Organizational Effectiveness and Learning Leader - Commercial Sales
Oak Brook, IL 
Posted 21 days ago
Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Human Resources General

Job Posting Title:

Organizational Effectiveness and Learning Leader - Commercial Sales

Job Description:

Organizational Effectiveness and Learning Leader - Commercial/Sales (CONTRACT)

Partner with senior leaders and HR across the Business to help solve complex organizational challenges, build capabilities needed to deliver against strategy, implement change strategies while transferring OD mindset, knowledge, skills and tools. Consult on projects such as organization assessments, strategy definition, organization design, learning and development, change and transition management, and values and behaviors.


  • Deliver expertise to a variety of projects including organization assessment, organization design, change and transition management, learning and development, and culture transformation across a diverse set of businesses.
  • Ensure effective contracting with clear goal and role clarity of senior leader, HR and OD across the lifecycle of the project, and develop clear methods for effective sustainment of results.
  • Continually develop and apply broad organizational knowledge to address business and organizational challenges by recognizing patterns through an enterprise and systems -thinking mindset.
  • Consult with senior leadership and HR to develop strategies that assess and build capabilities and increase overall organizational effectiveness, efficiency, and process improvements across businesses.
  • Develop strategies that assess organizational change readiness and facilitate mindset shifts and/or behavior changes across a diverse set of stakeholders and geographies.
  • Deliver strategies and programs in collaboration with HR, senior leadership, leadership teams, functional partners and external contractors or consultants (as required).
  • Create and deliver salaried and salaried non-exempt leadership and management training for our supply chain/manufacturing organizations
  • Continue to deliver Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training to our salaried and salaried non-exempt populations
  • Develop learning and development training metrics, assessments, and evaluations to consistently deliver ROI and improve training effectiveness
  • Execute the development and implementation of learning programs and deliverables such as eLearning programs, instructor led content, virtual classroom design, tool kits, facilitator/participant guides and leadership support aids, or other training medium using various software
  • Monitor learning and development functional trends along with CPG and food manufacturing industry trends and present recommendations for on-demand education, including topics of interest and innovative delivery methods including eLearning, tutorial sessions and coaching

Qualifications & Requirements:

This role requires an individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills whose primary focus is to help guide the commercial organization on their learning and development journey.

  • Minimum 10 years of OD consulting or related experience, ideally with a company in a relevant industry
  • Demonstrated diagnostic, synthesis, conceptual and analytical skills to communicate and recommend solutions and establish effective metrics to measure success
  • Demonstrated consulting skills and relationship management with HR and senior leaders
  • Ability to gain credibility and influence executive audiences with strong executive communication skills
  • Demonstrated project management, organizational skills and confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Demonstrated ability to work with ambiguity and agility in a rapidly changing environment
  • Demonstrated business acumen, and ability to stay abreast of industry and organizational knowledge
  • Ability to interact with multiple clients simultaneously and manage priorities with competing demands
  • Ability to build relationships with teams across units and geographies, adjusting style where appropriate
  • Proven understanding of Adult Learning Principles and the ADDIE Model or similar background.
  • Experience in leading large-scale education/change efforts.
  • Sound judgment and ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment to align learning and development needs with commercial strategy.
  • Demonstrated organizational, planning, and project management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience of being an internal consultant while effectively partnering with external consulting firms
  • Experience in HR Transformation efforts that influence organization culture
  • Experience working with various HR Centers of Excellence and Communities of Practice groups
  • Demonstrated use of innovative OD techniques, digital technologies, and/or tools to support delivery of work
  • Certified in Change Management methodology and experience leading change programs
  • 5 years of manufacturing/supply chain learning and development experience.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
10+ years
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