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Sr. Director Organizational Effectiveness

Human Resources

Remote, United States

Now is the time to join us! 

At Virgin Pulse we value and celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We believe in creating teams made up of individuals with various backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Why? Because diversity inspires innovation, collaboration, and challenges us to produce better solutions. But more than this, diversity is our strength, and a catalyst in our ability to #changelivesforgood.   

Who are you?

The People Leadership Team at Virgin Pulse is seeking to attract an accomplished Sr. Director Organizational Effectiveness leader to create and drive global talent and organizational strategy, processes, and practices across the company to enable individual and organizational effectiveness.

In this newly formed position, the Sr. Director (or VP) Organizational Effectiveness will lead global talent development, organizational effectiveness, change management, learning and development and internal communications through proven processes and methodologies.  This role will report into the Chief People Officer and have 3 direct reports – Internal Communications Manager, Sr. Manager Global Leadership Development, Sr. Manager Global Learning & Development.   

The Sr. Director, Organizational Effectiveness will oversee and guide the team to provide consultative services and implement best in class solutions in the areas of organizational effectiveness, change leadership, performance management, employee engagement, leadership development, succession planning, career development while ensuring D&I is embedded throughout all programs and practices.

The Sr. Director, Organizational Effectiveness will work collaboratively with the VP, Total Rewards, Sr. Director, JEDI, VP, HR Operations, Sr. Director, North America HRBP and Talent Acquisition, Sr. Manager, International HRBP and Talent Acquisition, and business leaders to drive the change leadership, organizational effectiveness, internal communications and talent agenda that will allow Virgin Pulse to achieve the future growth strategy and become a great place to work.

Candidate must have substantial business experience and proven expertise in the areas of change leadership, organizational effectiveness, internal communications, and talent development. 


In this role you will wear many hats, but your knowledge will be essential in the following:  

  • Develop and drive the global organizational change, communication, and talent strategy and long-term roadmap.
  • Build, develop and lead a team of 3 professionals who will contribute to strategic insight and ensure execution and reinforcement of all programs and processes; will provide ongoing performance discussions and feedback, and provide robust development and career plans.
  • Define and oversee cross-company integration programs and projects with specific members of direct team (i.e. Performance Management, Employee Engagement, Organizational Design, Career Development, and Change Leadership).
  • Create and implement learning and development strategies to ensure that VP has the required human capital to meet its strategic business objectives.
  • Create a diverse and inclusive culture by ensuring D&I is embedded in talent development strategy, programs and all talent and communication initiatives.
  • Implement core and common organizational effectiveness tools (i.e. Employee Engagement Survey, 360 feedback, New Leader Assimilation) to ensure maximum engagement and continuous improvement of the Virgin Pulse leaders at large.
  • Assist with the provision of expert facilitation and coaching to supervisors and managers regarding Talent Development, OE, communication, change leadership and Learning methods and tools.
  • Deploy enterprise initiatives, best-in-class tools and processes (e.g., talent reviews/succession planning, performance management)

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

What you bring to the Virgin Pulse team

In order to represent the best of what we have to offer you come to us with a multitude of positive attributes including:

    • Led org effectiveness, talent development, change leadership in a progressive, “high-bar for talent” environment.
    • Known for innovative thinking, strong domain expert, thought leader as well as a very practical operator adept at driving execution of programs and processes.
    • Success driving large scale change.
    • Have the experience, maturity, executive presence and judgment to gain credibility and respect among business leaders and HR leaders; experience dealing with senior leadership teams in organizations whereby influencing without authority is a key attribute of successful performance.
    • Reputation for working exceptionally well in partnership with company leaders and human resource colleagues for driving positive change.
    • Experience developing customized approaches that leverage and complement the business culture.
    • Demonstrate the ability to develop a vision and strategy while working in a hands-on, collaborative manner.
    • Demonstrates superior influence skills; is able to communicate effectively and confidently with all levels of the organizations.
    • Comfortable with ambiguity; navigates confidently; adapts to change.
    • Strong measurement bias and the ability to translate talent management activities into measurable outcomes.
    • Demonstrated strong people management capability.


You also take pride in offering the following Core Skills, Competencies, and Characteristics:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Organization Development, Psychology, Human Resources, Business or a related field. A Master’s Degree in Business or a related field is desirable.
  • 8-10 years of experience demonstrating a deep knowledge or organizational effectiveness, change leadership, talent management, learning and development, internal communications & employee engagement
  • Experience working in a global organization.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills leading a diverse global team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a global environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.




No candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!


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Why work at Virgin Pulse??? 

We believe a career should provide competitive pay and benefits, a collaborative and supportive culture and cutting-edge technology and services. Virgin Pulse is an equal opportunity organization and is committed to diversity, inclusion, equity and social justice. To that end, we make a particular effort to recruit candidates from minoritized backgrounds to apply for open positions.