Change Manager - work on high visibility transformational projects, and support executive leadership team- 30200

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jun 01, 2023
Job End Date: Nov 30, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 129697
Location: Toronto
Change Manager
Location Address: Hybrid (flexible), 44 King Street W 18th Floor
Contract Duration: 6 months

Story Behind the Need
• Business group: GWRT - Business Support & Engineering
• Project: Support multiple initiatives across Global Technology Applications
• Reason for request: New resource needed

Candidate Value Proposition
- The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on high visibility transformational projects, and support executive leadership teams.

Typical Day in Role
• Develop, operationalize and oversee the execution of change initiatives to close the gap between strategy and execution
• Document and produce organizational change work including input to communication development, input to talent management processes, input to leadership and ownership, learning/training, and change implementation and reinforcement plan
• Assist in developing executive-level communications and presentations from initial storyboarding to logical structuring to presentation and delivery.
• Working closely with direct report manager, technology fellow (VP), as well as relevant internal business groups
• Works with a cross functional team (including members from multiple business units and technology groups, including Business Analysts, Developers, QA, and Project Managers) to deliver time sensitive regulatory projects.
• Builds and maintains solid, professional working relationships with peers within the Technology team, corporate functions, and business lines.
• Meets scheduled milestones to ensure project/program objectives are met in a timely manner, has an in-depth knowledge of the principles, theories, practices, and techniques for managing the activities related to planning, and managing
• Engages stakeholders as needed for consultation and counsel throughout the course of the project.
• Gather data across the business line, analyze and organize data, and create decks for leadership and executive levels to leverage in strategic decisions.

Must Have Skills:
• 5+ years' experience in roles that require strong consulting skills (e.g. change management, strategic consulting, etc.)
o Solid understanding of leading change management best practices and methodologies (eg Prosci, Adkar)
o Executive presence and presentation background
• Track record supporting high volume projects in an agile environment
• Experience developing executive-level briefings, strategic presentations, rewording complex concepts and prioritizing information
• Strong Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint file sharing and collaboration)

Nice-To-Have Skills:
• Graphic design and videography skills a plus (e.g., Adobe Creative Cloud)
• Experience and strong ability to edit corporate text content (proofreading, editing, following version history, etc.)
• Financial services experience is an asset
• Bilingual English/Spanish is an asset

Best vs Average: Ability to storyboard, develop and present information to senior executives is central to the role. Videography skillsets are a great asset. Interpersonal skills and team fit are key factors and will determine progression to next round of interview.

Degrees or certifications:
• Bachelor’s degree required; relevant fields of study may include Business, Organizational Psychology, Behavioral Sciences, Human Resources, or Change Management). Communications.

Additional Notes:
-       Change/communications manager previous experience
-       Concrete examples of actionable achievements, examples where they’ve had executive presence and supported senior leadership, etc. in the skills matrix is appreciated
-       Appetite to learn is critical
-       Consulting background is an asset
-       Advanced PowerPoint (professional, user friendly, etc.) is required as a minimum if they do not have graphic design experience
-       Professional business language skills are required