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Sr Change Management Advisor

Date:  Sep 7, 2021
Job ID:  1582
Location: 

Bothell, WA, US, 98011

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.

 

PSE's Performance Excellence team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Sr Change Management Advisor position!

Job Description

Plays a lead role in analyzing, trending, forecasting, and tracking business area performance in support of business transformation initiatives that result in organizational change. Uses process improvement techniques to understand the inputs, outputs and overall end-to-end business processes. Directs statistical, financial, or operational studies to support initiatives and may lead process improvement and change management support of large and medium sized projects. May train others on process improvement and change management practices and techniques.

 

Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Job Responsibilities

  • Own change management strategy and execution for key strategic projects and internal transformations. Primary activities include: 
    • lead and execute change impact analysis
    • assess change readiness
    • identify key stakeholders
    • sponsor alignment
    • risk assessment, 
    • coordination with leadership
    • documentation of lessons learned
    • general execution of change management plans that deliver business case objectives and goals
  • Support communication efforts, working alone or with the communication teams members to develop project communications
  • Support training efforts, working with Operational Training team to assess requirements, design training and ensure alignment with change management approach  
  • Identify and accountable for achieving people related project benefits Applies a structured methodology for change management activities
  • Uses a change management process and tools to create a strategy to support adoption of the changes required by a project or initiative.
  • Provide ongoing training and coaching around change management practices to leadership and project managers to help them drive sustainable change
  • Leads change agent networks/community of change champions and leverage informal leaders to influence successful organizational change 
  • Facilitate focus groups and working sessions with diverse stakeholder groups  
  • Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. 
  • Decide on appropriate change interventions given the level and complexity of the impact
  • Decide when to raise appropriate issues and risks
  • Make appropriate recommendations to mitigate change health risks
  • Works with other central services provided within the organization to achieve results: Process Improvement, Automation, Operational Training, Project Practices.
  • Support the CMO with building enterprise capability through delivering on goals and objectives. 
  • Builds relationships and networks that extend throughout the company. Shares knowledge with team members.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or technology; or equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
  • 5 years’ experience leading and utilizing process improvement or change management techniques/tools.
  • Demonstrated passion for continuous improvement.
  • Ability to work effective to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment on multiple projects.
  • Ability to take initiative and work both independently and as a part of a team to drive results.
  • Strong coaching and influencing skills.
  • Experience managing small projects and teams to achieve a business need.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels with the ability to present information in a professional manner.
  • Ability to prepare and present to the director/executive level.
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision and/or goal.
  • Change management certification or designation (Prosci, CCMP or similar).
  • Solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process.
  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle.
  • Ability to quickly build trust and value-based relationships with employees at all levels of the organization.
     

Desired Qualifications

  • Graduate degree/coursework
  • Experience/certification in both structured and informal process improvement or change management methodologies.
  • Experience in large-scale organizational change efforts.
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies and applications.
  • Knowledge of change management methodologies and applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence without authority.
  • Experience facilitating.
  • Lean practices certification or designation.
  • Prior management consulting experience
  • Marketing communications experience

Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

 

At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.

 

Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

 

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.


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