South Africa

Junior Organisational Development Consultant

Company BDO South Africa
Reference # PBS_01
Published 18/02/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
BDO’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 88,120 people working out of 1,617 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards.

BDO South Africa has a vacancy for a Junior Organisational Development (OD) Consultant within the People and Business Solutions Department, in its Johannesburg offices.

BDO People and Business Solutions is a team of Human Capital and Business Consulting professionals with extensive industry experience across a range of businesses. We strive to lead the optimisation of individual and business performance on various levels.
The successful candidate will be mainly responsible for assisting with the design, development and implementation of OD strategies and practices for clients to improve organisational efficiency and effectiveness. The OD Consultant must have the ability to provide an advisory/ consultancy function to clients and work with many levels of stakeholders to enable change success to ensure transfer of learning and optimisation of employee potential in alignment to business strategy.
Job Functions Human Resources,Other
Industries Accounting & Auditing,Consulting Services
The OD Consultant will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and assist with the following:
•Analyse, review and design clients’ business structures and functions to stimulate growth and business development.
•Advise clients on business process optimisation.
•Design and implement remuneration, reward and recognition strategies.
•Design and implement change management strategies, processes and interventions.
•Advise on leadership development strategies and interventions.
•Analyse required competencies and develop competency frameworks
•Conduct job analysis and profiling.
•Advise on career frameworks, succession plans, employee retention strategies and virtual workplace strategies.
•Design and facilitate team development interventions.
•Design, audit and provide training on performance management solutions.
•Analyse data, develop and implement strategies to increase employee engagement levels.
•Provide customised training in areas of team development and organisational effectiveness.
•Administer and coordinate the psychometric assessments process to inform interventions to build effective organisations and teams.
•Provide Talent Management consulting services and solutions.
•Develop, review and implement policies and procedures.
•Provide organisational and people analytics solutions to inform people related business strategies.
•Develop new business by contacting potential clients, making sales presentations, and writing proposals.
•Ensure that solutions and interventions are implemented at a high quality and timely manner and identify measurement factors accordingly.
•Ensure that client needs are understood and met by diagnosing, researching and validating the clients' needs.
•Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with clients and other critical stakeholders.

•Honours Degree - Industrial Psychology. Master’s degree in Industrial Psychology will be an advantage
•Registration with the HPCSA as a psychometrist.

Experience Required:
•Minimum of 5 years' experience in working in the HR consultancy environment with specific focus on Organisational Design, Organisation Culture Change, Strategic Change Management, Operational Change Management, Human Resource Functional Optimisation; Salary Benchmarking and Employee Engagement.
•Experience in designing and implementing strategy (HR/OD and Talent and Change Management).
•Project management experience including managing and supporting up to 4-5 projects at once.
•Experience of delivering workstreams or projects and supporting change in a consulting or in–house environment.
•Experience in People Analytics (Surveys, data modelling, creating dashboards).

Skills, Knowledge and Competencies Required:
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
•Understanding of related policies and legislation.
•Ability to work in fast paced and pressurized environments.
•Compensation and benefits knowledge.
•Analytical and numerical ability.
•Critical thinking skills.
•Comfortable and experienced in managing ambiguity and operating in a self-directed manner.
•Problem solving abilities.
•Ability to interact with all levels within the organisation.
•Customer orientation.
•Report writing, research and benchmarking skills.
•Ability to produce a high-quality work product and collaborate with others to deliver a superior client experience.
•Team building.
•Knowledge of career coaching techniques and employee development plans.
•Results oriented.

Advantageous Skills:
•Multi-industry experience preferred

Additional Information:
•Willingness to travel

The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Job Closing Date 25/02/2021
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