Group Change Lead (12 Month FTC)

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
Finance
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

The Dyson Group Change Manager is a high calibre change manager, recognised for their leadership and change management capabilities. The change manager will be part of the Aurora programme team which is the replacement of the current SAP ECC system with S/4 HANA which will drive transformation in most of our core business processes.
You are capable of leading and taking the organisation on the journey of change, with first class communication and people skills. 
You’re commercially astute and used to working collaboratively across a number of different business functions e.g.  Group IT, Group Commercial and Markets (countries). 
You can take complex issues and manage them simply, with the ability to articulate these back to senior level stakeholders. 
You are used to managing projects or being the change lead on multiple projects / programmes. 
You’re results driven, resilient, love a challenge and have a starter to finisher mentality. You take accountability for your work, not just focusing on the results, but how you execute your work.  
You are a champion of change!

Accountabilities

  • You will take a change management lead on the Aurora programme managing the impacts to the business across markets and the relevant functions impacted within these markets e.g. Direct (Digital, retail), Customer Services, Warehouse and logistics, 3rd Party retail etc. This will include day to day management of the change work stream, risks, issues, status reporting and activity tracking. 
  • Overseas the work of the business process analyst providing guidance and support where required.
  • Works with the communication and training manager to ensure any change to business processes is well supported from a comms / training perspective.
  • Lead on the creation on Change Management tools and templates for the S4 HANA deployment
  • Work closely with the HOC in improving how the business executes change driving new ideas, ways of working and best practices.

Skills

Key Skills
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to communicate complex ideas simply at all levels of the organisation
  • Process focussed and detail orientated without losing bigger picture
  • Quick learner, hands on, willing to be flexible in tasks and activities taken on.
  • Team player and collaborative in approach
  • Agile and prince 2 (Sprint vs waterfall approaches)
  • You are an experienced APMG Business Change professional
  • Lean/ six sigma certification
  • Change management and business readiness professional
  • Microsoft packages intermediate + (Excel, Word, PPT, Project, Visio etc)
  • Ability to deliver and has a sense of humour under pressure!
Key Experience
  • Excellent change management skills, using APMG and Lean methodologies to execute change focusing on our people, our processes, the systems and tools they use, whilst ensuring excellent communication throughout the lifecycle and scope. 
  • At least 5 years’ experience of project management in complex organisations.
  • Experience of successfully leading large multi-disciplinary project teams potentially across multiple organisations and locations.
  • Very strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written). 
  • Very strong stakeholder management skills at all levels from exec to front line employees.
  • Be able to think holistically and analytically and know when to take which approach.


Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 02 September 2019