Karma Automotive

Organizational Development Manager

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Human Resources


Southern California-based Karma is more than just a car company. Although we are best known as a creator of soul-stirring luxury electric vehicles, Karma has emerged as a high-tech incubator offering innovators a perfect platform to prove their emerging technologies. Every Revero is designed at our Headquarters in Irvine and created with great individual care and world-class craftsmanship at the Karma Innovation and Customization Center in Moreno Valley, CA.


The Organizational Development Manager will use his/her expertise of organizational theories and development to drive the delivery of our corporate goals and initiatives.


  • Create and deliver a leadership program that aligns with business objectives.
  • Build a framework for driving change and developmental opportunities within the organization.
  • Sustain and evolve the learning and development programs that drive talent development.
  • Drive HR and OD initiatives that include the following:
    • Learning & Development Program execution
    • Talent Assessment & Performance Management
    • Succession Plan
    • Training Needs Assessment
    • Post-training Reinforcement
    • Career Development Program Management
    • Employee Engagement Program
  • Facilitate business conversations for both small and large groups and consult with management and employees regarding organizational issues.
  • Coach managers, teams, and executives.
  • Apply fundamental theories at the heart of OD work, including theories that address systems, change management, learning, group process, and performance.
  • Gather accurate and thorough information with OD assessment tools.
  • Analyze and redesign organization processes and structures.
  • Link OD initiatives to broader corporate goals and measure initiative progress and success.
  • Position design/classification to identify opportunities to broaden responsibilities within job functions.



  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of experience in an HR/OD function within the automotive industry is required
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate, consult, coach, analyze and manage change
  • Experience and knowledge of core organizational development and learning principals and best practices in driving change
  • Highly self-directed with the ability to take initiative
  • Strong network and experience shaping culture and driving employee engagement.
  • OD leadership skills with the demonstrated ability to attract, retain, and develop internal talent
  • Perform well in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience as an HR business partner highly preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001:2015) and Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001:2015), as applicable


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with 8+ years or experience in HR/OD function within a large global enterprise
  • OD and Master Trainer Certifications in Partners in Leadership, Covey, Korn Ferry, MBTI, DISC, Prosci, ICF, and/or Project Management is highly preferred



 No 3rd Parties.  Principles Only, Please


Come and join the great Karma Team, where you can make a career! Karma Automotive offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD; paid vacation, holidays and personal days; and a 401K with matching contributions. 


Karma Automotive LLC is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, color, race, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law. Karma Automotive LLC, complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a disability. Valid driver’s license may be required based on essential duties.


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