Change Management and Training Specialist
The Civil Health Operation of Leidos is seeking candidates for the position of Change Management and Training Specialist in Bethesda, MD supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Leidos is modernizing the support systems for the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), allowing staff to manage information efficiently as part of their public health and science mission.
This position requires the candidate to work collaboratively and proactively with the Change Management and Training manager, Project Managers, development teams, and customers. The candidate must have an understanding of the Agile process, training activities, understand the concept of change management practices, and experience in recommending business process improvements and creating and executing professional presentations on IT system functions and features. The candidate will present to federal staff on several clinical, grant, and process projects on a regular basis. The candidate will work with technical team members to understand requirements, prepare training documents and communications, and lead Instructor Led Training (ILT) and one-on-one training sessions with stakeholders. This position also requires the ability to apply change management approaches throughout the duration of each project.
Excellent written communication skills and oral communication skills are required. Rigorous attention to detail under tight deadline constraints, strong organization skills and experience with software development projects is vital to the position. The candidate needs to be comfortable working independently and juggling multiple concurrent assignments. Experience in Clinical and Grants IT systems preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. Master’s Degree in Business, Social Sciences or Education Preferred.
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in Business, Information Technology, Political Science or other relevant professional degree from an accredited college or university.
REQUIRED SKILLS: The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3+ years with relevant experience in the following: technical writing, agile environment experience, developing training materials, working with business processes, providing customer presentations, and creating professional reports on training outcomes for senior leadership briefs. Candidates must have strong verbal and written communication skills, including technical writing for processes and systems documentation, and have worked directly with customers and other government stakeholders. The candidate must be able to demonstrate proficiency with software tools, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is with the ability to pass a minimal background investigation is required. The position requires access to sensitive, confidential health data; candidates will be required to sign and adhere to data use agreements on an annual basis for certain of the data they handle.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.