Slalom is a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future, with solutions spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology, and analytics. We help companies push the boundaries of what’s possible, collaborating every step of the way. Our clients come to us to find new ways to accelerate innovation, do more with less, get to market faster, create experiences their customers love, and build operational muscle for sustainable results. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to over 4,000 employees. We were named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2016 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. You can find us in 25 cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada.
At Slalom we put people first. Every individual who joins us becomes part of our fabric, weaving their talents and perspectives into the greater whole of who we are. Our local model enables our consultants to get off the road and make a large impact to local clients in their own communities. We strive to always go above and beyond in everything we do, and it shows in our results:
§ Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work
§ Human Rights Campaign’s Best Places to Work 2015 - 2016
§ Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work 2016
§ Consulting Magazine’s Best Places to Work 2015
Slalom Consulting’s Organizational Effectiveness (OE) practice enables companies to get the most business value from their processes, technologies, and people. Our consultants are experienced business architects, change practitioners and learning specialists that bring the right solutions to each project. The ideal candidate will be a skilled, hands-on consultant with demonstrable experiences of delivering value and significant impact to businesses of different scale and scope, especially with regard to moving the needle on organizational transformation initiatives. S/he will come either from a top-tier strategy or human capital consulting firm and will be a strong leader with at least 5 years of related work experience.
Defining Your Success
As an Organizational Effectiveness consultant for Slalom San Francisco, you will have achieved the following within your first 12 months of employment:
§ You understood the client’s business to design effective organizational change, operating model, communication and/or process improvement programs to drive business benefits;
§ You designed, developed and led feedback-driven change management approaches;
§ You created and executed improvement plans adapted to the client environment;
§ You mentored clients, worked on projects independently, contributed as a team member, and/or lead teams of consultants and/or clients to successful project delivery;
§ You designed and conducted readiness assessments, evaluated results and presented findings in a logical and easy-to-understand manner;
§ You created and managed measurement systems to track adoption, utilization and proficiency of individual changes;
§ You identified resistance and performance gaps, and worked to develop and implement corrective actions;
§ You worked with project teams to integrate change management activities into overall project plans;
§ You led change leadership strategy, change sponsorship, stakeholder analysis, cultural assessment, change readiness, adoption & sustainability, communication (communication strategy / planning and/or communication execution) initiatives.
What You Possess
§ 5+ years of organizational change, process improvement and/or operating model experience;
§ Prior management consulting experience in a project-based, client-facing environment; ideally across multiple industries;
§ Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution;
§ A history of mentoring and/or teaching others to use organizational change methodologies;
§ Ability to apply a structured change leadership approach and methodology for the people-sided change caused by projects and change efforts;
§ Ability to develop a change leadership strategy based on a situational awareness of changes and the groups impacted;
§ Ability to identify potential people-side risks and anticipated points of resistance, and develop specific plans to mitigate or address concerns;
§ Ability to develop a set of actionable and targeted change leadership plans, including a communication plan, sponsor roadmap, coaching plan, training plan and resistance management plan.
§ Position located in San Francisco, CA (Bay Area)
§ Travel not required
§ For a qualified individual who meets these specifications, Slalom is prepared to offer a competitive compensation package to include base salary, performance-based bonus and full employee benefits package