Change Management Specialist Lead

Grant Thornton 4/20/2019 5:24:06 AM
JOB ID: 043604 Specialty:
Arlington, Virginia




Grant Thornton is seeking a Manager to join its Operations Transformation service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Manager will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

Individual will responsible for leading all aspects of Organizational Change Management including strategic communications, end user training, and stakeholder management in support of a large system implementation.
Activities will include oversight of a team authoring reference guides, communications, and website/knowledge management content to communicate with impacted users. It will also include developing and delivering training using the ADDIE methodology to prepare Army for future software releases.
Finally, it will include meeting with users to understand their current processes and developing customer experience maps to facilitate the agreement of future state between stakeholders and developers.
Support other Program Management activities as required. This could include analyzing transaction data and assessing impacts, writing user stories, planning for release meetings, creating dashboards to monitor team progress, roadmap planning
Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management.
Meet or exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work.
Manage business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Act as performance manager (coach) for up to four coachees outside of engagement responsibilities.
Interview campus and/or experienced candidates.


8 years of experience with a Bachelor's or 6 years of experience with a Master's doing some all of the following: stakeholder management, transition planning, outreach, training design and delivery, strategic communications, website design, metrics monitoring. Prosci preferred but not required.
Agile Experience preferred but not required.
Preferred DoD acquisitions experience.
Project Management Experience.
Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft SharePoint.
Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field.
Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
Travel may be required.
Coach and mentor junior staff members.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at

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Requisition ID: 043604

Arlington, VA
Arlington, Virginia