Organisation Design Consultant
Due to increased demand from our clients, our multi-award winning People & Organisation Consulting practice is growing. We work across three main clusters, Government and Health Industries, Financial Services and Private Sector, helping our clients deliver successful transformation programmes. We understand the importance of ensuring people are put front and centre of any change, be it implementing new technology or a complete organisation restructure. We have particular expertise in Organisation Design, Behaviour Change, Leadership and Culture, and Workforce Capability and Learning.
Our team of skilled organisation design consultants work with our clients to support the end to end organisation redesign process, from working with leadership teams to identify the organisational implications of their strategy, conducting organisation wide operating model reviews, through to designing and implementing specific functions and departments. The benefits for our clients can include improved workforce flexibility, better management of workforce costs and increased productivity.
Who we are looking for
We have exciting opportunities for organisation design consultants with experience of applying organisation design tools and methods in a variety of client situations ranging from large scale transformation programmes involving multiple functions, sites and geographies, to more focused and discrete change projects.
To be effective, organisational design consultants need to be able to take an analytical approach to understanding how an organisation works in practice, whilst being sensitive to the change impacts, gain buy in and drive behavioural change through the transition to a new organisational structure.
About the role
The successful individuals will:
Manage discrete end to end organisation design programmes involving a single function, department or site, from understanding the organisational implications of strategy, through to design and implementation, while working closely with client management and other PwC professionals.
Assist in scoping and planning the development of the organisation design components of project and programme plans with a strong emphasis on interdependencies with other programme workstreams e.g. process and system design.
Conduct interviews, deliver workshops and analyse organisation documents and data in the early phases of a programme to help develop a clear understanding of the as is structure, roles and responsibilities.
Support the assessment of the design options based on the organisation strategy and change vision, as well as mapping competency gaps between current and future organisations and creating action plans to address those gaps.
Assist in the development of organisation design communication and engagement strategies and take a lead role in managing their delivery. For example, developing and agreeing written communications with client staff, delivering face to face workshops etc.
Manage and support teams of Senior Associates and Associates ensuring performance objectives are set, monitored and regular feedback is provided.
Support business development by managing proposals and bids, and contributing to new market propositions.
Manage risk, financial and compliance procedures on their projects.
Successful experience of project managing organisation design engagements. This experience will have been gained on large scale transformation programmes AND/OR more focused, discrete change projects.
Knowledge and experience of the end to end organisation design process
Experience applying organisation design and change management approaches, tools and methods, such as Goold and Campbell, Kotter and Argyris.
Demonstrable consulting skills, including excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to develop effective working relationships both internally and externally.
Ability to work successfully as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Proven ability to develop and facilitate workshops with client teams.
Proficient with Microsoft PowerPoint, Visio, Word, and Excel.
Financially literate and educated to degree level, or equivalent.
Be available to travel to client sites across the UK and Europe on a regular basis
Experience in Financial Services and/or Financial Services Risk and Regulation.
Experience of working with large public sector clients.
Relevant professional qualification, such as MSc in a relevant discipline, CIPD qualification or a qualification in psychometric testing.
Wider experience in at least one of the following:
Strategy development and implementation
Engagement and Communications
Training design and delivery
Human Resources and Employee Relations
Process redesign and implementation