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Change Management Consultant (58540865)
Location: Guelph, ON Category: Content/Document Management
Job Type: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_6_17450_58540865
Posted: August 29,2017 Salary: N/A

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Modis, on behalf of our client is looking for a Change Management Consultant
Change Management Consultant (58540865)
Contract Duration: (12 months)
Location: Guelph, ON
• Create, write and share overall change management plan:
• The candidate will work directly with the internal Change Lead to develop internal change management capacity for current and future projects
• Deliver CM coaching and support including (but not limited to):
• Work with the internal Change Lead to recommend the integration of CM activities into the overall project plan
• Provide guidance and recommendations to the internal Change Lead in identifying and enumerating items of change. Make recommendations to revise and evolve CM plans as project progresses
• Provide advice, recommendations and potentially hands-on support to the internal Change Lead in assessing the client’s capacity and readiness for change and developing appropriate CM plans. This should include, at a minimum:
• A review of project-related change efforts to date, as requested
• Individual assessments of readiness to lead change of approximately 12 client leaders (project leadership team, project Steering Committee and remaining Senior Executive team members), as requested
• An overall assessment of supervisory and front-line staff’s readiness for change and ability to lead team through change (for impacted groups), as requested
• Completion of ongoing change identification and associated impact assessments, identifying what, who, how and when different stakeholder groups will be impacted
• Support internal Change Lead in conducting stakeholder analysis on impacted individuals, groups and departments, identifying any resistance and root-cause of resistance (may include but not limited to assessments, questionnaires, focus groups, one-on-one meetings etc,)
• Attend regular meetings (in-person and via phone) with internal Change Lead and/or key stakeholders
• Provide written recommendations describing opportunities and risk related to the people side of change
• Review of change management materials providing verbal and written recommendations
• Provide change management tools and resources, as required
• Facilitate on-site sessions with stakeholders, as required
• For example: Internal team has identified a group that is resistant to the change, external consultant could facilities an onsite session/focus group
• Provide advice and recommendation on most effective approach to engaging business SMEs/change agents
• Provide guidance, expertise and recommendations in the development of training plans and materials, as requested
• Provide guidance, expertise and recommendations in the development of communication plan(s), as requested
• Provide additional advice, recommendations and support relative to the deliverables outlined above, as requested
Required Qualifications/Experience
• Significant expertise and experience applying Prosci change management principles and methodologies in support of medium-large scale organizational transformations
• Experience in supporting large-scale systems implementation initiatives driving business process changes (hands-on experience with Guidewire products is preferred)
• Experience supporting change initiatives within the business risk management/insurance industry
• Understanding of business process analysis and design
• Extensive experience as a change agent leading cross-functional teams through complex change from concept to execution
• Experience creating and implementing CM strategies and plans utilizing Prosci best practice principles, processes and tools including but not limited to:
o Readiness (change impact assessments)
o Resistance management
o Training
o Communications
o Reinforcement and recognition
• Ability to train and mentor individuals in CM methodologies and tactical processes
• Familiarity with Agile Project Management methodology, an asset
• Public Sector experience, an asset
Please note that Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Your resume will not be forwarded to any of our clients without your explicit permission. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants with the above qualifications clearly identified in their resumes will be contacted. Modis Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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