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Jacobs Organisational Change Consultant in Krakow, Poland

Your Impact:

At Jacobs we recognize our people are the key to our success and that of our clients. This role will focus on the people side of change. The Organisational Change Consultant will support programmes and change initiatives in meeting objectives on time and on budget by increasing employee acceptance and usage, delivering sustainable change.

Through the application of business change techniques, including communications and training, the successful, Organizational Change Consultant will support the delivery of defined components of programmes both internally and for clients, identifying the nature and level of change impact on the business, and ensuring business readiness, and that programme objectives and business benefits are delivered.

Primary responsibilities will be supporting the Organizational Change Leads with key aspects of the change management strategies and plans that maximize adoption and usage, monitoring success and highlighting issues. The Organizational Change Consultant will work within the Jacobs’ organisation and clients’ programme teams to monitor adoption, utilization and proficiency of the changes that impact employees, in order to increase benefit realization, and the achievement of results and outcomes.

About the opportunity:

You will be responsible for key components, research and monitoring of the change strategies which underpin the change portfolios, providing information, advice and guidance ensuring that projects are delivered successfully within Jacobs itself and for clients.

You will have exposure to projects in supporting people through transformational change. You will be part of a high performing team which will challenge and inspire you as we deliver a significant step change in performance to enable ‘best in class’ change delivery.

You will work with the Organizational Change Leads, communications, training and other teams to understand change impacts and business readiness and develop and monitor key metrics.

The successful candidate will:

• Have knowledge of a structured methodology to develop components of a consistent change strategy to meet the unique needs of each change initiative

• Collaborate with staff across corporate functions, lines of business and programmes to aid the development of strategies in support of projects and initiatives.

• Facilitate and create deliverables related to: leadership and sponsor engagement, identifying key stakeholders, conducting impact analysis, change champion strategy, resistance management strategy, learning needs analysis, assessing change readiness, and identifying metrics to measure change effectiveness and ensure sustainability.

• Be aware of change management best practices and engage in learning and coaching with other change practitioners in the organization.

• Develop key metrics and utilize research to support change initiatives.

• Use and develop our change management methodology.

• Work within a matrix managed team including change, communications, training and others.

• Demonstrate excellent communication skills.

• Contribute fully to the organizational change team.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Relevant qualification, e.g. ONE of: Prosci ADKAR1 Model APMG - Change Management or equivalent.

  • Experience of monitoring key metrics of change on transformational change programmes

  • Good knowledge of the principles of change management

  • Good knowledge of stakeholder management on complex/sensitive programmes understanding how change impacts various groups differently

  • Good interpersonal and communication (including presentation) skills

  • Ability to develop productive working relationships across the organisations and to work with integrity and honesty

  • Strong organizational skills, and an awareness of the project and programme context and disciplin

  • Ability and willingness to be flexible and work with US time zone-based teams and stakeholders.

We offer:

  • International working environment and unique company culture with emphasis on individual career growth and work-life balance

  • Friendly atmosphere and professional collaboration founded on diversity and inclusion in the workplace (e.g. employees’ organizations initiatives like Women’s Networks, Green Team, Toastmasters, sport activities)

  • Full time employment contract with salary corresponding to qualifications

  • Benefits package (e.g. private medical care, life insurance, Multisport card, car park sharing system, bicycle parking)

  • Personal development opportunities, including but not limited to, a range of professional trainings and certifications

  • Flexible working hours and ability to work remotely based on business requirements.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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