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The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Organizational Development Consultant/Remote in Cape Town, South Africa



Who is USP?

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) USP is an independent scientific organization that collaborates with the world's top experts in health and science to develop quality standards for medicines, dietary supplements, and food ingredients. USP's fundamental belief that Equity = Excellence manifests in our core value of Passion for Quality through our more than 1,100 talented professionals across five global locations to deliver the mission to strengthen the supply of safe, quality medicines and supplements worldwide.

How will YOU create an impact here at USP?

The Organizational Development Consultant will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Analyze organizational culture

  • Develop and present change management strategy and plan

  • Develop curriculum and training timeline to develop change management and communication skills

  • Implement change management and communication training

  • Document and evaluate the provided training

This position will be remote (preference for applicants based in Africa) and requires travel to southern Africa to deliver trainings.


  • Education/training: A university degree (master, diploma or magister) in business management, project management, organizational development or training/education

  • Language: Knowledge of English, C2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

  • General professional experience: 5-10 years of professional experience in the organizational development of medium- or large-sized organizations. Additionally desired (but not required) is 5 years of professional experience in the organizational development of regulatory authorities.

  • Specific professional experience: 10 years professional experience in designing and implementing training for change management for executive and senior management staff in medium- or large-sized organizations AND/OR 10 years professional experience in change communication skills development for executive and senior management staff in medium- or large-sized organizations

  • Leadership/management experience: 5 years of management/leadership experience as team lead or manager in a company (desired)

  • Ability to travel to southern Africa to deliver trainings, facilitate workshops and implement project activities

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (will apply to the selected candidate(s) hired:

As a condition of employment with the United States Pharmacopeial Convention's (USP) duty to provide and maintain a workplace free of known hazards, all employees and contingent staff hired after July 1st, 2021, must be fully present vaccinated unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment in all aspects of our work—from our standards to the partnerships and conversations we cultivate. An environment where every employee feels fully empowered and valued irrespective of, but not limited to, personality, race, ethnicity, physical and mental abilities, education, religion, gender identity and expression, life experience, sexual orientation, country of origin, regional differences, work experience, and family status. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.

Note: USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP.

Job Category Contingent Staff

Job Type Full-Time

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Category Contingent Staff

Job Type Full-Time