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Change Manager

Job Title: Change Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Macquarie Park, New South Wales
Salary: AU$950 - AU$1100 per day + inclusive
Reference: 6619
Contact Name: Melissa Turkington
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Job Published: March 17, 2022 12:11

Job Description

The company
This large Government agency currently has the need for an experienced Change Manager to work with a program delivery team, working on multiple projects within the IT space.

The role
As there are multiple projects, you will be assigned to a maximum of 2/3 at one time, assessing both the needs from a strategic level in addition to providing hands on change management across communications, business readiness, impact assessment, resource requirements.

The majority of these projects will be within the IT space so previously experience working on similar projects would be beneficial although they would also consider someone who has more of an organisational change focus.

Main Accountabilities / Tasks
  • Develop a change management strategies for each project you work on
  • Develop and implement stakeholder engagement plans
  • Work with project stakeholders to define, communicate and measure the program benefits
  • Work with L&D/HR to develop and implement training strategies & plans including knowledge transfer & management strategies to ensure sustainability of new skills/roles
  • Develop a comprehensive communication plan for internal and external stakeholders impacted by the project
  • Consult with team members and business leaders to develop cultural change and transition plans for the business to build readiness and support for the change
  • Develop and implement the performance support plan to provide programs and support to end users post go live
  • Develop and implement a plan to measure and monitor the various elements of the change initiative, identify risk areas and determine appropriate interventions
  • Assess the Change Management and resourcing needs for each project
  • Manage Change Management resources to ensure alignment and collaboration across the multiple projects

Essential Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in Change Management including relevant experience on large scale projects - covering such areas as:
    • Communications
    • Training & Education
    • Stakeholder Management as well as business readiness and monitoring
  • Solid understanding of change management methodologies and best practices experience. ideally PROSCI
  • Must have experience working through strategy, design, build, testing and implementing large transformation projects - this must include demonstrable IT transformations
  • Must have experience in facilitating change management strategies, approaches and tactics with different business units, specifically IT business units.
  • Previous experience working across IT change
  • Previous government experience would be beneficial

This is a 12 month contract with possible extension.
Currently working from home, however the plan to go back to the office 2 days per week, located in Macquarie Park, Sydney.

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