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Digital Transformation Change Management Rep

Requisition ID: R10034776

  • Category IconCategory: Human Resources
  • Location IconLocation: Unknown City, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman's Corporate Talent organization is seeking a change management expert to support our company’s digital transformations efforts.

If you have proven experience partnering with stakeholders to drive large-scale organizational change and ensuring your projects and change initiatives meet expected outcomes, we want to talk to you!  

Reporting to the Director, Organization Effectiveness, the successful candidate will know how to advance business objectives by facilitating the people side of change, which may include changes to business processes, systems and technology, organization structures, job roles and more.

This position can be performed as virtual telecommuter, with some travel to meetings located in Falls Church, VA as necessary. This position cab be hired as a Level 3 or Level 4.

Responsibilities:

  • Support enterprise-level change management efforts and culture change initiatives that have people, process and technology implications (e.g., digital transformation)

  • Apply change management processes / tools to develop and implement effective change management strategies and plans that maximize employee adoption, improve organization performance, and increase operational efficiencies

  • Integrate change management activities into project plans; provide subject matter expertise, coaching and guidance to assigned teams

  • Conduct change management assessments, including impact analyses, change readiness, stakeholder identification and develop appropriate plans and countermeasures

  • Identify, assess and prepare risk mitigation tactics, including plans to manage anticipated resistance to change

  • Partner with stakeholders and team members to coordinate efforts to achieve objectives

  • Identify communication and training needs and work with key partners to develop plans

  • Define success metrics and monitor progress against goals across the change management portfolio and recommend enhancements

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

You’ll be a great fit if you…

  • Ability to comprehend and simplify complex concepts and initiatives to various stakeholder segments with different levels of understanding

  • Have a demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion, manage multiple tasks with competing priorities and handle variable workloads

  • Confident in partnering with and leading cross-functional teams to build change strategies and tactics with an unwavering focus on employee adoption

  • Curious about digital transformation trends, new and emerging technologies and how to increase adoption and sustainability

  • Critical thinker with a can-do attitude and willingness to take on new challenges in a dynamic environment

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: (Level 3)

  • Bachelor's degree required plus a minimum of 6 years of experience or a Master’s degree with 4 years of experience  in change management, organization effectiveness, digital transformation consulting, and enabling large-scale business transformation initiatives  

  • Practical experience in a broad range of organizational design and change management principles, methodologies and tools; strong understanding of how people work (e.g., human centered design approach) through the change process with deep implementation experience.

  • Practical experience managing projects and serving as the change management Subject Matter Expert (SME) on project teams

  • Ability to collaborate, lead, and build rapport across all levels of the organization to include C-level executives

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio, SharePoint)

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: (Level 4)

  • Bachelor's degree required plus a minimum of 10 years of experience or a Master’s degree with 8 years of experience  in change management, organization effectiveness, digital transformation consulting, and enabling large-scale business transformation initiatives  

  • Practical experience in a broad range of organizational design and change management principles, methodologies and tools; strong understanding of how people work (e.g., human centered design approach) through the change process with deep implementation experience.

  • Practical experience managing projects and serving as the change management Subject Matter Expert (SME) on project teams

  • Ability to collaborate, lead, and build rapport across all levels of the organization to include C-level executives

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio, SharePoint)

PREFERRED QUALIFCATIONS:

  • Prior experience supporting enterprise-wide digital transformation efforts at a large organization

  • Change Management certification (e.g., Prosci or other CM designation) highly desired

  • Acute business acumen and critical thinker with demonstrated understanding of organizational issues and challenges

  • Exceptional listener, verbal and written communicator

  • Ability to clearly and succinctly articulate messages to a variety of audiences

  • Exceptional relationship building skills and ability to influence decision making without direct authority at all levels of the organization

  • Collaborative team player, highly capable of working with and through others

  • Forward looking problem solver, capable of identifying root causes, appropriate mitigation plans and grounded in the academic/theory but with practical implementation approaches

  • Flexible, adaptable, agile and resilient; ability to work in ambiguous situations

  • Organized with demonstrated strength in strategy planning and tactics

  • Previous experience in the Aerospace & Defense or Engineering & Science industries (complex matrixed organization) or large consulting firm with deep implementation experience


Salary Range: $76,200 USD - $114,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $103,900 USD - $155,900 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.