Organization Development Change Consultant

Position Summary

Who are we looking for?

Interior Health is hiring TWO permanent full time Organization Development Change Consultants to join our team!

The worksite location for this position can be located in Kelowna or Kamloops.

How will you create an impact?

The Organizational Development Change Consultant (ODCC) is responsible for providing proactive consulting services to support the successful execution of strategic portfolio business functions, change and team development. The ODCC Consultant will also be responsible for co-designing, facilitating, and assessing the effectiveness of learning and educational programs in leadership, change and managerial functions to build the capacity of the organization to lead, learn, communicate, and change more effectively.

Some Key Duties may include:

Consulting services

The ODCC will provide proactive services at the Vice President and portfolio level in the following areas:

• Provide integrated organization and change consulting, by understanding and supporting portfolio imperatives, strategic goals, and business needs. The consultant leads, consults, designs, facilitates, and advises on organization development and/or change as required for organizational teams, committees, planning and working groups.
• Demonstrated ability to use action research methods, change management and systems thinking theory, and use of data in practical ways to provide client-centered consulting and results.
• Demonstrated ability to influence and shape large-scale, organization wide transformational efforts.
• Analyses the impact of change and develops strategies for integration and implementation in conjunction with clients.
• Integrate system linkages/diagnoses/performance/behavioural gaps.
• Support team development and isolate team dynamics for interventions.
• Design, facilitate, and support large- and small-scale change interventions within and across portfolios.
• Provide consulting services for the successful integration of province-wide initiatives.
• Provide other related ODCC professional functions such as: debrief of psychometric materials and surveys, coaching, organizational and behavioural analysis, engagement surveys, and other duties as required.

Learning and Development

The ODCC will play an integral role in the development and implementation of leadership/change development, mentoring, e-learning, engagement, and coaching services/programs across Interior Health.
• Support and develop the human potential of the Health Authority as a critical component in accomplishing the organization’s strategic goals.
• Researches and supports the on-going development of standardized IH OD/change management processes, tools, educational materials, and training and development initiatives to support leaders and their teams across the organization.
• Co-design, and/or facilitate, a variety of learning opportunities either through coaching, training and/or interventions.
• Peer coach and train developing ODCC and external ODCC practitioners to build fully functioning skills within IH culture.

Leadership Development

In coordination with the British Columbia Health Leaders Development Collaborative (BCHLDC) subcommittees, the incumbent will examine and assess new and existing program delivery modalities and present and advocate when necessary, the Interior Health perspective and experience in sub-committee work.

• Participate and contribute thought leadership and expertise to BCHLDC and change subcommittees.
• Develop, as required, learning needs assessments to support BCHLDC, Change and IH learning initiatives.
• Support and facilitate existing programs and promote and facilitate new emerging BCHLDC, Change and collaborative IH learning programs.

• Develop IH-wide training content and schedules.
• Promote and model a coaching environment.
• Leverage and model the use of technology to enable learning, including modalities such as eLearning, web conferencing, and group mentoring.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Some of the Benefits of Joining Interior Health:

An attractive remuneration package and excellent career prospects await the right candidate. We offer one of the best benefit packages and pension plans in Canada. In addition to Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage, we also offer paid annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days) up to a maximum of 7 weeks (35 days). We also offer an attractive defined employee pension plan, disability and life insurance, and options for maternity &/or paternity leave top-up.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces. Apply today!

Why Interior Health is a Top 100 BC Employer

Honouring Interior Health’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), and Pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preferential consideration and/or hiring will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).


Education, Training, and Experience:

• Master’s Degree in Organizational Development, Organizational Psychology or Organizational Behaviour, Leadership, Adult Education, Human Resource Management, Health Care Administration, or a related discipline
• A minimum of five to seven years as an internal or external Organization Development or Change Consultant, Leadership/Learning Specialist/Consultant
• A coaching and/or behavioural/organizational systems certificate would be preferred
• Preferred certificates in Power and Systems, Clear Leadership, Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Lumina, EQ 360, Prosci change methodology
• An equivalent combination of skills and experience will also be considered.

Skills and Abilities:


• Demonstrated competency in consulting/coaching with a strong orientation to client service.
• Demonstrated ability to move clients through the full consulting lifecycle including measurement and evaluation.
• Demonstrated ability to provide thought leadership to senior leaders through thinking critically, conceptualizing issues, and systemically addressing them.
• Self-directed, with an interest in identifying and leveraging innovative approaches for change management and leadership.
• Demonstrated ability to cultivate and work with a variety of teams.
• Demonstrated ability to work autonomously to initiate and manage consulting workload in a client-centered environment that includes high volume, frequent interruptions, multiple tasks, and shifting priorities and deadlines.
• Use recognized qualitative research methods (focus groups, interviews, surveys) to determine appropriate action in addressing systemic issues.
• Create and support effective meeting design to promote initiatives across the Health Authority.

Leadership Capabilities

• Demonstrated competencies in interpersonal relations, personal ethics, and credibility.
• Demonstrated emotional intelligence competencies.
• Demonstrated ability to model and promote healthy team dynamics.
• Demonstrated willingness to share experiences and learn to promote an ODC professional development environment.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate detailed and complex information through all methods to a variety of internal and external clients and coworkers.
• Demonstrated ability to be responsive and adaptive to continuous change.
• Demonstrated ability to be resourceful, creative, and promote hope and opportunity.
• Demonstrated ability to continuously learn and develop through courses, self-study, feedback, professional associations.

Systems Thinking

• Demonstrated ability to see and create integrated systems and opportunities.
• Demonstrated ability to pragmatically apply chaos theory to support complex adaptive systems.

Learning & Development Skills

• Demonstrated competency in adult learning theory, leadership development, needs assessment, and program evaluation.
• Demonstrated competency in leadership development program and course development including virtual design and delivery, course facilitation (online and in classroom), and e-learning strategies.
• Demonstrated ability to design, assess, implement, and evaluate learning strategies and methodologies based on adult learning principles and practices.


Salary range for the position is approximately $80,900 to $116,300 and starting salary will be based on education, training and experience.

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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