Change Management Lead, Uw-Madison

University Of Wisconsin Madison Madison , WI 53706

Posted 1 week ago

UW-Madison is transforming the finance and human resources support environment at the University, including the selection and implementation of a new ERP, a review of business processes and business support roles, the redesign of the chart of accounts, a shift in University accounting practices, and integration with several ongoing University and UW System projects. The successful candidate will lead and provide support to drive results, implement changes, and track the impact of various initiatives.

The Change Management Lead will be a part of the Program Management Office and will oversee the Change Management Strategy and execution of this plan for the entire university community. He or she will be responsible for managing the engagement of the community around the ERP selection/implementation and seven or more interrelated programs in total including identifying key stakeholder groups, overseeing communications timeline, approach, and messages, and supporting the training plan. In addition, the Change Management Lead will be responsible for facilitation of all change management efforts and problem identification from planning through implementation phases.

Reporting to the Project Lead for the ERP initiative, the Change Management Lead will play a central role as the spokesperson for this initiative, identifying and developing change champions as well as escalating issues to key stakeholders in the Executive Council, Advisory Committee, and Various working committees. In addition, the Change Management Lead will lead the Communications Team and Training Team, in addition to collaborating with third-party consultants and the Data/Reporting Strategy Team. Finally, the Change Management Lead will support the designated leads for numerous Work Teams and Validation Teams to ensure their work is aligned to the overall vision and messages are consistent across groups.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required. Candidates for the position must have strong interest and demonstrated experience in Change Management related to large-scale IT implementations, business process redesign, mergers, or reorganizations.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Candidates should have a strong track record in change management and project management in higher education, as well as demonstrated experience in large-scale IT implementations, business process redesign, mergers, or reorganizations. Strong preference for candidates with knowledge of HR and Finance within a university setting. Familiarity with the culture of UW-Madison preferred.

Required skills

Knowledge of university administration, finance operations, HR operations, and preferably UW-Madison business support environment

Change management expertise demonstrating strong leadership and vision, as well as conflict resolution skills

Experience developing short-term and long-term communications plans to support internal communications

Strong problem solving and creative skills, along with the ability to exercise sound judgment in decision-making

Experience leading and coaching others

Experience developing training plans for large stakeholder groups

Effective interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and ability to communicate sensitive information effectively

Experience leading cross-functional teams and building effective relationships with a variety of university stakeholders

Strong analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative

Planning and organizational skills with ability to handle several major projects simultaneously

Strong presence with senior leaders and ability to act as a partner and trusted advisor

Additional Information:

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. The anticipated start date is early spring 2019.

Department(s):

A030100-BUSINESS SERVICES/ADMINISTRATION

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 24 month appointment.

This position has the possibility to be converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Salary:

Negotiable

ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
TL Project & Change Management

Alliant Energy

Posted 7 days ago

VIEW JOBS 3/19/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-06-17T00:00 * Assigns and manages project managers, change managers, and project staff to maximize the success of the company's project portfolio. Maintains a meaningful portfolio view of project dependencies, resources, integration points, metrics, and schedules across projects. * Ensures proper project controls and consistent practices are in place based on project risks, size and complexity, people impact, and systems development life cycle methods. Ensures and performs appropriate project review efforts based on project assessments, progress and risk. Ensures the appropriate development and use of project deployment, exit strategies, risk mitigation and change management plans. Proposes corrective action plans including staffing and assignment changes based on project performance and risk. * Continuously improves department processes based on business needs and climate. Develops recommendations and action plans to ensure continuous improvement and appropriate management of project and change management methodology, processes, artifacts and software. * Leads, coaches, and provides oversight of PPMO staff throughout their project planning, development, implementation and sustaining change efforts to ensure business, legal, security, and technical needs and opportunities are identified and managed. * Communicates complex technical and business information to technical and non-technical audiences. * Responsible to business leaders for development of solutions, scope development, prioritization, and delivery of systems and functions. Jointly develops plans and solutions in a timely and cost effective manner. * Performs all management duties including, but not limited to, budgeting, hiring, performance reviews, coordinating and scheduling work, salary recommendations, discipline, ensure employees report to work fit for duty, leadership, grievance resolution, coaching & counseling, models Alliant Energy's Core Values at all times. Alliant Energy Madison WI

Change Management Lead, Uw-Madison

University Of Wisconsin Madison