The Product & Delivery, Senior Change Manager is accountable for leading and implementing change management programs to drive adoption of business and technology solutions in alignment to business outcomes. Building on Teachers’ culture of Continuous Improvement, these change initiatives will strategically range from supporting – and leading if required - the execution of change tactics and approaches to enable employees to accept and embrace new technologies and solutions.
You will report to and support the Senior Manager, Product & Delivery Change; and will work with various partners across business and technology delivery teams to support the right-sizing and implementation of change management programs.
Trusted leader and partner for all aspects of Change Management, including Change Impact & Stakeholder Assessments, Communications and Training
Support the identification, evolution and implementation of Change Management frameworks and methodologies, including process, methods, tools, guidelines, standards, and metrics
Support embedding Change Management activities into the Teachers’ Delivery Framework and Product operating model
Adapt, right-size, and align Teachers’ agile mentorship to align with Teachers’ culture and innovation
Lead continuous improvement discussions with product delivery team. Inspire Change Management improvement across these teams
As required, lead multiple large technology improvement initiatives that result in positive business results and measurable goal achievement.
Relevant university degree or equivalent work experience
Minimum of 7 years of proven experience leading large-scale cross functional process and change management initiatives in support of organizational strategic priorities.
Experience driving change management initiatives in a product-based model
Designation or accreditation in Change Management is an asset
Agile, Waterfall delivery, Facilitation, Coaching, Adult Learning certification an asset
Excellent organizational, planning, analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent (verbal/written) skills in order to connect with both technical or business functional partners.
Excellent facilitation and story telling skills
Proactive customer service focus
Highly collaborative with excellent interpersonal, negotiation, influence and conflict management skills.
Proven experience in building and maintaining strong working relationships with a variety of partners (many senior) across the organization
Ability to combine initiative, integrity and professional discipline to accomplish difficult tasks through other people
An open approach that welcomes new insights and encourages creativity, promoting a culture of continuous improvement and learning
What we’re offering
Pay-for-performance environment that offers competitive salary and incentive
Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development
Comprehensive employer paid benefits coverage
Retirement income through a defined benefit pension plan
The opportunity to invest back into the fund through our Deferred Incentive Program
A flexible/hybrid work environment combining in office collaboration and remote working
Competitive time off
Our Flexible Travel Program gives you the option to work abroad in another region/country for up to a month each year
Employee discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis
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