Change Manager

  • Company:
    Cooke Aquaculture
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    19 hours ago
  • Category:
    Business / Mgmt

Change ManagerOverview:Founded in 1985, Cooke Aquaculture Inc. has grown from a small family business to the world”s largest independent, fully integrated producer of Atlantic salmon and related products. Based in Blacks Harbour, NB, with operations throughout Atlantic Canada, U.S., Chile, Spain, and Scotland. Cooke Aquaculture is committed to responsible and sustainable seafood production and the delivery of high- quality products through a number of brands and sales offices throughout Canada, the US and internationally.Cooke is undertaking a North American ERP implementation which will enhance our entire business infrastructure. We are seeking a Change Manager who will support change initiatives and lead the development and execution of plans to increase awareness, knowledge, ability and adoption of changes throughout the organization. To ensure business results are achieved, you will work closely with project teams and stakeholders to facilitate actions, drive acceptance and ensure plans are successfully implemented.Your responsibilities will include:Leading and participating in the development of change management and readiness strategies, including communications, stakeholder engagement, business process and training plans.Applying a disciplined change management approach and working with project teams and stakeholders to identify potential people risks, anticipate issues and develop specific plans to mitigate or address concerns.Identifying, assessing and recommending actions, tools and activities to drive faster adoption, achieve expected business results and increase utilization and proficiency of stakeholders and employees.Facilitating connections across stakeholder groups and business areas to ensure effective integration, collaboration and identification of impacts to support readiness planning.Monitoring and reporting on change management and readiness progress, identifying issues and facilitating solutions in conjunction with business partners.Skills and Experience:You have an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies and ability to influence change, with a primary focus on client needs.You have experience working with large-scale organizational change processes.You use critical thinking skills to recognize assumptions, evaluate arguments, draw conclusions and proactively propose solutions.You have the ability to influence others at all levels of the organization and move toward a common vision or goalYou will provide direct support and coaching to front-line managers and supervisors as they help their direct reports through transitions and support and engage senior leaders.You have relevant experience in creating actionable deliverables for the five change management levers: communication plans, sponsor roadmap, coaching plan, training plan and resistance management plan.You have the ability to comprehend detailed technical updates and translate them into consumable insights for non-technical teams.You have strong communication skills to clearly convey messages and explore diverse points of view.You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of colleagues.You have 5+ years of experience project and change management, including three years of leadership experience.You have a post-secondary degree in Business or a related discipline.You have or are working towards the Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or have the Prosci Change Management certification or designation and the Change ManagementProfessional™ (CCMP™) certificationThe Opportunity:The role description is just one part of the story. This is an opportunity to grow, to stretch, to work within the parameters of the role but stretch to your fullest potential. We are a team thatcountsperformance, we reward contribution and we recognize talent. It is about being at the center of the fastest growing company in New Brunswick and knowing you are part of that growth. The ability to bring your passion for learning, desire for growth, and energy for moving your career forward is what we offer.The Why:Why Cooke…simple because we are a company that rewards initiative, resourcefulness and work ethic. We will champion your growth and provide you with the platform to create your path, your career, and your future.