Nimble Consulting Inc. Nimble -We help design, deliver, and sustain transformational change Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Nimble Consulting Inc. is a boutique consultancy that helps organizations create and deploy transformational change initiatives. Operating since 2010, we have a growing list of returning clients each year. With our success in both Organizational Transformation and Digital Transformation, our expertise leans heavily towards technology and innovation, with demonstrated success in garnering support and adoption of change with various end users. We are quickly becoming a “go-to” company for clients who have the appetite to use emerging technology – Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, machine learning, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) – as a way to do more with their existing enterprise technology and assets. For more information, visit: https://www.nimbleconsulting.net/
Summary of Change Management Consultant (Contractor) Role:
You must be local to the Bay Area Area and available 100% as a full-time contractor for this opportunity
You will be part of a Nimble Consulting Team
For this role, you will be the change lead for a large-scale transformational effort (deployment of software applications and new processes to 1000+ users).
You will lead a small team of 2-3 people (Client individual contributors and/or Contractors)
Project Location: Walnut Creek, CA
Project Travel: You will need to travel to offices in bay area to meet with end users and stakeholders as necessary on a regular basis.
Duration: February 2020 - February 2021
Start date and duration pending contract approval.
To be considered, you must:
Be onsite with the project team (location: Walnut Creek)
As a local contractor, able to be on site 4-5 days a week at client location.
In addition, requires travel to the clients' offices in larger Bay area
Have strong client references (be able to provide 2 recent client references)
Show and speak to samples of your work (deliverables) during the interviews as it relates to your experience with this role (do not need soft copy- show on laptop or bring paper - we will not keep it but use for interviewing purposes only)
Be able to integrate within the existing Nimble Consulting team as part of this effort and any other vendor partners to Nimble Consulting
Be able to pick up quickly on process flows (gap analysis) and technical requirements and workflow changes for device and/or technology implementation effort across a wide variety of roles
Be flexible on 1099 vs. Temporary W2 status as required by the opportunity
You are an independent consultant with a minimum of 10 years of external consulting experience
Within or in addition to the 10 years of consulting experience, you have at least 7 years serving in an organizational change management role- as an external consultant.
You have a history of working with other clients through your own business or status as an independent contractor.
Demonstrated experienced with leading and owning change management deliverables, communications planning, communications development and delivery
Experience working on technology implementations and working directly with the affected end users at all stages of a software development lifecycle,
Exposure to, and understanding of, designing end user support models and adoption metrics, etc.;
Can drive change management and communications deliverables with minimal guidance.
You can analyze business and end-user needs and develop and execute on:
Case for change
As-Is and To-Be Gap analysis (Org, Process, technology)
Stakeholder analysis and impact assessment.
Development of change management plans and adoption metrics.
Developing Adoption metrics
Developing end user support model for technology implementations
Survey development and analysis as well as measuring adoption of change
Identifying and documenting process changes as they relate to affected roles.
Ability to work seamlessly with the Nimble Consulting team to provide consistent client service – this translates to aligning both to the larger client scope and to the Nimble brand.
Excellent writing skills with demonstrated ability to research content, work with Subject Matter Experts, and present complex information clearly for decision-making or informing users of upcoming changes.
Technically adept with standard software for everyday work: Microsoft project, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, screen capture, Survey tools, SharePoint, Outlook and O365 (website management and document management).
Excellent time management and interpersonal skills; able to work in diverse teams
Preference given to candidates who possess:
Experience working at or with management consulting firms on large-scale projects (PWC, Deloitte, Gartner, Accenture, etc.).
Process mapping experience: able to review and as necessary edit process maps and flow diagrams using Visio or PowerPoint.
Professional Certifications such as: PMP, Agile, ProSci certification, Being First (or other change management coursework),
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