Director, Global Organizational Effectiveness


Global Organizational Effectiveness Director

based in Haddenham (UK) - hybrid



Position Overview

The Director, Global Organizational Effectiveness will partner with HR and business leaders to drive end-to-end design, deployment, and reinforcement of organizational effectiveness programs and strategies, as well as measure the effectiveness of key transformation projects and report results to the business. The person in this role will consult with the business leaders involved in McCormick’s transformation initiatives to leaders to identify effective decision making and processes to execute business objectives, transition ways of working and structure, and build organizational capability to deliver against goals. This person will be a key member of the Global Organizational Effectiveness team and will report to the Sr. Director, Global Organization Transformation.


Key Responsibilities

  • Set the global strategic direction of organizational effectiveness initiatives and partner with HR and management to create a comprehensive plan that enables delivery of strategic objectives.  Design and deliver solutions that enable business readiness and ensure success of transformation initiatives and consult HR and business leaders on most effective and efficient operating models 
  •  Partner with the Business Transformation team to enable the large-scale, complex, enterprise-wide organization transformations that deliver significant value to the business, including organizational restructuring and workforce transitions.  Ensure changes that result from organization transformation translate effectively into business processes, job roles and responsibilities, governance, and ways of working.   
  • Influence senior leaders through strategic thought leadership, persuasive presentations, and superior service and manage relationships across the regions and globe to create strong networks and foster collaboration.\
  • Support the delivery of the full change management lifecycle for high priority transformational initiatives - a trusted thought leader to give guidance and counsel through business readiness planning, support execution of agreed priorities and deliver insights productively through stakeholder management, utilize data and KPI’s for measurement and tracking, and identify patterns of behavior in organization and partner to develop solutions to increase effectiveness during transition.  



  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development or related field preferred 
  • Certified Change Management Practitioner (Prosci) or Certified Change Management Professional (ACMP) preferred 
  •  HR and business work extensive experience with a focus on organizational strategy and change initiative delivery, helping organizations identify and set the strategic direction and global priorities
  • Proven experience with organizational development, workforce planning processes and/or change and leading major transformation initiatives, including experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies, and tools
  • Proven ability to lead enterprise-wide initiatives or transformations in collaboration with a Senior Leadership team
  • Interpersonal Skills - leadership, interactions, communication, influence
  • Strong verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills, making the complex seem simple
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels in the organization - formally and informally
  • Competent at multi-tasking and managing demands across numerous projects and client groups
  • Ability to create clear, concise, and convincing communications and presentations
  • Flexible and adaptable, able to work with objectivity in an ambiguous, high change environment
  • Creative problem solver with a high intellectual curiosity
  • Excellent consulting skills with a client-focused mind-set; building valuable relationships and collaboration
  • Excellent business acumen, project management, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills 






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