MANAGER ORGANIZATION CHANGE MANAGEMENT CONSULTING – Cognizant – Teaneck, NJ

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Cognizant Consulting Overview

Cognizant Consulting is a global consulting organization delivering strategic and domain consulting through industry and technology expertise. With over 3,400 consultants worldwide, Cognizant Consulting offers high-value consulting services that improve business performance and operational productivity, lower operational expenses and enhance overall performance. Clients draw upon our deep industry expertise, program and organizational change management capabilities and analytical objectivity to help improve business productivity, drive technology-enabled business transformation and increase shareholder value. The CBC team is a high performing organization that is continually expanding our client base and increasingly being recommended by analysts like Forrester and Gartner.  Cognizant is ranked #149 on the Fortune 500 list and have been recognized three times as one of the “World’s most admired companies”.  Vault has ranked our consulting organization among the top 10 consulting firms.   

CBC-Strategic Services: Organization Change Management (OCM) Practice Overview

Our OCM practice helps clients drive business and IT, strategies and implementations. We deploy fundamental OCM solutions (i.e., Change Strategies, Impact Assessments, Communication Strategies & Plans, Organizational Designs, Training Strategies, etc.) and are expanding solutions to drive Digital transformations (i.e., Social, Mobile, Analytics and Collaboration). We support all types of Business and IT Strategy transformations such as, Organizational Re-alignments, Digital Transformations, Business and IT Outsourcing, IT Package Implementations and Upgrades (i.e., SAP, Oracle, SalesForce.com, ServiceNow, and most industry leading practice packages), Organizational Design & Governance, Workforce Strategy & Planning, Mergers and Acquisitions, Target Operating Model Transformations, etc.

We currently service clients across Banking & Financial Services, Insurance, Health Care, Life Sciences, Retail, Consumer Products, Manufacturing & Logistics, Travel & Hospitality, and Technology. We service clients in the USA, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pac.

The CBC-SS OCM practice is a fast growing organization that offers talented professionals empowerment, challenge and growth. Ours is an open and dynamic environment where you will have the opportunity to practice your craft, sharpen your skills and take leadership roles on a variety of consulting engagements. Our flat organizational structure and entrepreneurial culture allows you to contribute regularly to business and practice development.

Job Description 

We are looking for highly motivated, experienced, and ambitious professionals with a proven track record of engagement execution and leadership, who will bring to bear their skills, capabilities, and expertise to deliver significant change transformation to our clients and thought leadership to our practice. We want professionals that can deliver proven methods while constantly challenging how OCM can be improved as our clients’ core business and IT models change.

We are looking for Senior Consultants, Managing Consultants and Senior Managing Consultants to work in our Organization Change Management Practice that have expertise in the following areas:

Change Management Consulting and Delivery:

We are interested in professionals with traditional change management skills and capabilities which include but are not limited to Change Management Strategy & Planning, Benefits Realization, Change Impact, Change Readiness, Stakeholder Engagement, Communications (Strategy, Planning and Implementation), Training (Strategy, Planning and Delivery Management), and Organizational Design.

Communications

We are interested in professionals with a proven track record in internal and external communications strategies, planning and execution; internal program branding and marketing. We are looking for professionals with experience/academics in Communications, Communications Media, English, Marketing, and Public Relations that have been used to drive Communications campaigns.

Social Media, Digital Marketing and Virtual Communications

We are interested in professionals with a proven track record in planning and delivering social media, digital marketing and virtual communications and collaboration activities. We are looking for professionals with expertise in both internal and external programs.

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 3 to 10+ years of work experience (dependent on level role being pursued) at a Tier-1 consulting firm or within a Forbes Global 2000 company
  • Industry experience across any of the following: Banking & Financial Services, Insurance, Health Care, Life Sciences, Retail, Consumer Products, Manufacturing & Logistics, Travel & Hospitality and Technology
  • Strong working knowledge in the planning and implementation of some of the following change or transformation management activities: stakeholder analysis & engagement; communications strategy, planning and execution; program branding and promotion; key message development, change agent network, impact assessment, organization design & alignment, change readiness, end user training, and digital transformations
  • Experience with Business and IT Transformations
  • Management Consulting experience preferred; large in-house change or transformation management experience will be considered
  • Experience with business development activities for OCM and/or Business Transformation consulting services
  • Preferred MBA or Master’s Degree in OCM-related discipline as described above
  • Ability to lead or work on multiple, large, time-sensitive projects or work streams
  • Willingness to travel ~80% of the time

Senior Consultants are expected to understand standard OCM delivery frameworks, activities and tools. They are expected to quickly adapt defined methods and templates to deliver OCM solutions. Frequently they will be asked to help develop detailed delivery plans, but overall strategy and planning is typically assigned to managing consultants. A senior consultant can be an OCM track lead (i.e., Training Lead) on smaller or less complex engagements.

Managing Consultants are expected to understand, plan and manage delivery of standard OCM strategy and delivery engagements. They are expected to manage mid-level engagements, lead OCM work streams on complex deliveries, and collaborate work efforts with other solution work streams. Managing Consultants are responsible for managing deliverables, resources and financials associated with their assigned engagements. They are expected to cultivate strong relationships with the client and Cognizant delivery managers that can result in add on business during engagements.

Senior Managing Consultants are expected to understand, plan and manage delivery of standard and complex OCM strategy and delivery engagements. They are expected to manage all levels of engagements and collaborate work efforts with other solution work streams. They are responsible for managing deliverables, resources and financials associated with their assigned engagements. They are expected to work closely with client sponsors and account team management. They are expected to cultivate strong relationships with the client and Cognizant delivery managers that can result in add-on business during engagements. Senior Managing Consultants are expected to help drive business through proposal participation and orals as needed.

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of IT services and Consulting Services to Global Fortune 500 companies. Focused on delivering strategic information technology solutions that address the complex business needs of its clients, Cognizant uses its own on-site/offshore outsourcing model to provide applications management, development, integration, and reengineering; infrastructure management; business process outsourcing; and numerous related services, such as enterprise consulting, technology architecture, program management, and change management. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action M/F/D/V

Job Information

  • Job ID: 56073351
  • Location:
    Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
  • Position Title: MANAGER ORGANIZATION CHANGE MANAGEMENT CONSULTING
  • Company Name: Cognizant
  • Industry: Information (other services)
  • Job Function: HR/OD Professional
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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