Monsanto MPS Regional Change Manager in ST. LOUIS, Missouri
This position will provide change management leadership at Monsanto Production System (MPS) implementation sites. The candidate will work closely with site change managers, site leadership, regional leadership, Production CoE, regional and global HR teams, and the regional and global change management teams.
The Regional Change Manager will play a key role in ensuring the implementation of initiatives at our production sites meet objectives and realize benefits. This person will focus on the people side of change, including changes to processes, systems and technology, job roles and organization structures. The primary responsibility will be implementing a change management strategy and plan inclusive of all key change levers: communication, engagement, stakeholder management, training, coaching and mentoring, and reinforcement.
Responsibilities of the Position :
Lead MPS change management initiatives at sites during MPS implementation, in coordination with site change managers, site leads and other implementation project leaders driving alignment for the change strategy at the Hub and Site/s
Develop understanding of implementation methodology and recommended change management strategy
Create, review and refine content to be leveraged in organization-wide
Tap into extended Monsanto HR/Change Team network, when needed
Develop and execute change management action plan, adapting recommended strategy and inclusive of all change levers: communication, training, stakeholder management and engagement, coaching and mentoring and reinforcement and rewards.
Oversee relevant analysis at the site: Gather key cultural and change readiness insights (through in-depth 1-on-1 interviews, focus groups and surveys) from leadership and operators/technicians at select sites
Measure and report change progress throughout the site implementation, e.g. new behaviors, adoption of new practices and follow up after the implementation to ensure continuing adoption and sustainment
Coach site change managers, site leadership, as needed, in partnership with HR and in accordance with expectations outlined in Monsanto’s change leadership competency
Tailor training documentation to address site specific practices, based on Globally-designed MPS training
Partner with HR on the implementation of competency frameworks and role descriptions
Deliver training related to leading change and/or facilitate the delivery of training by subject matter experts
Build a high-impact change champion network or leverage existing networks
Recognize risks to the change and develop and implement action plans
Develop Executive Summary of project progress and benefits delivered, at the sites
Oversee communication/change milestone reviews and workshops during MPS implementation
Maintain regular touchpoints with site leads, HR, CoE and regional leadership
Maintain line of sight and influences efforts outside of the project that can enable or hinder success
Provide post-implementation support to identified groups and collect feedback on successes and opportunities for improvement in future implementations.
Provide recommendation for governance model and ongoing support structure for the changes after initial implementation.
7+ years of relevant experience
Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts with demonstrated results
Ability to tailor change messaging and communication channel to identified stakeholder
Ability to travel approximately 50-60% of the time
- Master’s degree in business, Organization Development (OD), organizational psychology, knowledge of manufacturing processes, communication, HR or commiserate experience preferred..
Organization: NA Supply Chain LT51012126_
Title: MPS Regional Change Manager
Location: North America-USA-Missouri-St. Louis
Requisition ID: 01PNH
Job: Seed Production
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