Kaiser Permanente Senior Organization Development Leader in Oakland, California

This position works under the direction of the Regional Director for Org Development and is responsible for driving region-wide OD strategies across the NCal Region. This position partners with HR Leadership and Regional Leaders to provide strategic change consultation, leadership team development, and design / implement culture change initiatives. This position will also support the Service Area/Medical Center OD Consultants on complex OD issues

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Duties include consultation to senior leaders and executives in the following areas:

  • Organizational Assessment and Design - Assessment, data collection, data analysis and design to enable organizations, departments or teams to meet business and performance demands efficiently and effective

  • Executive Coaching - Provides expert executive coaching to increase leader effectiveness.

  • Large Scale Change - Support key regional initiatives including change leadership, planning, strong systems thinking, and implementation.

  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum ten (10) years of previous work experience consulting to complex organizations across a range of industries.

  • Minimum ten (10) years of previous work experience coaching senior level executives.


  • Master's degree in organization development, organizational behavior, or related fields.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Expertise in behavioral sciences, organization development, leadership development, change management and culture change.

  • Knowledge of personality and social psychology, particularly in areas of motivation and change.

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated political savvy and emotional intelligence.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Management experience.

  • PhD / ED in organization development, organizational behavior, or related fields.


TITLE: Senior Organization Development Leader

LOCATION: Oakland, California


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.