Principal/Sr Principal Organizational Change Management (OCM) Specialist

Job title: Principal/Sr Principal Organizational Change Management (OCM) Specialist

Company: Northrop Grumman


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

NG Space Systems – Propulsion Systems is currently seeking a Principal/Sr Principal Business Management Analyst for our PLM Systems & Digital Strategy team supporting several locations within the Space Systems but home location would be the Bacchus (Magna), UT facility.

This role will be responsible for supporting all aspects of organizational change management activities in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) consolidation and process improvement initiatives – including identification of key stakeholders, change assessment/gap analysis on business processes and tools, communications strategy and training activities. This role will also be a key contributor to the Northrop Grumman’s digital transformation efforts and lead change management for PLM adoption within the Space sector. This position will be located in Utah and will report to Propulsion Systems Engineering.

Position Summary / Responsibilities

  • Engage as a key member of the change management initiative throughout the life cycle, and act as a trusted adviser and influencer to SP and DTO leadership, sponsors and stakeholders.
  • Develop a change management strategy and plan to drive adoption of new systems and initiatives by utilizing standard methods and tools.
  • Lead and work closely with the project team to develop stakeholder outreach and engagement efforts to ensure awareness, understanding, buy-in, and support.
  • Perform readiness assessments to understand and document the current state.
  • Build a change network to ensure 2 way feedback and conduct interviews to identify stakeholder needs.
  • Lead the design and development of communications plans, training strategies and associated materials.
  • Create consistent broad-scale and targeted internal-based communications, including email announcements, design promotional materials, prepare/conduct presentations and talking points for leadership briefings.
  • Provide input to and maintain a close awareness of project plans and manage change plans/activities accordingly.
  • Support project close-out activities, including additional communication or documentation needs, establishment of hyper care communication process and participation in lessons learned evaluations.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree required plus a minimum of 6 years of experience in change management, consulting or large-scale change and project management efforts
  • Position can be filled one level higher, 9 years with BS or 7 years with MS
  • Working knowledge of change management design, communication, training, project management and effectiveness practices
  • Effectively communicate throughout various levels of the organization and experience directly interfacing with end users as well as senior leadership.
  • Experience implementing business systems
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies, and tools; organizational design, culture change, people performance and Prosci Change Practitioner certification a plus.
  • Excellent project management skills and PMP certification a plus.
  • Exceptional people skills & ability to influence decision making at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent strategic thinking, demonstrated consultative skills working in a dynamic and matrix environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated ability to effectively communicate through presentations and influence others.
  • Proactive identification, root-cause analysis skills and communication of issues that may impede an initiative.
  • Ability to use critical thinking and strong problem solving skills to identify alternative solutions and the ability to be flexible; quickly change directions and priorities when needed and within challenging time constraints.
  • Ability to work independently and make independent decisions, ensuring high levels of collaboration with stakeholders and subject matter experts in a team environment.
  • Previous experience in the Aerospace & Defense or Engineering & Science industries

Salary Range: $72,200.00 – $108,400.00Salary Range 2: $89,500.00 – $134,300.00

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by December 8, 2021 or by your start date if it is after December 8th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Location: USA

Job date: Sun, 24 Oct 2021 22:45:16 GMT

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