Reference : 569276

Project Change Manager

  • Information Systems
  • United Kingdom
    Reading
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 06/07/2019

Additional description

Project Change Manager - Saint Gobain Building Distribution (SGBD)

Competitive Salary – Based in Newbury, Berkshire

Saint-Gobain -Winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL' (2016-2019)

If you enjoy empowering brands across digital platforms, now truly is an exciting time to join us here at Saint –Gobain as we prepare to embark on our new Digital Transformation project. Saint-Gobain is a global leader in the construction industry with a presence in over 67 countries.

We’re now on the lookout for a Project Change Manager who will be responsible for investigating and co-ordinating the delivery of digital transformation projects. Working closely with the brand, IT and the Digital team, you'll support quality customer and colleague experience improvements to help drive digital change within the business.

As a Project Change Manager with Saint-Gobain, you will:

  • Develop and coordinate project / change management plans, including capacity planning in relation to supporting SGBD brands.
  • Provide effective reviews, updates and assessments during and after the programme is complete, identifying risks and issues and proposing mitigating actions including escalation
  • Provide expert advice and support to SGBD team during change, resolving any queries and issues.
  • Assist with the creation of the training content and communication to support change, gain buy in and embed ‘business as usual’.
  • Develop and implement monitoring, review and feedback mechanisms to ensure effective transition to new working practices.
  • Arrange, prepare and facilitate meetings, workshops and process walk through reviews in order to test and validate new proposals for process improvements and changes so that actual outcomes match those predicted in business cases.
  • Ensure new business functions and processes are appropriately documented.
  • Build and develop relationships with Digital, IT and the SGBD Team.

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers.

For the Project Change Manager role, you will need:

  • Experience of delivering results in a National multi-site business.
  • Experience and knowledge of project management principles (including Agile), methodologies and tools.
  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools.
  • A proven track record of influencing and negotiating with suppliers, stakeholders and partners.
  • Extremely strong relationship management and interpersonal skills with proven ability to challenge effectively and with diplomacy to ensure a continuous focus on rapid benefit realisation.
  • Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges.
  • Detailed and methodical with the ability to develop schedules, resource plan, keep within budget and deliver rapidly whilst monitoring the performance of delivery partners, both internally and externally.

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
    Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • As an employee you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and various other benefits.

If you’re up for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you!

Saint-Gobain encourage and welcome diverse applications AND ARE COMMITTED TO SUCCESS THROUGH OUR DIVERSE COLLEAGUE COMMUNITY. We’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of ethnicity, colour, race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, taste in music, fashion sense or any other characteristic that makes you unique. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.

On occasion we need to close advertisements earlier than expected, we therefore strongly encourage you to make your application promptly to avoid disappointment.

AGENCY? Please note that we have our own recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CV’s/Applications from anyone unless invited to do so. Saint-Gobain accepts no responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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