Arrow Electronics HR Manager I, Solutions in Englewood, Colorado


HR Manager I, Solutions

Job Description:

  • Job Description: HR Manager I, Change Management

The primary job of the HR Change Manager will be to ensure that the new change initiatives introduced into the organization help to further the organizational objectives and fit in completely with its corporate vision and mission. A change manager will play a key role in ensuring projects (change initiatives) meet objectives on time and on budget by increasing employee adoption and usage. This person will focus on the people side of change, including changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles and organization structures. The primary responsibility will be creating and implementing change management strategies and plans that maximize employee adoption and usage and minimize resistance. The change manager will work to drive faster adoption, higher ultimate utilization of and proficiency with the changes that impact employees. These improvements will increase benefit realization, value creation, ROI and the achievement of results and outcomes.

  • Coaching and Mentoring to Implement Change

The second part of change management job description includes the role as a coach or a mentor for the organization to implement change. The change management specialist will strive to achieve quick adoption of change and ensure efficient understanding and training in order to achieve organizational proficiency to handle new initiatives and projects. S/He will perform the role of a coach or mentor for senior managers of the organization to assist them in fulfilling their role as change sponsors for their respective departments and teams. He will also engage with key project teams to help them integrate their projects with crucial change management initiatives undertaken by the organization.

  • Specific Roles and Responsibility

  • Primary attention to the people side of change. Create a structured change management implementation strategy at so that there is consistency in adopting change for every employee, every project team and every department.

  • Support the design, development, delivery and management of communications.

  • Conduct impact analyses, assess change readiness and identify key stakeholders.

  • Provide input, document requirements and support the design and delivery of training programs

  • Identify the most expected and potential points of resistance to change. Develop counter strategies to reduce the resistance and address the doubts and uncertainty surrounding the change to foster a positive acceptance of change.

  • Create specific change management plans with respect to training and orientation of employees. Training will lead to the path of least resistance to change and maximum utilization of the new initiatives for the company.

  • Establish parameters to measure the early adoption, effective utilization and proficiency to new change initiatives for individual employees as well as groups or departments.

  • Identify deviations in performance from the change standards and implement strategies for corrective action to achieve full organizational adoption to change.

  • Continue to maintain a close engagement with specialists from the HR, training and communication departments to ensure a smooth transition to change and organization-wide successful implementation of change initiatives.

  • Skills and qualifications

  • 8 years experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools

  • College Degree and 7-10 years business experience

  • A solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Excellent active listening skills

  • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences

  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships

  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal

  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations

  • Resilient and tenacious with a propensity to persevere

  • Forward looking with a holistic approach

  • Organized with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics

  • Problem solving and root cause identification skills

  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization

  • Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others

  • Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges

  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle

  • Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts

  • PROSCI or equivalent Change management certification or designation desired

  • Master's Degree in Business, Human Resources preferred


Denver (Englewood)

Time Type:

Full time

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