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Organizational Development Consultant


The Organizational Development (OD) Consultant leads the strategy development, design and implementation for processes, programs and resources in one or more of the disciplines of employee engagement, talent identification and assessment, corporate competencies and performance, succession planning, and executive development.  The consultant will manage a center of excellence focused on one or more of these disciplines. They work closely with other areas o fHuman Resources and SentryU, to identify and develop talent for leadership roles and other strategic positions. The OD Consultant is accountable for the business outcomes and results of organizational talent management processes, tools, and solutions that drive culture and performance.

What You'll Do

  • Apply organization development principles, methods and tools to provide a broad range of customized business solutions designed to support the business, enhance organization effectiveness, and strengthen stakeholder engagement.
  • Create processes and delivers solutions that impact the culture and performance of the organization.
  • Collaborate closely with areas of Human Resources to ensure alignment and integration of strategies, projects and programs for successful implementation and results.
  • Identify talent risks and partners with SentryU to ensure development programs are meeting the needs of the organization and mitigating talent risks.
  • Establish and coach to the process and best practices in workforce planning, assessing performance and potential to aide in selection, performance evaluation and development processes. Coaches and mentors associates at all levels of the organization.
  • Implement and monitor appropriate business metrics to ensure initiatives are effective and in alignment with business strategies.
  • Use internal data, employee survey, performance, quality metrics, etc. to anticipate and articulate emerging organizational needs at enterprise and department levels
  • Maintain current industry information, including new thinking and new approaches, and regularly communicate to broader organizational development management and team members as appropriate.
  • Provide direction within the Organization Development team regarding expectations related to implementation and data needed to make effective decisions.
  • Evaluate and select the appropriate vendors and manages the vendor relationships and budget.

What it Takes

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of related work experience
  • 5-8 years of related work experience. Experience in talent management, learning, or organizational development is critical.
  • Strong coaching and consulting skills and experience with influencing leadership
  • Demonstrated experience in the areas of organizational behavior, selection, HR analytics, and talent management principles.
  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to translate data into insights with practical recommendations
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated planning, project management and organization skills

What You'll Receive

We take great pride in making Forbes’ list of America’s Best Midsize Employers since 2017. A lot of different factors go into that honor, many of which contribute to your job satisfaction.  At Sentry, your total rewards go beyond competitive compensation.  Below are some benefits and perks that you’ll receive.

  • To best support our associates and our culture, Sentry is happy to offer flexibility through a scheduled work from home (Monday and Friday)/in office days (Tuesday through Thursday) after we begin to return to the office.
  • Generous Paid-Time Off plan for you to enjoy time out of the office.
  • 401(K) plan with a dollar for dollar match on your first eight percent, plus immediate vesting to help strengthen your financial future.
  • Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance to encourage a healthy lifestyle.
  • Pretax Dependent Care and Health Expense Reimbursement Accounts to ease taxes on health spending.
  • Extensive Work-Life Resources to lend a helping hand.
  • Sentry Foundation gift matching program to encourage charitable giving.
  • Continue your education and career development through Sentry University (SentryU).

How You’ll Apply

If you are interested in joining Sentry’s team, select the one position that you are most interested in being considered for and complete your online application details. If you have applied with us before, you will only need to provide your email address and password. If this is your first time applying, you’ll need to create an account. Please complete your application and upload your resume online.

About Sentry

All of us at Sentry—more than 4,000 associates—have various talents, skills, and backgrounds. We work together to deliver on our promises to our policyholders every day. We’re proud to offer a full line of property, casualty, and life insurance products to help protect businesses, cars, homes, lives, and retirement income.


Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with claims and service offices located throughout the United States. From sales to claims, and information technology to marketing, we enjoy a rewarding and challenging work environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development and growth.


Our bright future is built on a long track record of success. We got our start in 1904 and have been helping businesses succeed and protect their futures ever since. Because of the trust placed in us, we’re one of the largest and financially strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States. We’re rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority.


Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities await.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our policy that there be no discrimination in employment based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Thank you for your interest in Sentry!

Amy Lang

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