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Project Manager - II

San Mateo, CA 94404

Posted: 11/03/2022 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Management Job Number: 506738 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Essential Duties and Job Functions:
Pay Rate Range: $106-110/hr

This role will be highly-collaborative - this person should expect to maintain relationships with OCM team members, program leads, key leaders, and various business functions. Duties include, but are not limited, to:
  • Draft and coordinate content for program communication vehicles such as executive communications, program newsletters, internal website, meeting presentations, etc.
  • Draft and coordinate content and communication campaigns to provide awareness and motivate users to adopt new technologies and transform the way they work. Partner with public affairs for alignment of messaging and distribution.
  • Draft and design eye-catching program materials, including graphics, banners, infographics, one-pagers, and visual email campaigns using multiple media and channels
  • Storyboard and design key program PowerPoint presentations and use visuals to explain key concepts and tell stories
  • Evolve the brand of the program to ensure communications follow and aesthetically match branding requirements and are cohesive in context
  • Guide responsible parties in maintaining the programs visual library, including approved iconography, images, animations, and videos
  • Assist communication and training teams by bringing a new dimension to their materials, simplifying and energizing them with the use of story and imagery
  • Contribute design expertise and point of view for user interface/experience for additional communication tactics and deliverables (such as internal website), as needed
  • Work with the OCM team to conduct readiness and resistance assessments using surveys, interviews, focus groups, or other methods; evaluate and summarize findings for executive management and steering teams.

  • BA/BS in relevant and/or related field; advanced degree preferred

  • 5 years+ of experience in organizational change management
  • 2 or more years in IT and business/industry preferred
  • Some experience implementing large-scale, transformational ERP financial system programs

Knowledge and Skills
  • Hands on experience in internal change management role (in IT and/or business/industry) and leading change management work
  • Certified in Prosci or another Change Management acumen (preferred)
  • Certification in Agile practices a plus
  • Expertise in engaging individuals, teams, leadership to effectively catalyze and influence change
  • Strong executive presence and ability to influence leaders; skilled in asking the right question(s) - in combination - to elicit a response for the leader/team needs at the moment
  • Strong storytelling skills; ability to use stories to engage, inform, or inspire others. Drawing stories out of leaders and encouraging them to use storytelling as a leadership skill with an intense focus on end-user perspectives
  • Skilled at reading and responding to the energy, knowing what is working/not, and adjusting facilitation style on the fly to accommodate the needs of the group
  • Strong ability to articulate the big picture and to simplify complex, technical concepts and making them visual and relatable
  • Able to understand and clarify business/project goals to translate those goals into actionable OCM strategies
  • Serious attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Intellectual curiosity and the ability to quickly learn
  • Comfort working at a fast pace and with ambiguity
  • Self-motivated individual, highly collaborative and great attitude
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