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Burns & McDonnell Organizational Change Management Project Manager - Strategic Initiatives (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Change Manager will lead the development, execution, and maintenance of the business unit change management portfolio. This role will focus on changes to culture, job roles, organizational structures, and business processes, systems & technology. This includes creating and implementing change management strategies and plans to maximize employee adoption & usage and minimize the resistance of large-scale change initiatives. The Change Management Manager will be responsible for increasing benefit realization, value creation, ROI, and the achievement of intended results and outcomes of organizational changes.

  • Lead development and implementation of comprehensive change management strategies and plans for various organizational initiatives, ensuring alignment with business goals and objectives.

  • Lead collaboration with cross-functional teams, including project managers, HR, communications, and leadership, to identify change impacts, risks, and mitigation strategies.

  • Assess the current organizational culture and readiness for change, and design interventions to foster a supportive environment for new initiatives.

  • Lead creation of clear and effective communication plans to articulate the purpose, benefits, and timeline of changes to all stakeholders, fostering understanding and buy-in.

  • Lead the identification and engagement of change champions and stakeholders at all levels of the organization to drive advocacy and support for the change process.

  • Lead training programs and workshops to equip employees with the skills and knowledge required for successful adoption of new processes, systems, and technologies.

  • Manage and monitor the effectiveness of change management strategies, gathering feedback and data to make continuous improvements.

  • Address potential sources of resistance to change, developing strategies to overcome challenges and maintain momentum.

  • Lead development of metrics and reports to track the progress and impact of change initiatives, providing regular updates to leadership and stakeholders.

  • Provide coaching and support to managers and leaders to effectively guide their teams through the change process.

  • Coach and develop certified change practitioners in their creation and execution of change management strategies.

  • Stay current with industry trends and best practices in change management, integrating new insights into strategies and approaches.


  • Bachelor's Degree in business, organizational leadership, or related field.

  • Minimum of 14 years of relevant experience.

  • Proven understanding of how people go through a change and the change process.

  • Tools

  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies, and tools; Prosci ADKAR Model preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to clearly present complex information.

  • Demonstrated collaboration and leadership skills

  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills, ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment.

  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task

  • Strong ability to ascertain customer concerns, consider alternatives and provide customers guidance to solve their problems.

  • Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts

  • Change Management certification or designation. Prosci Certification preferred

  • Comfortable and confident working with senior management

  • Collaborative leadership style  


Job Project Management

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 233889 Job Hire Type Experienced