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Program Change Manager | SA-Edinburgh Parks

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Program Change Manager

  • Seeking a seasoned Program Change Manager with transformation or enterprise wide change experience
  • Full time or Part time fixed term opportunity (0.6) 
  • Based in Edinburgh Parks, SA

As a senior member of the Program Team, the Program Change Manager plays a critical role in enabling the success of program priorities. You'll do this through strong leadership and stakeholder management, coupled with an appreciation of the people focus required to undertake transformational change on a large scale.

In recognition of the impact this role will have, you'll have full autonomy to design and shape the change management strategy. Reporting to the Program Manager, you will work closely with the program's leaders, change managers and other change network stakeholders to ensure the program has the right resources, capability and approach to successfully manage change, ultimately enabling the successful delivery of program priorities.

Key to your success will be your proven experience in delivering transformation or enterprise change projects in complex environments. You'll also be a strong leader and able to demonstrate passion for the people side of transformational change.

In terms of more specific responsibilities, you will:

  • Work as part of a transformational program team with linked dependencies and timelines
  • Identify and document an appropriate change management strategy for the Program within the context of current projects and other changes across the business
  • Manage the program view and analysis of change for the successful delivery of a portfolio of change initiatives
  • Design, develop and implement change management plans to address the people and technical aspects of change required for managers and their teams to adapt to the new ways of working
  • Work with the Program Manager and Project Change Managers to ensure stakeholders are consistently engaged in sponsorship, communications, training and development, and business readiness activities across all change projects
  • Provide Change Management advice and coaching on program opportunities, risks and interdependencies
  • Champion the BAE Systems Change Management approach to build and embed effective Change Management capability within the Program

As the ideal applicant you will have:

  • Experience driving transformational or enterprise wide change management
  • The ability to demonstrate how you engage people on the journey of transformational change, including senior program stakeholders and employees
  • A proven ability to manage competing demands, prioritising and planning effectively to deliver a smooth transformation program aligned with program strategic priorities
  • The ability to utilise your emotional intelligence to motivate individuals and teams across a number of business areas, to shape and implement business requirements
  • Advanced communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information
  • The ability to translate technology impacts on customer needs and requirements
  • Advanced skills in teamwork, collaboration, facilitation, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Strong commercial acumen and an understanding of business value and understanding of the issues an organisation faces
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt critical thinking, and problem solving

A PROSCI qualification and a Defence security clearance are desirable but not essential to apply for this role.

Applicants muut be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.

Applications should be addressed to: Lesley Mackman, Senior Recruitment Specialist

Please ensure you attach a current resume and copy of your relevant qualification(s) to your application. A cover letter is preferred.

At BAE Systems, we have a strong safety, health and environmental culture; employee safety and well-being is a top priority.  We also maintain a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion and to training and development, offer competitive benefits and enjoy a family friendly work place with flexible work practices.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

BAE Systems Australia employees are encouraged to refer others for employment in line with the conditions of the Employee Referral Scheme.

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