• Senior Organizational Development Specialist

    Location : Location US-TN-Nashville
    Human Capital
    Position Type
  • Company Overview

    AllianceBernstein L.P. (“AB”) is a leading global investment-management and research firm with more than $550 billion in assets under management and more than $3 billion of annual revenues operating in 48 locations in 22 countries, with more than 3,400 employees worldwide. We serve clients ranging from institutions to individuals and private clients, and we offer independent research, portfolio strategy and brokerage-related services tailored to our clients’ unique needs. With forward-looking perspective and expertise in equities, fixed-income, alternatives and multi-asset strategies, more than 400 investment professionals collaborate to share ideas and make connections across disciplines, geographies, asset classes and sectors. These collective insights drive innovation and better solutions for our clients.


    AllianceBernstein is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate based race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status.


    We are looking for a Senior Organizational Development Specialist to join our Human Capital team. The Organizational Development (OD) team is responsible for leading global performance management, employee engagement and culture initiatives across the firm. The candidate will be responsible for owning core OD programs, including the design of new programs and partnering with business units to identify needs and ensure successful deployment. 


    Lead key global OD initiatives including:

    • Annual performance management program. Establish annual performance management calendar. Manage performance management technology solution (Workday), partnering with Technology to ensure requirements are successfully implemented and appropriate testing is completed ahead of go-live for key performance management activities. Develop employee and managers training and communications to ensure successful adoption of key processes
    • Employee engagement survey program including firmwide engagement, employee lifecycle, pulse and business unit-specific surveys. Analyze results, including trends across data. Advise senior leaders on how to interpret and address results
    • Firmwide employee global recognition program. Manage firmwide budget and liaise with the business to promote the program. Provide program governance to ensure appropriate usage levels. Advise on opportunities for enhancement where appropriate
    • Manage key external vendor relationships to ensure appropriate service levels are met and new product releases are appropriately rolled out
    • Identify opportunities to leverage technology to re-engineer talent/OD processes and inform the overall AB employee experience
    • Support initiatives to reinforce AB’s culture values. Programs may include strategic communications campaigns, training and office/team-specific initiatives
    • Support learning and development initiatives as needed


    The ideal candidate should have:

    • Prior experience in designing and implementing talent and OD programs
    • 5-8 years of relevant experience, consulting experience and/or working knowledge of financial services industry is preferred but not required
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience delivering training sessions to large groups and presenting to executive teams
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Experience synthesizing data to arrive at a compelling conclusion/tell a story
    • An affinity for leveraging leading technology solutions
    • A demonstrated curiosity to keep abreast of the current thinking and trends in human capital

    Required Skills

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint and Excel 

    Nashville, TN, US


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