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Senior Change Management Specialist | 840


This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted November 21, 2021.

Senior Change Management Specialist

13 month contract

Enhanced Reliability Clearance MANDATORY

The Senior OCM Specialist will provide a wide range of change management and communications activities to support the transformation in building employee awareness of the organizational changes and encourage adoption of new processes and ways of working.

The Senior OCM Specialist will also act as an advisor to provide change management and communications advice and guidance to leadership at various checkpoints throughout the transformation to ensure the change efforts are tracking as planned and business outcomes are being achieved.

What will you be responsible for? (Apart from innovating)

Develop, implement, and advise on change management strategies and plan, which include the following activities, but are not limited to:

  • Design quality change management strategies
  • Perform change impact analysis (i.e., scope of planned change, impacted audiences, readiness of the organization to accept change, risk, etc.)
  • Develop targeted strategies to address the impacts of change on people, organization, process, tools and technology, leadership and management
  • Identify resistance and performance gaps, and develop action plans to address them
  • Manage key internal stakeholders’ expectations and act as a change management coach for employees and leads:
    • Engage key stakeholders and/or the project sponsor(s) to gain buy-in for change management strategies and plans
    • Prepare and present communication and change management plans and status reports to all levels within the organization, providing ongoing input as required
    • Measure communication and change outcomes and performance, and report findings to key stakeholders
    • Identify methods to measure adoption, utilization, and proficiency of individual changes

Must Haves

  • 10+ years of experience in Change management or related field with Experience in initiatives and organizational transformation involving comprehensive change activities
  • Experience in leading organizations through transformation initiatives, with experience in cloud transformation program.
  • Experience in delivering change management within IT environment
  • Experience in influencing stakeholders at all levels of the organization, including C-Suite
  • Strong track record in positioning an organization to achieve tangible outcomes


Previous experience in a consulting organization and/or relevant, distinguished industry experience is an asset


  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies, and tools
  • Exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Excellent active listening skills
  • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
  • Resilient and tenacious with a propensity to persevere
  • Forward-looking with a holistic approach
  • Organized with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics
  • Problem-solving and root cause identification skills
  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization
  • Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others
  • Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges
  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle, including Agile
  • Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts
  • Change management certification or designation desired; Prosci Certification is an asset


  • Academic: University degree in Business, Organizational Behaviour, Communications, or related field (required)
  • Certifications: Change management training / certifications, Prosci (Asset), ITIL Foundations (Asset), Agile foundations (Asset), PMP (Asset).