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Organizational Change Leader - Technology PMO - REMOTE

Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P (HO)
St Louis, MO 63103 Work Remotely
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At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
We are looking for a Transformation Change Leader to join the Information Systems Agile Program Management Office (APMO) to lead large-scale technology and business program deliverables including strategy, cadences, metrics, cross-project dependencies, risks, and change management. This role will partner with key firm leaders to build out the change management approach and deliver change plans and interventions within Technology for the Product & Agile Transformation. This role will work directly with the Product & Agile Leader, Program Leads, Functional Leaders, HR Leadership, Talent Management and Enterprise Change Management. This role will identify change management needs and design effective change management programs, to meet strategic and operational goals including building a comprehensive learning, training plan to align with the digital transformation. You will guide leaders and teams in the execution of change strategies as it relates to the product & agile initiatives to deliver customer value and extraordinary experiences. In addition to creating a strategy for leveraging the change management framework and building a comprehensive learning, training plan to align with the digital transformation. We are looking for a driven servant-leader with experience in agile, transformation and organization change. This leader works closely with Technology leaders, Division leaders and product managers for strategic alignment and program prioritization. You will provide division leadership and stakeholders visibility into the general health of firm teams using outcomes-based reporting, team health metrics and other meaningful measures.

The APMO facilitates the coordination of large-scale programs and assists with removing and escalating cross-project and cross-team roadblocks impacting the portfolio deliverables. The APMO bridges agile project management methods and tools to an agile construct and reinforces a culture of business agility and relentless learning.
*ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES *

* Lead the design, development and implementation of integrated change management strategies for product and agile transformation.
* Lead the strategy for Technology talent mapping, upskilling and continuous learning culture
* Collaborate with functional senior leaders to identify and prioritize change management needs
* Evaluate initiative change risk and conduct readiness assessment
* Secure active sponsorship and align leaders around change initiatives
* Assess, design, develop and deliver actionable change management tactics, including case for change, impact analysis, stakeholder plan, communications, and training
* Review and identify change implications associated with organizational re-design initiatives, inclusive of structures and processes
* Engage and inspire commitment to transformational change from all stakeholders
* Ensure sustainable new ways of working, translating to tangible value & long-term results
* Provide thought leadership for large scale organizational transformation projects, offering change consulting, methods and tools
* Co-create measurement and adoption plans with key stakeholders, resulting in sustainable new ways of working, tangible value, and long-term results
* Build, communicate and preserve company-wide change management framework, standards, tools and templates
* Train company leaders on change management framework to build capability across company
* Build and continuously refine standards, tools and templates for program use
* Partner with Change Management lead to refine change management methodology in accordance with changing business needs and best practices
* Actively develop strategies to build change management capability in the HR Business Partner organization through education, partnership, and consultation


We trust that you will:

* Have a strong understanding of Product management, Agile, Lean, and Automation concepts and practices
* Define, develop, and execute on various Agile, initiatives, adoptions, and change strategies within a rapidly changing, complex, and matrixed environment.
* Interface with key stakeholders to oversee and execute on multiple concurrent initiatives focused on process improvements resulting in reduced cycle time.
* Develop the necessary operations and governance models for initiatives once implemented.
* Develop target roles, skills and organizational design in support of Product & Agile transitions.
* Be accountable to help teams effectively deploy Product & Agile methodologies toward meeting program commitments.
* Train and coach teams on the concepts, implementation and practice of Agile methodologies.
* Work closely and interactively with leaders across industry to provide training and coaching for their Product & Agile transformation journey.
* Conduct maturity assessments, corrective action planning, and improvement initiatives until process and transformation is fully integrated into the organization.
* Prepare reports for firm levels regarding the progress of initiatives.
* Utilize in-depth knowledge of the Product Management and lean Agile framework to recommend innovations that enhance and/or provide a competitive advantage to the organization.

*WE VALUE:*

* Change Management experience in large-scale digital transformations
* Agile experience in: Leading organizational-level Product & Agile transformation activities. Coaching development teams in theory and practice of Agile. Product development role in an Agile environment (e.g., Scrum Master, Product Owner or Sprint Team member.) Facilitating Program Increment planning events for a global organization. Leading discussions with Sr. Leadership on Lean-Agile principles
* Certified SPC or Change Management (and/or other Agile certifications)
* Strong negotiation skills.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Strong analytical skills and innovative mindset.
* Strong project management skills including the ability to manage priorities and workflow.
* Demonstrated impact on business-related targets.
* Value Stream Mapping experience.
*About You:*

* Bachelors Degree in a technical or related discipline preferred
* SIE required within the first year.
* Minimum of 7 years of experience directly related to Information Systems technology with at least 3 years of Team Leader (or equivalent) responsibilities preferred.
* Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of Agile, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration.
* Solid understanding of industry change management frameworks (PROSCI, Kotter, etc)


* FORTUNE 2020 Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
* From FORTUNE 2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.

* Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
* 2020 Corporate Equality Index Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
* Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
* Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
* The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firms 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.


Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. [Visit our career site](https://careers.edwardjones.com/compensation-and-values/) to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
Posted: 2021-04-28 Expires: 2021-07-19
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