Corporate Transformation Manager

Curriculum Associates - Remote - Full time

Corporate Transformation Manager

At Curriculum Associates (CA), we believe a diverse team leads to diversity in thinking, making our products better for teachers and students. If you read this job description, feel energized by what you see here, and believe you could bring passion and commitment to the role, but you aren’t sure you meet every qualification, please apply! Above all, we are looking for the right person!

The Corporate Transformation Manager has oversight of CA’s Transformation Management Office (TMO), the umbrella organization that coordinates and drives transformation activities across CA including M&A/post-merger integration efforts and other strategic programs.

The impact you’ll have:

  • Orchestrate project governance, including regular cadence of TMO sessions (schedule, prepare for, and run and drive follow-ups for key meetings)
  • Support the execution of TMO governance and reporting including weekly reports and executive reviews
  • Manage overall project plan, track key milestones and detect, escalate and address transformation/integration risks
  • Maintain document repository and file structure as well as access rights; own cataloguing and managing version control on key documents
  • Track and manage confidentiality commitments and clearances for the project
  • Facilitate cross-functional partnership by highlighting interdependencies and areas of collaboration
  • Partner with functional leads and change leaders across the organization to develop and implement strategic recommendations to support operational excellence and business model enhancements
  • Facilitate and participate in targeted content deep dive sessions to enable problem solving
  • Support communications activities, including managing a communication plan, stakeholder engagement tracking and change management interventions
  • Draft and manage review process for selected communications (e.g., people on the move announcements, Operating Model change announcements)
  • Partner with IT PMO to drive digital transformation initiatives
  • Provide / facilitate access to business data and information, assist in solving for data gaps that may arise
  • Represent the Transformation and Integration Office in key management meetings with executive leaders

Who we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of progressive responsibility either internally or with a consulting firm with proven track record of leading transformation initiatives
  • High emotional intelligence and stakeholder management
  • Process/project management experience, along with communications and change management experience
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment, and execute with a sense of urgency
  • Self-starter mindset with the ability manage multiple stakeholders, including executives
  • Takes direction and translates into a pragmatic implementation plan
  • Problem solver, addresses roadblocks
  • Builds strong relationships and collaborates effectively with teams, as well as influence and partner across divisions and levels of the organization
  • Communicate effectively across written, verbal and presentation formats to a variety of audiences from project team member to Executive
  • Synthesizing data and project plans to create a defined critical path
  • Apply critical thinking techniques to highlight and analyze risks or problems and develop solutions
  • Lead the gathering of project requirements across a multi-function team
  • Manage and facilitate team meetings and initiatives to effectively develop plans and achieve goals

Not required, but we’d also love to see:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or other related field; MBA
  • Experience in a consulting firm
  • Project management certifications and experience with agile methodologies
  • Six-sigma certification
  • Technology or Finance or Operations process knowledge/background and work experience
  • Strong strategic mindset with sound business judgement and problem-solving capabilities

Location: This role may be based out of our North Billerica, MA offices or remote. 

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Finance

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Mid Level

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