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Senior Change Consultant

  • Anywhere

Overview

Drives Logic is helping our growing client add a Senior Change Consultant experienced in Enterprise Optimization, Business Transformation, Governance, and the related constellation of sub-disciplines. This management consulting role requires broad experience helping enterprise-level leaders succeed in complex operating environments across the Federal domain.

Core activities under this engagement include comprehensive planning support, skilled execution across the performance support and augmentation spectrum, data analytics and data management, active project management and prioritization, and experience-based trusted advisory services. The pace of change and improvement is rapid, and priorities change frequently. To succeed the Senior Change Consultant must possess the passion to ramp-up quickly in multiple subject-matter areas, to skillfully communicate and scale activities in selected areas for the benefit of the client, and to always meet and exceed professional expectations.

Our client delivers impactful, targeted results in the area of Enterprise Optimization by providing consistently high-quality services, trusted advisor guidance and support to Federal entities and leadership undergoing significant change, retrofits or performance improvement mandates.

Among the skill sets required to excel in this engagement are strategic and operational planning, priority project management, operational analysis and improvement, reporting and analytics, and enterprise data system implementation and facilitation.

Our client is a proud Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business based in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area providing management consulting services to Federal agencies and organizations supporting the public sector. With many years of public sector expertise, they offer exceptional client services in the areas of Strategic Communications and Integrated Marketing (SCIM), Information Technology (IT), Human Capital Management, Organizational Development, and Enterprise Optimization.  They are team oriented, continuous learners, hard-working, creative thinkers, and most of all, kind people. They are a different kind of company with a truly unique culture, one that values their employees and shares a passion for serving their clients. If that sounds like you too, then they would really like to meet you.

 

Essential Duties

The Senior Change Consultant must deliver impactful, targeted results based upon adaptive learning of the client’s core business functions. Prior management consulting experience allows the Consultant to comprehend and interpret leadership’s goals and agenda, envision success, anticipate hurdles, articulate and set paths forward, and execute above and beyond expectations. Familiarity with management results and goal-setting methodologies such as the OKRs (Objective and Key Results) is instrumental in supporting client results.

The ability to communicate exceptionally well in formal and informal settings, as well as in written documents such as e-mail, white papers, and planning and reporting documents, is a distinguishing factor for the role. All this work occurs in a highly interactive, collaborative environment.

The Senior Change Consultant will support and interact directly with our Federal client and the client team on a regular basis. He or she is a respected professional responsible for providing technical assistance, interfacing with Federal staff at all levels, and translating ideas and direction into agenda-moving activity. Work may include gap analysis, goal and activity alignment, and operational effectiveness analysis as well as research and fact-finding in support of knowledge creation for performance improvement. Substantively, work falls into various professional disciplines, including performance support, data analytics, capture and reporting, executive advisory, and project management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant professional services experience in a Federal contracting context
  • Prosci Change Management certification
  • Documented experience expertly developing, writing, and editing material for memos, reports, proposals, speeches, and technical and administrative procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Rapidly prioritize competing requirements
    • Understand and simplify customer requirements
    • Contextualize and articulate client feedback to other DIS team personnel
    • Interpret and anticipate client needs, feedback and direction
  • Professional experience:
  • Shaping and analyzing data sets to define recommendations
  • Researching, analyzing, and assessing the impact of strategic initiatives
  • Providing recommendations for mission statements; strategies, goals, and objectives; regulations, policies, and operational tactics; and staff activities
  • Conducting organizational assessments
  • Developing recommended metrics and indicators for performance monitoring
  • Benchmarking metrics and indicators against past performance and strategic goals and objectives
  • Developing databases, dashboards, reports, and other performance reporting tools
  • Performing client-sensitive quality assurance
  • Training or certification in designing, documenting, and maintaining system processes
  • Ability and passion to exceed professional expectations

Required Experience and Qualifications

  • Relevant experience in two or more of the following: Operational Analysis, Data and Gap Analysis, Performance Improvement, High Performing teams, and/or Quality Assurance
  • 10 years of management consulting experience, ideally with the public sector and or master’s degree preferred
  • Proven experience eliciting requirements and developing models, flows and SOPs
  • Experience in generating process documentation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including technical writing skills
  • Strong client relationship-building skills, capacity and interest

Client Clearance Requirements

  • Must be able to pass a government Security Background Investigation

 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Frequently required to sit and work at desk/computer for extended periods of time of up to 8 hours a day
  • While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear
  • Must be able to have repetitive wrist/hand/finger movement to work on computer and/or related office equipment
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision
  • The employee must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times

*Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender/sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, citizenship status, the basis of genetic information or any other group protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment may request such accommodation(s).

 

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