Public Relations/Change Management Analyst (MID)

21 Sep, 2022


Public Relations/Change Management Analyst (MID)

The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs)
Washington D.C.

The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) has a potential need for a Public Relations/Change Management Analyst to provide support to the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command’s(NAVWAR’s) Program Executive Office (PEO) for Manpower, Digital out of the National Capital Region (NCR). The PEO MLB program encompasses Administrative, Total Force Management Support, and Corporate Communications & Public Affairs Support, Command Operations, and Support, and IT Management Support services.

This role reports to the government lead of PMW 240’s Enterprise Change Management Department. The Change Management Analyst plays a key role in collaborating with leadership and project teams to meet the business objectives on large strategic IT initiatives. The ideal candidate will lead project level efforts to implement change management methodology, build organizational capability, and lead cultural adoption of 240-produced projects and programs by Sailors and the Navy’s overall workforce.

The job’s primary responsibility is the creation and implementation of change management products and plans (including the integration of communications and training) for raising awareness about a change, coaching sponsors and leaders, preparing employees for the change and involving them in its implementation, accelerating the transition from current to future states, and achieving the benefits of the change.


  • Expertly apply a change management methodology (e.g., Prosci or ACMP accreditation methodology) to IT change initiatives and leading cultural adoption.
  • Work with employees at all levels (executives, managers, employees) to coach and influence positive business outcomes.
  • Partner with the Project Leads – PAPM and APMs and technical and functional leaders — to identify long-term change management initiatives throughout the enterprise.
  • Create business cases to support change and develop a change management strategy based on the environment, type of change, groups affected by the change, resource availability, etc., for high-impact projects.
  • Develop detailed change management and internal communication plans and supporting materials, in close partnership with External Communications [Public Affairs Officers (PAOs)] and Training and Logistics leads.
  • Develop various communication products, including briefing slide decks, FAQs, newsletters, web texts, emails, get-ready checklists, quick-start guides, etc.
  • Partner closely with project leaders to manage execution of change activities in alignment with project plans.
  • Set direction for change agenda and manage results-driven teams for successful outcomes.
  • Identify change champions and form change agent networks.
  • Create and deploy change management tools and guide change agents in their use.
  • Coach executive sponsors, people leaders, change champions, and change agents for effectiveness in their change-related roles.
  • Conduct change readiness assessments, evaluate results, present findings, and make recommendations.
  • Identify and help implement reinforcement strategies.
  • Create and manage measurement systems to track adoption of the change.
  • Work with project teams to integrate change management activities into the project plan and schedule.
  • Develop and write communications in support of projects, reporting, etc.
  • Work with business lines to schedule awareness sessions, demos, etc.


  • Excellent oral and written skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, TEAMS, and Outlook
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Publisher and web conferencing (e.g. Zoom and WebEx).
  • Min of 7 years or more experience in Change Management, Communications, Organizational Development or Senior level Management – preferred
  • Prosci Change Management Certification – preferred
  • Demonstrated strong facilitation and communication skills, both written and verbal, across all organizational functions and levels.
  • Strong writer/editor – required.
  • Familiar with a variety of field concepts, practices, and procedures in acquisition and Information Technology, Change Management and Project Management.
  • Experience as a senior level contributor/specialist, able to provide consultation on complex projects.
  • Ability to adapt and work across different cultures and with a variety of leaders from different backgrounds and experiences.
  • Ability to successfully partner and work with others through influence.
  • Strong collaborator and team player.
  • Possess a wide degree of creativity and innovation in program design.


  • Bachelor’s Degree-3 years’ experience.  Substitution: 6 years of additional relevant work experience, Associate’s Degree plus 4 years of additional relevant work experience.



  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Active SECRET clearance required.


The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is a fast-growing government service provider. Employees enjoy competitive salaries; a 401K plan with company match; medical, dental, disability, and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement; paid time off; and 11 paid holidays.


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  We are proud to state that we do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you are a person with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process, please click here to request accommodation. We E-Verify all employees.

The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is comprised of industry-recognized government service firms designated as Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)-owned and 8(a) certified businesses. The Family of Companies (FOCs) includes Ke`aki Technologies, Laulima Government Solutions, Kūpono Government Services, and Kapili Services, Po`okela Solutions, Kīkaha Solutions, LLC,  and Pololei Solutions, LLC.  Alaka`ina Foundation activities under the 501(c)3 principally benefit the youth of Hawaii through charitable efforts which includes providing innovative educational programs that combine leadership, science & technology, and environmental stewardship.

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Job posted: 2022-09-21