Senior Director, Organizational Effectiveness & People Partners


May 18, 2022
About The Position
As part of the FiscalNote People leadership team, the Senior Director of Organizational Effectiveness & People Partners will be a thought leader and activator for talent planning, team member development, change management, engagement, inclusive leadership, and workforce planning supported by data-driven analytics, in addition to employee service delivered through People Partners. The position is responsible for the management of the team of People Partners, globally. Together with the People Partners, this role ensures that OE initiatives and service to employees at all levels are both proactive and responsive to business needs for the effective development, support, coaching, employee relations, and performance management of FN’s global workforce. The role also acts as liaison and advisor to the organization's leadership and facilitates initiatives across the company in partnership with the Chief People Officer, SLT, and DEIBA Taskforce. The position achieves results together with the team of People Partners to design and deliver business solutions and services across OE and L&D, employee relations, compensation and rewards consultation, workforce planning, interface with Recruiting, and other related needs.

About the People Team
The People Team is dedicated to supporting and empowering the individuals who make FiscalNote the company we love. By championing our company values throughout the employee life cycle, the People Team fosters an environment that encourages innovative and meaningful action toward achieving FiscalNote’s mission. Working collaboratively across departments, the People Team is responsible for the effective development and execution of workforce plans responsible for our continued growth. And in recognition of the critical importance that elevating performance plays toward a positive and vibrant culture, the team oversees a program of professional development, performance management, and total rewards necessary to buttress both individual and corporate goals. Ultimately, the People Team ensures that we are creating an inclusive community of belonging in which employees are always personally comfortable, but professionally challenged, when they are at work.

What to Expect in this Position
  • Collaborate with leaders across departments to identify needs, design and develop learning solutions utilizing proven organizational development methods and evaluate their effectiveness
  • Bring forward strategic ideas for how OD can accomplish business goals and strengthen the development and performance of talent
  • Establish competency-based development processes to enhance productivity, profits, and successful business outcomes
  • Oversees the design and implementation of a cohesive, DEI driven vision for learning and development and a comprehensive Leadership Development program with a purposeful, annual (and in some cases multi-year) scope and sequence that begins with employee onboarding
  • Identifies and incorporates best practices and lessons learned into program plans
  • Designs and develops training programs for management and non-management team members and aids in the development of career pathsDevelops learning activities, audio-visual materials, instructor guides, and lesson plans
  • Partner with the People team and managers to enhance Agile performance management techniques and employee development process
  • Partner with the new employee orientation team to identify areas of improvement and engagement to enhance overall retention
  • Consults with management on performance, organizational, and leadership matters
  • Conducts needs assessments to determine measures required to enhance employee job performance and overall company performance
  • Contributes to mentoring, coaching, engagement, and performance interventions
  • Advises and activates change management and transition leadership; support organizational design
  • Apply data science approaches to analyze patterns and trends in the organization and present data to leadership
  • Lead the annual engagement survey process including communications, results analysis, and action planning as well as oversee the creation of ad hoc surveys
  • Foster data-driven decision making and measurement of OD and HR programs and find ways to weave analytics into regular People operating rhythms

  • What Sets You Apart:
  • Bachelor's degree in training and development, organizational development or related discipline or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of training experience and 7+ years of leadership experience, and/or a combination of education and experience
  • Value a mindset of growth and building a supportive vulnerable culture
  • Proven abilities as an effective leader and manager of people
  • Strategic mindset while also comfortable rolling up sleeves as a practitioner
  • Ability to proactively embrace and drive positive, transformational change and build this capability into the greater organization
  • Influence, collaborate, and facilitate with all stakeholders; able to assess, diagnose and improve leadership and team capabilities at senior levels and lead people to good decisions
  • Proven ability to resolve many priorities simultaneously, quickly synthesizing multiple perspectives to identify themes and solutions
  • Proven experience as a leader with the ability to effectively manage a team of motivated professionals
  • Adeptly derives strategic insights from performance/impact analytics; leveraging insights to drive program and organizational effectiveness
  • Detail and results-oriented – able to lead self and others through completion of multiple projects
  • Adaptable – able to respond when business needs or priorities change
  • Experience designing and implementing effective training and development programs
  • Experience working with Learning Management Systems preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills
  • Adept with a variety of multimedia training platforms and methods
  • Ability to evaluate and research training options and alternatives
  • Proficient with Google Office SuiteData Science or Data Analytics certification is highly preferred

  • About FiscalNote
    FiscalNote is the premier information services company focused on global policy and market intelligence. By combining AI technology, expert analysis, and legislative, regulatory, and geopolitical data, FiscalNote is reinventing the way that organizations minimize risk and capitalize on opportunity.

    Home to CQ, Roll Call, Oxford Analytica, and VoterVoice, FiscalNote empowers more than 5,000 clients worldwide to monitor, manage, and act on the issues that matter most to them. To learn more about FiscalNote and its family of brands, visit and follow @FiscalNote.

    At FiscalNote, we Lead with Values
    Know your Audience ∙ Find the Truth ∙ Drive Alignment ∙ Level Up ∙ Own the Job ∙ Bias for Action ∙ Support the Family

    FiscalNote is continuing to hire new talent, with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. New team members, along with our current staff, will temporarily work remotely (unless communicated otherwise).

    If your background and experience align with the competencies above, we encourage you to apply so that we can review your experience and learn more about how you can add to FiscalNote’s growth and success.

    Company Benefits
    FiscalNote offers competitive salaries, equity packages, and retirement accounts to ensure we’re all FN owners. We work hard, so our open vacation policy helps us ensure you’re getting the R&R you need. We offer comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance options supplemented by a flexible spending account (FSA). We have a slew of other benefits which you can check out at

    FiscalNote values diversity. We are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, national origin, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age. FiscalNote is an EEOC employer.

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