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REQ ID: 81881
JOB TITLE: Organisation Design Manager (12 month fixed term contract)
SALARY: Competitive


The Opportunity

This role is responsible supporting the delivery of the Commercial Operating Model and Culture Transformation programme for Jaguar Land Rover. This role will act across a complex and fast changing landscape with a view of defining the organisation value streams/domains that will be used to influence the future operating model of the organisation. This is a 12 month fixed term contract.

The role is responsible for engaging senior stakeholder (board level and below) and co-ordinating and facilitating workshops to define the current and futre state organisations, reviewing and incorporating retrospective inupts from previous work, iterating ther design and implementing across the function. The role will then identify data metrics to measure performance, support the defining of performance metrics and track and monitor these core KPIs and value across programme. 

The right person will have a core skill set in organisation design and development, change management, business analysis, process mapping, and experience of Agile transformation and act a role model for customer centricity and ensuring resources across the enterprise are directed towards value-add activity that supports strategic priorities. The successful candidate will be able to set up and plan for core planning meetings in an Agile way, experience with Agile tools and methodologies are essential. 

Coordination and design of organisation design, working closely with strategic workforce planning, agile product delivery squads, training and culture projects. The role will provide advice on the delivery of business change management approaches in transitioning to value stream future states.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Create and implement organisation design plans.
  • Document the 'As is' Organisation and assess the impact the new business processes have on it including: Team Structures, Job/Role Design, Roles and Responsibilities, Skills and Behaviours and Ways of Working
  • Plus, other operating model requirements to ensure the organisation design can be successfully embedded
  • Design and deliver Target Operating Models and the supporting Organisational Design in line with the new business processes.
  • Conduct gap analysis and impact assessments to inform the actions and activities to implement the new organisation design and broader operating model considerations
  • Produce and execute the roadmap and people transition plan in line with the 'To be' design
  • Responsible for the identification of value streams, best practices and initiatives and contribute to the development and deployment of these to Jaguar Land Rover 
  • Manage assigned initiatives by utilising project management techniques (ideally agile) to ensure the delivery  outcomes 
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure delivery of OD component and business change management 
  • Apply industry knowledge, organisation knowledge and industry best practices when working with internal and external stakeholders and customers
  • Coordinate the delivery of new and exsisting OD for the agile pilots to ensuring deliverables meet the strategic priorities
  • Provide guidance and support on operational processes to support delivery of business priorities  
  • Interface with management ensuring that service and process objectives are delivered efficiently 
  • Support colleagues to implement, use and compile to data to promote evidence based decision making
  • Provide advice on data management best practices and governance, as required
  • Fully cascade the outcome of projects, so that the actionable insights are delivered
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested 


Key Interactions


  • Executive director for function
  • Transformation lead for Refocus Pillars
  • Business lead for Refocus Pillars
  • Enterprise leaders for function


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Significant experience of all aspects of organisation design in large complex organisations involving major reorganisation.
  • Able to conduct organisation diagnostics, analytics and benchmarking to identify where a company's structure is weak and generate ideas to make the structure more effective
  • Commercial awareness and ability to derive an articulated future-state and associated business benefits from a sponsor's initial concept.
  • Able to identify where processes, skills, people decisions, values, reward systems and leadership styles need to be strengthened to make the chosen organisation structure work
  • Developing end state and or interim target operating models
  • Experience of employing change management approaches, tools and techniques, including designing and delivering change Impact analysis
  • Experience of working at senior management level
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and networking skills


Personal Profile 


  • An individual with a customer centric mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable
  • An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment. 
  • An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium  term planning
  • Demonstrates resourcefulness and strong analytical and presentation skills
  • Exceptional organising and planning skills with a proven track record in coordinating organisational change (project management) programmes
  • Strong persuasive, consultative and relationship management skills
  • A resilient and enthusiastic who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs
  • An good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas
  • An effective team player, actively develops and supports team members
  • An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style




  • Previous experience of Agile
  • Previous experience and/or knowledge of a range of research techniques and methodologies
  • Advanced knowledge of key business systems and processes, e.g. quality tools and techniques
  • Commercially minded with an ability to understand the business function that this role supports





Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.


This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 


Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


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