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Berean Group is looking for Business Change Manager. This is an onsite position.

Duration: 11  months contract
Location: Miami, FL
 
Projects:

Horizon
SPMS
Various Change Management Activities

Scope of work:
Please note that this role is an Organizational Change Managment position and NOT a traditional IT Change Management position, please ensure only appropriate candidates with OCM experience are submitted.

Background:
This Organizational Change Management department and practice is fairly new within our company. Our team is small and nibble and be must flexible and matrixed, therefore we are looking for candidates who are multi-skilled and have well-rounded experience in change management. As this is a new practice, candidates should expect to be on a team that is constantly evolving as it matures and defines itself and have an understanding that all may not be as defined as it would be in a well established OCM organization. Candidates must be self-driven and proactive and have the ability to find solutions rather that than be complacent and expect the answers to always be readily available. Candidates must be pragmatic and flexible.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Change Manager plays a key role in leading business units and/or enterprise-wide change management efforts. This role manages the relationships and interfaces with impacted departments across the organisation. It is responsible to create, develop, and deliver the change management strategy for assigned projects/programmes and is accountable for the planning and execution of change management deliverables. Focusing on the people side of change, the Change Manager helps drive employee adoption of changes to systems, business processes, job functions and organisation structure. Aiming to optimise benefit realisation and value creation to meet expected ROI, the Change Manager works to drive faster adoption, higher utilisation and greater proficiency of managing the changes impacting employees. This individual is also responsible to coach business partners at all levels on the change management methodology and deliverables to enhance overall organizational performance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Assess, develop, manage and execute change management strategies and plans that engage stakeholders and strengthen support for the change. Define the approach and account for resources required for implementing the change.
2. Manages relationships and interfaces with impacted departments across the organisation and coach employees at all levels [executives, senior leaders, managers, supervisors, IT project managers, etc.] helping them to fulfil their ?change? role and integrate change activities into project/programme plans and lead communication and training efforts and support stakeholder and senior leader engagement.
3. Identify, analyse and prepare risk mitigation tactics and manage anticipated resistance using structure methodologies.
4. Manage and lead change management resources and help them identify and assess the change impact/ organisation change readiness throughout initiative phases using structured methodologies and standardised tools while highlighting expected points of resistance.
5. Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress and manage reporting and measuring of progress against adoption and impact goals.
6. Evaluate and ensure user readiness while tracking and reporting any issues associated with the change management efforts.
7. Identify and manage cross-initiative dependencies while mitigating associated risk.
8. Provide continuous input on key stakeholder issues, risks and actions to IT Programme Management and associated business management teams.
9. Develop and incorporate change management related ROI into the overall initiative?s ROI, track and measure during and after the initiative.
10. Assist Change Management team with any associated Change Management activity required such as business processes, org redesign, developing/executing Change Management Office plan/roadmap, etc

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
List any responsibilities for budget, expenses and/or achievement of revenue targets in $US.
? Creates and manages a budget ranging from $ [as and when appropriate]
? Ability to create business cases with relevant ROI

Required skills/competencies:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

1. A solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process.
2. Experience and knowledge and application of change management principles, methodologies and tools.
3. Ability to take complex information, conduct assessment using structured methodologies and present findings in a practical and easy to understand manner.
4. Comfortable driving executive level change and having strong influencing and negotiating skills with the ability to motivate and move others toward a common vision or goal.
5. Ability to drive and work through many people across the entire organisation.
6. Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle.
7. Highly collaborative and team oriented with the ability to establish and maintain strong relationships.
8. Exceptional communication skills ? both written and verbal?with well-developed active listening capabilities and the ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences.
9. Flexible and adaptable with the ability to work in fast paced, ever-changing environment and dealing with ambiguity.
10. Ability to work flexible hours in support of international time zones and be able to travel to various local and global locations.
11. Possess a pragmatic approach
12. Ability to shift between from strategic thinking to hands on
13. Organised with a natural inclination for problem solving, root cause identification, planning and tactics.
14. Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization with acute business acumen and understanding of organisational issues and challenges.
15. Knowledge of working with leaders across Business Units and geographies/cultures.
16. Demonstrated capability in leading and facilitating workshops.
17. Must have experience in business analysis processes, organisation redesign and project management

Preferred Skills:
Experience in Change Communications, Organization redesign, Training.
Experience in assessing, analysing and demonstrating Benefit Realisations
Advanced skills using Powerpoint and chart creation
Advanced skills in Excel
Ability to think strategically
Business Analysis experience
Organisation Redesign experience
Project Management experience

Preferred Education:
QUALIFICATIONS:

? BA/BS or a relevant professional certification in Change Management
? Three to five years of project management experience or working in a project or programme management environment combined with at least two years of managing and driving large-scale organisational change efforts with or through other people.
? At least five years of experience using a formal change management approach (e.g. Kotter, Kurt Lewin Change Model, ADKAR).
? Experience across the key change management tracks of work including: change impact assessments, stakeholder management, communications strategy and execution, training strategy and approach, organisation and role alignment, culture/behaviour change and executive alignment
? Experience leading stakeholder engagement and change impact assessment activities on large transformational initiatives within global organisations in matrix managed environments
At least two years of managing direct reports.

Travel Required:
Yes

 
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