Change Management Specialist

Aircraft Management, Los Angeles, CA (VNY)

Clay Lacy Aviation has been providing private jet services around the globe since 1968. Taking pride in the pursuit of perfection is at the center of everything that we do. Our most valuable asset is our experienced team. If you are goal-oriented, dedicated, proactive, and enjoy a customer-centric culture, we would be delighted to get to know you better.

All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 Position Summary

  • Hybrid Work Schedule
  • Compensation: $75,000 to $100,000
  • Approximately 10% of domestic travel

As a Change Management Specialist, you will contribute to the successful execution of organizational initiatives by facilitating smooth transitions through effective change management strategies. Working closely with project teams and stakeholders, you will design and implement plans that promote employee engagement, minimize resistance, and maximize the adoption of new processes, technologies, or procedures.

The position would have an equal proportion of support for the management and management sales functions.

Overall Responsibilities

  1. Change Planning and Strategy: Collaborate with project leaders to develop comprehensive change management strategies that align with project goals and objectives.
  2. Stakeholder Engagement: Identify and engage key stakeholders to ensure their involvement, feedback, and support throughout the change process.
  3. Communication Planning: Create clear and tailored communication plans that convey the purpose, benefits, and impacts of changes to various audiences within the organization.
  4. Change Readiness Assessment: Evaluate the organization’s readiness for change, identifying potential challenges and devising strategies to address them effectively.
  5. Training and Development: Design and deliver training programs that equip employees with the skills and knowledge required to adapt to new systems, tools, or processes.
  6. Resistance Management: Identify and address sources of resistance through proactive engagement, coaching, and support to foster a culture of acceptance.
  7. Performance Metrics: Define and monitor key performance indicators to measure the success of change initiatives, making data-driven adjustments as needed.
  8. Documentation and Reporting: Maintain detailed documentation of change management plans, progress, and outcomes, and provide regular updates to project teams and leadership.
  9. Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, HR, and communication departments to integrate change management activities seamlessly into project plans.
  10. Continuous Improvement: Stay updated with industry best practices and refine change management methodologies and tools to enhance the overall change management process.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Psychology, Human Resources, or a related field; Master’s degree is a plus.
  • 2+ years of experience in change management, organizational development, or a related role.
  • Proficiency in change management methodologies, tools, and practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and influencing skills.
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Analytical mindset with the capability to interpret data and trends.
  • Project management experience and a track record of working in cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in relevant software and tools for communication, data analysis, and reporting.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., Prosci, ACMP) are advantageous.


Minimum of 3-4 years of experience. Aviation-specific experience preferred.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to prioritize and organize workflow.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to handle sensitive documents in a very confidential manner.
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Able to take the initiative and execute assigned tasks in a timely and flawless manner.
  • Strong teamwork acumen with a profound ability to work under extreme pressure.
  • Strong passion for working in a fast-paced and result-oriented environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Superior presentation and communication skills.
  • Excellent project & time management capabilities.
  • A creative driver who is also goal-driven and detail-oriented.
  • Exemplify consistent professionalism and ethical behavior.


Clay Lacy Aviation offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, matching 401(K), and more to employees in full-time positions.

 Equal Opportunity Employer

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

About Clay Lacy Aviation

Founded in 1968 by legendary aviator and industry pioneer Clay Lacy. Today, Clay Lacy Aviation is considered the world’s most experienced operator of private jets. Prominent individuals and leading corporations trust Clay Lacy for aircraft management, charter, maintenance, avionics, interiors, and FBO services. The company has aircraft operations and regional offices across the U.S., including full-service FBOs in Los Angeles and Orange County, and aircraft maintenance centers in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Oxford, Connecticut. With the most knowledgeable team in the industry, Clay Lacy delivers superior safety, service, and value to aircraft owners and jet travelers worldwide. Visit