Director, Organizational Design and Effectiveness - Activision Blizzard (Remote Possible)

Dec 01, 2022
Santa Monica, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Full remote

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Job Title: Director, Organizational Design and Effectiveness - Activision Blizzard

Reporting To: SVP, Organizational Effectiveness

Department: Human Resources

Location: Santa Monica

Your Platform

Activision Blizzard plays a centralized role in the creation of epic entertainment by supporting our interactive gaming brands and studios with a diverse range of career opportunities across corporate functions such as Marketing, Communications, Legal, Human Resources, Finance and Supply Chain. Located in our global headquarters in Santa Monica, we encompass equal parts' agility, creativity and rigor to enhance the employee and player experience. To learn more, check us out at or on Twitter at @ATVI_AB.

Your Mission

The HR Strategic Projects team is a Center of Excellence supporting Activision Blizzard globally. We deliver priority strategic HR initiatives within the Global HR Function and in support of our business units. The projects we work on reduce complexity across operating units, deliver new business capabilities and fundamentally improve employee experience. Current projects include acquisition integrations, Organization redesign and Process Improvement.

As the team authority in all things OD/E, you will have a direct impact on Activision Blizzard’s employee experience and engagement, as well as our business units efficiencies at delivering epic entertainment.

You will focus on initiatives that tackle key business challenges, helping set up new organizational units and optimize existing ones. This is an outstanding opportunity to build an OD/E serving as a strategic partner to Senior Executives, Leadership Teams, and the entire global HR function.

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Provide organizational design and effectiveness knowledge and skills to our portfolio of strategic projects being both an adviser and active participant in those critical projects

  • Provide a toolkit to your team colleagues and to the wider business to advise OD/E decision making

  • Own planning and execution of any OD/E activity required to deliver overall project scope, working closely with project PM to identify dependencies and integrate OD/E work into project timelines

  • Partner closely with business leaders, and HR Business Partners to identify OD/E initiatives that improve employee engagement, operating efficiency, and organizational productivity

  • Support business leaders in identifying appropriate critical metrics for their teams, to enable effective monitoring and progress realization

  • Work with HR Leaders to proactively address OD/E issues by assessing root causes and performance gaps and helping implement appropriate interventions

  • Use data-driven insights that influence business strategy and decision making

  • Step into Project Management, Organizational Change and any additional roles as the need arises by the project slate and team

Player Profile

  • 5 years demonstrated ability leading organizational efficiency initiatives, operating model development, the design of governance structures, and/or organizational design efforts

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to capture audiences of all levels in the organization

  • Ability to engage with businesses leaders to align OD/E efforts with strategic and long-term goals

  • Ability to frame, structure and take on sophisticated problems in a dynamic environment

  • Track record of using data and analytics to support recommendations with partners and build measurable results

  • A high degree of adaptability and ability to navigate the organization across sophisticated and diverse situations

  • Comfort with ambiguity; strong decision-making skills and provide well-informed solutions

  • Great teammate with a roll-up-one’s-sleeves attitude, and highly developed sense of proactivity

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

COVID-19 Hiring Update

This role is anticipated to be assigned to work on-site at an Activision Blizzard office.  However, we understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.”

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