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CHANGE MANAGER

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Change Manager. This new hire will work at Global Headquarters - 24 Schilling Road, Suite 1 in Hunt Valley, MD. The Change Manager will report to a SENIOR DIRECTOR GLOBAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT. 

 

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. As a Fortune 500 company with over $5 billion in annual sales across 160 countries and territories, we manufacture, market, and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce, retail,food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands include McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Stubb's, OLD BAY, Lawry's, Zatarain's, Ducros, Vahiné, Cholula, Schwartz, Kamis, DaQiao, Club House, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. Our Purpose is "To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor and our Vision is "A World United by Flavor—where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand."

As a company recognized for its exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs, and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays, and vacations.

 

 

Under the direction of the Senior Director, Global Change Management, the Change Manager III position is responsible for managing cross-functional transformational change initiatives that support McCormick’s ongoing business transformation.

 

This position has responsibility for the full change management lifecycle including stakeholder analysis, readiness assessments, sponsorship, communications, training, and reinforcement plans for high priority initiatives and/or workstreams within transformational programs. The position works closely with Change Leaders, Project Managers, L&D Managers, and Business Leaders to ensure effective delivery against strategic objectives to develop and implement change management strategies, increase learner/user knowledge and adoption and enhance the high-performance work systems needed to support organization’s short-term goals and long-term transformation strategies. 

 

The position will support the development and execution of a change management program that impacts McCormick’s global organization, including preparing approximately 10,000 end users for significant changes to their ways of working through deployment of new business processes, roles and responsibilities, and new SAP technology. Building the McCormick of the future will include the enterprise-wide modernization and improvement of our enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems into one, global instance of SAP and reinventing the way we work. This transformation is a significant investment in technology and business process and more importantly an investment in our future to strengthen our competitive position in the global market.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, Psychology, Organization Design, HR, Supply Chain, or related professional area
  • 7+ years of business experience working in roles of Change Management, Transformation Management, and/or HR or Business leadership
  • Expertise in implementing change management strategies to maximize user/stakeholder adoption
  • Demonstrated experience operating in a global environment, with understanding to different cultural norms and ways of working
  • Experience in business consulting for large-scale and complex projects
  • Experience in driving mid-size projects requiring advanced level project management
  • Demonstrated experience working on cross-functional teams to deliver results
  • Expertise in managing stakeholder expectations, including key senior business stakeholders
  • Strong collaboration and partnering skills
  • Leadership skills, presence and credibility, strong judgment, business instincts and high level of influence and professionalism 
  • Ability to be flexible and agile and pivot to changing business priorities
  • Ability to navigate through highly matrixed work environment to achieve business outcomes
  • Influence without direct authority, diplomacy and tact, can build meaningful relationships
  • Strong communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation
  • Strong business acumen/savvy and understanding of cross-functional stakeholder needs
  • Able to work both strategically and hands-on to deliver results
  • Ability to self-manage and operate independently in environments that may not be black and white
  • Proven ability to analyze and resolve problems by applying technical experience and expertise to review precedents identify potential solutions and select the best and most viable course of action
  • Operates as a continuous learner, proactively asking questions, challenges status quo and making recommendations for improvement

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Advanced or graduate degree, a plus
  • PROSCI, CCMP, SHRM, or related certification

Working knowledge of supply chain and manufacturing

 

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 

 

 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore