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The Organizational Change and Communications Project Manager is responsible for effective change management supporting transformation and integration initiatives within our digital technology delivery group within Global IT. This team is going through a significant transformation as it moves to incorporating agile methodology at all levels of execution. He/she plays a key role in ensuring change initiatives meet objectives on time and on budget by increasing employee adoption and usage, fostering management visibility and support, and minimizing resistance; focusing on the people side of change – including changes to business processes, systems and technology, culture, job roles and organization structures - driving speed of adoption, ultimate utilization and proficiency The Organizational Change and Communications Project Manager works closely with project teams, business and IT managers, as well as communication and training resources to develop and execute effective change management strategies.

SUMMARY:
The Organizational Change and Communications Project Manager is responsible for effective change management supporting transformation and integration initiatives within our digital technology delivery group within Global IT. This team is going through a significant transformation as it moves to incorporating agile methodology at all levels of execution. He/she plays a key role in ensuring change initiatives meet objectives on time and on budget by increasing employee adoption and usage, fostering management visibility and support, and minimizing resistance; focusing on the people side of change – including changes to business processes, systems and technology, culture, job roles and organization structures - driving speed of adoption, ultimate utilization and proficiency The Organizational Change and Communications Project Manager works closely with project teams, business and IT managers, as well as communication and training resources to develop and execute effective change management strategies.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Primary attention to the people side of change. Create a structured change management implementation strategy so that there is consistency in adopting change for every employee, every project team and every department.
• Provide consultative support to agile project teams, educating them on foundational change management principles and guiding them on the use of methodology and tools to effectively facilitate change.
• Apply business acumen to help teams analyze change impacts and develop specific strategies to meet the needs of stakeholders and impacted groups.
• Identify the most expected and potential points of resistance to change. Develop counter strategies to reduce the resistance and address the doubts and uncertainty surrounding the change to foster a positive acceptance of change.
• Create detailed communication strategy and plans, leveraging multiple communication methods, both online and face to face.
• Create specific change management plans with respect to training and orientation of employees. Training will lead to the path of least resistance to change and maximum utilization of the new initiatives for the company.
• Establish parameters to measure the early adoption, effective utilization and proficiency to new change initiatives for individual employees as well as groups or departments.
• Identify deviations in performance from the change standards and implement strategies for corrective action to achieve full organizational adoption to change.
• Apply structured methodology including the use of change management tools to meet the needs of the business, such as: impact assessment, stakeholder engagement plan, communication strategy and plan, coaching plan, resistance management plan, business readiness surveys, and training plan.


REQUIREMENTS:
• 5+ years of management consulting, project or change management and/or internal experience with large-scale organization change initiatives.
• Bachelor’s degree in communication, public relations or a related field is required.
• Change management certification (Prosci or equivalent) is preferred.
• Experienced with agile project methodology
• Excellent verbal and written communications, collaboration, interpersonal and facilitation skills.
• Strong MS PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills.
• Organized and capable of multi-tasking. Strong attention to detail.
• Proficient in core communication technologies and willingness to learn technology platforms to deliver engaging communications.
• Tolerance for ambiguity.
• Ability to communicate complex information in simple, easy-to-understand ways.
• Ability to recommend appropriate communication actions.
• Ability to identify, escalate and turn around issues in a timely manner.
• Ability to take ownership and independently drive progress in a matrixed organization.
• Ability to engage/partner with multiple constituents while driving time-sensitive communications solutions.
• Ability to produce quality deliverables and meet deadlines.
• Ability to articulate a compelling reason for effective change management practices and to engage project and business stakeholders.
• Ability to deliver high quality business results and project deliverables on-time and on-budget.
• Demonstrated history of facilitating and resolving issues among stakeholders with competing deadlines and priorities.



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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.




Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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