Change Manager

Manage the transition from existing practices to new structures or technology in a company.
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What's it like to be a Change Manager?

Change Managers help companies make important organisational changes. They analyse existing processes, systems and structures, identifying areas where improvements are needed. They then implement change strategies that solve these business needs. Engaging with stakeholders across a business is a central aspect of their role. They communicate the reasons behind changes to various audiences, addressing concerns and fostering a shared vision.

Tasks and duties

  • Crafting strategies to guide and manage the implementation of organisational changes.
  • Engaging with stakeholders, fostering open communication and obtaining buy-in for the proposed changes.
  • Identifying potential risks associated with the change initiatives.
  • Coordinating cross-functional teams and resources, and ensuring that activities align with the established timelines.
  • Offering training sessions, workshops and resources to help employees adapt to the changes.
  • Gathering and analysing feedback from stakeholders and employees.
  • Researching industry best practices and emerging trends in change management.
How to become a Change Manager

To excel in this role, you need to have a strong educational background paired with relevant experience.

  1. A relevant bachelor degree in business management, organisational psychology, human resources or a related field is often a requirement.

  2. Consider pursuing a masters degree in a related discipline, such as change management, to gain specialised knowledge and enhance your credentials.

  3. Begin your career in roles that involve project management, organisational development or human resources. These positions will provide you with foundational experience in managing change-related initiatives.

  4. Consider obtaining a recognised change management certification, such as the Change Management Professional (CMP) certification from the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP). You may find courses internationally and locally.

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Skills and experience employers are looking for

Having the right skills and experience can make you an in-demand applicant. Change Manager employers on JobStreet are looking for job seekers with expertise in the following areas.
Hypothesis Testing
Change Management
Global Banking
Process Driven
Corporate Finance
Software Delivery
Business Banking
Pmp Certificate
ITIL Framework
BMC Helix IT Service Management
Creative Thinking
Root Cause Analysis
Ability to Work At A Fast Pace
Customer Oriented
ITIL Certificate
Team Leadership
Analytical Thinking
Retail Banking
Strategic Thinking
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