Université McGill Change Management Manager Contract in Montréal, QC

Université McGill

Branch Montréal QC CA

Change Management Manager
Montréal, QC

McGill University, Human Resources (Staffing) 688 Sherbrooke Street West, suite 1520 Montreal, Quebec H3A 3R1 Fax:. (514) 398-5315 Email:….

Position summary:
The Change Management Manager will play a key role in ensuring that the implementation of a new HRMS 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, systems and technology, job roles and organization structures. The primary responsibility will be creating and implementing change management strategies and plans that maximize employee adoption and usage and minimize resistance. The Change Management Manager will work to drive faster adoption, higher ultimate utilization and greater proficiency of the changes that impact employees in the organization to increase benefit realization, value creation, ROI and the achievement of results and outcomes.

While the Change Management Manager does not have supervisory responsibility, this person will have to work through many others in the organization to succeed. The Change Management Manager will act as a coach for senior leaders and executives in helping them fulfill the role of change sponsor. The Change Management Manager may also provide direct support and coaching to front-line managers and supervisors as they help their direct reports through transitions. The Change Management Manager will also support project teams in integrating change management activities into their project plans.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activitiesComplete change management assessmentsCreate change management strategyIdentify, analyze, prepare risk mitigation tacticsIdentify and manage anticipated resistanceConsult and coach project teamsCreate actionable deliverables for all change management levers: communications plan, sponsor roadmap, coaching plan, training plan, resistance management plan…Support communication and training effortsSupport and engage senior leadersCoach managers and supervisorsSupport organizational design and definition of roles and responsibilitiesIntegrate change management activities into project planDefine and measure success metrics and monitor change progressSupport change management at the organizational level

Undergraduate degree in related field of study and experience

Change management certification or designation desired

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities:
A solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process. Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools. Exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal. Excellent active listening skills. Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences. Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal. Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations. Forward looking with a holistic approach. Organized with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics. Problem solving and root cause identification skills. Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization. Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others. Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges. Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle. Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts. Full professional proficiency in English and French, written & spoken

How to apply:
Please submit your curriculum vitae and cover letter:
Mail: McGill University, Human Resources (Staffing) 688 Sherbrooke Street West, suite 1520 Montreal, Quebec H3A 3R1 Fax: (514) 398-5315 Email: [email protected]

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Montreal, QC, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-31
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