6461 IT Project Manager – Organizational Change



Posted Under: Lexington, Kentucky jobs in IT / Software / Systems; IT / Software / Systems jobs in zipcode 40598
Posted On: 2017-05-19

POSITION: 6461 IT Project Manager – Organizational Change

NUMBER OF OPENINGS: 1

LOCATION: Lexington, KY

JOB TYPE: Contract

CONTRACT DURATION: 1 year

COMPENSATION: Up to $54 per hour

ESTIMATED START DATE: 2/2/15

The Organizational Change Management Specialist will play a key role in ensuring projects (continuous improvement and change request releases initiatives) meet objectives on time and on budget by increasing employee adoption and usage. This person will focus on the people side of change – including changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles and organization structures. The primary responsibility will be creating and implementing change management strategies and plans that maximize employee adoption and usage and minimize resistance. The Change Management Specialist will work to drive faster adoption, higher ultimate utilization and greater proficiency of the changes that impact employees in the organization to increase benefit realization, value creation, ROI and the achievement of results and outcomes. Primary Responsibilities: Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities Assess the change impact Complete change management assessments Create change management strategy Create actionable deliverables for the five change management levers: communications plan, sponsor and coaching plan, learning plan, resistance management plan, and adoption plan Identify, analyze, prepare risk mitigation tactics Identify and manage anticipated resistance Consult and coach project teams Support communication efforts Create learning deliverables Support training efforts Support and engage senior leaders Coach managers and supervisors Support organizational design and definition of roles and responsibilities Coordinate efforts with other specialists Integrate change management activities into an overall project plan Evaluate and ensure user readiness Manage stakeholders Track and report issues Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress Support change management at the organizational level, Enterprise Change Management Skills: A solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools Exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal Excellent active listening skills Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations Resilient and tenacious with a propensity to persevere Forward looking with a holistic approach Organized with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics Problem solving and root cause identification skills Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts Change management certification or designation desired Experience with Adobe Captivate, e-Learning systems, and other learning technology desired Education: BS or BA degree preferred

If you are interested or know of anyone who might be please send an updated resume to: pmartin@smartsource-inc.com

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