Business Change Manager - Finance Transformation - Workday
Outside IR35 - London 2 days a week
Are you a seasoned change management professional with a passion for driving organizational excellence? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!
Working with a global company backed by a prominent Private Equity firm. They are embarking on a transformative journey to revolutionize their finance function and drive operational efficiency. As they navigate this exciting phase of growth, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced Business Change Manager to join their team and lead the change management efforts for our Finance Transformation Programme.
Role and Responsibilities:
As a Business Change Manager, you will play a pivotal role in driving the successful adoption of changes introduced by our Finance Transformation Programme. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and executives to ensure a seamless transition. Your responsibilities will include:
- Developing and executing a comprehensive change management strategy tailored to the Finance Transformation Programme.
- Engaging and influencing stakeholders at all levels to build support and alignment for the transformational changes.
- Creating effective communication plans to ensure clear understanding of the programme's goals, benefits, and impact across the organization.
- Assessing potential impacts of the transformation on business processes, systems, and employees, and proactively addressing challenges.
- Designing and delivering training programs to equip employees with the skills needed to excel in the transformed environment.
- Managing resistance to change through proactive communication, empathy, and problem-solving.
- Defining and tracking key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success and value of the transformation.
- Collaborating with project teams to ensure alignment of change management activities with the overall programme timeline.
- Continuously gathering feedback and insights to refine change strategies and approaches.
- Bachelor's degree in business, Management, Finance, or a related field (master's degree preferred).
- Proven experience (10+ years) in change management, preferably in finance transformation or related fields.
- Strong understanding of change management methodologies and best practices.
- Exceptional communication, negotiation, and stakeholder management skills.
- Experience working in Private Equity-backed firms or fast-paced environments is a plus.
- Project management certification (e.g., PMP) is an advantage.