Change Manager

23 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Change Manager

Pontoon has an exciting opportunity for a Change Manager to join our prestigious client’s Finance Transformation programme. Our client is the largest of its kind in UK retail history, and a multi – year programme of work to create a world class Finance function.

Working hours: Full time (flexibility required in approach to the working day)

Duration: 2 months initially

Salary: £550 per day

Location: Hertfordshire

For candidates seeking transformation and change experience, a role with the programme is a one-time opportunity to materially improve our clients end to end finance processes and contribute to the work of our clients Service Model in redefining their Finance Operating Model. You will develop new skills that are widely in demand, working at the heart of the programme with a team of colleagues and finance transformation experts.

Job description

The Change Manager role sits within the Change, Communications and Training (CCT) team, reporting to the Programme Director of the Global Finance Transformation Programme (FTP).

The Change Manager will lead the change activities supporting the roll out of multiple FTP organisational and IT system projects, across our client’s global organisation.

Key responsibilities:

As a Change Manager you will cover the following:

* Apply the Programme approach to define the Change and stakeholder approach for all the FTP projects.

* Lead the Change Impact Assessment, and development of appropriate change action plans, for each Project / area.

* Proactively support Project and Regional leads in the delivery of local change activities, as required.

* Collaborate with CCT to build the Business Readiness measures and tracking mechanisms.

* Build the capability of local support e.g. Super Users, through structured training and preparation activities.

* Build high quality materials e.g. briefing decks and deliver briefing events to stakeholders.

* Provide coaching and advice to Colleagues who delivery change activities locally.

* Maintain a view of Change activity across the Programme to ensure shared resources and activities are effectively managed.

* Collaborate with, and support, the Communications and Learning leads in building and enhancing the capability of Colleagues in the business to support the change process.

* Raise risks or issues through the Programme risk management process.

This role will involve:

* Planning and leading workshops.

* Regular meetings with Colleagues across the Programme and Business.

* Coordination of activities, where required, with other teams in e.g. People, Legal, Group Communications.

* International travel to Central Europe, Thailand and Malaysia, when required and for specific activities.

Candidate requirements:

* Collaborate, Structure, Methodical, Detail, Proactive, Engaging, Global

* Ability to multitask a number of projects at any given time

* Previous experience within Finance Transformation Programme

* Flexible approach to the working day

* Availability and flexibility to undertake international travel as and when required

* A leadership approach in terms of providing coaching and guidance on multiple projects

* Transformation and change experience desirable

Pontoon is part of the Adecco Group who are an equal opportunities employer .If you do not hear from one of our consultants within 7 days of applying for this role, please assume you have been unsuccessful in this instance. Your CV will be kept on file and you will be considered for future vacancies that match your skills.

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