Associate Director, Change Management

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Job position:
Associate Director, Change Management
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Start date:
Thu, 17 Mar 2022 19:00:00 EST
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Job description

*Associate Director, Change Management *

Come discover what our 25,000+ employees already know: work here matters everywhere. We're a growing and evolving biopharmaceutical industry leader, which means you'll have endless opportunities to work with experts around the world and build the career you've dreamed of.
As a part of the Syneos Health team, you'll help us deliver results for a rewarding reason - we improve patients' lives around the world. Because to us, a patient isn't just a number, they're our family, friends, and neighbors.

*Why Syneos Health*
• #SyneosHealthLife means we're committed to our Total Self culture - where everyone can authentically be themselves. Our Total Self culture is what unites us globally, and we know every person's unique contributions make a difference.
• We believe our success is a direct result of the people who are driving it - you! We value your dedication to care for our customers and patients, so we want to focus on taking care of you. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits program encompassing your total health - physical, mental and financial.
• We are continuously building the company we all want to work for and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives - we're able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong.

*Job responsibilities *
• Supports oversight and management of Change Management Office, including best practices, project tracking mechanisms, tools and templates, and methodology. Monitors and provides insight into the pace of change and reports on progress and issues as needed.
• Develops and supports change management strategies and work plans for multiple internal/ external projects. Coordinates with and provides input to other departments as appropriate, including developing and distributing appropriate reports to leadership.
• Collaborates with project teams and Change Management Office staff on the change management discipline and work plans for project initiatives. Includes the development and enhancement of the framework for related processes and procedures to implement change management strategies and the seamless implementation of various related tactics (readiness assessments, focus groups, change agents program, targeted communications) to ensure a sound methodology and platform for delivery of plans/services.
• Ensures a sound communications strategy, plan and timeline are developed for projects supported by Change Management Office. Responsible for guidance in determining the most effective communication channels. Develops and maintains a strong relationship with Corporate Communications to ensure alignment of priorities and responsibilities. Develops and/or supports development of communications and partners with Corporate Communications and/or external communication resources as appropriate.
• Manages the development of actionable and targeted change management plans, including communication, sponsor roadmap, management coaching plan, training plan, business development, operations support, and any other areas as required.
• Consults and coaches project teams and Change Management staff with regards to implementation of change management plans and strategies. Maintains and/or develops Change Management curriculum to provide appropriate training for employees and leaders. Supports Change Management staff in developing their ability to deliver change management trainings. Recommends and guides reinforcement mechanisms and celebrations of success.
• Develops and manages measurement systems to track adoption, utilization, and proficiency of change projects supported by Change Management Office.
• Line management responsibilities for staff members. For direct and indirect reports, may participate and direct activities related to department staff operations such as interviewing and selection, professional development, performance management, and employee counseling and separations. Approves courses of action on salary administration, interviewing and selection, terminations, professional development, performance appraisals, job description preparation, and employee counseling. Works with and advises staff on administrative policies and procedures, technical problems, priorities and methods.

*#LI-AK2**What we're looking for*

• BA/BS in business, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• A solid understanding of how change and change processes impact an organization's environment internally and externally.

• Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of project lifecycle. Working knowledge of systems and processes within the CRO industry.

• Prosci® ADKAR experience and Prosci® certification is strongly preferred.

• Experience and knowledge of change management principles and methodologies, especially with large-scale organizational change is preferred or corporate project management experience.

• Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.

• Experience building professional working relationships at all levels within the organization. Strong analytical and decision-making skills.

• Must be a team player with the ability to work with and through others.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), email, and voicemail. Experience with MS Project, Visio, and graphics programs preferred.

• Above average attention to detail, accuracy, and organizational, interpersonal, and team-oriented skills.

• Ability to perform several tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines.

*Get to know Syneos Health*

We are the only full-service biopharmaceutical solutions company in the world. That means we bring together the best clinical and commercial minds to create a better, smarter, faster way to get medicines into the hands of patients who need it most. Learn more about Syneos Health.

*Additional Information:*

Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive. The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities. Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description. The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above. Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees. The Company is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, including the provision of reasonable accommodations, when appropriate, to assist employees or applicants to perform the essential functions of the job.

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