Change Manager

June 15, 2023
Offerd Salary:$106,798 - $160,198
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Job Description

Summary The Change Manager position will focus on the people side of change with subject matter expertise supported by educational background in the areas of change management, communication, training, and human behavior.

Position Responsibilities

  • Work with business leaders to understand specific challenges and develop/implement changes for the program
  • Measure and track change impacts at a program level with the aim of understanding change saturation across the business
  • Assist stakeholders and project teams to determine the impact of a change, both in predictive and retrospective view, including conducting impact analysis, change readiness and user resistance plans
  • Engage executive leaders to plan for active and visible sponsorship; prepare individual leaders to lead the change by promoting change management best practices
  • Provide direct support and coaching to executives, managers and staff where need to support adoption
  • Identify a list of key stakeholders, their goals and expectations, levels of commitment, and ability to influence the change process
  • Help to define and evolve change management methodology and principles, evaluating and ensuring organizational readiness for change and consistent change management strategy within the Delivery Transformation program
  • Establish and lead change networks to create broad business engagement
  • Create data led engagement and adoption strategies
  • Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities across the program, while remaining responsive to shifting demand ambiguity
  • Conducting user feedback surveys, focus groups and facilitating retrospectives
  • Designing and developing collateral, such as communications, presentations, talking points, FAQs, Training material, job aid, etc.
  • Build out change management toolkit inclusive of templates
  • Partner with the Project Manager, integrate change management activities into project plans, aligning on logistical support, planned releases and operational readiness
  • Partner with the executive leaders and marketing to articulate the Delivery Transformation initiatives
  • Partner with the subject matter experts and/or consultants to develop a training strategy and support the design and delivery of training programs
  • Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 8+ years' experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies, and tools
  • Solid understanding of how people go through change and change processes
  • Support teammates to maintain productive, energetic, and dynamic team environment
  • Provide and receive feedback appropriately, to maximize success in achieving desired outcome
  • Experience with communication channels
  • Excellent writer and content creation skills
  • Skilled in creating surveys
  • Skilled in creating job aids and training content
  • Analytical thinking and creative solutioning skills
  • Experience

  • 8 years of relevant change management experience
  • Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies

  • Advanced Degree a plus
  • Experience in Aerospace and Defense industries in a plus
  • Ability to Inspires, motivates, and empowers people to deliver organizational goals, while also delivering value back to employees
  • Champions the process of change and promotes a culture of quick adaptation while helping others deal with the effects of change
  • Physical Demands

  • Ability to work global and cross cultural
  • Required to sit and stand for long periods; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard (Constant).
  • Special Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) required, per ITAR definition
  • Occasionally may be required to travel within the Continental U.S or international.
  • The salary range for this role is:

    $106,798 - $160,198

    AeroVironment considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the location, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.

    ITAR Requirement:

    This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). In order to comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A “U.S. person” according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or asylee. See 22 CFR § 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S. Citizenship due to contract requirements.

    Benefits : AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit: https:// www.

    We also encourage you to review our company website at https:// www. to learn more about us.

    Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.

    Who We Are

    Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC.

    Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.

    What We Do

    Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.

    AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.


    U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or asylee/refugee status as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) required.

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