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KPMG Associate Director, Organizational Effectiveness in New York, New York

Business Title: Associate Director, Organizational Effectiveness

Requisition Number: 55905 - 65

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest:

State: NY

City: New York


Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate Director, Organizational Effectiveness to join our Human Resources organization.


  • Act as key strategic advisor and provide counsel and support to Advisory in the following areas: workforce design and architecture, talent development, talent performance management, and workforce analytics

  • Help develop and execute strategies, programs, and initiatives to enhance the attraction, development, retention, and experience of Advisory professionals; manage and run employee experience initiatives for Advisory; work with leaders, HR Business Advisors and others to ensure effective implementation

  • Participate in Advisory's people related transformation projects involving optimization, strategy, organizational design, sourcing and selection, and/or implementation support

  • Demonstrate the ability to take ownership of tasks and coordinate internal resources for the successful and timely execution of projects; lead the communications strategy to facilitate change management for Advisory talent initiatives

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with, and influence in a consistent manner, senior leadership across the Advisory practice, Human Resources and firm (e.g. technology, marketing, communications, business school, finance, risk management, and Office General Counsel)

  • Support other Advisory initiatives including Inclusion and Diversity


  • Minimum of eight years of recent relevant work experience as an organizational effectiveness professional (or related); preferred specialization in one or more of the following areas: Behavioral Insights and Design, Organizational Design, and/or Workforce Planning/Shaping

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university required; Advanced degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Organizational Development, Behavioral Science, Behavioral Economics or related field preferred

  • Experience successfully leading and implementing high visibility projects from ideation through implementation with strong change enablement implications; prior project management/ change enablement experience; internal or external consulting experience preferred

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively lead and present to large groups, meetings and councils; effective communication skills (both written and verbal) and proficient in Microsoft applications (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)

  • Strong executive-level stakeholder management and relationship skills

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future; ability to travel as needed

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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