Full Job Description
The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. While Kraft Heinz is co-headquartered in Chicago and Pittsburgh, our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.
We spark joy around mealtime with our iconic brands, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Velveeta, Planters, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Primal Kitchen, and Classico, among others.
No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally . Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!
Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy & Collaboration
We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day. As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.
The Change Manager is a critical role in orchestrating the concerted adoption, understanding, and integration of the US Zone Enterprise Strategy. Through the deployment of our new Enterprise Strategy, we created the Transformation Office to dedicate resources tied to Master Planning, Capabilities, Change, and Ways of Working for our long-term success within prioritizations, cross-functional interdependencies, & accelerating capabilities. This Manager role reports to the Head of Change. This role will define measures to create awareness for initiatives and execute associated change management activities, such as stakeholder analyses, development of a change story, change impact assessment and communications planning. The Change Manager will support change management capability development across the organization by developing training, tools and resources to support teams executing change management plans for various initiatives.
Designs and develops comprehensive change management programs being supported, led and/or tracked by the Transformation Office (i.e., communication strategy, change story, stakeholder mapping, change impact assessment, and leadership engagement plan capability building)
Identifies the various stakeholder groups impacted by specific initiatives and defines the necessary interventions to ensure behavior adoption
Identifies change impacts and behavior change requirements for the initiatives
Supports the development of change management capability across the organization through training development and supporting initiative Change Leads (i.e. tools, playbook and SharePoint development)
Defines and tracks KPIs to monitor progress of change within a broad range of the organization
Works with Change Management Community of Practice to ensure Zone wide focus on employee experience
Bachelor's degree required; Masters preferred
Minimum of 4-5 years of relevant change management or transformation experience, prior management consulting experience preferred
Solid knowledge of tools and mechanisms to track impact of change management initiatives
Demonstrated ability to facilitate and lead others, and to work with minimal direction, with the proven ability to coordinate complex activities
Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills
Capability to understand end user roles and business implications
Excellent skills in presenting technical solutions in simple and clear manner to non-technical stakeholders and senior management, establishing strong relationships to ensure adoption
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity