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Transition Manager


Job ID: 54174

Transition Manager
Our client is hiring a Transition Manager who has a proven ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment. In this role, you must have strong organization skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks. Additionally, you have the ability to take initiative, follow-through on requests until completion, and utilize a keen attention to detail. As the Transition Manager, you will be an integral part of the team to help support and deliver critical workstreams. You will partner with our project/program managers, workstream leads, analysts, and leadership team to deliver results.

Create transition plans and documents to outline project expectations, scope, schedule, and budget requirements (in partnership with leadership).
Assist with delivery of strategic communication plans messaging.
Coordinate project deliverables and act as a liaison to technology teams and stakeholders.
Collaborate with stakeholders to understand their business concerns and goals.
Develop and, where appropriate, execute workable solutions.
Partner with Internal/External Communication team to update and develop internal Transition Management strategies/plans focused on building activation, cultural awareness, site success and feedback measures.
Help support team communication activities such as: presentation materials, status reports, quarterly updates, etc.

Key Candidate Qualities:
Proven ability to organize, prioritize, and appropriate handle highly confidential and sensitive information.
Strong analytical and organizational skills as well as written and verbal communication.
Ability to take initiative, follow-through on requests until completion, and ensure attention to detail.
Expertise in project management, as well as transition documentation, tools, and templates.
Strong Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint proficiency.
Positive team player who seeks the collective success of the team.
Exceptional collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills.
Comfortable working in a very fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
Track record of success, based on openness, trust, and delivering on promises.

5+ years minimum professional experience. Corporate experience preferred.
Proven experience organizing complex work.
Experience working with many cross functional teams.
Bachelor’s degree.
Experience working on global projects is a plus.
Change management certification is a plus- please note this project will not utilize standard CM methodology.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.