Sr Change & Program Manager (Contract)

PlayStation Global

Contract Position

Summary

This job is for a Senior Change and Program Manager on a 12-month contract assignment in San Diego, CA. The role involves developing and administering change management strategies and plans to ensure the organization is ready for business process, system, and technology changes, while also managing large-scale change initiatives for the Service Delivery team. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication and presentation skills, be detail-oriented, and have experience in program management and change management.

What you'll do

  • Developing and administering Change
  • Maximizing user acceptance and minimizing resistance
  • Assisting with the development of Change management strategies and plans
  • Taking ownership of program management aspects of large scale change initiatives
  • Focusing on process and technology change from end-to-end
  • Managing multiple active projects and balancing resources
  • Developing influential and collaborative relationships with key stakeholders
  • Designing and executing successful programs
  • Working with technical stakeholders and translating technical concepts into needs
  • Adapting plans and approach to accommodate cultural differences
  • Managing multiple vendors delivering technical work
  • Ensuring an inclusive environment, empowering employees, and embracing diversity

Requirements

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Patient, persistent, discrete, pragmatic/realistic and diplomatic
  • A starter and finisher with ability to persevere, package ideas into strategies, champion ideas and work through transformational change to deliver results even with levels of ambiguity present
  • Data-centric and analytical with good planning skills and fine attention to detail
  • Essential - both detail and 'big-picture' conscious
  • Essential - excellent negotiation and advocacy skills including ability to clearly communicate with technical and business stakeholders
  • Experienced in managing multiple active projects and balancing resource in line with business priorities
  • Creative and energetic team player who embraces change and a desire to continually improve
  • Strong ability to develop influential and collaborative relationships with key global stakeholders
  • Able to challenge how things are done at all levels and provide respectful but clear suggestions for improvement on process and operations with an impartial and holistic perspective
  • Proven track record in designing and executing successful programs with both small and large groups across process, people and technology in a global setting
  • Being able to work with technical stakeholders and navigate technical roadmaps, processes or concepts to effectively be able to translate these into needs
  • A clear understanding of cultural differences around the globe and ability to adapt plans and approach to accommodate
  • Experience working in a global team with international colleagues with ability to collaborate effectively across regions, disciplines and timezones
  • Experience managing multiple vendors delivering the majority of technical work
  • Appropriate Change / Program Management related qualifications
  • Genuine passion for video games, technology and end user experience preferred

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Location

United States, San Diego, CA

Contract Length

12 Months

Compensation

The compensation for this position is not listed.

Keywords

change manager change lead program manager consulting data-centric analytical planning detail-oriented negotiation advocacy project management team player relationship building technical stakeholders cultural differences vendor management change/program management qualifications video games technology end user experience

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