DAP Project Manager - Organizational Change Management
Albuquerque, NM 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

DAP Project Manager, Cognizant Consulting

Transformation Management, Digital Adoption Platform

Location: Dallas, New York, Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco


Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating, and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build, and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant, a member of the NASDAQ-100, is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com.


Within Cognizant is Cognizant Consulting, a global consulting organization delivering strategic and domain consulting through industry and technology expertise. With over 6,000 consultants worldwide, Cognizant offers high-value consulting services that improve business performance and operational productivity, lower operational expenses and enhance overall performance. Clients draw upon our deep industry expertise, program and change management capabilities, and analytical objectivity to help improve business productivity, drive technology-enabled business transformation and increase shareholder value. We provide a number of Business/IT Consulting Services including Business Strategy, IT Strategy & Roadmap Development, Process Re-Engineering & Transformation, Enterprise Architecture & Technology Selection, and Domain Solutions. The Cognizant Consulting team is a high performing organization that is continually expanding our client base and increasingly being recommended by analysts such as Forrester and Gartner. And we're growing!

The Role

Our Transformation Management group is looking for a Project Manager to join our journey. We're looking for someone who is passionate about transformation, wants to make an impact, and loves working together to deliver flawless results for an end-client to join us on our mission. As a member of our team, you will be responsible for using proven methodology to create a client strategy and a change strategy to help drive business and IT strategies and implementations for the Fortune 2000.

With a focus on Change, Training, and Communication, our OCM Practice is an integral part of our Consulting offering, because we help organizations make changes successfully. We support all types of Business and IT Strategy transformations such as Organizational Re-alignments, Digital Transformations, Business and IT Outsourcing, IT Package Implementations and Upgrades (i.e., WalkMe, Whatfix, SAP EnableNow & most industry leading practice packages), Organizational Design & Governance, Workforce Strategy & Planning, Mergers and Acquisitions, Target Operating Model Transformations, and more. We lead with a strong platform for integrated OCM and Technology, which sets us apart from the competition and makes this group a key partner in some of the biggest and most business-changing digital transformations in the industry.

To be successful, you'll need a background that supports your ability to upskill and implement traditional change management capabilities such as Organizational Change Management Strategy & Planning, Change Impact Assessments, Readiness Assessments, Stakeholder Analysis & Engagement, Communications (Strategy, Planning and Implementation), Training (Strategy, Planning and Delivery). For these positions, we are considering people with transferrable skills, such as experience in Communications, Marketing, Teaching, Social Media, or Accounting.

We're looking for Project Manager who can deliver within Cognizant's Five Pillars of Consulting Excellence: 1) Project Execution, 2) Expertise, 3) Business Development, 4) Practice Development, & 5) People Development. As a Senior Consultant, this means partnering with clients and project stakeholders, colleagues to clarify requirements and support delivery of effective solutions; applying technical and domain expertise to solve core client business challenges or inefficiencies; developing and strengthening domain knowledge and maintaining an accurate understanding of Cognizant's industry propositions and consulting capabilities; supporting business development activities of senior leaders; contributing to the development of practice initiatives or new service offerings (e.g., Strategic Control Points, development of consulting assets); and being an inspiring colleague, promoting team motivation, partnership, and ownership for projects. In addition to enabling consulting excellence through the Five Pillars of Consulting, the specific requirements for this position are below.

Our solutions are in demand and we're passionate about making a difference. If you have experience with the above, are a selfless leader, and are committed to client-facing environment; if you want to grow your career with a team that wants to build something great together, we want to hear from you! Apply now!


  • Based on experience, support or own and manage one or more project workstream(s), including deliverables, while adhering to budget, timelines, and client engagement guidelines.
  • Partner with business stakeholders across the company to understand individual department and company goals/initiatives and assess the correlated digital adoption challenges.
  • Work on cross functional delivery teams that design, develop, deliver, and maintain digital products.
  • Research and think analytically about strategy and solutions, and subsequently initiate dialogue with stakeholders about execution of digital readiness and adoption.
  • Assess needs and use cases, quickly design impactful and creative solutions, measure results, and iterate and improve to drive optimal outcomes.
  • Collaborate with business, technical and creative partners to ensure timely delivery of software readiness, communications and training.
  • Measure and evaluate the impact of solutions developed against KPIs set forth to drive ROI back to the business.
  • Seek feedback and obtain consensus across stakeholders from project initiation through final approval.
  • Collaborate with SAP Enable Now CSM and Sales contacts in order to get the most out of the SAP Enable Now tool and ensure that expansion of Digital Adoption Platform is not hindered by technical or licensing limitations.
  • Manage a small-medium sized team of full-time or part-time dedicated resources in order to disseminate product knowledge, assist with technical hang-ups, assist with prioritization and assignment of project-based initiatives, and up-leveling all related metrics/ROI.


  • 5 + years working in technology, consulting, professional services, or solution development within Organizational Change Management.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant business or technical discipline; work-in-progress on a Masters or MBA
  • Broad understanding of core business processes, technology challenges, and technical/business solutions associated with an industry.
  • Extensive experience in utilizing WalkMe and/or Whatfix as Learning & Development tool, with proven track record in implementing digital adoptions.
  • Certifications in Agile and SAFe (e.g., SAFe Product Owner, Product Manager, Scrum Master)
  • Experience within a consultancy, within a targeted industry domain, or within a digital solution environment core to one or more of Cognizant's businesses
  • Travel Required: As needed by client
  • Onsite Requirements: Remote Work
  • Personal leadership and a desire to create a culture that enables exceptional outcomes
  • The embodiment of Cognizant's Values of: Start with a point of view; Seek data, build knowledge; Always strive, never settle; Work as one; Create conditions for everyone to thrive; Do the right thing, the right way.

Work Authorization

Cognizant will only consider applicants for this position who are legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship (H-1B, L-1B, L-1A, etc.)

Post End Date:

Applications will be accepted until June 29th, 2024.

Salary and Other Compensation:

The annual salary for this position is between $95,000.00 - $135,000.00 depending on experience and other qualifications of the successful candidate.

This position is also eligible for Cognizant's discretionary annual incentive program and stock awards, based on performance and subject to the terms of Cognizant's applicable plans.


Cognizant offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Paid holidays plus Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) plan and contributions
  • Long-term/Short-term Disability
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan


The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. Cognizant reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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