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Manager Organizational Effectiveness, Upstream

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Date: Oct 6, 2017

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Reporting to the director, organization effectiveness (OE), you will manage a portfolio of projects and lead a team of practitioners providing OE services.  You will also provide direct service delivery on a select number of projects within the portfolio focusing on organizational design, team effectiveness and change management.

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for design and development of mandates, operating and service models, and execution of effective and efficient organization structures that enable business strategy
  • Assess team strengths and opportunities using time tested techniques and then recommend the right solutions for improved team performance
  • Lead change management by clarifying the case for change, understanding the key players and how they are impacted and then developing and executing plans to get people ready to adopt the change so that intended business benefits can be fully realized
  • Partner with appropriate strategic partner to manage OE projects including initiative identification, prioritization, project initiation and governance, appropriate resource assignment, quality assurance (QA) and project close out
  • Provide coaching to a team of OE practitioners and QA to other functional partners as part of the people readiness model
  • Assess organization, team and individual challenges in the workplace to improve employee engagement and business performance
  • Partner with Human Resources (HR), Communications, and Learning professionals at the project level to deliver practical, actionable solutions in OE
  • Support our capability development of HR strategic partners through effective coaching during the design and implementation of OE projects
  • Understand Suncor’s journey toward operational excellence and support the organization in advancing this journey

 Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Ten years of progressive experience in HR or consulting, including at least eight years in an OE role
  • Strong business acumen with experience in an industrial business environment preferred
  • Bachelor degree in an OE related field, human resources or business
  • Master's degree in business or related organization effectiveness field is considered an asset

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong consulting skills including a proven ability to collaborate with leaders and their teams in the design of OE solutions based on sound assessment, solid OE theory and practice, and alignment with business priorities
  • Self-directed, able to identify, design and action multiple individual, departmental and organizational improvements and projects while working in a collaborative manner
  • Strong interpersonal and group facilitation skills along with the ability to provide effective leadership and positively influence, partner with and coach others
  • Strong communication skills including verbal, written, presentation, and one-on-one communication skills working within all levels of an organization

Working Conditions

  • This position could be based in Calgary, Alberta or Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • If the role is based in Calgary then it will require frequent travel to Fort McMurray  

Why Suncor
Go ahead. Expect growth. We want you to have a job you're genuinely excited about - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor Energy offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:

  • Competitive base salary and compensation programs
  • Attractive annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

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Business Overview
Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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