New York Power Authority Temporary: Talent Development Consultant in White Plains, New York

Temporary: Talent Development Consultant

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Job Description

  • Assist in the design and delivery of a cohesive program of change and development strategies that will provide Authority managers and staff with the competencies and abilities they need to anticipate and respond to the demands of a rapidly changing business environment.

  • Provide organizational development services to all levels of NYPA personnel in all lines of business and their functional departments throughout all Authority locations.

  • Plan and execute organizational development interventions & programs that are aligned with the Authority’s overall mission, as well as for each of its lines of business and their strategic business objectives.

  • Plan, develop and oversee program and project budgets consistent with Talent Development’s mission and objectives. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

  • Initiate, develop and deliver processes that effectively address strategic partnering and operational realities throughout the Authority.

  • Facilitate the Authority’s organization –wide change strategy and processes and anticipate and effectively respond to a changing industry.

  • Initiate in-depth assessments of leadership, management and organizational transformation and development needs, analyze, and provide expert recommendations.

  • Design, develop and deliver organizational learning processes to equip all levels of Authority employees with competencies and abilities to lead, manage and succeed in a rapidly changing environment.

  • Create and deliver succession management, career development, leadership development and skills assessment and executive development programs as requested.

  • Working with all levels of management, assess and identify organizational development needs at all levels, take appropriate professional action, and make recommendations to management. Implement resulting solutions.

  • Assess and identify management development requirements and make recommendations for appropriate delivery vehicles (purchased products, customized products, in-house development, etc.). Implement resulting solutions.

  • Identify, evaluate and recommend opportunities to contract with outside vendors to augment in-house organizational change efforts or to provide specialized services and manage their work. Identify and write scope of work for vendor contracts as required

  • Assist in controlling the Talent Development program budget to ensure they are within resource allocations established for the department. Develop budget and other resource allocation estimates required to implement designed strategies and tactics.

  • Manage the quality of contractor work to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of services and products delivered.

Required Skills

  • Current knowledge of management training and organizational development professional methodologies, research, and technology required.

  • Demonstrated ability in consulting, project management, organizational diagnosis and intervention, strategic and long-range planning, program design and management assessment, design and development of surveys, executive and management development, management and supervisory skills, problem solving and decision making, employee involvement, conflict management, interpersonal communication, team building, group dynamics, team-based training, and management, and business communications.

  • Excellent consultative, diagnostic and problem solving skills required

  • Excellent presentation, written, and verbal communication skills are required

  • Strong problem-solving, organization, facilitation, persuasion, and negotiation skills are required

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills are required.

  • Knowledge of technological changes relating to design, delivery of training, including distance learning.

  • Ability to effectively assess the development needs of the Authority as a total system of departments and site organizations, of work groups and of individuals, to effectively meet new and rapidly changing management and industry challenges.

  • Ability to Influence and obtain concurrence for Authority-wide change initiatives to ensure maximum effectiveness and employee involvement with positive impact on morale and minimum confusion.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management and employees to ensure that organizational development needs are identified and met.

  • Understanding and responding to the needs of our clients in a professional fashion

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management, the Social Sciences, Human Relations, Communications or related field required. A Master’s Degree in HRD, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or closely related field or advanced professional studies at a human resource institute is preferred.

  • 5+ years of increasingly in depth and broad experience in organization development, change management, performance management theory and practice, succession planning, and training and development in both the public and private sectors required

  • Active membership in professional Organizational Development organizations is preferred. (i.e. SHRM, HRPS, ISPI, OD network, etc.)

Job Location

White Plains, New York, United States

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