Change Management Consultant

Portland, Oregon


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Job Id: 61244

Change Management Consultant 
Our client is looking for a Change Management Consultant to join their team. This is a hybrid position in Portland, OR.

Change Management Consultant Responsibilities
Align key stakeholders around change management tactics and approaches.
Provide consulting services to define strategic and operational business transformation initiatives.
Work with leaders in multiple business units to provide effective leadership for the initiatives under analysis and definition.
Understand and analyze various drivers impacting key metrics and outcomes and provide a fact-based recommendation to the stakeholders.
Facilitate team meetings and cross-functional workshops.
Conduct analyses needed to prove or disprove hypotheses driving business transformation.
Proactively anticipate and work towards mitigating risks to project execution or stakeholder engagement
Define initiatives (projects/programs) to realize the business transformation.
May work on multiple initiatives.
May lead teams of internal and external resources.

Required Skills
Strong implementation management, change management, and stakeholder engagement skills.
Solid understanding of Adult Learning Theory.
Experience with instructional design and Learning Management Systems (LMS); gamification.
Strong core consulting skills with a demonstrated track record of quality delivery.
Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build credibility quickly with executive, leaders, and stakeholders.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated experience developing and delivering executive level presentations.
Exceptional facilitation skills including ability to lead large groups, reconcile multiple viewpoints, and manage stakeholder resistance.
Ability to remain calm under pressure, navigate ambiguous situations, and handle multiple, competing priorities.
Ability to drive results independently, but thrives in collaborative environments.
Utility industry experience preferred.

Significant prior consulting experience with large, national firms preferred.
8+ years of experience delivering against large, complex programs and projects in a consulting environment.
Master's degree in business, technology or related field preferred.
Prosci or similar change management certification.

Compensation: $40-$65/hr. (DOE)
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.


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