Change & Transition Manager



This global scientific company are a trusted partner to their clients, supporting innovation and optimising workflows with leading organisations operating in the pharmaceutical and biotech space. Providing resource and expertise they offer a broad variety of on-site Laboratory Services.

They have a unique opportunity available for a Change Manager with one of their high profile clients, arising from a major site move. This role is time critical and so the person hire will need to be available quickly and be based within a commutable distance from Cambridge. There is opportunity for home working, but also a pre-requisite to travel to various Cambridge sites.


  • Responsible for planning, developing, delivering, and tracking change management activities to ensure operational readiness in the new build customer facility
  • Role deliverables including fit for purpose communications, training schedules, stakeholder engagement, change impact assessment, organizational readiness analysis, coaching, resistance management
  • Review transition and alignment projects and apply change management processes and tools to ensure delivery to timeline and to support adoption of the changes
  • Delivery and management of communications to management and teams to ensure up to date information share
  • Ensure appropriate and responsive customer, partner and stakeholder engagement
  • Complete change management assessments and identify and prepare risk mitigation work streams and activities where appropriate
  • Validate and ensure associate (user) readiness and service readiness for transition, tracking and reporting blockers and issues

About You

  • Change Management experience - Essential.
  • Project Management accreditation or proven project management experience of approaches, tools and phases of a project lifecycle
  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools
  • Experience with large-scale organisational change efforts
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, written and verbal
  • Software experience – Visio, iserver architecture, Project Planner, Process mapping
  • High level organisational skills with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics
  • Flexible and adaptable, able to work and respond in ambiguous situations
  • Resilient and tenacious
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Natural leadership and coaching abilities
  • Stakeholder management experience
  • Problem solving and root cause identification skills
  • Able to work effectively at all levels and with multiple customers
  • Team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others
  • Business acumen, understanding of organisational issues and challenges
  • Experience with large-scale organisational change efforts
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Sophia Kingan Managed by Sophia Kingan
South East
apply Posted - 02.08.2021

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