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Change Manager - 6 months - London

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Change and Transformation

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job functions:

    Change Manager

  • Salary:

    £550 - £551 per day

  • Contact:

    Isabelle Gaby

  • Contact email:

    isabelle.gaby@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    2222_1634025097

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-20

  • Startdate:

    asap

Change Manager

6 months

London

Our London based financial services sector client is currently looking for a Business Change Senior Associate to join them on an initial 6-month contract.

Successful candidates will assess the impacts of changes and develop and implement appropriate change management strategies on projects and programmes, being a critical part of a delivery team influencing and delivering a pipeline or work that will help redefine the client's technology landscape for years to come in a collaborative, learning environment with a team of talented and motivated colleagues.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Analysing stakeholder groups and driving stakeholder engagement and management to support project and programme delivery.

  • Developing effective and appropriate change interventions and deliverables in conjunction with the business and programme team to manage these impacts.

  • Change activities will include, amongst others: the establishment and leadership of change champion networks, communication plans, engagement materials, training needs analysis, go-live readiness plans and supporting the transition to BAU teams.

  • Working closely with project and programme teams to deliver change aligned to the clients Change Delivery Framework and collaborating with other areas to ensure a joined-up experience for end users.

  • Contribution to the Business Change practice, supporting the development of content for capability frameworks, best practice methodologies and deliverable frameworks.

Skills & Requirements include:

  • Previous experience of delivering organisational change involving changes to people, processes, technology, structure, behaviour, and new ways of working.

  • Good understanding of change management theory in the context of a delivery framework such as waterfall, agile, Prince2, DevOps or PROSCI.

  • Experience of stakeholder management with a diverse range of stakeholders, overcoming resistance to change and demonstrating the ability to gain trust and understand the issues that matter to people most.

  • Knowledge of how change management fits within both a waterfall and agile project delivery framework and experience of project planning. Experience of identifying risks, developing mitigation actions, and reaching agreement with stakeholders on the management of risks and issues.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

If this role is of interest, please respond with an up-to-date copy of your CV for consideration.