A change manager will play a key role in ensuring projects (change initiatives) meet objectives on time and on budget by increasing employee adoption and usage.
This person will focus on the people side of change, including changes to business processes. The primary responsibility will be creating and implementing change management strategies and plans that maximize employee adoption and usage and minimize resistance.
The change manager will work to drive faster adoption, higher ultimate utilization of and proficiency with the changes that impact employees.
While the change manager may or may not have supervisory responsibility, this person will have to work through many others in the organization to succeed.
The change manager will act as a coach for senior leaders and executives in helping them fulfill the role of change sponsor.
The change manager may also provide direct support and coaching to all levels of managers and supervisors as they help their direct reports through transitions.
The change manager will also support project teams in integrating change management activities into their project plans.
Objectives of the role
Apply a change management process and tools to create a strategy to support adoption of the changes required by a project or initiative.
Support the design, development, delivery and management of communications.
Conduct impact analyses, assess change readiness and identify key stakeholders.
Provide input, document requirements and support the design and delivery of training programs.
Additional responsibilities may include :
Theoretical and practical project management knowledge
Knowledge of techniques and tools
Experience as a project manager (3-5 years)
Experience in strategic planning and change management
Critical thinking and problem solving
Excellent decision-making and leadership capabilities
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