Sparks, Nevada

SNC is looking for a communications professional with project management experience to build and manage the communications strategy for the Human Resources organization. This role is impactful and sits at the center of all things HR. We are looking for a collaborative, influential self-starter who is comfortable at the strategic level and will also roll up their sleeves to draft and edit project communications.

This role will serve as a key liaison between business stakeholders, HR teams, and the HR Project Management Office by establishing communications infrastructure that keeps HR staff, SNC managers, and the enterprise informed of upcoming activities, new HR programs, and policy changes. While communications is the primary focus of this role, this individual will also serve as a project manager on various HR initiatives and should have experience with project management. Change management training will be required and provided for this role.

The pace is fast at SNC and requires flexibility and agility - changes will be certain and frequent. Tasks and/or responsibilities may be assigned that fall outside of the prescribed scope of the role.

This job is a great fit for someone who is:

  • A self-starter that works and adheres to deadlines under minimal supervision.

  • An analytical problem solver who can flip the switch to focus on details when needed.

  • Well-versed in communications best practices, as well as their own communication philosophy.

Must Haves:

     Education & Experience

  • 2-5 years’ experience in Communications, Project Management, Change Management, and/or Human Resources or a related field

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Human Resources, or related field

     Communications

  • Experience building and driving communications plans, timelines, and drafting content

  • Advanced verbal and writing communication skills

  • Ability to facilitate and lead meetings and focus groups at all levels of the organization 

  • Demonstrated ability to create informative, professional, and aesthetic power point slides

    • Note: Applicants will be required to share examples of project and communications work

     Project Management

  • Strong knowledge of project and communication planning and execution

  • Experience scoping projects, managing schedules and overseeing project execution from beginning to end

  • Experience leading project meetings and facilitating communication between project team members, leadership, stakeholders and consultants

Preferred:

  • PMP or PMI certification

  • Prosci Change Management Practitioner certification

  • Familiarity or experience implementing change management

  • Experience gathering user requirements and translating into detailed documentation, project, and communications plans

  • Ability to analyze business systems and processes to identify user needs, document requirements, create data flow diagrams, case tool analysis, work & process flow diagrams, and address operation/process issues/improvements to accomplish business objectives

  • Experience creating test cases and performing testing activities as needed

  • Understanding of business application data to ensure accuracy, quality and opportunities to integrate between the systems

Important Notice:

To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

– Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status

pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.

Sparks, Nevada

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) provides customer-focused technology solutions in the areas of aerospace, aviation, electronics and systems integration, with applications including telemedicine, navigation and guidance systems, threat detection and security, scientific research and infrastructure protection. Founded in 1963 and headquartered in Sparks, Nevada, SNC operates under the leadership of owners, CEO Fatih Ozmen and President Eren Ozmen, with a global workforce supporting its customers

Sierra Nevada Corporation and owners Fatih and Eren Ozmen have been honored by numerous organizations as a result of their successful leadership, including: World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Space, Fast Company America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies, Inc. Tier 1 Superior Supplier for U.S. Air Force Aerospace Company of the Year Top Women-Owned U.S. Government Contractor Fastest Growing Women-Owned Company in North America Aviation Entrepreneurs of the Year Living Legends of Aviation Most Influential Turkish-American Woman, No. 2 TurkOfAmerica Top 10 Most Influential Turkish Americans, TurkOfAmerica Top Woman-Owned Firm for excellence in using innovative information technology solutions Women Role Model of the Year Distinguished Business of the Year Honorary Doctorate of Science -- University of Nevada, Reno (2016) Family Owned Business Award -- Nevada Business Magazine As a tribute to the Ozmen's exceptional leadership, successful vision and extraordinarily generous employee benefits, SNC was recognized by its employees as: Reno-Tahoe's Best Places to Work Denver's Best Places to Work Florida's Best Companies to Work

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