|Reference # :||19-11318||Title :||Socio Tech Specialist|
|Location :||South San Francisco, CA|
|Position Type :||Contract|
|Experience Level :||Start Date / End Date :||09/11/2019 / 12/31/2020|
|15 month contract|
The Socio-Tech Specialist directly consults with business leaders in guiding their organizations through the change and adoption from working in traditional offices, plants and labs to new work environments. The position is also accountable for supporting the evolution of the overall social and tech adoption strategy and platform (including processes and tools) that is leveraged at the project level.This position reports to the Social Platform Manager in the Work Environment Integration organization within Workplace Effectiveness.
The mission of this team is to serve as the consulting arm for the socio-technological practices to accelerate organizational as well as manager and employee readiness and adoption for these new environments and ensure these groups can work more flexibly, collaboratively and with a stronger sense of community in their new environments. Some of these new environments for office settings have been prototyped and are being "scaled? to employees on the SSF campus and within the Roche network. Other environments for office, lab and plant settings are in initial research and prototype stages and will need new approaches and strategies for working with these leaders and their employees.
Serve as the socio-tech lead from Pre-initiation through Sustaining with a focus on building engagement, readiness, and adoption. Customize the Readiness and Adoption Strategy to fit the leadership style, culture and communications/work practices of the Business Sponsor and Client Leaders.
Structure the internal teams and core teams to ensure effective stakeholder engagement and an efficient and effective process from pre-initiation through sustaining.
Partner with Program Managers and Client Core Team members to ensure organizational readiness and adoption of technology and new ways of working is weaved effectively through the lifecycle of the project
Design and facilitate with the business sponsors, client leaders and HR leads the key activities such as the org readiness discussions, key work practice workshops, tech assessments, stakeholder readiness assessments, and manager readiness sessions to ensure organizational alignment and surface potential challenges in adopting new ways of working. Identify work practices that require a focus on adopting new collaborative meeting tools and applications to enable teams to work better together and individuals to work more productively
Masters in Organization Development, Computer Science, or Change Management preferred with at least 7+ years of "on the job? experience advising and/or consulting in mid-size or larger biomedical or high tech organizations, ideally in workplace