OUTGROWN YOUR OWN BACKYARD? COME PLAY IN OURS.At Columbia, were as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And while our gear is available worldwide, were proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest, where natural wonders are our playground.Every product we make and every task we undertake is inspired by the famous words of our founder Gert Boyle: Its perfect. Now make it better. As pioneers of relentless improvement, we are constantly evolving.We believe the outdoors is ours to protect and strive to keep our planet healthy.We believe in empowering people to experience the outdoors to the fullest.And we believe in you.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Columbia Sportswears dynamic global supply chain consists of 4 distribution centers, 430 retail stores, 80 apparel factories and 20 footwear factories worldwide. We pride ourselves on being able to get products to market quickly, safely, and in the most cost-effective manner. By leveraging data analytics, we are constantly pushing to make smarter business decisions and identifying innovative ways to make Columbia Sportswears supply chain more efficient and effective to meet our consumers ever-changing needs.
Can you help us drive the changes that will positively affect Columbia Sportswear Company, its employees, its customers, and its consumers? Well rely on your expert knowledge ofchange management andorganization development theories and practices to align employees and business systems with proposed strategies. Your work will be equal parts consultant, coach and strategist as you help guideCSCtoward a brightfuture.
HOWYOULLMAKE A DIFFERENCE
Effectively Engages with Business Leadership
Provides consultation and expertise on large-scale, highly complexorganizational performance(organizational development, design, and change management)initiatives to align people systems to the strategic goals and initiatives of the organization:
Assesses change readiness and capability within business unit and presentsorganizationalperformancestrategiesaligned with business needs. Contracts with clients and creates Organizational Designand Change Management Agreements that outline project goals, scope of work, deliverables, timeline and evaluation methods.
Uses influence and business acumen to recommend organizational performance strategies, including organizational development, design and change management, to leadership.
Coaches business leadership to create and executea wide variety oforg development and change management activities including,but not limited to,impact assessments, team health assessments, sponsor roadmaps, stakeholder assessments, assessments,resistance management,andcommunications and training strategies.
Uses organization design methodologies when consulting leaders to assess strategy, processes, structures, management practices, people and job impacts of organizational changes.
Designs and facilitates leadership team and work group strategic planning sessions, team effectiveness and performance improvement activities.Provides coaching to business unit leaders and participants in the change initiative to drive sponsorship and adoption.
Monitors adoption of specific change initiatives and recommends actions to address resistance.
Contributes to High-PerformingOrg Performance ConsultingCenterof Excellence
Supports creation and maintenance of a change-capable organization, includingcollaborating with team members and supporting those leading change within the business to use a standardsetofbestpractices
Effectively leadsand collaborates withassignedexternalconsultantsand more junior team members,providing strategic leadership as needed
Keepsup to dateon the latest organization development and change models, approaches, strategies and tools.Contributes to the quality oftheOrganizational Performance Consulting Center of Excellence as a whole,through collaboration and thought partnership with peers.
Performs other duties as assigned
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelors Degree and a Minimum of 8 years OD/OE/OCMconsulting experience in large,complex organizations.Masters degree or graduate certificate in Organization Development (OD), Organization Change, or closely related field preferred. Applied experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Solid understandingand demonstrated applicationof change management, communication, organizational effectiveness,organizational development anddesign,training and instructional design concepts and best practices
Solid business acumen and the ability toarticulate the connection between organizational performance initiatives and strategic objectives
Expert knowledge of macro organizational behavior, team dynamics and individual development.
Possess advanced leadership skills and ability to effectively execute against change management strategies and plans
Ability to work and collaborate across diverse teams and influence leaders to drive adoption of complex changes throughout the organization
Excellent writing, presentation and interpersonal communication skills.Advanced ability with standard Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, Forms,and Outlook).
ProsciADKAR Practitioner Certificationpreferred, but not required
Demonstrated ability tobuildcredibilitywith leaders and influence without authority
Growth mindset, flexibilityand high tolerance for ambiguity
Ability to prioritize work, identify highest value activities, setand clearly communicate boundaries
Additional Job Description#LI-JD1
Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.
This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.
At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.