The Estee Lauder Companies Director, Organization Design and Change Management in New York, New York

Director, Organization Design and Change Management

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments



Accountable for the overall execution of Organization Design and Change Management activity globally to the Brand portfolio of projects.


  • Accountable for the consistent execution of the enterprise wide Organization Design and Organizational Change Management (OCM) Strategy

across all initiatives/projects that originate within the brand

  • Owns and drives OD/OCM activities for all initiatives/projects that originate within a brand in partnership with the HR Business partner

  • Accountable for change adoption of all stakeholders, including region and function, for all initiatives and projects that originate within a brand

  • Liaise and collaborates with Region and Function Change leads on the deployment and execution of Brand led OCM activities to Function and Region stakeholders

  • Partners with Brand leadership to have rolling understanding of all OD and Change taking place within a brand that may influence sequencing and risk of initiative timing

  • Partners with Brand leadership to assess and propose Brand OD/OCM resourcing options

  • Works with preferred 3rd party vendors aligned with CoE on contracting and scoping for external OD/OCM services

  • Works with Brand leadership to assess and align on OD/OCM risk based on existing initiatives and current OD/OCM support levels

  • Recruits and staffs core Brand OD/OCM CoE Roles (FTE vs. Part Time, Internal vs. External)

  • Leverages Estee Lauder Companies (ELC) OD/OCM Methodology and tools/templates, in execution of all Brand led OD/OCM initiatives

  • Develops and maintains a rolling Brand stakeholder analysis of internal and external stakeholders, including historical context of change, biases, OD/OCM barriers, lessons learned, and pathways to success

  • Leverages ELC OD/OCM effort and resource estimator and as necessary works with enterprise-wide OD/OCM CoE to validate

  • Partners with Talent and L&D to build Brand OD/OCM capability as defined, including development and execution of OD/OCM “Training” Sessions

  • Facilitates Change and OD Workshops and Training sessions as necessary to develop organizational capability in OD/OCM

  • Maintains rolling dashboard and list of Brand OD/OCM projects which serves as an input to the Enterprise-wide CoE change dashboard.

  • Escalates Brand issues to Enterprise OD/OCM CoE as needed

  • Conducts Quality Assurance reviews of OD/OCM initiatives taking place within the brand

  • Align with Brand HRBPs to ensure alignment and role in OCM as well as touch points with OD work

  • Active participation, ownership, and contribution of content and dialogue to the global OD/OCM Community of Practice


  • Thinks Strategically: Takes a broad view of the business, industry, and consumer environment to anticipate and plan for the future. Identifies the focus and defines where to play, how to win and what capabilities and management systems are required.

  • Aligns and Engages the Team in the Vision: Provides clarity to each team member on their role in achieving the vision, strategy, and goals.

  • Embraces and Initiates Change: Distinguishes what to preserve and what to change. Has the courage to initiate and lead the changes that drive success.

  • Develops Talent and Capabilities: Identifies and cultivates essential skills and attributes to maximize individual contribution and engagement.

  • Energizes and Enables Others: Ignites passion and releases potential to drive success.

  • Builds Collaborative Relationships: Builds relationships based on trust and respect. Promotes the inclusion of diverse knowledge, skills, and experiences to achieve results.

  • Demonstrates Learning Agility: Ability to anticipate change, face reality, draw conclusions, and swiftly mobilize to adapt to changing needs and demands.

  • Strives for Excellence in Execution: Proactively seeks ways to improve personal and organizational effectiveness to meet current and future business needs. Learns equally from successes and failures.



  • Minimum Education level: Bachelors

  • Minimum Years of Experience: 8

  • Travel Time: 20%

Job: Human Resources

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Number: 161419