Job Openings Manager or Senior Manager - Change Management and Workforce Transformation

About the job Manager or Senior Manager - Change Management and Workforce Transformation

We are seeking a Manager or Senior Manager with Human capital consulting experience . In joining their team, you will gain valuable experience and a wealth of knowledge by working across various capabilities and service offerings. Working in multidisciplinary teams, often directly with leaders of major organizations, you will bring diverse perspectives to every challenge.

Their Managers and Senior Managers are responsible for managing multiple projects and are accountable for the deliverables, cost, schedule, and quality of their projects. As key holders of the client relationships, they are responsible for developing and maintaining strong business relationships, representing . They actively participate in the development of our people and in the management of all commercial aspects of consulting.

Whether your passion is devising and driving large scale change strategies, improving organizational design, or transforming HR organizations, you will find an opportunity to cultivate innovation and purpose in an environment that is both entrepreneurial and collaborative. We will help you achieve your potential by supporting your professional development and by providing you with opportunities to strengthen your leadership skills.

Their Montreal practice is uniquely and strategically positioned to advise leaders from multiple industries in the face of increasing disruption, an ever-changing workforce, and evolving business landscape.They have a large growing team of fully bilingual professionals experienced in various services offerings from transformational change management to HR transformation, with whom you will deliver your projects.

Your key responsibilities

  • You will have already achieved outstanding professional success and are a seasoned manager/senior manager with experience:
  • Managing the entire life cycle of your projects from project planning to successful delivery, ensuring high quality deliverables within time and budget, and monitoring risks
  • Integrating with other service line leads in large scale transformation programs, providing guidance and supporting the transformation office
  • Working with senior leadership and executives to create alignment in order to support program success
  • Delivering large scale and strategic projects, demonstrating high levels of technical and professional knowledge, contributing to deliverables and work products (e.g., writing reports or facilitating workshops)
  • Delivering projects in one or more of the capacities below:
    • Organisational change management and training programs in large business transformation contexts, including strategy changes, multiple process changes, and technology implementations
    • HR transformation programs
    • Organizational design mandates, including workforce optimization or business transformation enablement
    • Future of work programs
    • Culture transformations, Diversity Equity and Inclusion programs, and leadership and coaching programs
  • Leading delivery teams of 2-10 people, providing direction and coaching
  • Providing career counselling to 1 to 5 people

Managers and senior managers will have similar responsibilities in their day-to-day work; however, senior managers might be responsible of larger and/or a greater number of projects. In addition, senior managers are expected to contribute more to internal activities such as staffing and growth strategies and will have business development targets.

Skills and attributes for success

  • A thorough understanding of complex people concepts such as change or future of work
  • Ability to model excellent client service by establishing goals and implementation plans to meet client business priorities and achieve high-quality deliverables within expected timeframes
  • Skills in developing long-term relationships and networks with the client as well as with other  team members across all practices to serve client need
  • Understanding of  and its service lines, and ability to assess/present ways to serve clients and generate new business opportunities
  • Experience with monitoring progress, managing risk, and ensuring that key stakeholders are kept informed about progress, expected outcomes and expectations of service
  • Understanding of financial modeling and budgeting for consulting projects
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment (knows when to lead, when to follow and when to deliver), paired with an eagerness to engage in tactical execution when needed to support the team
  • Willingness to provide constructive on-the-job feedback/training while fostering an innovative and team-oriented work environment
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to multiple project deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills in both French and English
  • Intellectual curiosity to stay on top of industry and market trends, ability to think outside of the box, thrive on new challenges
  • Strong work ethic
  • Flexibility and ability to travel, travel is estimated at 30%

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A Bachelor degree and/or Master's degree with an emphasis on Business, Human Resources, Communication, Psychology
  • 5-10+ years of progressively responsible roles in management and/or consulting
  • A proven record of exposure to various people-focused projects in areas such as organisational change management, human resources or business transformation
  • Experience providing francophone-only advisory services in any people-focused project

Ideally, youll also have

  • 3+ years of consulting experience in People Consulting, Strategy, or Business Transformation