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Change Lead (Freelancer)

Posted May 19, 2021
Project ID: PHILJP00023168
9 months
(Jun 1, 2021 - Feb 28, 2022)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range
75 - 110 €/hr

You will be leading the program change team, reporting into the overall (senior) Program Manager and working closely with the Communication Manager, program core team, functional capability teams/workstreams, leaders in the markets/businesses/functions, learning specialists, etc.

Your challenge

You are responsible for leading and creating the identified change deliverables to drive adoption and a sustainable change using the standard Philips change management methodology. In addition, you are supporting the program and local teams to build their competency in managing change & transition.

Your responsibilities

As part of the program:

  • Lead the strategy, development and execution of the integrated change mgt approach:
  • Create, maintain and drive the transformation/program change management plan
  • Execute on the communications plan and keep up to date (or collaborating with the comms mgr)
  • Drive the change materials, co-create with markets, businesses and functions
  • Team-up with the workstreams to drive the change mgt deliverables for prioritized capabilities
  • Support in activating the networks together with PMO/Deployment/Transition Lead
  • Support in measuring the adoption of the transformation/new ways of working
  • Drive set-up of behavioral interventions / team dialogues to bring people along on the journey
  • Engage with senior leaders, collaborate with Program Manager & Sponsor and enable local counterparts (e.g. Project Mgr) to co-create and deliver change plans.
  • Lead and support the program change & communications team / direct reports. Staff the roles in collaboration with the Change Management Practice.
  • Develop the change mgt competency of program team, local teams and key stakeholders through role modeling, use of methodologies, training and interventions.

As part of the Change Mgt Community:

  • Drive knowledge sharing and collaboration within the Change Mgt CoP.
  • Lead Change Mgt training sessions in collaboration with Change Mgt Practice.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • 10+years working in change mgt, organizational design, or transformation programs.
  • Experience in leading change on large scale transformational global programs incl applying change mgt methodologies and tools.
  • Experience in setting direction and managing (change) teams.
  • Advanced presentation, facilitation skills, excellent communication skills across all audiences, ability to speak with authority and clarity to deliver impact.
  • Honed influencing skills across all levels of organization.
  • Cross-cultural and interpersonal skills to navigate a global context and coach others on effective interactions.
  • Fluent in English is a must, other languages are an advantage.

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