experience or human capital consulting experience)
Proven track record within a reputable multinational organization
Ability to lead a team and be a strong people leader
Strong client orientation combined with a proven record of excellent program/project management and stakeholder management
Consultative and analytical mindset, with the ability to navigate a vast divers and complex landscape
Strong background in Talent Planning across a complex and global organization
Desire to embrace both quantitative and qualitative data/analysis to drive decision-making
Strong comfort with technology and proven ability to implement modern HR technologies and solutions
Ability to influence leaders and achieve results, including in areas without direct responsibility
Ability to oversee and deliver across multiple tasks and deadlines
Proficient in MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Word
Familiarity with Workday a plus
We're headquartered in Santa Monica, California, housing multiple teams across many disciplines of Marketing, PR, Sales, Supply Chain and other corporate functions such as HR, IT, Legal, Facilities and Finance. Santa Monica is the nerve center of our company, where the best ideas combine with unrivalled rigor to create the biggest and best entertainment experiences in the world.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. is the world's largest interactive entertainment company, with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty, Destiny, Skylanders, World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Diablo, Candy Crush, and Bubble Witch. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!
We're proud to be recognized as one of FORTUNE's "100 Best Companies To Work For" for four consecutive years and have earned a spot on FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies," and "Future 50" lists. Our 10,000+ global employees are some of the best and brightest talents across entertainment, media, and technology.
The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.