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Cybersecurity Workforce – Cultural SME

Job Description


Our company seeks a skilled organizational Culture Fixer to help us improve and transform our US Government Customer's organizational culture. The Culture Fixer will be responsible for analyzing and assessing the current organizational culture climate; identifying areas of improvement; and developing and implementing effective strategies and initiatives to improve and enhance the organization's overall cybersecurity workforce culture. These efforts are specifically focused on our Customer’s CISO organization; their engagement within their organization; and their external partners. The ideal candidate will be a creative workforce analyst experienced in human capital. A problem-solver with excellent communication, analytical, and leadership skills. This position will support our client remotely and work closely with stakeholders and other members of the customer's Cybersecurity team to gather and review existing and new surveys, workshop feedback, and interview results. The culture consultant will work with an integrated project team of multiple technical disciplines and work roles, including cybersecurity practitioners, managers, and executive leadership, to assess and analyze the existing state of the workforce culture and provide recommendations and Plans of Action and Milestones to effect improvement. This position will also exercise proven methodologies that examine communications methods, standards, and tools used by the customer for internal and external communications to provide recommendations for improvement.


Primary Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Exercise proven assessment methodologies for examining specific components of the cybersecurity workforce culture and its impact on communications and support.

  • Provide detailed and in-depth analysis of data - thorough analysis of the current corporate culture to identify areas of improvement.

  • Develop survey and other assessment tools as required.

  • Develop and plan the implementation of future strategic approach and initiatives to address identified issues and enhance the overall culture of the organization.

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders and leaders to gain buy-in and support for cultural changes.

  • Develop and plan the implementation of training programs and workshops to educate employees on the importance of organizational culture and how to contribute to a positive culture.

  • Provide coaching and guidance to leaders and employees on how to foster a positive work environment and culture.

  • Monitor and measure the effectiveness of cultural initiatives and advise on adjustments as necessary.

  • Communicate progress and results to stakeholders and leadership teams.

  • Stay current on best practices and trends in organizational culture and recommend changes accordingly.

Basic Qualifications

  • US Citizen

  • Must support and meet Federal clearance requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited university or college with a solid academic record

  • 10+ years of professional work experience with at least 5 years in workforce culture

  • Proven experience in cultural change management, preferably in a corporate setting

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong leadership and communication skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively with all levels of the organization

  • Knowledge of current best practices and trends in organizational culture

  • Strong project management skills and ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives.

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences

  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships at both senior and middle management levels.

  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal

  • Problem-solving and root-cause identification skills

  • Experience navigating complex organizations, developing and delivering vision through various communication strategies and presentations to senior-level executives and technical audience

  • Self-starter, proactive, able to bring clarity to ambiguity

  • Experienced in project management with overlapping and competing deadlines

  • Works cooperatively with client, flexible, prefer government (not corporate) experience

  • Ability to utilize data visualization techniques to support culture change narratives


Preferred (but not required) Qualifications


A workforce culture subject matter expert should ideally possess a combination of academic qualifications, practical experience, and personal attributes.


Education: A degree in organizational psychology, human resources, or a related field.


Professional certifications: Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP)

Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)

Certified Diversity Professional (CDP)


Relevant experience


US Government or Contractor human resources, talent development, or organizational workforce culture


Basic Skills and Abilities


Analytical skills: Ability to analyze data and metrics related to workforce culture to help identify areas of improvement and track progress over time.


Communication skills: Strong communication skills to effectively convey ideas and influence change within an organization.


Cultural competency: Understanding and respecting diverse perspectives and cultural differences is essential for creating an inclusive workforce culture.


Ultimately, a workforce culture subject matter expert should have a deep understanding of the factors that shape workforce culture and be able to use that knowledge to help organizations create a positive and productive work environment.


If you are passionate about improving corporate culture and have a track record of success in cultural change management, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.


Full Time / Part Time

Full time employee or Consultant


Salary / Compensation


Regular / Temporary

Regular


Job Exempt (Yes / No)

Yes


Job Category

Human Resources | Project Management


Work Shift

First (United States of America)

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