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Change Management - Senior Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH146405
  • Location: USA, Illinois, Chicago
  • Sector: Project / Programme Management, R and D
  • Salary: US$155000.00 - US$165000.00 per annum
  • Date posted: 01/05/2019
This vacancy has now expired.

Preferred Capabilities

  • 8-10 years of experience providing change management solutions in support of large scale process/technology projects and/or other transformational initiatives
  • Successful candidates will have experience in the following:
    • Identifying and documenting organizational impacts of change initiatives and planning strategies that lead to successful adoption of change
    • Assessing organizational cultures, capabilities, and alignment to effectively tailor change management approaches
    • Leading stakeholder analysis efforts, conducing stakeholder interviews, analyzing needs and synthesizing findings
    • Managing execution of change initiatives
    • Effectively engaging senior leaders as sponsors of change
  • Enabling client-specific change management strategies through:
    • Developing comprehensive organizational change management strategies and plans
    • Identifying change risks and developing mitigation strategies
    • Leading the development and execution of communication strategies and plans
    • Analyzing learning needs, developing training approaches and curricula, and leading the development of in-person, virtual, and on-demand training programs
    • Conducting train-the-trainer sessions and classroom-based training sessions
    • Assessing the effectiveness of communication and training
    • Managing stakeholder expectations and engagement
    • Assessing organization alignment for change and developing interventions to improve alignment
    • Developing effective approaches for sustaining and fully-realizing change goals following implementation

Primary Responsibilities

Client Delivery

  • Lead change impact and stakeholder analysis and develop change management approaches and strategies tailored to clients' organizations and change goals
  • Identify issues and risks related to organizational change and develop mitigation plans
  • Lead efforts to execute change management recommendations across areas such as vision/value definition and measurement, change communication, leadership engagement, organization alignment, and change sustainment
  • Ensure the readiness of the client organization(s) for a variety of changes including new technology/processes, new organization strategy or other change efforts
  • Manage project economics including: track project budgets, create and deliver invoices, and manage collection process

Practice Development

  • Participate in and support the practice development and enhancement of the firm's organizational change management methodologies, tools, and other collateral
  • Actively participate in thought leadership activities such as blogs, conferences and public speaking opportunities
  • Collaborate with division leadership to define how to align practice with office strategy and other practices
  • Mentor and develop staff on the job and through formal and informal feedback
  • Coach and manage consultant-level resources and actively participate in the performance expectation process
  • Actively participate in recruiting and retaining top-quality consultants

Business Development

  • Assist in the development of proposals and other efforts related to Organizational Change Management
  • Create work plans, pricing estimates, and risk assessments for opportunities
  • Actively build a professional network and affiliate network in the local community

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