The change manager will play a key role in ensuring the implementation of initiatives at our production sites meet objectives and realize benefits on time and on budget. This person will focus on the people side of change, including changes to processes, systems and technology, job roles and organization structures. The primary responsibility will be implementing a change management strategy and plan inclusive of all key change levers: communication, engagement, stakeholder management, training, coaching and mentoring and reinforcement. The change manager will partner with site leadership, an external partner and HR to implement changes as well as functional change manager to ensure consistency and report progress.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Implement the change strategy defined at the program level
Design change strategy for site/s
Drives stakeholder engagement for site/s
Identify and manage anticipated resistance.
Consult and coach project teams and leaders to accept best practices of implementing changes that stick, even when the approach is counter cultural.
Coaches site leadership and change champions.
Maintains line of sight and influences efforts outside of the project that can enable or hinder success.
Delivers training related to leading change and/or facilitates the delivery of training by subject matter experts.
Builds a high-impact change champion network or leverages existing networks.
Working hours: Varied
Skills and Qualifications:
Must Have: 2 years of end-to-end change management experience with a proven track record of results.
Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts with demonstrated results.
Organizational change management certification or designation.
Ability to effectively utilize verbal and written communication skills
Proficient in Windows based programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal.
Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges.
Ability to facilitate conflict resolution.
Working knowledge of industrial organization psychology. Masters degree in business, organizational psychology, communication, HR or commiserate experience required.
Project lasting more than year with extension of contract - Luling, LA
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