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Head of Business Change

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Change & Transformation
  • Contact: Nathan Cumine
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  • Start Date: 31/10/2023
  • Expiry Date: 30 November 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000013583_1698771489

About Our Client: Our client is a leading media organization, at the forefront of change in the industry. They are seeking a dynamic and experienced Head of Business Change to join their team.

Team Structure: The Head of Business Change will play a pivotal role within our client's Transformation Operations function. Reporting directly to the Transformation Operations Director, and ultimately to the Group CFO/COO, this position involves engaging with leadership roles throughout the organization.

Main Purpose of the Role: In the face of evolving media consumption and advertising trends, our client is undergoing significant transformation. This role is instrumental in supporting and driving their transformation agenda, overseeing high-value transformation programs, and building and sustaining their internal change management capability. As a part of our client's high-performing team, you will be responsible for implementing their transformation initiatives under the guidance of the Management Board.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead critical transformation priorities from end to end, including operating model design, roadmap planning, budgeting support, and cost-saving initiatives.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to identify emerging transformation priorities across the business.
  • Develop and maintain our client's transformation roadmap in alignment with strategic objectives.
  • Build and nurture an internal change management capability, defining strategies, recruiting and developing talent, and integrating change management effectively across programs.
  • Manage change at a transformation portfolio level, ensuring alignment and coherence across programs.
  • Provide thought leadership and best practices in transformation and change management, advising senior stakeholders.
  • Effectively manage a complex stakeholder environment, including C-suite executives.
  • Proactively identify and manage risks, dependencies, and issues impacting the success of transformation and change management.

Key Criteria:

  • 8+ years of successful leadership in delivering complex transformation and change management programs, preferably within a management consultancy.
  • Proven ability to take ownership and deliver results in challenging environments.
  • Formal change management training and recognized accreditation.
  • Extensive knowledge of change management methodologies, tools, and techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and leading high-performing change management teams.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to simplify complex concepts.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, enabling timely decisions under pressure.
  • Previous experience working closely with senior leaders and executives.
  • Proficiency in project management.
  • Media industry experience is preferred.


London (hybrid)


£100,000 - £120,000 depending on experience