Change Specialist

  • Location

    Cambridge

  • Sector:

    HR

  • Job type:

    Full-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £44901 - £54880 per annum

  • Job ref:

    91943

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-01

  • Startdate:

    2020-02-10

  • Client:

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Change Specialist

Our client is a professional body, a membership organisation and an international publisher with the goal of advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. With close to 600 employees, based in Cambridge, London and internationally, they do this by publishing high quality chemistry journals, books and magazines, by engaging with their circa 54,000 members and by interacting with their community to raise the profile of chemistry and ensuring high quality standards within the chemical sciences. As a result our client is always changing and evolving to meet its customer, member and chemistry community’s needs both for the present and future.

Position: Change Specialist
Location: City Cambridge (commutable from Alconbury, Bedford, Bury St Edmunds, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge North, Cherry Hinton, Chesterton, Ely, Fen Drayton, Fenstanton, Histon & Impington, Hitchin, Huntingdon, Longstanton, Milton, Newmarket, Northstowe, Oakington, Orchard-Park, Royston, Saffron Walden, Somersham, St Ives, St Neots, Stevenage, Swavesey, Waterbeach, Wyton and surrounding areas)

Job type: Full or Part time, Permanent, Flexible working considered
Hours: Full or Part time, 35 hours per week or part-time minimum 28 hours per week
Salary: £44,901 - £54,880 per annum plus benefits
Benefits: Benefits: Excellent contributory pension scheme, generous paid holidays, 35-hour (for full-time staff) working week, learning and career development, subsidised staff restaurant (Cambridge office), staff sports and social club, free private healthcare plan, income protection scheme, critical illness insurance, life assurance, free on-site parking (Cambridge office), season ticket, car/motor cycle and cycle to work schemes, membership subscription, employee assistance programme, eye-care at work scheme, wellness initiatives, flexible work environment, employee recognition, long service awards, membership subscription to professional body and RSC, two discounted staff flats on-site (Cambridge office), Litmus reward gateway benefits and more.

Closing Date: 01 March 2020

About the role:

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a change specialist to join a newly formed change management team to help shape, develop and embed our ongoing change management approach and practices.

They are currently in year two of a four-year project to introduce change management as a capability for the organisation. Your role will be critical in supporting the delivery of this project and in the long-term service provision so we can meet the majority of their change management needs from within the organisation.

This role is for a person who is passionate about change management and enjoys variety within their work. Initially you will be supporting the development of competency across the different roles that are impacted by change management. This could include training / facilitation of workshops, coaching and mentoring change practitioners, working alongside change projects enabling the project to deliver the people dependent benefits and supporting and advising project sponsors.

About you:

- A proven track record within successful global change programmes / projects, using change management principles, methodologies and tools.
- A solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process; experience with Prosci methodology and ADKAR Model is a plus.
- Exceptional communicator, listener and influencer - able to establish and maintain strong relationships.
- Resilient and tenacious with a propensity to persevere.
- Business savvy - able to understand organisational issues and challenges.
- Experience of coaching, training and facilitating groups and individuals to provide knowledge and build competence, engage, seek input and feedback from key stakeholder groups throughout the change process.

If you are interested in the role, our client would love to receive your application. Applications are required before the end of their closing date. Interviews will be held on: 17 to 19 March 2020.

You may have experience of the following: Change Specialist, Project Manager, Project Management, Change Manager, Change Management, Change Management Specialist, Programme Manager, Programme Management, Payroll Manager, HR Manager, Human Resources Manager, Business Analyst, Business Analysis, Business Transformation, Training Specialist, Learning & Development Specialist, Communications Specialist, Change Communications, etc.

Ref: 91943