HR Transformation Programme Change Manager (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
February 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:£33,966-£44,263
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HR Transformation Programme Change Manager (Fixed Term)

The University of Cambridge ranks consistently amongst the foremost Universities in the world, and we recognise it is our people who have built our reputation. We will only maintain our leading position in the academic world by continuing to attract, develop, support and retain the highest calibre of talented people.

The HR Transformation Programme is a new, ambitious and exciting initiative which aims to transform our HR capabilities and ways of working, leading to an improved employee experience. Improving, harmonising and simplifying HR administrative processes is a key part of this programme, together with the replacement of our current outdated HR and payroll system.

This post is an exciting opportunity to join the HR Transformation programme, working to transform systems and services used by the University's c.13,000 staff.

As a Change Manager, you will:

  • Assess the change impact and complete change management assessments for the programme and support delivery of the change management strategy.
  • Deliver change management plans, covering communication, support for line managers, training and resistance management.
  • Support a group of diverse stakeholders (including senior stakeholders) through a significant change, advising on appropriate change management and engagement methods/tools to manage resistance and to deliver and embed the changes and new capabilities introduced by the programme.
  • Define and measure change impact metrics and monitor change progress, along with tracking and reporting issues.
  • Assist the team in the resolution of programme challenges, preventing them realising as issues, work with the Senior Change Management Specialist and Programme Manager to ensure clear ownership and tracking of any such challenges.
  • Are you the right candidate? Do you have:

  • Proven change management experience and expertise
  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles and methodologies, (e.g. Change Impact Assessments, Change Readiness activities, and Change Management coaching).
  • Experience of large-scale cross organisational change initiatives.
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills and interpersonal skills. Comfortable dealing with challenge and conflict using influencing and empathy skills to resolve conflicts.
  • 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.

    Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 18 months in the first instance.

    We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part- time working or other flexible working arrangements.

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

    Please upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. Your covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. Any additional documents you supply, which have not been requested, will not be considered as part of your application.

    Please quote reference YV39213 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
  • YV39213 - HR Transformation Programme Change Manager - Further Particulars
  • Department/Location

    Change and Programme Management Office








    23 January 2024

    Closing date

    14 February 2024

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