Regional Municipality of Peel

  • Change Management Specialist

    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/12/2018 10:28 AM)
    System ID
    # Positions
    Position Type and Status
    Contract Full-time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Research and Development
    Career Level
    Post End Date
    6/26/2018 11:59 PM
    CAD $78,681.00/Yr.
    CAD $98,350.00/Yr.
  • 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 Specialist

    Contract Full Time; 24 months

    Corporate Services - Real Property and Asset Management


    Are you a strategic & visionary thinker who utilizes innovative forward thinking solutions to problem solve & make decisions? Are you results oriented without jeopardizing customer satisfaction? 


    Do you have the ability to build and maintain strong collaborative relationships while balancing multi-stakeholder interests?


    We are looking for a diversity conscious individual who can exhibit political acuity, resilient communication skills, management of one's own timelines as well as others, and lastly provide sound advice as required. 


    Does this sound like you? This may be the opportunity for you!



    The Role:


    The Specialist, Change Management will provide direction and expert advice to management and staff regarding the implementation of change initiatives resulting from corporate and departmental priorities. Through the development of processes and standards designed to integrate change management into work plans, drawing on research and best practices, the Specialist will support Corporate Services initiatives. Working with project managers, project sponsors and program staff, you will develop and implement change tactics to support departmental projects.


    The Change Management Specialist is responsible for raising awareness regarding the scale of change, the benefits of the change, and the impacts of change. Ability to understand, analyze, and respond to the impacts of change initiatives on the programs/projects that are a high priority to the organization. Arising from this analysis, the Specialist will provide recommendations, solutions and/or approaches to ensure successful acceptance of change events.


    What you will be responsible for… 

    • Develop and lead tactical change management plans for various departmental priorities and projects
    • Gather and assemble information from the departmental program areas having change implications in order to identify, plan and implement actions to achieve objectives
    • Coordinate with appropriate staff to ensure alignment of change management tactics with project plan, change management strategy and program/business area requirements/considerations
    • Provide guidance and direction within a matrix environment, using advanced verbal and written communication skills to develop and professionally deliver presentations to senior leadership teams, staff and stakeholders to effectively persuade others on the benefits of new initiatives
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills that balances multi-stakeholder interests, with the ability to effectively and thoroughly evaluate and organize complex information so that it can be easily understood by multiple audiences
    • Develop tactics for communicating information and facilitating discussions, and be accountable for the same
    • Must be able to explain the decisions/recommendations and explain the courses of action required to resolve an issue 

    What we require… 

    • Post-secondary education with at least 5 years of change management work related experience or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
    • Exceptional communications skills and the ability to translate strategic directions and program plans into actionable tactics to ensure staff and leadership have the support needed to implement necessary change
    • Current professional Change Management Certification (i.e. Prosci, etc.)
    • Expert knowledge of ADKAR Methodology as well as other change management methodologies
    • Demonstrate experience in applying, modifying and developing change management approaches for various types of change initiatives
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of organizational change capacity and various change cultures across organizations
    • Practical knowledge and skills in project management processes (i.e. PMBOK, Pince2 etc.)
    • Project Management Certification is an asset
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills to liaise with every level of employee within the Region of Peel
    • Demonstrated experience planning and providing tactical change management support to various types of initiatives
    • Proven ability in successfully influencing major programs and projects involving multiple participants
    • Proven ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment
    • Superior analytical and problem solving skills (involving multi-stakeholder interests)
    • Superior writing and presentation skills 

    Contract Duration: (24) months

    Location: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite B, Brampton

    Hours of work: Monday to Friday; 8:30am-4:30pm


    Please apply directly online to this exciting opportunity.


    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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