Senior Project Manager - Organizational Change Management Specialist

Project Manager Remote


Senior Project Manager-Organizational Change Management Specialist

KAI Partners, Inc is seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Senior Project Manager focusing on Organizational Change Management to support our clients remotely. 


  • Lead small to medium-scale organizational change initiatives strategizing with executive leadership and project teams to deliver business outcomes. 
  • Develop, own, manage, and operationalize OCM strategies and plans, including stakeholder assessment, communications, resistance management, change impact and readiness plans, and training. 
  • Design, develop, and implement communication campaigns to prepare staff for changes and develop a change-ready culture to maximize employee adoption and utilization. 
  • Prepare, lead, and/or facilitate meetings with key stakeholders at all levels of the organization. 
  • Implement collaborative tactics for continuous improvement of OCM strategies including working with existing project teams and other stakeholders or consultants. 
  • Support KAIP organizational change management and project management procurement pursuits by providing subject matter expertise input, written responses, and quality reviews. 
  • Review and report on the consistency of system development using work plans, schedules, milestones, deliverables, staffing plans, and resource utilization.  
  • Produce related status reports and metrics using client-approved project management office tools and procedures.  
  • Build and maintain project schedules, integrating with related schedules, and other program management activities.  
  • Monitor client resource allocation and utilization to make recommendations for pre-emptive and corrective actions.  
  • Monitor, evaluate, coach, and participate in issue and risk management activities including risk identification, mitigation, resolution, and contingency planning.  
  • Identify needs that clients may not recognize, and ensuing approaches and solutions are linked to objectives and future needs.  
  • Continuously manage client expectations, ensuring delivery of the highest quality service, while soliciting and acting on client feedback.  
  • Assumes other duties, as assigned.  

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ability to perform task management. 
  • Ability to implement and implement communication strategies. 
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data. 
  • Ability to use business process improvement (BPI) and some knowledge of the vocabulary (methods, tools) of BPI without necessarily having extensive experience. 
  • Ability to manage and/or lead projects with a variety of stakeholders and multiple project dependencies. 
  • Ability to communicate, problem-solve and identify the root cause. 
  • Needs to be a self-motivated, driven individual who is comfortable working in a global, matrixed, fast-paced environment. 
  • Exceptional writing and presentation skills.

Work/Education Experience:

  • Five years of experience with Organizational Change Management, Communications, Client centric service/client relationship management.
  • Experience in higher education or administration of publicly funded grants.
  • Bachelor’s Degree. (Preferred)
  • Prosci Certification. (Preferred) 
  • PMP Certification. (Preferred)
  • Experience with grant programs, as a grantee or program administrator. (Preferred)
  • Experience with higher ed data sources, metrics, or reporting. (Preferred) 
  • Experience with Career and Technical Education programs (Preferred) 

Compensation Range: $115,000-$149,000

The salary range for this role may vary depending on the specific geographic location where this position is ultimately filled. Several factors, including but not limited to a candidate's experience, education, skills, certifications, pay equity, and organizational needs, are considered when determining the posted salary range. In addition, eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.

Must be able to provide references for all mandatory qualifications. All references will be verified.

KAI Partners

KAI Partners is a growing technology and organizational development consulting services firm based in Northern California. In partnership with our clients, we plan, develop and implement business and automation systems that strengthen core internal environments. We collaboratively develop organizational change strategies and tactics with clients to help them realize their desired business outcomes. By providing a full range of services, we enable the government and private industry to maximize internal efficiencies and corporate effectiveness. Our team brings over 100 years of experience working within and consulting to public and private sector organizations.