Senior Change Manager/ Consultant
Sheldon Recruitment and Selection
Johannesburg, South Africa
1d ago
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We are actively seeking a Senior Change Manager / Consultant, for a 6-month contract position in Pretoria -Rosebank.

Applicants are required to meet the following criteria :

  • Must have the relevant qualifications pertaining to : Human Resources, Management, Programme Management, Project Management, and Change Management etc.
  • To prepare, manage and reinforce change in line with specific business initiative requirements in the broader context of delivering the HC Optimisation Programme
  • Candidates with experience in the banking environment will be given preference.
  • The successful applicant would be required, but not limited to :

    Prepare for Change

  • Clarifies and agrees the Change Management priorities, activities and resources with the Change Management Lead (Programme Manager)
  • Assesses the change impact and readiness for change initiative, identifying key barriers
  • Develops Change Management plans (e.g. stakeholder management, training, coaching, communications & resistance management)
  • Develops Change Management material and content with the assistance of the appropriate Specialists
  • Engages with stakeholders to obtain buy-in to the change initiative
  • Incorporates successful Change Management solutions from other initiatives into change plans
  • Manage Change

  • Promotes the need for and benefits of Change Management as part of the change initiative
  • Selects appropriate pilot site and tests Change Management plan / activities at pilot site to ensure appropriateness for further roll-out in business unit
  • Executes Change Management plan in line with change initiative scope and budget
  • Executes specific activities with allocated resources to achieve Change Management plan
  • Manages the impact of the change initiative at centre and business unit / enabling functions level
  • Provides feedback to stakeholders on change initiative progress and risks
  • Facilitates the resolution of resistance and barriers to the change initiative
  • Reinforce Change

  • Ensures effective transfer of ownership of the change to the HC organisation and / or business (Change Champions and Agents) and support areas (e.
  • g. GHC Shared Services)

  • Assists the business to "own" the change initiative and commit to its reinforcement
  • Evaluates change initiative through post implementation review
  • Accepts responsibility for the measurement of benefits realisation of change initiative
  • Project Management

  • Project manages the Change Management plan
  • Proactively identifies issues and risks (conscience of project), providing feedback to Change Management Lead (Programme Manager)
  • Manages Change Management activities in line with other initiative components (e.g. technology and process)
  • Administration

  • Provides updated actual and estimated hours and timelines, as well as expenses incurred and anticipated, to Change Management Lead (Programme Manager)
  • Ensures timeous administration in the Change Management areas of training, communication and resistance management
  • Provides progress reports to the Change Management Lead (Programme Manager)
  • Integration and capacity building

  • Facilitates the building of a change culture / resilience and change management capability within the wider HC organisation and in the business unit / enabling functions, with very specific focus on delivery of the HC Optimisation Programme
  • Shares learnings from change initiatives across the change community to enable knowledge management
  • Keeps abreast of leading-edge Change Management practices and tools
  • Revises the Change Management approach to include best practice and improved efficiencies, continuous improvement and standardisation
  • Works with the Change Management Programme Manager to solicit and optimise the assignment of resources from support areas
  • Key performance measure

  • Developed Change Management plans (e.g. stakeholder management, training, coaching, communications & resistance management)
  • Change Management plans implemented and set outcomes achieved
  • Change Management material and content developed and piloted in appropriate area
  • Resistance and barriers to the change initiative resolved through assessments and end user feedback
  • Change initiative managed within scope, budget and timelines
  • Impact of change initiative measured through post implementation review
  • Ownership successfully transferred to business (Change Champions and Agents) and support areas (e.g. HC), i.e. these areas are educated regarding the change initiative and capable of sustaining the change
  • Competency building across the HC community

    Salary Offering : R 400 / 430 per hour

    To apply click button below or email CV and supporting documentation to : Please upload your CV here >

    If you do not receive a response within 3 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

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