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Organizational Development Project Mgr


White Plains, NY, US


Are you passionate about Renewable Energy? Do you thrive working in an environment of strong technological, data and analytical change? Would you like to have a significant impact in transforming an organization? Join the energy (R)evolution here at The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and help us build the utility of the future.

The Organizational Development Project Manager will serve as a consultant to the organization and to internal HR partners to support key business and people objectives. The PM will work across lines of the organization on business-specific and enterprise-wide strategic initiatives. The work is focused on assessing and diagnosing organizational needs, driving change, and delivering best-in-class organizational development solutions that support NYPA’s strategic vision.

Programs and initiatives will include workforce planning, succession planning, job design, recruiting, career pathing, process facilitation and leadership development. The PM is expected to leverage data and create and present powerpoints to deliver key insights to drive change and progress.

  • Provide organizational design support in execution of NYPA’s workforce planning strategic initiative
  • Consult with client groups and HR business partners on organization design
  • Partner with client groups, committees and strategic teams to help them plan and implement significant changes in their organizations.
  • Assist departments and teams to problem solve by identify a key issue, gather information about it, and outline decisions or action plans needed to address the issue
  • Partner with HRBPs to ensure execution of all performance and talent management processes
  • Compile, analyze and report on talent and organization data, both qualitative and quantitative to surface needs and trends
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop Talent, OD and Learning programs to meet the specific needs within the organization.
  • Manage the culture and pulse survey process, ensuring associate involvement and solutions to continuously improve our culture
  • Contribute to the creation and management of programs for career and high potential development
  • Draft scopes of work and manage RFP process for vender selection
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Organized, self-motivated, and capable of working in a rapidly changing environment with the ability to effectively interact with all levels of management
  • Must be able to manage company wide, large scale, complex projects on time, within budget and with agreed upon effectiveness
  • Ability to consult with leaders and HRBPs to impact talent and organization effectiveness
  • Must be able to organize and analyze data to influence execution, new ideas and solutions
  • Demonstrated program design experience, developing learning and/or organization effectiveness solutions
  • Experience implementing organizational development initiatives
  • Ability to creatively problem solve with minimal direction and in the absence of precedent
  • Demonstrated group facilitation and presentation skills
  • Strong technical literacy, with knowledge of technology that enables talent management and/or process or performance consulting
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office, including ability to manipulate data in Excel and create presentations
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Education, Experience and Certifications

Bachelor's degree required.  Advanced degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, or related field preferred

5+ years of experience in Human Resources, Organizational Development or Talent Management

Physical Requirements

  Approximately  travel primarily within NY State


The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer                       

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Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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