Functional Change Management Specialist – SCM

By | June 1, 2021

Job Description

Functional Change Management Specialist – SCM
Calgary or Edmonton, AB
Contract

Ref: ENBJP00013348

Our major client, an energy transportation company with a focus on transportation, distribution, and energy generation is urgently looking to fill a Functional Change Management Specialist position who will be responsible for executing Change and Business Readiness activities supporting the Supply Chain Management Workstream and End Users who are involved in supply chain end to end processes. The Program’s Functional Change Specialist will play a key role in increasing engagement and adoption in the new Program in January 2022.

Specific Accountabilities:

• Coordinate Central Functions’ overall change and business readiness activities over the Release 2 and 3 phases of the Program.
• Work with OCM counterparts to assess and classify specific change impacts (people, process, technology) related to the Unify project and tied to the key employee end user experiences.
• Identify SCM key stakeholders and define their goals and expectations, including their levels of commitment and ability to influence the change process.
• Provide input to design and deliver stakeholder communications, training and performance support materials.
• Partner with Change Agents to identify people risks within the business related to supply chain processes and propose mitigation actions.
• Work closely with OCM counterparts to conduct role mapping for end users requiring system access to participate in SCM processes.
• Conduct business readiness assessments to determine the readiness for deployment, including adoption tracking and measurement.

Scope:

• As a specialist, the organization relies on the positions expertise that may result in the expenditure of significant resources or changing standard practices.
• Supports Project team/Change Lead for transformational enterprise wide initiative – with focus on specific SCM related transformation impacts.

Working Relationships

• ERP Leaders
• Central Function Leaders and Stakeholders
• ERP Team Members, Central Function Subject Matter Experts, Business Readiness Agents, Change Agents
• OCM Functional Specialists and User Access Analyst
• OCM Communications and Engagement/OCM Training
• External Consulting Partners

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required:

• Related university degree and/or professional designation (ie Business, Organizational Behaviour, Psychology, Communications, or Education
• Minimum 7 years of progressively responsible and related experience
• Experience in Supply Chain Management
• Experience with SAP and/or Oracle ERP Solutions
• Experienced in managing stakeholders and executing change management activities
• Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with OCM counterparts, and other Functional Change Management Specialists and Business Units Change Consultants
• Prior experience on change initiatives, preferably systems and process changes
• Ability to quickly learn functional processes, issues and challenges
• Problem-Solving Skills – ability to able to think creatively and resolve problems
• Teamwork and Leadership –responsible for coordinating the OCM needs of the functional area assigned. Must be able to lead meetings to collect stakeholder and change information and then synthesize in support of the change plans and execution
• Communication and Presentation Skills –will need strong communication skills to be able to get complex ideas across in an easy-to-understand fashion. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office proficiency

Preferred:

• PROSCI, PMP, or Adult Education certifications
• Experience on other large transformation projects considered an asset
• Midstream Oil & Gas industry knowledge, understands Function processes, issues and challenges

Working Conditions:

• Normal office working conditions
• Stress levels can be above normal as the work is highly visible.
• Numerous, often competing interests must be managed concurrently whilst providing strategic and operational oversight, negotiating, and influencing
• Travel to other Company location (up to 25%, cross border possible)

If this sounds like the right role for you and you are confident at what you bring to the table, apply now!

Although we appreciate all applications, only those that meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role. We thank you all for your interest.

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Interested candidate is also encouraged to submit a copy of the updated resume to Resource Manager, Geraldine Valiarayil at geraldine.valiarayil@randstad.ca, with the Job Order Number / Position Name in the subject line.

Advantages
Opportunity to work with an organization that values its employees and works with industry experts.

Responsibilities
Description:

Responsible for executing Change and Business Readiness activities supporting the Supply Chain Management Workstream and End Users who are involved in supply chain end to end processes. The Program’s Functional Change Specialist will play a key role in increasing engagement and adoption in the new Program in January 2022.

Specific Accountabilities:

• Coordinate Central Functions’ overall change and business readiness activities over the Release 2 and 3 phases of the Program.
• Work with OCM counterparts to assess and classify specific change impacts (people, process, technology) related to the Unify project and tied to the key employee end user experiences.
• Identify SCM key stakeholders and define their goals and expectations, including their levels of commitment and ability to influence the change process.
• Provide input to design and deliver stakeholder communications, training and performance support materials.
• Partner with Change Agents to identify people risks within the business related to supply chain processes and propose mitigation actions.
• Work closely with OCM counterparts to conduct role mapping for end users requiring system access to participate in SCM processes.
• Conduct business readiness assessments to determine the readiness for deployment, including adoption tracking and measurement.

Scope:

• As a specialist, the organization relies on the positions expertise that may result in the expenditure of significant resources or changing standard practices.
• Supports Project team/Change Lead for transformational enterprise wide initiative – with focus on specific SCM related transformation impacts.

Qualifications
Required:

• Related university degree and/or professional designation (ie Business, Organizational Behaviour, Psychology, Communications, or Education
• Minimum 7 years of progressively responsible and related experience
• Experience in Supply Chain Management
• Experience with SAP and/or Oracle ERP Solutions
• Experienced in managing stakeholders and executing change management activities
• Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with OCM counterparts, and other Functional Change Management Specialists and Business Units Change Consultants
• Prior experience on change initiatives, preferably systems and process changes
• Ability to quickly learn functional processes, issues and challenges
• Problem-Solving Skills – ability to able to think creatively and resolve problems
• Teamwork and Leadership –responsible for coordinating the OCM needs of the functional area assigned. Must be able to lead meetings to collect stakeholder and change information and then synthesize in support of the change plans and execution
• Communication and Presentation Skills –will need strong communication skills to be able to get complex ideas across in an easy-to-understand fashion. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office proficiency

Preferred:

• PROSCI, PMP, or Adult Education certifications
• Experience on other large transformation projects considered an asset
• Midstream Oil & Gas industry knowledge, understands Function processes, issues and challenges

Summary
Our major client, an energy transportation company with a focus on transportation, distribution, and energy generation is urgently looking to fill a Functional Change Management Specialist position who will be responsible for executing Change and Business Readiness activities supporting the Supply Chain Management Workstream and End Users who are involved in supply chain end to end processes. The Program’s Functional Change Specialist will play a key role in increasing engagement and adoption in the new Program in January 2022.

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