Change Mgmt Consultant in Raleigh, NC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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    Raleigh, NC
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Job Description

Job #:  858167



Our client is seeking an experienced Change Management Consultant in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will work within the HR's Change Management Practice, an organization focused on providing Change Management advisory services and support for projects across Corporate Functions. You’ll report into an organization focused on Change Management, Project Management, and Communications, recognizing the importance of all elements in the successful delivery of projects. Your role will partner closely with other members of HR, IT, Finance, and other corporate functions, advising on Change elements of multiple and varying projects. The ideal candidate should be able to assess a project and business scenario for change impacts, identify stakeholders and build a stakeholder management plan, develop a change plan for the duration of the project, identify organizational and behavioral dependencies and risks, and consult on more tactical communications and learning plans to support. A familiarity with various organizational initiatives would be helpful, including process changes, system changes, and organizational changes.

You’ll have responsibility for an extended portfolio of clients and projects and need to work closely with Project Managers and Project Sponsors. You will also have the ability to guide the development of Change Management approach and framework. We’ll need you to have great communication skills, strong relationship skills, and agility to respond to various shifts that any project may require.

? Assess and analyze the project and organization to assess the level of organizational change, which could include technological, process, operating model, and/or organizational elements
? Design and develop comprehensive change management plans, which could include elements of stakeholder management, business readiness, communications, learning, and / or adoption
? Create and manage stakeholder management plans adapted to the project and organization
? Mentor and advise project and organizational members on best practices of Change and Project Management
? Design and conduct readiness assessments, evaluate results and share findings in a logical and easy-to-understand manner
? Identify and design measures to track adoption, utilization and proficiency of individual changes
? Identify resistance and performance gaps, and worked to develop and implement corrective actions
? Work with project teams to integrate change management activities into overall project plans
? Identify, create and advise on Change Sustainment plans and elements that can reinforce lasting Change Adoption
? Assess and develop communications and learning requirements / approaches when a project requires changes in behavior / processes to support successful delivery

Job Requirements

? 5-10 years of organizational change, process improvement and/or operating model experience;
? Prior consulting experience in either an external or internal setting, delivering projects, and navigating client-facing environments
? A history of mentoring and/or teaching others to use organizational change methodologies
? Ability to apply a structured change management approach and methodology for the people-sided change caused by projects and change e?orts;
? Ability to develop a change management strategy based on a situational awareness of changes and the groups impacted;
? Ability to identify potential people-side risks and anticipated points of resistance, and develop specific plans to mitigate or address concerns;
? Ability to develop an actionable and targeted Change Management Plan, including communications, sponsor plan, stakeholder management, learning, and adoption plan.
? Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
? Ability to work independently and manage multiple assignments
? Strong problem solving skills with the ability to exercise mature judgement
? Demonstrated ability to manage ambiguity and apply problem-solving skills
? Demonstrated ability to employ research and analytical thinking
? Demonstrated capabilities in teamwork and leadership
? Required: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution;
? Nice to have: Master’s Degree in I/O Psychology, Business Administration, Business
Leadership / Culture, etc.
? Nice to have: Certification in Prosci, CCMP, CMS, or other change / organizational

If interested, please send resume to Healea Taylor at!

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