Manager, Organizational Change Management (OCM) at West Monroe
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Manager, Organizational Change Management
West Monroe Partners is currently in search of a high-performance Organizational Change Management Manager with experience implementing change management strategies and the entrepreneurial capability to grow and thrive in an expanding practice. At West Monroe Partners, you will have the opportunity to own your own career while engaging in high impact projects.
West Monroe Partners’ Change Management practice applies practical solutions and proven methods to help our clients:
- Prepare for and sustain changes driven by one or multiple initiatives
- Realize the business value of those change initiatives.
- Build change readiness capability – sustaining immediate changes and adapting to future ones
Our clients’ change programs range from short strategic engagements to large transformational programs. Project duration ranges from four weeks to six months or even beyond a year. Our client services include change management strategies, leadership engagement, communications, training solutions and organization alignment.
We are looking for candidates with 6-10 years of experience providing change management solutions in support of large scale process/technology projects and/or other transformational initiatives.
Successful candidates will have experience in/participate in the following types of activities:
- Identify and document organizational impacts of change initiatives with supervision
- Support stakeholder analysis efforts and change management strategy development
- Enable client-specific change management strategies through :
- Developing, with supervision, communications and/or training plans
- Designing and developing communications messages and materials
- Designing and developing training material (instructor led, web based and/or self-study content)
- Conducting train-the-trainer sessions or ongoing classroom based training activities
- Provide people-oriented post-implementation end-user support
Organizational Change Management Managers at West Monroe Partners have three primary responsibilities:
- Conduct initial stakeholder analysis and develop recommended change management approach and strategy
- Lead efforts to execute change management recommendations across areas such as Vision/Value Definition, Communication, Leadership Engagement, Organization Alignment and Sustainability
- Ensure the readiness of the client organization(s) for a variety of changes including new technology/processes, mergers/acquisitions, new organization strategy or other change efforts
- Manage project economics including: track project budgets, create and deliver invoices, and manage collection process
- Mentor and develop staff on the job and through formal feedback
- Participate in and support the national team in development and enhancements to the Organizational Change Management methodologies, tools and other collateral
- Actively participate in thought leadership activities such as blogs, white papers and other related efforts
- Collaborate with local office leadership to define how to align practice with office strategy and other practices
- Coach and manage other consultants and actively participate in the performance expectation process
- Actively participate in recruiting and retaining top quality consultants
- Participate in meetings, development of proposals and other efforts related to Organizational Change Management
- Creating work plans, pricing estimates, and risk assessments for opportunities
- Actively build a professional network and affiliate network in the local community
- Bachelor’s degree in learning, communications, organization behavior, organization development or similar fields.
- 6-10 years of experience providing change management solutions in support of large scale process/technology projects and/or other transformational initiatives.
- Experience in change management areas such as communications, training and support, leadership engagement or change network management
- Prior consulting from either a large/strategic consultancy or internal corporate change management group is preferred
- Must have experience in developing work plans, project scopes, pricing estimates, and presentations to assist in selling work to clients
- Strong project management methodology background, including schedule, scope, issue and risk management experience
- Demonstrated success within one or more of West Monroe Partners’ core industries including Energy & Utilities, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Insurance, Consumer Products, Banking and/or Private Equity
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to travel
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