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Southern California Edison Senior Advisor, Organizational Development/OCM Communications in Rosemead, California

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We are a dynamic group of HR professionals who work collaboratively with each other and as strategic partners with our internal clients. The HR operation is comprised of dedicated teams of talented and diverse employees who focus on the areas of staffing, learning and development; succession and talent management; labor and employee relations; total rewards; diversity and inclusion; and client services. We are a vibrant organization with a history of developing and implementing innovative HR practices and people processes to serve our employee base of more than 12,000 individuals.

Position Overview

The Organizational Development/Organization Change Management Consultant will report to the Senior Manager of Organizational Effectiveness. The successful candidate will facilitate the structured and intentional deployment of OD/change management across and throughout the organization, lead HR communication efforts to include the HR communications strategy, develop overall HR communication planning objectives and timelines and OCM communications for HR related changes as needed. He/she will build OD/change management capacity and capability across the entire organization, provide consistent, standards, practices, and framework to institutionalize OD/change management, creates an aligned network and system to facilitate organizational readiness in response to change, promote long-term organizational agility and cultural value of the organization, and consult in the org. design and development of key critical organization effectiveness projects that have enterprise-wide impacts to programs, policies, and processes. The OD/OCM Consultant will be positioned in the OE COE and work with HR Business Partners, executives and managers to identify opportunities to improve performance, effectiveness, ensure success on key enterprise objectives and goals in addition to the HR communication strategy and HR OCM communication needs.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design and development of key organizational effectiveness, projects, programs, policies and processes across specific Organizational Unit (OUs).

  • Lead the design and development of OCM projects, programs, policies and processes across specific OUs.

  • Lead the design and development of key enterprise objectives and goals related to the HR communication strategy and HR OCM communication needs.

  • Conceptualize, recommend, and execute OD strategies and measurement models to be leveraged within specific OUs.

  • Provide strategic analyses, advice, and education to executives and managers on organizational development initiatives.

  • Act as a liaison between HR Business Partners Department, LL&OD and client organizations to report on consultative findings in the development, recommendations, and implementation of integrated solutions for OUs.

  • Lead and direct internal and external OD project teams.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • 10 years of experience leading/managing and/or working with organizational development and/or OCM strategy and plans.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, I/O Psychology, OD or related field.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Business, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field, preferred.

  • Certification in change management methodology, preferred.

  • Typically possesses 10+ years’ experience leading large-scale OD and/or change management projects.

  • Typically possesses 7+ years’ project management experience, leading and implementing enterprise-wide OD/OCM programs/projects to include OCM technology related projects.

  • Experience providing advice and counsel to executives and senior managers on large-scale org development and change projects that have a moderate to major impact on the organization.

  • Experience identifying and managing expectations of key stakeholders across multiple organizations that are impacted by the project.

  • Experience integrating project work with other ongoing initiatives within the organization unit.

  • Experience establishing and managing project OD/OCM plans, measures of success and dashboards to provide regular status updates to clients.

  • Experience identifying and mitigating impacts to client work, roles and processes.

  • Experience managing project tasks and ensuring quality of all work products including change impact workshops, readiness assessments, team health assessments, transition plans, stakeholder assessments, etc.

  • Experience acting as lead to contract and/or junior SCE resources supporting project work.

  • Experience managing vendor contracts for supplemental support.

  • Experience hiring, and managing external project OD/change management support resources.

  • Experience ensuring team cohesion and effectiveness.

  • Experience arranging and delivering knowledge sharing workshops and training sessions as needed.

  • Experience facilitating solutions to clients’ team effectiveness issues, identifying appropriate interventions and ensuring follow-up to resolution.

  • Experience creating and delivering complex and detailed presentations for audiences from front-line workers to executives.

  • Experience acting as thought leader in the OD/OCM areas; work on special projects as requested.

  • Experience managing and facilitating the OD/change portfolio; provide oversight, reporting, and management of the portfolio, risks, and enterprise-wide impacts.

  • Experience developing, maintaining, implementing, and continuously improving the OD/OCM standards, tools, and methodology.

  • Experience facilitating the development, alignment and support of a Community of Practice and partnerships with other OD/OCM practitioners around the company (i.e., Change Agent Network).

  • Experience leading and directing internal and external OD/OCM project team members.

  • Experience acting as subject matter expert within OD and OCM disciplines.


  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Relocation may apply to this position.

  • Position will require up to 20% traveling and being out in the field throughout the SCE service territory.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.