Close Menu

Culture, Leadership & Organizational Development Director- US

ucb bioscience
Job Location
1950 Lake Park Dr SE, Smyrna, GA 30080, United States
Atlanta, GA 30080
United States
competitive compensation package

competitive benefits package

Job Description

To strengthen our Culture, Leadership and Organizational Development team, based in our Atlanta HQ, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Culture, Leadership and Organizational Development Lead (Director level).


The ambition of the Culture, Leadership and Organizational Development (C,L,& OD) team is to anticipate & prepare for the future, get the organization ready, and ensure strategic and cultural consistency in the three following areas:


  • People & Leadership Development including Talent Management
  • Organization Development including Change Management
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


This role will focus on the Organization, Leadership and Talent Management areas, including the evolution of our Patient Value Culture and ways of working in the US.


Reporting to the Global C,L,& OD Lead for Organizational Strategy and Culture, the US C,L,& OD Lead collaborates with the Head of Leadership Development and the Talent teams (Talent Leads/Partners, Learning & Development, Communications, etc.).


You like to work in an environment where you can:

  • Drive and support US Change Management or OD initiatives to accelerate mindset and behavior shifts, enabling change to be successful
  • Partner with Global CL&OD and (US) L&D team to identify, design and develop new ways and new solutions to grow the competencies of our leaders according to UCB expectations
  • Support leaders and Talent Partners in providing expertise, developing plans to implement effective complex OD or change efforts
  • Provide inputs and contribute to global initiatives related to Leadership and Organizational Development topics


You will contribute by:

  • Identifying organization culture evolution and future ways of working needed in the US to ensure our success in the coming years. Defines implementation strategy accordingly
  • Assessing and identifying leadership evolution required in the US to ensure the success of UCB’s Patient Value strategy and define implementation strategy accordingly
  • Designing and leading US-wide Talent Management programs/initiatives to ensure we develop our Key Talents in line with our Strategy



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in Organizational Development


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven track record in managing transformations or important change projects
  • Ability to manage complex projects and situations
  • Ability to impact and influence senior leaders
  • Strong project management & leadership skills
  • Ability to think strategically and translate into concrete implementation plan
  • Strong business acumen
  • Collaboration mindset, thinking end-to-end


About Our Organization

About us.

At UCB, we come together every day to work, laser-focused, on a simple question: How will this create value for people living with severe diseases? By putting patients at the heart of everything we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,600 employees and worldwide operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases. We are looking for people with passion and empathy who develop a real understanding of patient’s needs and can deliver thoughtful solutions to decisionmakers across the heath care ecosystem.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity.

A new report finds that women, especially women of color, are missing among the high-earners at research universities in the US, the Chronicle of Higher Education writes. 

Researcher-parents, especially mothers of small children, have lost research time during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Inside Higher Ed reports that the preprint site medRxiv has taken off with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Inside Higher Ed reports some university professors are pushing back against plans for increased numbers of in-person classes for next semester.