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Change Manager

Company: Applied Information Sciences
Location: Reston
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

As a?Change Manager?you will support various client projects and initiatives. We’re seeking someone who is passionate about helping people adopt new technology and adapt to organizational and system changes as they do.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Support a large Enterprise IT organization through a major architectural change that will require realignment of the organization 
  • Provide guidance on how to best move an organization from a project to a product focused organization over time.  
  • Focus on the people side of change, applying best practices in change management and user adoption to optimize the business value of technical solutions. 
  • Create and deliver strategies and plans to help client organizations manage change, including stakeholder assessments, communications, change readiness, enabling leaders and change agents to support changes efficiently, and end-user training. 
  • Provide guidance and support to leaders and change agents to help them efficiently support change. 
  • Provide guidance and support to supervisors as they help their direct reports transition during the change. 
  • Develop goals and KPIs related to the change and monitor progress. 
  • Lead/facilitate client meetings. 
  • Facilitate change management activities with cross-functional project team members and client stakeholders to understand and ensure adoption. 
  • Contribute to team goals and help those around you solve problems. 
  • Promote change management and user adoption. 

Location and Travel Details

This is a remote position with occasional travel once COVID restrictions are lifted.

Security Clearance and Citizenship Requirements

Clearance is not required for this role.

Profile of Success

  • Experience guiding IT organizations through major realignments  
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Organizational Development, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Social Sciences, Communications, Education, Information Technology, Business, or related. 
  • Ability to rapidly build rapport. 
  • Familiarity with best practices in organizational change management (e.g., Prosci’s ADKAR® model for individual change). 
  • Demonstrated success leading/facilitating/implementing change initiatives related to business processes and technology. 
  • Demonstrated success influencing stakeholders through written and oral communication. 
  • Ability to anticipate and articulate risks related to change management and user adoption. 
  • Ability to facilitate discussions with stakeholders to ensure clarity, prioritization, and consensus. 
  • Ability to work with different points-of-view, while always keeping the project objectives in sight. 
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to work with diverse team members, often remotely or at different locations. 
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills. 
  • Excellent organizational skills, time management and ability to meet deadlines. 
  • Poise, professionalism and ability for discretion. 
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience. 
  • Ability for limited travel to client sites if needed for the project. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365. 

Desirable Skills

  • Experience in Insurance or Finance related industries 
  • Experience realigning organizations from a focus on projects to a focus on products 
  • Change Management Certification 
  • Scrum Master Certification 
  • Microsoft Services Adoption Specialist 

About AIS

AIS, Dedicated to Our People


AIS employees can spend their entire career at AIS doing challenging, rewarding work and reach their desired level of achievement and responsibility. We offer the opportunity to move up, without the obligation to move out of a position where one excels. We are committed to our employee's success; however, they define it.


It's our dedication to our employees that inspired our leadership to invest in our future and become partially employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP).


Our employees are our greatest strength, and we do all that we can to serve them. We invest in technology as early adopters, allowing us to create transformative and innovative solutions for our customers while exposing our team to cutting edge technology.


We hire outstanding individuals who are committed to curiosity, passionate about emerging technology, and who are excited to find innovative solutions for the biggest tech challenges facing international brands and government agencies today.


We Invest in Individuals Committed to Innovation


AIS is seeking professionals of a certain character and level of excellence. People that we can learn from and that we can help grow to achieve their personal career goals.


We are looking for:

  • Smart people with a passion for technology
  • Strong technical capabilities with a consultancy mindset
  • Close involvement with local technical communities
  • A willingness to think outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to clients
  • Ability to solve challenging technical business problems
  • Self-directed professionals

Our Core Values

  • Client Success
  • Continued Learning and Technical Excellence
  • Strong Client Relationships
  • Citizenship and Community

EEO Statement

Applied Information Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications merit, and business need.

Keywords: Applied Information Sciences, Reston , Change Manager, Other , Reston, Virginia

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