Top Organizational Development Executive plans and directs all aspects of a company's organizational development function. Develops training programs, facilitates implementation of appropriate change management initiatives, and reviews current development programs to ensure alignment with company goals. Being a Top Organizational Development Executive builds the company's human capital by instilling and reinforcing a strong employee development culture with programs supported by management. Defines and collects key performance metrics to enable accurate and valid measurement of workforce performance and to identify areas for improvement. Additionally, Top Organizational Development Executive develops and leads the organizational development professional staff. Requires broad and current knowledge of organizational development methods. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Top Organizational Development Executive manages a business unit, division, or corporate function with major organizational impact. Establishes overall direction and strategic initiatives for the given major function or line of business. Has acquired the business acumen and leadership experience to become a top function or division head.