Sr. OCM Consultant

Arlington, VA

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Job Description

Octo Consulting Group is seeking a Sr. Organizational Change Management Consultant to join our growing team and lead the workstream as part of a Cloud Migration program for a Federal Financial organization.  The Sr. OCM Consultant will work with a multi-disciplinary team of PMO, Enterprise Architecture, Technical, and Acquisition Planning professionals to plan and structure a large-scale transition of the IT Portfolio to the cloud.

The Sr. OCM Consultant will focus on the people side of change associated with a large-scale cloud migration program. 

  • Conduct stakeholder analyses, articulate impacts to business and system owners, identify changes to business processes, systems and technology, and job roles.
  • Create and implement change management plans that minimize resistance and maximize engagement.
  • Work as part of an integrated team with Project Management, Enterprise Architecture, and Acquisition Support staff to build a holistic program and create buy-in such that business results are achieved.

Skills & Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience with transformation, change management, program management, or performance management
  • Experience managing/leading staff on consulting assignments
  • Experience with building and maintaining client relationships in a team-based government or management consulting environment
  • Experience with strategic planning, performance assessment, business transformation, client segmentation, missions and functions alignment, change assessment, stakeholder analysis, project management, or governance
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including creating professional, high-end presentations with PowerPoint and spreadsheets with Excel that follow sound vertical and horizontal logic
  • Strong ability to multi-task, prioritize, work independently, self motivated and the ability to drive and own tasks are preferred
  • Have strong writing skills and should be able to communicate effectively and comfortably with all levels of client management
  • Work well in a collaborative environment, and will be eager to learn new functional and technical methods and subject matter (e.g. Cloud Computing, Network Infrastructure)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Federal Financial Organizations
  • Involvement/Experience/Exposure to Cloud Migration programs or Cloud Systems


  • BA or BS Degree required, Masters Degree a plus


  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust with the U.S. Federal Government

Work Location

  • Arlington, VA


About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.

Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. 

Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. US citizenship is mandatory, per contract clearance requirements. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.

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