Corporate Change Manager and Communications Consultant - Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60290

Corporate Change Manager and Communications Consultant MM- 27757 If this position is of interest to you, please email your resume to (or call and ask for John) Location CHICAGO, IL Duration 6-12 Months Job Description Assists in the development and execution of change communication strategies for Enterprise Applications Business Services Team to facilitate the achievement of leadership objectives. Build awareness and confidence internally and with key functional stakeholders on the journey to modernize applications and skills. Key relationships include the Manager of Strategic Change and the Enterprise Applications Business Services Leadership Team. Collaborates with leadership to build awareness and confidence in mission and vision with a strong focus on stakeholder management strategies and plans. Activate strategies to drive employee engagement. Principal Accountabilities In addition to following policies and procedures, principle accountabilities include, but are not limited to Strategic Alignment Assist in the design, development, and orchestration of key leadership discussions (off sites, etc.) to promote alignment and ensure common objectives Assist with measuring the engagement and effectiveness of function (focus groups, change networks, etc.) Communicate and align with change resource on shared goals to ensure a common focus on strategic priorities to drive business results. Change Strategy Assist in the development and execution of strategic change strategies designed to improve organizational effectiveness and alignment within and outside the function Conduct thorough stakeholder assessment and develop plan for leadership team by function Work with HR and organization design team to help articulate future state of value chain, roles and responsibilities and skills and build change plan to improve adoption and employee engagement and buy-in Support project teams on an ad hoc basis to provide change management thought partnership Communication Strategy Work with leadership to articulate the department strategy, goals and modernization efforts Develop communication plan and messaging for department leveraging stakeholder assessment CoachingCounseling Counsel leadership team on how to build IQ with key stakeholders on department s mission and vision Serve as trusted partner with leadership team and functional employees to identify and address gaps in helping employees evolve in context of modernization efforts Support Employee Engagement Develop and monitor mechanisms to continually gather feedback from employees on their perceptions related to functional strategic agenda, understanding of strategic direction of Global Technology, and how they contribute to its success Build employee engagement plan and establish framework to improve organizational effectiveness for long-term Summary of Position Requirements Bachelor's degree in change management, organization development andor communications-related field 7-10 years of professional experience in organization development, consulting, or corporate communications with an emphasis on internal communications Demonstrated success in executing change and communications that improve organizational effectiveness High level of strategic focusperspective and tactical ability to deliver Ability to navigate, orchestrate, and work through diverse stakeholders with a strategic, tactical, and fresh perspective Preferred Requirements Experience with leadership presentations and advisorship Experience with strategy framing and stakeholder management