Lead, Change Management

Under Armour Baltimore, MD

About the Job

SUMMARY: The Lead, Change Management will be part of the newly established change management function reporting to the Director, Change Management at Under Armour. He/she will support change management efforts over large scale change initiatives at Under Armour such as changes to organizational structures, processes, and systems. This individual will initially focus on helping the organization transform to a more center-led operating model with clarified decision rights and business governance. Establishing the Under Armour change management methodology and building internal capabilities in this area will also be a key deliverables of the role. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Diagnose impacts of organizational changes and work with leadership to build mitigation plans
  • Conduct thorough analyses of stakeholder groups and manage the two-way flow of information with these stakeholders
  • Work with project team leaders to identify the anticipated impacts of planned changes and build mitigation plans
  • Work with senior project team members and functional sponsors to define measures of success, and methods for driving leadership alignment and accountability
  • Develop training programs and leverage various resources to cost effectively address skill gaps across all target audiences
  • Partner with external consulting firms to ensure a coordinated and integrated approach to change management and ensuring a consistent end-user experience
  • Build and sell a sustainment strategy to ensure the anchoring and reinforcement of new practices into the Under Armour culture
  • Build change management capability within the organization and its leaders CRITICAL SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS
  • 5+ years experience managing change in complex environments
  • Strong, practical, change management technical skills
  • Solid business acumen and the ability to quickly learn the dynamics of the business
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to build, sell and execute a strategic plan
  • Proven track record as a credible influencer
  • Ability to forge and maintain strong cross-functional relationships, including relationships with external partners
  • Project management
  • Understanding of the retail and wholesale industry a plus