Organizational Change Management Specialist (with Prosci/ADKAR methodo

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Start date:
May 2012
6 months
Ontario (ON)
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Organizational Change Management Specialist (Prosci/ADKAR methodology)

The Organizational Change Management Specialist will work with our client (large financial institution, within their change management Centre of Excellence)

The change initiatives or projects the role will engage will include changes to technology and systems, changes to business processes and changes in organizational structure and job roles. The Change Management Specialist will have focused attention to the people side of change.

The Change Management Specialist will:

  • Generate conditions for a smooth transition to changes with least resistance from the employees and increased enthusiasm to adapt to the change.
  • Achieve quick adoption of change and ensure efficient understanding and training in order to realize organizational proficiency to handle new initiatives and projects.
  • Perform the role of a coach/mentor for senior management of the organization to assist them in fulfilling their role as change sponsors for their respective groups.
  • Engage with key project teams to help them integrate their projects with change management.

Roles and Responsibility

  • Create a structured change management implementation strategy so that there is consistency in adopting change for every employee, every project team and every department.
  •  Identify potential points of resistance to change. Develop counter strategies to reduce the resistance and address the doubts and insecurity surrounding the change to foster a positive acceptance of change.
  • Build specific change management plans with respect to training and orientation of employees. 
  •  Establish parameters to measure the early adoption, effective utilization and proficiency to new change initiatives for individual employees as well as groups. 
  •  Identify deviations in performance from the change standards and implement strategies for corrective action to realize full organizational adoption to change.