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Sodexo Senior Manager, Change Management in Boston, Massachusetts

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Senior Manager, Change Management who will be responsible for developing and executing change management strategies and tactical plans for key enterprise-wide initiatives. This is a remote opportunity with the preferred candidate residing in the Eastern or Centeral Time Zone

In conjunction with the Director, Change Management, work stream leaders and key stakeholders, the incumbent utilizes Sodexo’s change management approach to identify key organizational change impacts, and to develop and implement specific strategies and tactics to address these.

Activities include consultation with work stream leaders to conduct stakeholder analysis, evaluating change impacts and desired outcomes, developing communications, and training plans, and leveraging communications and training skills to design and develop and deliver content in conjunction with project resources. Typical communications content includes PowerPoint presentations, leadership talking points, Frequently Asked Questions, company intranet and company newsletter content. Typical training content includes webinars, job aides and potentially developing storyboards & recordings for e-learning. In order to ensure lasting change, this role also assists with establishing and evaluating relevant measurements before, during and after the change is implemented and works with the Director, Change Management, and work stream leaders to take appropriate actions that sustain desired behaviors.

Collaborates with Director, Change Management to support comprehensive change management and communication strategies that:

  • Define a clear vision of the desired future state

  • Identify impacted stakeholders

  • Evaluate change impacts to key stakeholder groups

  • Define desired stakeholder behaviors, skills, and performance

  • Develop an overarching change management strategy & tactical plan

  • Develop a communication strategy & tactical plan

  • Develop a training strategy and sustainable plan

  • Develop and deliver communication and training content

  • Establish and manage a change champion network

  • Evaluate leadership engagement to establish and execute a leadership engagement plan

  • Establish and evaluate pertinent measurements

  • Conduct focus groups, workshops and surveys

  • Touch base with stakeholders to obtain feedback to gauge progress

  • Establish and execute a sustainability plan

Tactical execution of change management plans:

  • Deploy a communication strategy & tactical plan

  • Deploy a training strategy and sustainable plan

  • Work with the team to create communications and training content

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who are/have:

  • 7-10 years of directly relevant experience involving managing organizational change in areas such as consulting, communications, organizational development, or human resources

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate at all levels within the organization with tact and professionalism

  • Advanced MS power point and MS Word skills

  • Ability to translate complicated processes into simple, straightforward messages and steps

  • Creative thinking

  • Strategic thinking

  • Strong project management

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong active listening and observation skills

  • Established ability to provide guidance and influence to middle and senior leadership positions

  • Proven ability to work directly with internal clients across the business at all enterprise levels

  • Strong leadership and decision making

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, handle diverse situations, set goals, and meet aggressive deadlines

  • Skilled in designing and executing change management strategies and partnering with work stream leads in the design, development, and implementation of their plans

  • Effective presentation skills

  • Ability to deliver results within time constraints

At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts.Click here for more information aboutSodexo’s Benefits ( .

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How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

Salary Range: $69,100 - $161,400

Position Summary

Utilizes Sodexo’s change management approach to identify key organizational change impacts, and to develop and implement specific strategies and tactics to address these which includes but is not limited to consultation with work stream leaders to conduct stakeholder analysis, evaluate change impacts and desired outcomes, develop communication plans, and design and develop communications materials in conjunction with Sodexo Communications Department. Assesses training needs. Establishes and evaluates change-related measurements and takes action to address.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years of organizational change experience.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Location US-MD-GAITHERSBURG | US-GA-Atlanta | US-MD-Baltimore | US-MA-Boston | US-NC-Charlotte | US-IL-Chicago | US-TX-Dallas | US-MI-Detroit | US-FL-Fort Lauderdale | US-TX-Ft Worth | US-TX-Houston | ...

System ID 739881

Category General Management

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time