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Business Change Management Consultant

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Resp & Qualifications

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: Under the direction of the Manager, Business Change Management, the incumbent is responsible for, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Business Focus

  • Assesses change management needs of internal and external stakeholders for assigned projects
  • Identifies and drives organization change requirements, including completion of change management and Plan impact assessments
  • Responsible for monitoring and driving organizational change including role and responsibility definition
  • Performs work according to defined BCM best practices and methodology
  • Minimizes exposure and risk on project(s) and program(s), including optimizing the timing of release of project deliverables into business operations and preparing the affected BCBS Plans for the transition
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
  • Responsible for all change management planning, including communication and training plans
  • Manages development and execution of sustainment plans to ensure “day one” field preparedness and ongoing education and awareness as new technology solutions and tools are transitioned from project team to being operationalized and supported by the BCBS Plans
  • Evaluates and ensures user readiness and manages anticipated resistance
  • Defines process and is responsible for measurement of system adoption, project success metrics, and benefit maximization.  Reports on critical success factors and measurable benefits of projects deployed.


2. Managing Resources

  • Responsible for stakeholder assessment and management, including supporting and engaging senior leaders and Transition Leads at the Plans
  • Drives adoption, including incentive change requirements
  • Responsible for definition and implementation of organizational change requirements
  • Guides, advises the Plan’s Transition Team to build greater awareness and understanding of the need for change readiness and corresponding competencies


3. Leadership

  • Responsible for communications plan management to support effectively communicating relevant project information to stakeholders
  • Delivers engaging, informative, well-organized presentations
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion and supports risk mitigation efforts
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully
  • Through guiding and mentoring of others, supports the growth of change management skills throughout the organization


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrated ability in planning and affecting successful change though communication, inspiring desire to actively participate and support change, creation of common understanding and knowledge of change, identification and plan for change and reinforcement to enable sustained change
  • Advanced knowledge of organizational change management methodologies, best practices, tools and techniques applied in an IT environment
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build trusted relationships and influence decision making


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years professional business change or organizational change managment

Department

Department: Business Change & Communication

Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire Range Disclaimer

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Where To Apply

Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

Closing Date

Please apply before: 6/9/2018

Federal Disc/Physical Demand

Note:  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The associate must frequently talk and hear.  Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

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