Kellogg Sr. Manager Strategic Change in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

As a Senior Strategic Change Portfolio Manager in Global IT at Kellogg, you will be responsible for developing and executing strategic change and communication strategies and tactics to support high priority initiatives. Working amongst our progressive team of Strategic Change Management professionals, in this role you will lead the Strategic Change and Communications for the Digital Supply Chain portfolio while developing and creating innovative solutions and employee engagement campaigns. Does this bring out the tiger in you?!

We’re looking for someone who can snap, crackle and drive change working out of our Battle Creek, MI Corporate Headquarters OR our Oak Brook, IL Information Technology Center. Excited for what lies ahead? We are too!

HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Be a Strategic Partner – You’ll partner with IT and business strategists to provide thought leadership and create engaging communications and content that helps tell the story of the key strategic priorities that support the Kellogg growth plan.

  • Manage a Comprehensive Strategic Change Portfolio – Two scoops of communication and leadership will be key ingredients in your recipe for success in this role. Collaborating with key leaders and team members within Supply Chain, you’ll determine initial project requests, scope, and resource needs to drive change management solutions within the broader business strategy. Our success is shaped by you.

  • Lead Change – We believe that we can drive positive change for the future, for each other, our company and our communities. In this role, you’ll lead and execute strategic change management for internal stakeholders by applying a structured methodology. This includes leading strategy development, stakeholder analysis, change impact and readiness assessments, communication, training and adoption plans along with end-user facing deliverable creation and delivery. Additionally, you’ll partner with leadership to ensure change management, communication, training capabilities, and solutions are implemented consistently and efficiently.

YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Required Skills:

  • High School Diploma or GED and significant related Change Management experience

  • Solid understanding of the change management industry and the ability to incorporate best practices as they emerge

  • Team leadership skills, experience/in-depth knowledge of business operations and IT processes

  • Experience influencing, communicating, and working effectively with all levels within the organization, with extensive experience synthesizing complex and detailed information into organized outputs such as executive level presentations, sizzle videos, and sell decks.

  • Extensive experience leading and managing simultaneous complex Strategic Change Programs and Projects, with a high level of experience creating and implementing strategic vision, and tactical execution to drive business results

  • Proven experience developing and delivering Strategic Change Projects from beginning to end:

  • Strategic Change Management Project Planning

  • Leadership Alignment

  • Stakeholder Engagement

  • Strategic Change Communications

  • Education Solutions

  • Knowledge Transfer

  • Business Readiness and Adoption

  • Proven ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities, managing multiple high priority initiatives, and working effectively in a fast pace environment

  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Project, Excel, SharePoint and Outlook and advanced expertise in PowerPoint

Bonus Points:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Change Management, Communications, HR, Business or related field

  • Experience in Supply Chain and Digital Transformation

  • Demonstrated conflict resolution, negotiation and influencing skills

  • Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges

  • Forward looking with a holistic approach

  • Adaptable and able to work in ambiguous situations

  • Proven success working with corporate senior leadership teams

WHAT’S NEXT

If you are a change management professional who can help bring Kellogg to the next level, apply today and don’t miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:

  • Kellogg K-Values at http://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/company-and-values.html

  • New Hire Benefits Guide at http://www.kelloggbenefitsguide.com/

THE FINER PRINT

This role will require travel up to 50%.

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf for English or this Link at http://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf for Spanish.

Title: Sr. Manager Strategic Change

Location: USA-IL-Oak Brook

Other Locations: USA-IL-Chicago, USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: INF001264

Job Function: Information Technology

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Jan 4, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No