Organizational Change Management Lead
Job Description

Organizational Change Management Lead
On behalf of our client, Procom is seeking a Organizational Change Management Lead for a 6 month contract in Calgary, AB.

Organizational Change Management Lead Job Details

Our client's Information Management department has an ongoing multiyear initiative looking to implement new technology and processes to transform the way we store and retrieve information across the enterprise.
This role will support the development and implementation of the Organizational Change Management (OCM) Strategy during all phases of this initiative, to foster adoption and end user satisfaction.
We are seeking a Senior Organizational Change Management professional based in Calgary.

The successful candidate is a seasoned practitioner who is: 
• Experienced developing and implementing an Organizational Change Management (OCM) Strategy and Plan(s); 
• Able to work with the Business Unit (BU) leads through the development of the Organizational Change Management (OCM) Plans for the BUs they support, including the identification of the impacted Stakeholder groups and their leaders throughout all the phases of this initiative;
• Able to work with the Communications and Training resource on ensuring alignment between Communications Plan, Training Plan, Content and OCM Plans for each Business Unit; 
• Committed to develop collaborative partnerships within the Business Units and Communications over the long term; 
• Comfortable navigating in a large, complex organization; 
• Passionate about how best in class Organizational Change Management contributes to employee engagement, culture, and organizational effectiveness.  
Organizational Change Management Lead Responsibilities

• Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities 
• Apply a change management process and tools to create a strategy to support adoption of the changes required by this initiative. 
• Develop the OCM and training Business Unit specific plans with the support of the BU leads; 
• Collaborate with the Communications lead in the development of communication; 
• Understand the demographics across the organization; 
• Contribute to the development of the Initiative scorecard reporting; 
• Build Initiative Stakeholder engagement, culture and values; 
• Complete change management assessments; 
• Identify and manage anticipated resistance; 
• Create actionable deliverables for these change management levers: communications plan, sponsor roadmap, training plan, resistance management plan; 
• Support and engage initiative leaders and sponsors; 
• Coach leads and project managers; 
• Support organizational design and definition of roles and responsibilities; 
• Coordinate efforts with other specialists including Communications Lead and Training resources; 
• Integrate and keep up-to-date change management activities into project plan; 
• Evaluate and ensure user readiness along with BU leads; 
• Manage stakeholders; 
• Track and report issues; 
• Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress; and 
• Support change management at the organizational level; 

Organizational Change Management Lead Mandatory Skills

• Relevant Bachelor's degree with a minimum 10 years of experience in Organizational Change Management; 
• 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 establish and maintain strong relationships; 
• Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal; 
• Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations; 
• Resilient and tenacious with a propensity to persevere; 
• 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;  
Organizational Change Management Lead Nice-to-Haves
• Change management PROSCI certification or designation desired

Organizational Change Management Lead Assignment Length
6 Months 

Organizational Change Management Lead Location
Calgary, AB
Organizational Change Management Lead Start Date
Apr 29, 2019

Job Requirements


Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.

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