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Senior Change Management Specialist

Location:

Denver, CO

Status:

Contract - Hybrid

Our client in the financial services space is looking for a Senior Change Management Specialist to join their team. If you have a background leading change management initiatives as part of enterprise-wide digital transformation programs, we'd like to chat!

YOUR Why

This Senior Change Management Specialist will lead a team of change management professionals and support that team as they integrate change management activities into project plans. You will serve as a senior change management resource to executives, senior leaders, managers, projects, and initiatives. Create and implement change management strategies and plans to maximize employee adoption and use of new processes, projects, and technologies. Incorporate change management best practices and strategies into an overall change management methodology for use by client's associates. Integrate activities with Process & Change Management group associates to ensure seamless delivery of process, change, and training services and support. Develop operational reports on change management staff assignments, allocations, budgets, and capacity. Advise on staff skill enhancement needs and opportunities.


How YOU Will Spend YOUR Days

  • Manages a team of change management professionals, and supports that team as they integrate change management activities into project plans, ensuring projects and change initiatives meet business success criteria, time, and budget objectives.

  • Actively engages in and leads high-complexity initiatives and projects, as allocated and assigned, to provide change management solutions that increase benefit realization, value creation, return on investment, and the achievement of desired results and outcomes.

  • Facilitates and supports the design, development, and delivery of change management-related communications for assigned projects, functional groups, and other requesting groups.

  • Supports project training efforts through documenting training requirements, and supporting the design and delivery of training programs and methods.

  • Incorporates change management best practices and strategies into an overall change management methodology. Periodically reviews and enhances the change management methodology.

  • Applies, educates associates on, and enforces the use of a structured change management methodology to change management activities, initiatives, and projects.

  • Serves as a senior change management subject matter expert using best practice methodologies, tools, and techniques focusing on the people side of change.

  • Supports change management educational needs across the enterprise.

  • Integrates activities with Process & Change Management group associates, to ensure seamless delivery of process, change, and training services and support.

  • Estimates change management initiative effort, including time, resources, skill levels, and associated costs for incoming requests for change management support.

  • Assigns change management staff to accepted initiatives and projects.

  • Develops operational reports on change management staff assignments, allocations, and capacity, including group-level budgets for the change management team.

  • Evaluates change management team performance, train and mentor change management direct reports, and advise and recommend staff skill enhancement needs and opportunities.

  • Participates in special projects, and performs other duties as assigned.

  • Perform business process mapping, as required, in conjunction with Process Management associates.

  • Acts as a coach and/or mentor to Change Management Specialists and Senior Specialists to enhance their abilities, application, and growth in change management.


What YOU Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Change Management, Marketing, Communications, Project Management, Organizational Development, or other relevant discipline. Graduate degree in Change Management, Organizational Development, Communications, Project Management, or other relevant discipline preferred.

  • Eight (8) or more years of Change Management, Communications, Project Management, Organizational Development, or other relevant experience, including five (5) or more years leading change initiatives and/or change management teams.

  • Management/supervisory experience preferred.

  • Change management certification (e.g., Prosci/ADKAR, LaMarsh) preferred.

  • Knowledge of business process management and organizational training preferred.

  • Proven experience with large-scale organizational change initiatives, and a solid understanding of organizational development theory.

  • Extensive knowledge of change management principles, methodologies, and tools.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills, with the proven ability to motivate and lead individuals and teams.

  • Experience in developing and delivering training curriculums in support of large scale and technical change initiatives.

  • Demonstrated consulting and facilitation capabilities including, but not limited to meeting facilitation, negotiations, working across organizational boundaries, process mapping, and problem solving.

  • Combined strategic and detailed orientation and organization with strong business acumen and familiarity with project management approaches, tools, and phases of the project lifecycle.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and presentation skills, with demonstrated ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences. Excellent active listening skills.

  • Able to build and maintain relationships, working effectively at all levels of the organization. Skilled at influencing others, building consensus, and moving toward a common vision or goal.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance, establishing strategic objectives, project plans, and milestone goals, as well as collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving and root cause identification skills that enhance working with problems that are complex and often unique. Ability to maintain flexibility and resilience when working in ambiguous situations.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).


Location: Denver, CO. Hybrid position - Tues, Wed, or Thurs in the office as needed (Denver candidates only!)

Compensation: $60 - $65 per hour. 6-month contract.

No third parties: no C2C or sponsorship available; must be eligible to work W2.

Post id:

C-CM

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