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Sr Manager, Organizational Development (PH)

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID 763743BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Direct-to-Consumer and International Date posted Jul. 24, 2020

Job Summary:

The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-To-Consumer & International (DTCI) is a global business segment for The Walt Disney Company with the mission of providing consumers around the world access to the content they want most, on the latest platforms, at a time of rapidly-evolving consumer habits.

Combining the Company’s direct-to-consumer streaming services – ESPN+, Disney+ and Hulu -- alongside Disney’s international media businesses, DTCI aligns cutting-edge technology with world-class content and beloved brands to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver highly-personalized entertainment experiences to diverse consumers around the world.

This role will partner with senior leaders and HR to develop holistic and inclusive strategies that help advance the business. They will help solve complex organizational challenges in addition to delivering/sourcing development programming, talent management processes, and culture-building strategies for their clients. Specifically, they will engage in work such as organization assessments, strategy definition, organization design, change and transition management, organizational culture and values, ensure alignment of talent and succession planning and leadership development.

This role will also collaborate with partners across The Walt Disney Company to identify and implement solutions that address common priorities. This position requires an individual who can act as a senior consultant to the business, build and execute integrated large scale/complex solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies that promote talent development, inclusion and organizational health across a diverse set of stakeholders and geographies.
  • Deliver OD services such as organization assessment, strategy development organization design, process design, change and transition management, and culture transformation.
  • Assess needs and deliver development and talent planning solutions that grow talent in support of business priorities.
  • Work closely with HR teams on strategies that maximize employee engagement and talent enablement and facilitate a culture that maximizes organizational productivity and employee satisfaction.
  • Continually develop business acumen and apply organizational knowledge in order to address business and organizational challenges.
  • Collaborate with HR, senior leadership, leadership teams, functional partners, COEs, and external contractors or consultants (as required).
  • Build trust and collaborate with teams in a global and virtual environment, and partner effectively with HR Business Partners and OD leaders across the enterprise to transfer knowledge and skills.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years of OD consulting, ideally with a global company
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience in Human Resources, Industrial/Org Psychology, Organization Development, Business Administration or related field
  • Strong consulting and presentation skills
  • Practical, action-oriented mind-set
  • Ability to customize solutions to the needs of the client/organization
  • Ability to think strategically and synthesize complex business issues
  • Ability to work in and manage ambiguity – dealing with issues that do not have a clear process
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects that cut across multiple business units, teams and HR partners from inception through completion
  • Team player who quickly builds trust and collaborative working relationships with business leaders and partners
  • Deep understanding of industry standards, best practices, and trends related to talent management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience within the Entertainment or Media industry
  • M&A experience

Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies that promote talent development, inclusion and organizational health across a diverse set of stakeholders and geographies.
  • Deliver OD services such as organization assessment, strategy development organization design, process design, change and transition management, and culture transformation.
  • Assess needs and deliver development and talent planning solutions that grow talent in support of business priorities.
  • Work closely with HR teams on strategies that maximize employee engagement and talent enablement and facilitate a culture that maximizes organizational productivity and employee satisfaction.
  • Continually develop business acumen and apply organizational knowledge in order to address business and organizational challenges.
  • Collaborate with HR, senior leadership, leadership teams, functional partners, COEs, and external contractors or consultants (as required).
  • Build trust and collaborate with teams in a global and virtual environment, and partner effectively with HR Business Partners and OD leaders across the enterprise to transfer knowledge and skills.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years of OD consulting, ideally with a global company
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience in Human Resources, Industrial/Org Psychology, Organization Development, Business Administration or related field
  • Strong consulting and presentation skills
  • Practical, action-oriented mind-set
  • Ability to customize solutions to the needs of the client/organization
  • Ability to think strategically and synthesize complex business issues
  • Ability to work in and manage ambiguity – dealing with issues that do not have a clear process
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects that cut across multiple business units, teams and HR partners from inception through completion
  • Team player who quickly builds trust and collaborative working relationships with business leaders and partners
  • Deep understanding of industry standards, best practices, and trends related to talent management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience within the Entertainment or Media industry
  • M&A experience


About Direct-to-Consumer and International:

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

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