Burns & McDonnell Senior Change Management Consultant - 1898 & Co. (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri
The consulting arm of Burns & McDonnell, 1898 & Co. Kansas City is seeking a full-time Change Management Consultant with experience working with utility and oil & gas clients to execute the Prosci 3-Phase Change Management methodology, including assessments and strategy. . The Change Management Consultant will play a key role in ensuring client 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 Consultant will work to drive faster adoption, higher ultimate utilization, and greater proficiency of the changes that impact client employees to increase benefit realization, value-creating, ROI, and the achievement of results and outcomes.
While the Change Management Consultant does not have any supervisory responsibility, this person will have to work through many others in an assigned organization to succeed. The Change Management Consultant will act as a coach for senior leaders and executives in helping them fulfill the role of change sponsor. The Change Management Consultant may also provide direct support and coaching to frontline managers and supervisors as they help their direct reports through transitions. The Change Management Consultant will also support Burns & McDonnell and 1898 & Co. project teams in integrating change management activities into their project plans.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Implements Change Strategies within Asset Management programs, ISO 55000 series.
Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities
Assess the change impact
Complete change management assessments
Create change management strategy
Identify and manage anticipated resistance
Identify, analyze and prepare risk mitigation tactics
Consult and coach project teams
Create actionable deliverables for the five change management levers: communication 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 of other Consultants
Integrate change management activities into project plans
Evaluate and ensure user readiness
Track and report issues
Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress
For some clients, it may require supporting change management at the organizational level, Enterprise Change Management.
For multiple change initiatives, manage the change portfolio and change load.
Prosci Certified Change Management Practioner
Ideally, a Prosci Train-The-Trainer or experience with Enterprise Change Management.
CCMP is a plus
Ability to create and present virtual and in-person conference materials on the subject of change management.
Work is performed virtually, hybrid or on-site as clients request. Post-Covid could have up to 40% travel requirements.
A solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process;
Experience and knowledge of various 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
Bachelor's degree in learning and development, communication, organization development, social sciences, or related field.
14 years experience with Prosci ADKARr Model preferred.
Change Management certification or designation. Prosci Certification preferred.
Expert knowledge in standard change management techniques, principles, and procedures.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
Proficient in standard engineering techniques and procedures.
Strong computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite)
Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization, and problem-solving skills.
5 years consulting experience in OD, OCM/ECM, and Change Management Practices preferred
Ideally, the Change Management Consultant has experience developing change management strategies
Familiarity and experience with process improvements, Lean/Six Sigma belts ideal.
Experience with Consulting and external client interactions from Sales through Delivery.
Familiarity with project management approaches, tools, and phases of the project lifecycle.
Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts full life cycle.
Additional Change Management certifications or designations.
Job Project Management
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
About 1898 & Co.
1898 & Co. is a business, technology and security solutions consultancy where experience and foresight come together to unlock lasting advancements. We innovate today to fuel our clients’ future growth, catalyzing insights that drive smarter decisions, improve performance and maximize value. As part of Burns & McDonnell, we draw on more than 120 years of deep and broad experience in complex industries as we envision and enable the future for our clients.
Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Req ID: 213488
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