Change Management and Communications Lead I

Category:
Operations
Industry:
Oil & Gas
Type:
Contract
Location:
Houston, Texas
Job ID:
#157339
Recruiter:
Vaishnavi Vadivelu

Do you want to work for a multinational oil & gas company? They are currently looking for a Change Management and Communications Lead to support their facility in Houston, TX. If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Position: Change Management and Communications Lead

Duration: Until Mar. 2020 (possible extension)

Job Description:

  • 10 yrs experience in a change management facilitator role.
  • Design and implementation of change management plans for large scale organizations 
  • Degree in Organizational Behavior, Psychology, Communications, Business or Education 
  • At least one of the following certifications – PROSCI, PMP, or Adult Education certifications
  • Support the Program Delivery Office (PDO) to ensure proper change management practices are integrated and executed within project plans
  • Work with each Project Manager/Initiative Lead to develop and execute appropriate change management plans for assigned projects, ensuring the quality and accuracy of CM deliverable
  • Report under the OE Change Management function; work closely with the OE Change Management Specialist
  • Liaise with OE Change Management team to ensure common use of tools, tactics and best practices
  • Create communications and training deliverable including the preparation of presentations and key messages for varying audiences
  • Work closely with Communication and Training subject matter experts to support the execution of change plans and tactics
  • Coach GTM Project Managers and Project Leads in change management practices and applications
  • Assist with open problems and identify any that require increased focus to meet committed service levels
  • Communicate inefficiencies/deficiencies and escalate high impact issues to the PDO and OE Change Management teams, recommending adjustments to plans as required

Specific Account-abilities:

 

  • Work with each Project Manager/Initiative Lead to integrate change management into the project charter and plan for  GTM process improvement projects
  • Develop and execute the primary change management plans: stakeholder assessment & engagement, communication, training, coaching and resistance management
  • Liaise with OCM Center of Expertise to ensure common use of tools, tactics and best practices
  • Work closely with Communication and Training subject matter experts to execute change plans and tactics
  • Manage a portfolio of related GTM process improvement projects as the Change Lead directing the activities of related project team members
  • Upon request provide strategic facilitation support
  • Coach GTM Project Managers and Project Leads in the practice of change management
  • Support the Senior Leadership sponsors on GTM Projects orienting them to the expectations and skills of effective change sponsorship
  • Represent GTM change management and ensure specific BU requirements are met as part of broader Enterprise initiatives (ie. Encompass, enterprise asset management, ERP)
  • Represent GTM in Enterprise community of practice activities and contribute to knowledge sharing

Scope:

 

  • Supports GTM Project Managers to ensure proper change management practices are executed
  • Supports Enterprise OCM function as a business unit SME and ensures BU specific requirements are met

Working Conditions:

 

  • Customer driven environment that results in frequent interruptions and many time-sensitive activities with multiple stakeholders
  • High level of accuracy required
  • Works collaboratively with other team members based on pre-approved project plans with defined objectives
  • In support of project work limited regional or North American travel may be required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree in Organizational Behavior, Psychology, Communications, Business or Education
  • PROSCI, PMP, or Adult Education certifications
  • Seven or more years of broad business experience
  • Experience working effectively at all levels in an organization
  • Solid relationship management and credibility building skills
  • Experience leading a track of work or project with business unit wide impact
  • Resilient, forward looking, organized, influential, problem solver
  • Able work through ambiguity and independently manage multiple priorities
  • Exceptional communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong computer and social media skills (e.g. SharePoint and Yammer)
  • Experience speaking and presenting through various platforms and to broad audiences
  • Comfort with visibility and a willingness to lead without authority through difficult situations

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