Change Management Specialist

  • Location
    Alpharetta , Georgia
  • Category
    Education, Human Resources, Training - HR Manager
  • Job type

POSITION: Change Management Specialist
LOCATION: Alpharetta, GA
DURATION: 5 months *Possibility of extension*
PAY: $75/hour

The Change Management Specialist will play a key role in ensuring projects (change initiatives) meet objectives on time and on budget by increasing employee adoption and usage. This person will focus on the people side of change – including changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles and organization structures. The primary responsibility will be creating and implementing change management strategies and plans that maximize employee adoption and usage and minimize resistance. The Change Management Specialist will work to drive faster adoption, higher ultimate utilization and greater proficiency of the changes that impact employees in the organization to increase benefit realization, value creation, ROI and the achievement of results and outcomes.
Roles and Responsibilities:

Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities
Assess the change impact
Complete change management assessments
Create change management strategy
Identify, analyze, prepare risk mitigation tactics
Identify and manage anticipated resistance
Consult and coach project teams
Create and distribute program level communications
Create actionable deliverables for the five change management levers: communications plan, sponsor roadmap, coaching plan, training plan, resistance management plan
Support communication efforts
Support training efforts
Support and engage senior leaders
Coach managers and supervisors
Support organizational design and definition of roles and responsibilities
Coordinate efforts with other specialists
Integrate change management activities into project plan
Evaluate and ensure user readiness
Manage stakeholders
Track and report issues
Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress
Support change management at the organizational level, Enterprise Change Management
Manage the portfolio and change load


Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Change, Business, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or other related field
Experience implementing large scale, transformational change initiatives (3-5 years)
Experience driving change as a part of M&A integrations
A solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process; experience with CAP, Prosci ADKAR® Model or Kotter’s 8 step Model is a plus
Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools
Exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal
Excellent active listening skills
Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships
Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
Resilient and tenacious with a propensity to persevere
Forward-looking with a holistic approach
Organized with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics
Problem solving and root cause identification skills
Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization
Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others
Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges
Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle
Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts
Change management certification or designation desired; Prosci Certification a plus
Proficient with MS Office applications (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Personality of supervisor – driven for results, purpose focused, looks strategically, manages interpersonally, relationship management important with team members and stakeholders, highly verbal and visual.
Expected from contractor - need planner and doer with strong OCM understanding and is very collaborative
Very Casual environment – due to current environment of high volume – work after standard hours is common
Assessment of frameworks
Development of plans to execute
Follow through to execute interventions

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