Change Management Specialist

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    Supply Chain

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Horizon Recruitment has an immediate need for and experienced Change Management Professional

The Change Manager will be tasked to achieve business outcomes and minimize potential performance impacts through managing and facilitating change as well as developing standardized change management tools, templates and processes for the Project Management Office (PMO)



  • Lead change management programs and projects, develop required deliverables, provide progress reports and present implementation plans with supporting metrics to Business Leads, Steering Committees and Executive Sponsors.
  • Align and integrate the change management plan and deliverables into an overall project plan.
  • Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities, such as:
    • Change management assessments, readiness or change impact assessments
    • Communication mechanisms, ( Surveys, focus groups, etc.)
    • Liaise with Project Managers to integrate change management activities
    • Create a change management strategy, and develop and oversee or support the effective implementation of change management plans for key audiences, e.g., Communications plan, sponsorship plan, coaching plan, etc.
    • Identify, analyze, prepare risk mitigation tactics
    • Identify and proactively manage anticipated resistance
    • Define, report and measure change management success metrics and monitor change progress
  • Support the development and ensure the effectiveness of change management training programs, materials and delivery
  • Engage, train and coach senior leaders and people leaders to fulfil their change management responsibilities
  • Coordinate efforts with other specialists and support functions
  • Develop change management plans for key organizational operational changes, e.g., Enterprise agile adoption
  • Actively contribute to our culture of justice, belonging, equity, diversity, and inclusion by ensuring that all staff feel represented and heard regardless of their gender, age, religion, ethnicity, and nationality or race.


  • A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent formal education) in Business, Human Resources, Communications, Science, Math, Business Analysis, Technology or other related discipline.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in leading the design and delivery of programs, preferably with multiple internal and external stakeholders coupled with project management, human resources and/or other relevant business experience.
  • Experience with Prosci ADKAR® Model and other methodologies
  • Working knowledge of project management practices including Agile methodologies
  • Excellent communication skills including active listening and facilitation skills and the ability to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; communicate with technical and non-technical users
  • Experience working in large and complex environments with a track record of successfully delivering projects.
  • Ability to handle objections and reduce the barriers to moving towards a common goal
  • Experience working in a team-oriented and cross-functional environment
  • Strong skills with the following IT applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint.
  • Able and willing to travel on an as-needed basis


 **Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.