This position serves as a Change Management Advisor in the Aircraft Certification Service (AIR) and acts as contributor for development of new and innovative approaches, methodologies, and/or techniques to define and direct challenging projects/programs/activities.
The incumbent performs multiple, varying, and complex assignments under the minimal direction of a manager, project/program manager, team leader, or more experienced professional. Applies change management techniques to organizational change initiatives, to include impact analysis, communications planning, change readiness assessment, and/or project planning. Identifies and resolves challenging problems or issues which cross organizations, and outlining improvement goals and/or strategies. Applies knowledge of change management and business process improvement methodologies and tools.
The work of this position focuses on implementing change for the top Aircraft Certification Service national initiatives by cultivating, prioritizing, and implementing impactful strategic changes throughout Aircraft Certification Service (AIR) on an ongoing basis. Tackles strategic problems and proactively works with stakeholders to get ahead of issues while training stakeholders and spreading a culture of change management. Monitor and review execution of change to ensure consistent with organization. S/he will evaluate the change and the impact to develop a customized strategy. Analyze and identify risk mitigation tactics. This position supports the program's mission by assisting in developing policy, programs, processes, communication plans and outreach programs related to change management; analyzing and evaluating the impacts of change initiatives on various stakeholder groups; evaluating and identifying impacts on policy, rules, orders, and directives of each individual initiative, as well as facilitating revision and change process for required changes. Provide metrics to measure the change success and obtain approval for the process and associated procedures.
The incumbent supports the design, development, delivery and management of communications plans for change management. Provides technical writing expertise and oversight to change teams during their planning process. Identifies areas in the change plan that will require specific updates to policy, rules, standards, and orders. Develops written recommended updates. Engage and communicates technical writing updates, statuses, and results to Senior Change Management Advisor on a regular cadence.
Liaises directly with other communications specialists to produce and disseminate communications external to the program. These communications may be in the form of various media and outreach efforts. Partners with initiative owners to discuss communication needs and objectives, and develops themes and approaches accordingly. Provides sample communication material (e.g., toolkits; templates; frameworks) to line management to enable customized communication.
Work is reviewed rarely, typically though status reports and at project completion, to ensure policy compliance and alignment with the requirements of projects and/or other work activities. The work activities typically impact directly on the objectives of one or more organizational units, major subdivision within AIR and may affect the objectives of the FAA. The work may often affect internal and external customers.
Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.
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US Citizenship is required.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)
To qualify for this position you must demonstrate in your application that you possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to FV H FG/GS 12 in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.
Specialized experience may include but not limited to: Experience developing communications plans and outreach programs related to change.
Qualifications must be met by the closing date of this vacancy announcement.
Make sure your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications and answers to the job questionnaire.
We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.
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