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Senior Organizational Design Consultant

Toronto, ON
Full Time
3 days ago
176 Yonge Street

Job Family Group:
Human Resources

Provides advice and counsel on organization design and organization effectiveness opportunities primarily for the senior leader / executive population to execute on the HR and business/group strategies. Completes specific strategic / operational work to deliver business results and/or minimize risk. Manages Senior Leader Job Design and Evaluation with a focus on increased organizational effectiveness, providing clarity about roles, accountabilities, authority to make decisions, and collaboration required to offer a differentiated customer experience and drive BMO's growth agenda

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provides strategic input into business decisions as a trusted advisor.

  • Makes recommendations to senior leaders on strategy and new initiatives, based on an in-depth understanding of the enterprise.

  • Acts as a subject matter expert on relevant regulations and policies.

  • Develops organization effectiveness solutions and makes recommendations based on an understanding of the business strategy and stakeholder needs.

  • Provides advice and guidance on implementation of wide range of organization solutions; includes organization efficiency (e.g., number of layers, span of control, compression) and organization effectiveness (e.g., role clarity, accountabilities, decision making authority & collaboration) and organization development.

  • Acts as the subject matter expert on organization design solutions and provides advisory support to HR Business Partners to support achieving business outcomes

  • Influences and negotiates to achieve business objectives.

  • Manages Job design and documentation of Senior Leadership jobs

  • Completes enterprise-wide executive and managing director evaluations based on Korn Ferry Hay methodology

  • Identifies emerging issues and trends to inform decision-making.

  • Works with Job & Position Management to ensure senior leader information is up to date and accurate.

  • Manages resources and leads the execution of strategic initiatives to deliver on business and financial goals.

  • Develops the business case by identifying needs, analysing potential options and assessing expected return on investment.

  • Recommends business priorities, advises on resource requirements and develops roadmap for strategic execution.

  • Acts as the prime subject matter expert for internal/external stakeholders.

  • Designs and produces regular and ad-hoc reports, and dashboards.

  • Provide historical data, analysis and insights on role relativity internally and externally.

  • Collaborates across BMO to develop communications strategies and ensure consistency of messaging, in order to positively influence or change behaviour.

  • Assists in building change management plans of varying scope and type; leads or participates in a variety of change management activities including readiness assessments, planning, stakeholder management, execution, evaluation and sustainment of initiatives.

  • Provides thoughtful and effective coaching to senior leaders to maximize skills/capabilities of the group and creates an environment of high performance and openness.

  • Leads the execution of operational programs; assesses and adapts as needed to ensure quality of execution.

  • Leads/participates in the design, implementation and management of core business/group processes.

  • Develops and manages a business/group program.

  • Reviews the program for effectiveness, considers industry trends and recommends enhancements; makes changes as required.

  • Supports the design, development, and implementation of tools and training required to deliver business results.

  • Conducts independent analysis to resolve strategic issues.

  • Provides insights on organization health & executive portfolio health and addresses any issues.

  • Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and information to provide insights and recommendations.

  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.

  • Supports development and execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Networks with industry contacts to gather and identify competitive insights and best practices.

  • Enhances subject matter expertise and keeps abreast of organization design trends by reading journals and articles, and assisting in the research, assessment and BMO-customization of internal and external information relevant to the theory and practice of organization design.

  • Operates at a group/enterprise-wide level and serves as a specialist resource to senior leaders and stakeholders.

  • Applies expertise and thinks creatively to address unique or ambiguous situations and to find solutions to problems that can be complex and non-routine.

  • Implements changes in response to shifting trends.

  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.


  • Typically, 7+ years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • In-depth/Expert knowledge of organization design/organization development principles, process and methodology.

  • Experience in Korn Ferry Hay (preferred) or other Job Evaluation methodology

  • Research skills - In-depth/Expert.

  • Design thinking - In-depth/Expert.

  • Seasoned professional with a combination of education, experience and industry knowledge.

  • Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth / Expert.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills - In-depth / Expert.

  • Influence skills - In-depth / Expert.

  • Collaboration & team skills; with a focus on cross-group collaboration - In-depth / Expert.

  • Able to manage ambiguity.

  • Data driven decision making - In-depth / Expert.

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At BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.

As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one - for yourself and our customers. We'll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we'll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.

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BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other's differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.
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