Organizational Development Specialist

  • Business Operations
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Organizational Development Specialist

Job description

The Organizational Development Specialist is responsible for implementing and oversees methodologies to strengthen employees' abilities and knowledge, increase efficiency, and improve leadership to maintain the overall health of an organization. The Organizational Development Specialist is responsible for using his/her understanding of the company's goals and behavioral science to maximize efficiency in the workplace. The responsibilities of the Organizational Development Specialist include but not limited to:

  • Diagnose, develop, and deliver organizational development solutions that accelerate critical capabilities and skills at the organizational level to support the business strategy and drive performance and narrows competency gaps.

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of established, new, and existing HR and talent management programs and processes, in addition to identify and implement appropriate changes and improvements.

  • Support initiatives including, but not limited to: team effectiveness, organizational effectiveness, performance management, leadership assessments, succession planning, and change management.

  • Ensure alignment of programs and initiatives developed across the talent spectrum, including employee and team development, organization development and effectiveness, employee engagement, change management and cultural change and talent branding.


  • Hands-on 3+ years recent experience in an Organizational Development role within different territories including Saudi Arabia and/or other countries.
  • Analytical and decision-making skills, group facilitation skills, innovative problem-solving skills, consulting and influencing skills.
  • Extremely strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bachelor degree in Human Resources, Organizational Management, or other business related field.
  • Excellent relationship building skills and customer service orientation.
  • Experience in tracking and analyzing data and recruitment metrics to drive sound decision making.
  • Experience with other areas of people or talent operations such as employee relations, leaves of absence, benefits administration, workers’ compensation,... etc.
  • Fluent in English and Arabic with excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills.