Republic Services Senior Manager Organizational Development in Phoenix, Arizona

About Us

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

Why Work with Us

Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description

The Senior Manager, Organizational Development ensures the health of the Republic Services talent pipeline through effective performance management, talent assessment, employee engagement and high potential identification and management processes. In addition, the Senior Manager, Organizational Development provides consultation to leaders regarding change management, organizational culture and design, talent management, and team effectiveness.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Preferred Qualifications

Principal Responsibilities

  • Proactively addresses and responds to organizational development issues by bringing key stakeholders together to assess root causes and performance gaps, implementing and/or supporting implementation of appropriate interventions, including strategic planning, tactical and project planning and performance analysis.

  • Provides coaching, team development, whole systems analysis, and organization development services to implement improvement initiatives and ensure alignment with the organization’s strategic plans.

  • Develops and implements processes and tools for talent reviews and succession planning; organizes and facilitates talent sessions with managers.

  • Supports completion of internal/external surveys for awards, benchmarking, and best practices as needed, including compiling internal information, partnering with internal departments, and drafting communications.

  • Develops and implements long-term strategies to drive desired culture and engagement of all employees across the organization.

  • Serves as project team lead and facilitator for supporting change leadership projects involving complex business and implementation issues.

  • Provides direct support to identified high potential employees and leaders – including assessment feedback and development planning.

  • Assists with organizational design as requested.

  • Seeks to increase the effectiveness of the organization by identifying and implementing processes that will help improve the ongoing operation of the organization on a continuous basis, as it relates to people.

  • Creates and disseminates internal communications to stakeholders of key changes in processes, to share best practices, and to support operational effectiveness.

  • Provides input and support to the departmental budget process.

  • Reviews reports and other performance metrics to analyze effective and ineffective trends to determine the impact of organizational development initiatives. Make recommendations based on findings.

  • Conducts research to stay current with best practices and industry trends for assigned area/scope.

  • Communicates progress of current year’s organizational development programs and initiatives.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Organizational Development, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or similar discipline.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Human Resources and/or Organizational Development supporting talent management processes and systems, employee engagement, and/or organizational culture (required).

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.

  • Solid relationship-building and interpersonal skills.

  • The ability to conduct business with little direction and work in an autonomous manner; this includes the ability to be a self-starter and utilize a proactive approach to achieve results.

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively and influence employees at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to lead and work effectively with a broad cross-function of employees, external customers and vendors in driving organization change.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

  • Short- and long-term disability.

  • Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

  • Employee discount programs.

  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.