CHANGE MANAGER - Jobs in Nova Scotia - 461637

Pivot Consulting Inc.
Job Summary
  • Job Type
    Full Time

Job Description

Are you ready to help our clients succeed in a world that is constantly evolving At Pivot Consulting Inc., we solve problems and provide lasting results for our clients. Our services are designed to help our clients by creating desired outcomes through collaboration, experience, and partnership and to navigate change by employing strategies that bring people together.

The Change Manager will play a key role in ensuring our clients change initiatives meet their objectives on time and budget by increasing employee adoption and usage. This person will focus on the people side of change including changes to business processes, systems, and technology, job roles, and organization structures. They will support the creation and implementation of actionable change management strategies and plans.

In this role, the successful candidate should have some experience leading change initiatives; however, will have the opportunity to work with senior change managers to help further develop their skills and experience.

The Change Manager will be responsible for:
Define and develop the overall strategy, approach, implementation plan, and sustainment of change management activities, including the management of these activities based on industry best practice.
Plan, organize, and lead organizational change management activities through all project phases using a standardized methodology to ensure identified goals are achieved.
Provide change consultation for leaders to ensure consistent adoption and ownership of the desired changes. Work with business/project leaders to assess and analyze current state vs. future state and readiness of employees to adopt the change.
Proactively identify people risks to successful change adoption, work collaboratively with program team to develop and implement appropriate responses.
Facilitate client meetings and workshops to support change management efforts and build buy-in of proposed organizational changes.
Manage client and key stakeholders to help build and sustain long-term relationships.

3-5 years experience with and credibility leading, supporting and/or managing people change efforts and timelines within formalized project environment (with preference given to those with experience managing change for IT projects.
Undergraduate degree, or equivalent education and experience (Organizational Development, Human Resources Management, Psychology, or another closely related field desirable)
Well-developed written, verbal, and presentation skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Detailed yet creative manner of work.
Proven success supporting and working closely with clients and team members.
Previous consulting experience in public sector (federal, provincial, and/or municipal).
Strong client references from past work.
Relevant change management accreditations, such as PROSCI Certification

The following assets would be considered favourably:
Graduate Degree
Familiarity with project management approaches, tools, and phases of the project lifecycle
Experience facilitating workshops/classroom activities
Experience with continuous improvement methodologies (e.g., Lean)
This is a full-time permanent position.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals, please.
If you are interested in learning more and joining our team, then submit your resume in confidence along with a cover letter to Please indicate the specific position you are applying for.

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