Job Description Senior Change Manager will work to drive higher proficiency and faster adoption of changes impacting PMO and enterprise audiences to ensure optimal results are achieved. The individual will play a key role in ensuring and driving critical activities to meet business, PMO and program objectives.
The individual will have extensive level of change management experience, and is responsible for leading all aspects of change management. As a part of the PMO team, the individual will design, develop, deliver, track and manage change deliverables that will enable impacted users to successfully transition from their current state to a future state. The change management deliverables including communications, training, stakeholder engagement, change impact assessment, organizational readiness analysis, coaching, resistance management, and change reinforcement.
Direct change management activities and initiatives.
Communicate goals based on organizational objectives; assist staff in setting goals and performance measures.
Align transformation change advice and consultancy resources to organizational needs.
Build change capability by providing opportunities for change management knowledge transfer through training and development of others.
Grow change advocacy within the broader organization.
Create change management strategy for enterprise level initiatives and the application of a structured methodology, including leading change management activities, assessing change impact, user readiness, and communication strategy.
Conduct impact analysis with key stakeholders and execute plan to address organizational and business readiness
Define, measure, and report success metrics and change efforts.
Collaborate with transformation program roadmaps and solutions across all business areas.
Support and engage senior leaders through large scale change efforts as change sponsor.
Ensure alignment with PMO methodologies and activities.
Provide mentoring, coaching, and feedback to team; share best practices and lessons learned.
Self-motivated, self-driven and willing to take on new responsibilities
Required Education, Experience, & Skills Bachelor’s degree with 10 years relevant experience leading changes in organization stemming from the
changes to IT infrastructure, Applications, PMO processes or Governance changes.
Substantial experience and proven track record with large scale enterprise change adoption impacting people and enterprise exhibiting a solid understanding of the change lifecycle and how people adopt change
Experience in planning and managing complex projects combining process, organizational change, and technology work streams
Exceptional written and oral communication skills and able to develop executive-level presentations for EVP and Board level audiences
Facilitate senior-level meetings to surface and resolve sensitive issues and drive alignment
Consult and coach project teams, impacted managers and staff members
Create actionable deliverables for the five change management levers: communications plan, sponsor roadmap, coaching plan, training plan, resistance management plan
Manage communications, training, and stakeholder engagement
Responsible for the success of all change management deliverables
Must be knowledgeable in technical and functional operations of software and IT organization
Must be knowledgeable in project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle
Must be a team player and able to work with and through others and able to build and maintain strong relationships with team members
Must be able to think strategically and tactically with focused attention on details, results and execution
Must be able to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Experience managing large scale organizational change initiatives
Experience and knowledge of change management principles and methodologies
Change Management Professional certification and/or Project Management Professional certification
Experience with Agile development and testing practices
About BAE Systems, Inc.BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
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