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Athene Organizational Development Partner in West Des Moines, Iowa

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.


Athene is seeking a highly collaborative and results driven organizational development professional responsible to support, coordinate and manage the implementation of Organizational Development (OD) programs and initiatives aligned to Athene’s business and CSR agenda. This role will be part of team that focuses on identifying, creating and deploying opportunities that support our employees’ career aspirations and creating a culture where employees feel engaged, included and where they can be their authentic self.



  • Provides OD administration, coordination, and support for our development programs

  • Leadership and Employee Development

  • Mentoring Program

  • Coaching Programs

  • Sponsorship Program

  • Provides support to Business Units ad HR team members to implement and deploy OD and or CSR programs.

  • Tracks data and generates reports to analyze trends and patterns in OD programs.

Intern Program

  • Leads and coordinates our intern hiring process and recruits for all Business Units; serves as the primary point of contact for our interns and co-ops.

  • Manages and coordinates the Athene Intern program to ensure interns have an engaging experience and understand what it means to work at Athene.

  • Onboard interns and build relationships with the participants

  • Coordinate intern educational events

  • Manage intern volunteer event

  • Serve as point of contact for intern leaders


  • Manages and coordinates the new employee onboarding process in Workday, in addition to leading communication and collaboration with cross functional teams, hiring leader and new employee

  • As the first point of contact for new hires follow up and ensures onboarding tasks are understood and complete to ensure seamless first day

  • Facilitates New Employee Orientation (virtually and in person)

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources management, business or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Three plus years of experience in HR with emphasis on Organizational/Talent Development and corporate recruiting.

  • Must be able to manage to priorities yet be extremely adaptable and flexible as business needs change

  • Possess excellent communication, presentation, and facilitation skills

  • Ability to work independently while in a highly collaborative and often ambiguous environment

  • Expert command of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Ability to quickly learn systems, processes, and procedures

  • Demonstrated knowledge of OD and training methods

  • Demonstrated experience in project management skills

  • Experience with HR systems is beneficial

NOTE: Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.

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Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

We are driven to do more. More for our customers and the financial professionals who offer our products. If you are driven to do more and love the challenge of pursuing more, Athene is your kind of company. You will find we offer more than the basics to create a diverse, inclusive and dynamic work environment at our various locations.

Based on your location you will experience a unique blend of: • Benefits to meet individual needs including, but not limited to, a 401(k) and/or pension plan with a company match, paid time off, paid holidays, job-related tuition reimbursement, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. • Career development opportunities including a Leadership Development Program, self-guided trainings and periodic Lunch & Learns. • Amenities that include "dress for your day" work attire, in house coffee bar, on-site café, ergonomic desks, game room area and on-site fitness facility. • Volunteer opportunities to give back to the community, company-sponsored volunteer events throughout the year, individual non-profit volunteer time that can earn grant money, and non-profit matching gift program.

Athene USA is also proud to be recognized for the following: • Best places to Work in Money Management by Pensions & Investments, 2020 • Iowa's Top Workplaces; since 2015 • Bermuda Top Ten Employer; 2019 • United Way of Central Iowa awards

• Advocate & Volunteer; 2016 • S pirit of Central Iowa; 2017, 2019 • Game Changer; 2018 • Impact-Maker; 2018, 2020 • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Awards • Patriot Award, 2018 • Pro Patria Award, 2019 • Seven Seals Award, 2019 • Military Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • Military Spouse Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • LGBTQ+ Friendly Employer by Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2021 • Excellence in Education LOMA;10 plus years • Structured Retail Products (SRP) • Best Carrier Award; 2017 & 2018 • FIA of the Year; 2019

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