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The Aerospace Corporation


El Segundo, CA, United States

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Industry, Gov., Consulting

Organization Effectiveness - Senior Specialist

About the Organization

The Aerospace Corporation, a private, nonprofit corporation that assists the U.S. government in applying the full potential of science and technology to the advancement of national security space systems, is currently seeking an applicant for the Organization Effectiveness – Senior Specialist position to support the Operations and Support team.

About the Job

Organization Effectiveness - Senior Specialist
El Segundo, California

Partners with and/or advises executives and mid-level managers (clients) on how they can improve the effectiveness and performance of their organizations and leaders. Provides in-the-field services (often face-to-face) in multiple areas including strategy development and implementation, change management across its life cycle (large and small scale), organization design, conflict resolution/management/prevention, group dynamics and related processes, roles and responsibilities clarification, succession planning, leadership development coaching, on/off-boarding related to transition for promotions and transfers, and employee engagement surveys.

Aligns business processes, people, tools, and systems to meet client's goals by exploring, diagnosing, and creating solutions that factor in complex environments, cultural barriers and supports, and whole system (system thinking) considerations. Implements and adapts client solutions to a wide range of complex, novel and sensitive organizational, group, and interpersonal challenges. Develops, collects data, and tracks metrics and/or key outcomes of one's work. Builds and maintains trust relationships with clients, peers, and department Director. Stays abreast of the state-of-the-art in the field. Invests time in own development and skill building. Coordinates activities with peers, department Director, and consultants to manage the intersections of the various activities among peers and client organizations. Some travel to regional offices required as needed.

Job Requirements

Requires Bachelor’s degree. Advanced degree in Organization Effectiveness/Development, or Industrial and Organization Psychology, or other related advanced degree highly preferred. Doctorate and ICF PCC highly preferred. Requires at least fifteen (15) years’ demonstrated in –the-field experience, success, and deep knowledge in the above-mentioned areas. Requires outstanding competencies in partnering/advising with senior managers, speaking truth to power, interpersonal, organizational agility, conflict management & communication in charged and delicate situations, and process skills. Strong computer and presentation skills required.

Application Instructions

Please apply online at www.aero.org/careers referencing job # 4575, click on the Login button, and if you're a new user create your profile and upload or cut and paste your resume.  In the Source category please reference this website. Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. EOE.