Change Manager
Location: UK Flexible (hybrid role working between home and office)
Contract Type: 12-month fixed term contract
Hours per week: 35
Salary: £38,000 – £43,000 per annum (plus Inner London Weighting of £3,344 where applicable)

Could you utilise your expertise to help the British Red Cross make an impact on people’s lives around the world?

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We are recruiting a Change Manager to join our team and be an integral part of our transformation journey to support our staff and volunteers through the changes ahead.

This role has organisation-wide impact working alongside programme and project managers to develop and deliver people-centred change management plans for complex transformation that facilitate line-led change and enable those impacted to understand, embrace, and adopt the change.

About this opportunity…

The British Red Cross is embarking on an evolutionary transformation journey to become Fit for the Future. As part of the Fit for the Future core team the successful candidate will be responsible for the people focussed element of transformation for one or more components of the programme.

Working alongside business leads and sponsors, programme/projects managers, and where appropriate other specialists (e.g. internal engagement, HR, Learning & Organisational Development), they will develop and deliver people-centred change management plans that facilitate line-led change and enable those impacted to understand, embrace, adopt and sustain the change.

This role might be for you if you can…

Support business leads and sponsors to analyse and devise strategies to proactively manage the people-related impacts of transformation.

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Translate high level strategies into structured change management plans – ensuring alignment with the programme change strategy and integration with the programme/project/workstream plan.

Manage delivery of change management activities, provide anecdotal and formal intelligence about issues and challenges, and respond positively and quickly to iterate change plans.

Advise, coach and support leaders, managers, and programme/project management colleagues in all relevant aspects of change leadership and change management to enable a line-led approach to change.

Plan and deliver transition support to embed programme/project/workstream outputs into “business as usual”.

Contribute to programme level change activities in line with the agreed change strategy, for example, mobilising and managing a change network to facilitate line led change and building and maintaining an aggregate programme level view of the change.

Play an active role in strengthening the organisation’s change capability.

(Please read the full Role Profile/ Job Description for more information about this vacancy including responsibilities and full person specification)

Closing date for applications is (23:59), Tuesday 30th of November 2021 with interviews anticipated to be held week commencing 6th of December 2021 (via Zoom)

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including:

  • 36 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy
  • Genuine investment in your development

A little bit more about us…

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country – we’re there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation’s Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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