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Senior Manager, Corporate Development

Company: Deloitte
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Employee Experience & Communications Senior Manager-US Corporate Development

Description of Role

The Employee Experience & Communications Senior Manager will join the US Corporate Development team and focus on integration planning and execution for acquisitions that Deloitte makes across multiple business areas. Deloitte plans and delivers transactions to support growth and development of the Firm's strategic priorities. US Corporate Development helps deliver the value of these transactions, working across teams to execute the planned operating model and transition the acquired employees. The focus of integration planning begins during diligence and continues to early stabilization post close. Focus on employees commonly extends several months post Day 1 to provide a smooth transition into Deloitte.

The purpose of this role is to lead the change management and communications work threads across all stakeholders in the acquisition. This person will advise the business on strategies and approaches that are most relevant to the acquisition and will manage the development of work plans and execution accordingly. The role is also responsible for building upon best practices and updating strategies and approaches as acquisition priorities and targets evolve.

What you'll do

Expectations of the role will be to:

  • Assess culture and future state operations to understand change implications that will inform the employee transition and communications
  • Structure a consistent approach to Change Management including culture and change assessments, employee experience plans, etc.
  • Proactively identify and mitigate risks such as culture risk, external leaks, expectation gaps, etc.
  • Work with the business to propose and design key messaging and the overall Employee Experience approach
  • Drive a coordinated plan to internally and externally communicate the acquisition
  • Lead teams to develop Employee Experience and Communication plans that are consistent with strategic rationale, the operating model, and the culture assessment
  • Deliver key events such as Employee Announcement Events and Day One Onboarding
  • Deliver continuity of change management and communications support to fully execute the plan, from diligence through post close stabilization
  • Utilize consistent best practices with continual refinements based on recent acquisitions
    Overview of Responsibilities

    This person is a core leader in the Integration Management Office with ownership over Employee Experience and Communications for Deloitte acquisitions:
    • Conducts Target cultural assessment and anticipated change implications as transitioned employees (and Deloitte employees) move to the new operating model
    • Develops baseline change management plan with Business Sponsors and Target leaders
    • Conducts stakeholder analysis and develops a communications plan that addresses internal and external stakeholders
    • Works with leaders to develop key messaging and prepare for key events/deliverables
    • Produces progress reports on benchmarks, conducts feedback surveys, and develops risk mitigation plans
    • Manages a dedicated change team to execute against specific acquisitions
      Qualifications

      What you'll bring - Requirements and Experience
      • Experienced Senior Manager with a background in organizational and workforce management
      • Experience with Stakeholder Management and Communications, Change Management and Transformation, Leadership Communications
      • Bachelor's degree in Business, Communications or related subject
      • Core competencies in developing employee transformation and change management, communications planning, writing and project management
      • Strong writing and presentations skills with ability to translate vision and strategies into key messaging
      • Analytical ability to develop surveys and other feedback/interview tools and extrapolate results
      • Team leader experienced in building and managing high performing teams
      • Track record of working effectively with cross-functional teams and business leaders
      • High quality deliverable production
      • Willingness to be flexible in assignments and projects to support US Corporate Development success
      • Knowledge of Deloitte and exposure to M&A is preferred, but not required
      • Travel up to 10% (While 10% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice.)
      • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
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Keywords: Deloitte, Kansas City , Senior Manager, Corporate Development, Executive , Kansas City, Kansas

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