23 Feb 2021

Permanent Programme Change Manager

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wananga o Tamaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland Uni 19

Job Description

The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi

The Programme Change Manager provides support to the organisation by providing change management advice and expertise to programmes, projects and Function Reviews.

This role is important to ensure change management delivery is scoped, impacts identified and transition planned for and delivered effectively for specific initiatives, and considers the change connections, synergies, risks and issues across and between programmes.

In this role you will work closely with the Change Practice Manager, Business Sponsors and Owners, Programme Managers and Human Resources, and act in a mentoring and advisory capacity within the change team.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide effective leadership, quality assurance and advice on change management planning and delivery on cross-programme activities including methodology and deliverables
  • Identifying change connections, synergies, risks and issues across programmes and manage these appropriately
  • Ensuring that effective change management processes are in place to support business sponsors and owners to sustain implemented changes and realise the anticipated benefits of change.

For more detailed information, please refer to the POSITION DESCRIPTION

About the team | Mō tō mātou rōpū

The Change Management Practice was established over a decade ago within the Organisation Performance and Improvement (OPI) service division and is part of the Business Transformation Office (BTO). We have matured and grown considerably over time and have built a reputation for the strength of its service offering.

We have delivered this through a team of experienced and credible practitioners providing quality change-management support and advice across the University. The breadth of experience within the team spans across facilitation, engagement and the ability to coach and mentor others for good change outcomes.

As a team we take a measured and considered approach to flexibility and operate a hybrid model of 3 days in the office and 2 days working remotely depending on the needs of our stakeholders.


About you | He kōrero mōu

To be successful in this role you will need to have extensive experience gained in managing large scale Change Management programmes and initiatives, including all facets of change (systems, people, process & site), as well as training and experience in recognised Change Management disciplines.

Having worked with senior stakeholders in a corporate, university or large organisation, your communication skills will be required to influence and manage effectively at all levels of the business.

Important Skills | Nga Pūkenga Motuhake

  • Sound and demonstrated knowledge of Change Management methodologies
  • Proven ability to analyse and mitigate complex business issues
  • Ability to act as an effective advisor to experienced managers

Additional Information

What we offer | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

We offer an opportunity within New Zealand’s leading University that will have a positive impact on the lives of students. We also offer:

  • Five weeks’ annual leave per annum.
  • Up to 6.75% employer superannuation contribution.
  • Over 300 different career development courses and programmes.
  • Discounted parking and various leisure and recreation services.
  • A diverse and inclusive working environment.

How to apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Friday 5th March, 2021 to be considered.

Please include a cover letter outlining what strengths you would bring to this position.

In accordance with our commitment to equitable recruitment, the University welcomes applications from all suitably qualified and experienced candidates. In response to COVID-19 the New Zealand Government has imposed a travel ban and are currently only allowing New Zealand Residents, Citizens and visa holders meeting a strict exception policy to enter the country, all of whom must currently enter Government approved quarantine for two weeks on arrival.

It is uncertain when these border restrictions will change, and this may impact the degree to which an off-shore candidate can engage in the interview process; or be available to commence in a new position. For more information and updates on the border restrictions visit the Immigration New Zealand website or the New Zealand Government’s official Covid-19 website.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz


How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website. APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application. To successfully download the full Job Description you should ensure you have pop-up blocker disabled and file downloads enabled (in Internet Explorer enabling file downloads is done by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and select radio button to enable File Downloads). If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115. Applications close: Friday 5th March, 2021

Job Categories: Coordinators and Advisors. Job Types: Permanent. Job expires in 6 days.

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