Analysis and Planning Consultant (Organizational Change Management OCM Consultant)
Penn State Finance and Business (F&B) has an excellent career opportunity for an Organizational Change Management (OCM) Consultant. The primary focus of the OCM Consultant is to focus on the people impacts of change, including changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles and organization structures. This role will create and implement change management plans that minimize employee resistance and maximize employee engagement. The Consultant will support and lead OCM in large scale projects, partner with F&B leaders regularly to discuss findings, provide OCM recommendations, analyze data and report on OCM project goals. This position will report to the Director, F&B Organizational Change Management. Other responsibilities will include identifying potential people-side risks and anticipated points of resistance, developing specific plans to mitigate or address the concerns, develop and conduct needs assessments and surveys, and evaluate results and present findings in a logical and easy-to-understand manner. The OCM will also be responsible for developing a set of actionable and targeted change management plans collaboratively with the project sponsors and change leader for each project – including providing input into the communication plan, sponsor roadmap, stakeholder assessment, training plan and resistance management plan. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.
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