Randstad Change Manager Intermediate Level in West Fargo, North Dakota

Change Manager Intermediate Level

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  • location:West Fargo, ND

  • salary:$42 - $52 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, September 20, 2017

  • job type:Temporary

  • reference:S_570761

  • questions:cynthia.ottens@randstadusa.com314-682-3950

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Randstad is seeking qualified candidates for an exciting opportunity with our client, an innovative leader in the field of agriculture, for an Intermediate Level Change Manager. In this role you will play a key role in ensuring the implementation of initiatives our production sites meet objectives and realize benefits on time and on budget. This person will focus on the people side of change, including changes to processes, systems and technology, job roles and organization structures. The primary responsibility will be implementing a change management strategy and plan inclusive of all key change levers: communication, engagement, stakeholder management, training, coaching and mentoring and reinforcement. The change manager will partner with site leadership, implementation leadership, an external partner and HR to implement changes as well as the global project change manager to ensure consistency and report progress.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Identify and manage anticipated resistance.

  • Consult and coach project teams and leaders to accept best practices of implementing changes that stick, even when the approach is counter cultural.

  • Coaches site leadership and change champions.

  • Maintains line of sight and influences efforts outside of the project that can enable or hinder success.

  • Delivers training related to leading change and/or facilitates the delivery of training by subject matter experts.

  • Builds a high-impact change champion network or leverages existing networks.

Working hours: M-F Core business hours


Skills and Qualifications:

--Must Have: 5 years of end-to-end change management experience with a proven track record of results.

--Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts with demonstrated results.

--Organizational change management certification or designation. (PROSCI certification or degree in Organization Development/Change)

--Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal.

--Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges.

--Ability to facilitate conflict resolution.

--Working knowledge of industrial organization psychology. Masters degree in business, organizational psychology, communication, HR or commiserate experience required. (HM can be flexible on degree requirement if MA is in process or they have a BA with 10+ years experience in OD)

--This is a new role - growth on team.

--Soft skill requirements: flexibility, ability/willingness to travel. Assertive personality to drive and implement change

--Long-term plan for role: 1-year contract with option to extend annually.

--Phone screen and in-person interview process.

4/28/17 additional information:

Where will the candidate be traveling?

--This person will be going to West Fargo, ND (or possibly Redwood Falls, MN)

--PROSCI certification is required. Otherwise must have change management experience (real/large scale change)

What type of changes will be implemented?

--People process & LEAN, Culture, capability building, leadership development, professional development.

Contractor will be based out of Fargo ND and travel to sites near Minneapolis MN and Sioux Falls.

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