portfolio change manager in Wellington

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job details

posted
location
wellington
specialism
government & defence
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
reference number
90M0362570_1538466736
contact
wayne sullivan, randstad
phone
04 471 6460
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job description

Primary purpose of the role:

This role will work as part of an integrated Portfolio management model to provide fit for purpose change management oversight, leadership, and support to all change management practitioners across the business

The Enterprise Portfolio Management Office (EPMO) enables the organisation, through the Strategic Leadership Team, to look holistically across all categories of investments to ensure that the right investments are made to achieve the organisations strategy.

Key accountabilities:

  • Lead the design and delivery of change services (e.g. scope, impact assessment, change management strategy, change management plan, risk mitigation, change communications, capability assessment, resistance management, coaching) align the change management framework and project management methodology
  • Provide expert advice to and consult with, senior executives, people managers and stakeholders on complex and sensitive issues to enable sound decision-making on change management priorities and issues to ensure achievement of objectives, on time and to budget
  • Lead continuous improvement activities, identifying opportunities and proposing innovative approaches to achieving objectives
  • Promote strong working partnerships with Program/Project Managers, Human Resources, Corporate Communications to ensure change strategies are aligned with key work stream activities and milestones
  • Coach and develop the change capability of the portfolio across the business and embed change into agile teams
  • Dealing with a diverse range of complex matters and highly conceptual issues, and exercising judgement in a context of rapidly changing and competing priorities and conflicting perspectives, to achieve quality outputs and recommend practical solutions within limited time frames
  • Maintaining consistency between organisational objectives and diverse, complex, internal and external stakeholder requirements.
  • Operating with autonomy within the limits of agreed work plans and being fully accountable for the quality, integrity and accuracy of the content of specialist advice provided and for the delivery of assigned projects and programs on time and within budget

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum 5 years of successfully applying specific change management expertise to organisational challenges in a large, complex environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, display excellent communication and stakeholder management skills and feel comfortable influencing people across all levels of the organisation to obtain commitment
  • Extensive experience coaching, consulting and mentoring in change management
  • Sound analytical skills – clarity of thinking, defines problems well, gathers all necessary information and produces thorough, objective and methodologically sound advice.
  • Customer focus skills and confidence working with senior managers, an understanding of continuous improvement and project management practice, understanding of public sector systems and processes.

If you would like more information regarding this role then please contact me at wayne.sullivan@randstad.co.nz

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

skills

Change Management

responsibilities

This role will work as part of an integrated Portfolio management model to provide fit for purpose change management oversight, leadership, and support to all change management practitioners across the business

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree