Organizational Development Specialist II (GHTASC)

  • Contractor
  • Silver Spring United States of America
  • $79759 - $95148 USD / Year
  • EnCompass profile

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Position Description

EnCompass LLC is seeking a Organizational Development Specialist II As a member of the Global Health Training, Advisory and Support Contract (GHTASC) – Learning and Organization Development (LOD) Team, the Organizational Development Specialist II leads and collaborates on the design, delivery, and evaluation of organizational development interventions for United States Agency for International Development (USAID) health sector staff. The GHTASC LOD Team works under the technical direction of Bureau for Global Health, Office of Professional Development and Management Support, Learning and Organizational Development Unit (GH/PDMS/LOD).

The Organizational Development Specialist II primarily designs and facilitates organizational development interventions for Teams, Divisions, Offices, and other operating units within the Bureau for Global Health and USAID health sector staff worldwide. The Organizational Development Specialist II is a skilled facilitator capable of designing/delivering organizational learning ( OL) offerings as needed. The purpose of Learning and Organization Development is to strengthen USAID health sector staff capacity to lead and manage health programs by providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity, and maximizing learning opportunities.

This is a full-time position located at the EnCompass principal office in Silver Spring, Maryland, and follows the EnCompass flexible hybrid work model with split time between telework and the office. This individual may also be expected to work from client sites in the Washington, DC metro area, as needed.

Must be legally authorized to work in the US for any employer without sponsorship.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

Essential functions:


  • Liaises with client groups to understand organizational development needs
  • Contributes to and designs creative and effective organizational development interventions using customized innovative and evidence-based approaches
  • Facilitates various workshops and meetings in an engaging, participative, and collaborative manner face-to-face, virtually, and/or hybrid
  • Brings leading-edge thinking, methodologies, and approaches to organizational development interventions, contributing expertise and innovative approaches
  • Manages organizational development projects from design to implementation to evaluation, including scope, budget, timeline, and quality assurance for assigned activities
  • Effectively communicates progress on complex organizational development project deliverables to client, team members, and other stakeholders in a clear and concise manner


  • Engage fully as a member of the EnCompass staff team, including participating in staff meetings and other EnCompass events
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements


Academic Qualifications

  • High school degree plus 11 years of professional experience; or Associate’s degree plus 9 years; or Bachelor’s degree plus 7 years; or Master’s degree plus 5 years
  • Degree in organization development, leadership, psychology, sociology, management, public health, international affairs, international development, or a related field if held

Experience and Skills

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience designing and facilitating effective organizational development interventions employing foundational and cutting-edge approaches to meet the needs of the client group
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the field of organizational development, including state-of-the-art diagnostic and dialogic methodologies
  • Adaptive, collaborative, complexity-oriented, and strengths-based leadership style, including cultivating peer to peer learning so that capabilities are shared across the team
  • An appetite for learning, curiosity, and a willingness to experiment in new ways of working, including sensing, ideating, prototyping, implementing, evaluating, and communicating
  • Exceptional presentation, communication (verbal and written), facilitation, and consensus-building skills
  • Proven ability to understand the needs of an organization and identify creative solutions. Committed to providing the highest level of service while challenging the status quo through organizational development interventions
  • Ability to confidently engage with staff at all levels to define needs and expectations, collaborate on projects, and communicate results
  • Ability to work in an appreciative, strengths-based environment and guide others in working in this type of environment
  • Experience with various types of assessment tools including but not limited to 360-degree assessments, StrengthsFinder 2.0, TKI, Leadership Circle, MBTI, DiSC, and Insights Discovery
  • Experience working with international organizations, including the UN System, US Government, NGOs, and/or the private sector
  • Ability to work sensitively in multi-cultural environments and build effective working relations with clients and colleagues
  • Commitment to and experience integrating diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and accessibility
  • Strong planning, organization, strategic thinking, communications, relationship building, project management, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize tasks, producing quality products and services within tight time constraints
  • Experience working or living overseas and ability to travel internationally preferred
  • Fluency in language(s) other than English desirable
  • Certificates/certifications in modern organizational development methodologies desirable
  • ICF coaching certification highly preferred
  • US permanent residency with the ability to obtain and maintain Facility Access

How to Apply

Please submit CV and cover letter and complete the application.

Estimated Starting Pay Range

The pay range for this role allows for the wide variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, certifications, and other business and organizational needs. At EnCompass, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $79,759-$95,148

EnCompass LLC is a progressive Equal Opportunity Employer. We promote, celebrate, and support a diverse and inclusive organizational culture and workforce. We are committed to providing all of our employees with an environment free from discrimination and harassment, where all are treated with dignity and respect. We do not tolerate, and explicitly prohibit, discrimination or harassment of any kind, at any time, in all aspects of employment. This includes recruitment, hiring, promotions, disciplinary measures, terminations, compensation, benefits, social and recreational programs, and training. EnCompass also does not tolerate retaliation against individuals who report discrimination or harassment. Our continuing commitment to the principle of Equal Opportunity Employment for all means all employment decisions are based only on the job requirements, the candidate’s qualifications, and the needs of EnCompass as a business—not on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, belief, sex (including pregnancy and related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability status, veteran status, genetic information, HIV status, family/marital/parental status, or any other status protected by the laws and regulations in the jurisdictions where we work.

For US based positions: The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.

If you require accommodations in line with the Americans with Disabilities Act to complete your application, please call 301-287-8700, provide your contact information and a description of your accessibility issue. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case-basis, and we will call you back within approximately 3 business days.

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How to apply

Please submit CV and cover letter and complete the application.

Deadline: 17-Feb-24

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