Freeport McMoRan IT Business Liaison (IT Change Management & Communications Lead) - Phoenix, AZ in Phoenix Corporate Office, Arizona

Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resources company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.

We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers for our employees. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Freeport-McMoRan.

Serve as the primary point of contact between the MIS department and business units, regions or Corporate functions. Act as the focal point for MIS communications, customer problems, questions or concerns. Coordinate with the proper MIS personnel to provide timely and accurate communication to the end-users, including answering questions and suggestions for the increased use of technology.

  • Establish an on-going dialogue with the user community to understand their concerns, obtain feedback, provide education regarding IT capabilities, set expectations, review IT service levels and deliver other IT messages

  • Build relationships with business partners at all levels from Senior Management to end-users

  • Understand business strategy and business processes. Influence decisions on IT application selection and utilization

  • Develop communication plan including stakeholders, objectives, messages, delivery vehicles and timing; execute and modify plan as needed; conduct periodic sessions with users for education or feedback purposes

  • Develop training materials and deliver

  • Liaise with MIS management, BSA and support teams; keep them informed regarding user concerns/feedback and obtain input on communication requirements

  • Liaise with Corporate Communications to ensure messages are aligned across the Company

  • Proactively participate in the customer satisfaction survey process

  • Conduct trending of the results and follow-up activities on major items

  • Understand the MIS applications and infrastructure landscape

  • Stay current on new technologies and business developments that could impact business operations

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degreeandseven (7) years of experience,which includesthree (3) years in the Change Management fieldandat least two (2) years working in Information Technology

  • Demonstrates effective leadership and influence competencies, as well as the ability to function at all levels of an organization

  • Demonstrated change management skills including communication planning, communication delivery, training creation, and training delivery

  • Demonstrated ability to create plans and deliver on time and within budget

  • Demonstrates ability to meet customer requirements and achieve high levels of customer satisfaction

  • Must have superior interpersonal as well as written and oral communication skills, including an ability to listen well

  • Must be analytical, detail-oriented, organized, a problem-solver, and a strong negotiator

  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure

  • Ability to manage expectations

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products


  • Must have superior interpersonal as well as written and oral communication skills, including an ability to listen well

  • Demonstrated change management skills including communication planning, communication delivery, training creation, and training delivery

  • Comfortable interacting with personnel at all levels in the organization

  • Familiar with the language of IT and able to translate between technical and business terminology

  • Proficiency in PowerPoint


  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English

  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards

  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment

  • Position is in busy, non-smoking office located in downtown Phoenix, AZ

  • Some travel to domestic and international mine sites may be required

  • Location requires mobility in an office environment; each floor is accessible by elevator

  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk

  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required

  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable State Laws

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or

  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of company business or while on company travel); or

  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

/Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability/

Job: *Information Systems

Title: IT Business Liaison (IT Change Management & Communications Lead) - Phoenix, AZ

Location: AZ-Phoenix Corporate Office

Requisition ID: 1802042