Change and Engagement Manager (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
July 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45,585-£57,696
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: The fund
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Change and Engagement Manager (Fixed Term)

The Finance Division are looking for three Change and Engagement Managers. The roles are key to the delivery of the University's Finance Transformation Project. You will work closely with sponsors, internal and external stakeholders to support change initiatives in meeting their objectives.

Sitting within the Finance Division on The Finance Transformation Programme (FTP). FTP is part of a series of change initiatives at Cambridge University, which aim to embrace new ways of working to better support our staff and academic mission. These initiatives are closely linked to the University's priorities and will help ensure that the University continues to thrive in the future.

The Role

You will work with stakeholders and internal teams to support change initiatives in meeting objectives by increasing employee adoption and usage. Focusing on the people side of change - including changes to business processes, governance, data, technology and ways working. The primary responsibility will be the management of engagement and adoption of multiple university schools and departments to ensure that they are ready to embrace the new ways of working both at go live and beyond.

You will work to drive faster adoption, higher utilisation and greater proficiency of the changes that impact staff to increase benefit realisation and the achievement of results and outcomes.

Your Skills

The right candidate will:

  • Be pro-active and self-motivated with the ability to build and maintain relationships with both internal team-members and wider university stakeholders.
  • Experienced in change management principles and methodology and able to apply those in practice.
  • Be able to manage multiple complex projects and stakeholders whilst maintaining sight of the overall project outcomes deadlines.
  • The ability to engage with a complex internal team whilst delivering easy to understand, engaging interactions with the wider schools and stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication & listening skills - both written and verbal, combined with the ability to prepare and conduct high impact workshops and presentations.
  • Benefits The University offers an excellent benefit package including:

  • 41 annual leave, inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Defined benefits pension schemes
  • Flexible working options
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Discounts on shopping
  • Rental deposit scheme
  • Public transport season ticket loans
  • Tax-efficient bicycle and charity-giving schemes
  • Location The University is supportive of hybrid working, where some work is undertaken on University premises and some in a remote working environment. The aim of our approach is to enable as many staff as possible to work in a hybrid way if they wish and where their role allows. This arrangement is subject to change and will not form a part of the contractual terms of the role.

    Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

    Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check, a health assessment and a security check.

    Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

    Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

    If you would like more information about this, informal enquiries can be directed by email to Scott Parkinson, Change Management Lead at: [email protected]

    If you have any questions the application process, please contact a Recruitment Administrator at [email protected].

    The closing date for applications is 28 July 2024.

    The interviews date for the role are planned for w/c 12 August 2024.

    Please quote reference AG42371 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Further information
  • Change and Engagement Manager - Further Information
  • Department/Location

    Finance Division








    4 July 2024

    Closing date

    28 July 2024

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