Cardinal Health Manager, Strategic Planning/Execution (Organizational Change Management, P-Mod 2) in Dublin, Ohio

What Strategic Planning/ Execution contributes to Cardinal Health

Strategic Planning/Execution is responsible for developing and supporting the realization of strategic plans and management agendas

P osition Description

The Manager, Organizational Change Management (P-Mod 2) focuses on the people side of change for a large scale, highly-complex program that including changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles and organization structures in an environment of high velocity of change.

The primary change responsibility is originating and executing change management strategies and plans that maximize adoption and usage and minimize resistance. The Manager, OCM will collaborate with and manage external consultants to drive faster adoption, higher ultimate utilization and greater proficiency of the changes that impact employees in the organization to increase benefit realization, value creation, ROI and the achievement of results and outcomes.


  • Apply Prosci’s structured change methodology to change management activities
  • Execute change assessments
  • Create and facilitate stakeholder engagement strategies and plans
  • Create actionable and reusable change activities
  • Mitigate people risks including anticipating and managing barriers to user adoption
  • Coach and mentor leaders on change
  • Create written communications and presentations
  • Track and report issues, define and measure success and adoption metrics, and monitor change progress among stakeholders


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • At least 3 years of experience applying change management principles, methodologies and tools – previous roles in Operational Excellence, Organizational Development, or change management are strongly preferred
  • Strong understanding of MS Office applications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; experience working with upper-level management
  • Expertise in people side of change during large scale, complex changes in high-velocity of change environment; experience with Prosci ADKAR® Model is a plus
  • Exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Facilitation and/or training skills
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
  • Resilient and tenacious with a propensity to persevere despite obstacles and setbacks
  • Proven track record of driving and execution at both strategic and tactical levels
  • Problem solving and root cause identification skills
  • Team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others
  • Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges.
  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle
  • Prior experience in working on large-scale technology projects a plus

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Manages department operations and supervises professional employees, frontline supervisors and/or business support staff
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
  • Ensures employees operate within guidelines
  • Decisions have a short term impact on work processes, outcomes, and customers
  • Interacts with subordinates, peer customers and suppliers at various management levels may interact with senior management
  • Interactions normally involves resolution of issues related to operations and/or projects
  • Gains consensus from various parties involved

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.