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Apply Now Job ID 1212462 Date posted 01/29/2019
Community :KELOWNA
Position Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an Organizational Development (OD) Consultant to join our team at Interior Health. As the successful applicant, you will be responsible for providing proactive consulting services to support high performing team and portfolio business functions.

The OD Consultant will also be responsible for co-designing, facilitating, and assessing the effectiveness of learning and educational programs in leadership and other managerial functions to build the capacity of the organization to lead, learn, communicate, and change more effectively.

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

Consulting Services
 - Support and develop the human potential of the Health Authority as a critical component in accomplishing the organization’s strategic goals.
 - Provide integrated organizational consulting, by understanding and supporting portfolio imperatives, strategic goals, and business needs.
 - Demonstrated ability to use action research methods and systems thinking, theory, and data in practical ways to provide client-centered consulting and results.
 - 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 scale interventions within and across portfolios.
 - Provide consulting services for the successful integration of province-wide initiatives.
 - Provide other related OD professional functions such as: debrief of psychometric materials and surveys, coaching, organizational and behavioural analysis, and engagement surveys.

Learning and Development
The OD Consultant will also play an integral role in the development and implementation of leadership development, mentoring, elearning, engagement, and coaching services/programs across Interior Health. They will Co-design, and/or facilitate, a variety of learning opportunities either through coaching, training and/or interventions and peer coach and train developing OD and external OD practitioners to build fully functioning skills within IH culture.

In coordination with the British Columbia Health Leaders Development Collaborative (BCHALDC) 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 BCHALDC subcommittees.
- Develop, as required, learning needs assessments to support BCHALDC and IH learning initiatives.
- Support and facilitate existing programs and promote and facilitate new emerging BCHALDC collaborative and 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.


The successful applicant will have a Master’s Degree in Adult Education, Organizational Development, Organizational Psychology or Organizational Behaviour, Leadership, Human Resource Management, Health Care Administration, or a related discipline.

A coaching and/or behavioural/organizational systems certificate would also be preferred and they will ideally have certificates in;
- Power and Systems
- Clear Leadership
- Myers Briggs Type Indicator
- Lumina
- EQ 360

The candidate will also have a minimum of five to seven years as an internal or external Leadership/Learning Specialist/ Consultant or Organization Development or Effectiveness Consultant

An equivalent combination of skills and experience will also be considered.
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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