Organisation Design & Change Associate

Location: London/Stockholm/Malta
Reports to: Head of Organisation Effectiveness
Department: Human Resources
Hours of work: 40
About the role


The HR function is undergoing a transformation to better support the rapidly changing needs of Kindred. Key to this will be a greater focus on strategic HR, whilst not losing sight of improving and solidifying services delivered by operational HR.  This role will form part of a small Centre of Expertise focused on Organisation Effectiveness.


We are looking for an enthusiastic OD and Change Associate to support the OD & Change manager and other business leaders to deliver OD change projects within Kindred. In addition, this role will provide change management support for other internal change activity. 


What will you be doing?


Organisation Design


  • Working with the OD & Change Lead and business leadership to deliver OD projects, ensuring that quality standards and consistency are maintained
  • Support preparation of key project workshops and deliverables, helping to create project plans, workshop materials and outputs
  • Building strong relationships with key stakeholders from across the business throughout the OD process
  • Building own knowledge of the organization, stakeholders and key business activities to inform organization design activity
  • Supporting the OD & Change Lead to produce timely and accurate project status reports, RAID logs, update presentations
  • Supporting the OD & Change Lead to manage project logistics (e.g. scheduling, room booking etc.)
  • Working closely with the Global HRBPs to support the plan and implementation of OD changes
  • Managing updates to the OD and Change Toolkits in conjunction with the Talent development team
  • Work with the broader HR team to maintain a baseline of the organisation including organisation charts, job descriptions and job architecture are maintained
  • Building own expertise in OD through continuous professional development activity




  • Support the delivery of change management activity to ensure successful execution of organizational initiatives
  • Working with the OD & Change lead to carry out change impact assessment, working on change plans and outlining appropriate interventions.
  • Working with the OD & Change lead in developing and delivering stakeholder engagement strategies and plans.
  • Supporting the development of communication strategies and plans, producing high quality communication materials
  • Working closely with the Talent Development team on training needs analysis, determination of any required training tools
  • Supporting other change interventions / activity as required
  • Building strong relationships throughout the business and HR


What have you done?


  • Experience of working on organizational change initiatives, being able to demonstrate ability to work independently and on own initiative
  • Experience of working on Organisation design projects
  • A sound knowledge / understanding of Organisation Design methodology, tools and approach
  • Previous experience of working on major change programmes supporting all aspects of change and readiness
  • General project management support skills (E.g. maintaining RAID logs, status reporting, meeting scheduling and management)
  • Has excellent understanding of communication and training practices
  • Strong understanding of business readiness tools and techniques
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to establish relationships, engage with stakeholders and influence through all levels of the organisation
  • Experience of working sensitively and proactively with employees experiencing change
  • Confident and self-motivated, excellent interpersonal and communication skills mean you will be able to liaise effectively with all levels of management and other businesses and able to build and maintain strong relationships with a large number of stakeholders, customers, leaders as well as team members.
  • You will have the ability to generate creative solutions to problems.
  • Has strong planning, communication and presentation skills, is proficient in project management, and familiar with programme management.
  • Has a sound understanding of risk management.


Application process


To apply for this role click on the "Apply for this role" button and complete the short web form, please add a covering letter explaining your motivations for applying and your salary expectations.  Our recruitment team will be in touch shortly.


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Kindred House, 17-25 Hartfield Road, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom, SW19 3SE
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  • Office:
    London, Malta, Stockholm
  • Type of Employment:
    Full time permanent
25 Days Holiday
Private Medical
Wellbeing Allowance
Maternity/Paternity leave
Eye test
3 days CSR leave
Anniversary awards
Travel loan
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