Change Management Lead - Norwalk , Connecticut, United States, 06850

Change Management Lead For IT Project

Contract position 8 Months +

First 5 months location Norwalk, CT then due to office relocation it will be in Manhattan NYC

Our direct Client has been listed as one of the Top Ten Best Global Places to Work . If you meet the requirements below, please apply ASAP to join our motivated team already at this client site and on many projects

Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of Change Management deliverables
  • Develops and supports the communication management for each project within the Program
  • Owns and manages the Communication Plan, including delivery of consistent messaging and ongoing communications to engage the business and encourage adoption of changes
  • Asses impact of change
  • Identify, analyze and prepare risk mitigation in relation to change management
  • Support organizational design and definition of roles and responsibilities, support testing of role profiles; embed into organization
  • Integrate change management activities into project plan
  • Design cultural environment needed for the change
  • Responsible for embedding the WOW changes within the organization
  • Manages internal IS and business-focused communications activities, interfacing with cross-functional teams and External Affairs, as required
  • Obtain agreement on the Program/Projects Communication plan and timeline from the impacted business
  • Develops and supports the communication management for each project within the Program
  • Perform role as liaison between the Program/Projects and the Supply Corporate Relations leads
  • Supports training efforts
  • Evaluate and ensure user readiness
  • Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress

Principal tasks:

  • Develops and executes the project Communications plan
  • Obtain agreement on the Program/Projects Communication plan and timeline from the impacted business
  • Writes and/or edits communications from Program and Project teams.
  • Assists in the development of presentations to IS customers and business stakeholders.
  • Coordinate the creation of Project and Program Steering decks
  • Delivers project communications workshops, stakeholder analysis and educational activities as required.
  • Provides templates and tools to enable consistent communications by program/project teams, including presentations, fact sheets, case studies, and newsletter articles.
  • Solicit Stakeholder feedback on Program/Project communications
  • Works closely with the Business readiness/Change Management team within a project

Top Accountabilities/Skills

  • 5+ years Change Management experience
  • Qualification / Certification in Change Management
  • Working knowledge and understanding of key change management models and frameworks (i.e. Lewin s, Kotter s 8 Step, ADKAR, etc.)
  • Outstanding verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate teams
  • Highly developed influencer and negotiator
  • Strong analytical, interpretive and decision making capabilities
  • Ability to convey complex technical concepts in user-friendly language
  • Good commercial acumen
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