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Change Execution Consultant- Change Management Consultant

Highmark Health

  • Company Hignmark Health
  • Home, PA
  • Change Management
  • Full time

Company :

Highmark Health

Job Description : 

JOB SUMMARY

Change Management Consultants apply a structured change management approach and methodology for the people impacts of change due to process development/transformation and/or technology implementation; diagnose, design, implement, and assess change management strategies and plans in support of overall Organizational Excellence initiatives; identify people side risks and anticipated points of resistance; conduct readiness assessments, evaluate results, and present findings to stakeholders; provide significant input in the development of communication plans, sponsor roadmaps, stakeholder assessments, training plans, and resistance management plans; administer measurements systems to track adoption, utilization, and proficiency of changes; work collaboratively as part of a team that often includes Project Managers, Business partners, and engagement with senior leadership. 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Apply a structured change methodology and lead change management activities.  This involves partnering with sponsors and project managers to create actionable change management deliverables: (e.g. communications plans, sponsor roadmap, management coaching plans, training plans, resistance management plans, etc.).  Integrate change management activities into overall master project plan.  Consult and coach project teams in value and integration of change management with project management.  Support development and execution of communications strategies and plans to build necessary commitment.  Support development and execution of training efforts.
  • Complete change management assessments (e.g. risk, sponsorship, capacity, etc.).  Identify key stakeholders who play role in organizations commitment to change.  Assess the change impact on individuals and organizations and capacity to execute change.  Support change execution capability building across the organization (leaders, managers, program/project leaders, front-line employees, etc.).
  • Create and execute a change management strategy.  Partner with senior leadership to obtain and maintain sponsorship.    Identify, analyze, and prepare risk mitigation tactics.  Identify and manage anticipated resistance.  Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress.
  • Assess organizational culture to identify consistency with change and gaps that need to be addressed.  Work with leadership to mitigate culture barriers by advising on action plans.  Follow through to measure and track results.
  • Work directly with change sponsors and leaders and multiple levels to help strengthen their sponsorship skills.  Evaluate and ensure user readiness for change.  Train sponsors, project leaders, and stakeholders on change methodology.  Coach managers and supervisors in preparing organization and staff for change.
  • Track and report issues to successful change implementation and realization.  This includes report outs to senior leadership, project owners, stakeholders, and project sponsors. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration/Management, Industrial Psychology, Organizational Behavior Studies or related field

Substitutions

  • None

Preferred

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration/Management, Industrial Psychology, Organizational Behavior Studies or related field


EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 5 years in Consulting
  • 5 years in Strategic Planning/Corporate Development

Preferred

  • Management consulting, corporate strategy or corporate finance.
  • Preferred industry experience includes cloud software, apps, or other high-tech industry background.
  • Demonstrated project management ability to meet short deadlines and execute against competing or changing priorities as well as concurrent projects

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • None

Preferred

  • Prosci Certification
  • Certified Change Management Professional (CCMP)

SKILLS

  • Change Management
  • Leading Change
  • Organizational Change Management
  • Relationship-builder with Unsurpassed Interpersonal Skills
  • Flexibility
  • Analysis of business problems/needs
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Business Strategy
  • Program Management
  • Training Delivery
  • Problem-solving
  • Multi-tasking
  • Analytical abilities
  • Comfortable working both independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality orientation
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas in a clear, concise manner both verbally and in writing
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office applications (particularly advanced capabilities for Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

Language (Other than English)

None

Travel Required

0%  - 25%

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

Office-Based

Teaches / trains others regularly

Constantly

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Occasionally

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

Never

Physical work site required 

Yes

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Constantly

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Occasionally

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Rarely

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

 

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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