Regional Municipality of Peel

Change Management Lead

2 weeks ago
System ID
# Positions
Position Type and Status
Contract Full-time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector, Management Consulting
Career Level
Post End Date
11/20/2017 11:59 PM

About Us

The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 88,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.  Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.


The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.



To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.


Job Description

Change Management Lead (Advisor Change Management)

Contract Duration: Approximately twenty four (24) months

Corporate Services - Corporate Strategy Office


Are you a change management professional who thrives on developing and implementing change management plans to ensure that the people side of change is managed successfully? 


We are looking for an experienced change management practitioner who can create and implement change management strategies to help ready stakeholders for implementing and sustaining the people, process and/or technology change that stems from transformational projects.


The role...


The Change Management Lead will be responsible for the development and execution of change management strategies, plans and tactics for enterprise-wide projects. An example of such projects,  is the Region’s Create a Modernized Workplace Term of Council Priority.  This exciting project aims to advance the Region’s work environment so that staff can fully achieve the outcomes defined in our strategic plan. 


Key components of this project include:


a) Redesigning our physical office workspaces including both individual and collaborative work areas. 

b) Updating our HR policies and practices to better support flexible working options. 

c) Shifting our corporate culture, including the introduction and reinforcement of refreshed Regional Values. 

d) Partnering with leads from our IT department in the delivery of enabling technologies, such as expanded WiFi coverage and remote collaboration tools.


You will be accountable for....


  • Working closely with executive leadership and cross departmental project teams to develop, plan and execute change management activities that help employees at all levels be properly equipped to initiate and sustain the changes that stem from transformational projects
  • Gathering, assessing, and interpreting complex information in order to assess organizational impact and organizational readiness for the change as well as develop and integrate comprehensive change management activities into project plans
  • Conducting and coordinating the activities required in the change management plan, including stakeholder engagement, communication, training, knowledge transfer and various forms of learning and education
  • Overseeing, monitoring, and measuring the execution and effectiveness of change management efforts through data gathering and measurement in order to provide analysis on their effectiveness for executive management and project team consideration
  • Proactively identify risks to successful change adoption and work collaboratively to develop and implement appropriate responses 
  • Providing advice and support to the project team on advancing project outcomes and support executive leadership in their role as change champions
  • Partnering with key organizational change management experts including Human Resources and Marketing and Communications to ensure alignment with Regional change management processes, roles and organizational communications and standards
  • Ensuring continuity and integration of change management approaches across other significant transformational projects to ensure realization of value



  • Relevant post-secondary education combined with a minimum of 5 years’ experience applying, modifying and developing change management approaches for large scale projects 
  • Professional Change Management Certification is required (i.e. CCMP, Prosci, etc.) 
  • Demonstrated skill in applying project management methodologies; at least 3 years’ experience leading projects; certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) is an asset 
  • Proven ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment 
  • Expert knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and change processes 
  • Demonstrated ability to think and plan strategically as well as manage conflicting demands, urgent tasks, and changing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze various forms of data, synthesize information to anticipate future trends/consequences and create innovative and flexible plans
  • Strong leadership skills and an ability to work with an executive leadership to provide change management advice
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and display a high level of professionalism in-person, verbally and written formats
  • Advanced ability to negotiate and engage in sensitive communications internal to the organization and with external stakeholders
  • Advanced ability to deliver and adjust communications according to audience (i.e. senior staff, public, stakeholders etc.)


Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton 

Hours of work: 35 hours/week – Monday through Friday


If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply directly on-line by end of day November 20, 2017

Additional Information

At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.


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