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Organisational Change Manager

Location: Buckinghamshire United Kingdom
Job ID: R0009385
Date Posted: Jul 2, 2022
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi Europe Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Finance
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

Organisational Change Manager

Role Overview

Hitachi Europe Ltd (HEU) are recruiting an Organisational Change Manager on a 12-month fixed term basis. Within a pan European role, the successful candidate will work alongside various departments in supporting the role out of S/4 Hana(Project Newton). Operating as part of the F&A department the candidate will focus on supporting the implementation of the finance element of S/4 across a range of divisions. This role will partner closely with the project team and non-finance professionals within the business. This is the largest IT change Hitachi Europe Ltd (HEU) has undertaken in several years and is crucial to the long-term success of the business.

This will be a fixed-term contract for 12 months.

This role will be based in Stoke Poges, UK . Flexible working will be offered, but the successful candidate must be able to attend the office when required.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Directly shape and lead the finance change management agenda as part of a wider project implementation team from planning through to implementation.

  • Scope, Plan, Define and Deliver a range of interventions required to successfully embed finance change, including: personas, impact assessments, mindset and behaviour change approaches, communications plans, change networks, adoption plans, change effectiveness measurements and business readiness assessments.

  • Effectively identify and manage senior stakeholders in the interests of business change delivery as well as communicating progress on programmes / projects proactively.

  • Provide support, guidance and education to business stakeholders to ensure successful implementation of finance change approaches.

  • Working effectively across functions and delivering wider business engagement whilst being a primary point of contact for Finance change.

  • Preparation of underlying materials as well as leading/participation engagement and training workshops.

  • Work closely with our implementation partner and IT department who are overseeing the ERP project.

  • Define and manage appropriate governance, controls and reporting.

  • Working closely with Global Business Services and other Finance teams to deliver robust financial & forecasting processes and maintain the internal control framework.

  • Work collaboratively and support Project and Programme Managers, communicating progress to senior stakeholders and peers

Skills & Experience

  • Deep knowledge and experience of change management approaches, methods and tools.

  • Specific and demonstrable experience as a Change Manager, preferably in Finance or IT transformation programmes.

  • Experience in building and delivering change management and behavioural change initiatives.

  • Ability to flex style to build strong working relationship and influence a variety of senior stakeholders.

  • Ability to operate calmly under pressure and manage competing priorities.

  • Ability to work independently, without detailed oversight

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including Word, PPT, Excel, MS Project is required

Company Overview

Hitachi Europe Ltd (HEU) is a social innovation company with headquarters based in Sefton Park, England. The company’s European operations employ over 350 people to deliver services and solutions to customers in several key business areas. The company’s portfolio includes digital media products, industrial components and equipment, value chain integration, research and design, information systems.

HEU is also responsible for managing a Shared Services Group that provides the Company’s business units with a range of innovative and effective common services that deliver value, create ‘lean’ processes and support growth and development – including HR, IT, Legal, Finance, Public Affairs and Business Development.

Benefits Package

Company Funded Benefits

  • Market competitive salary and discretionary bonus scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement  - with the option to buy up to an additional 5 days per year

  • A Holiday Banking scheme allowing you to bank untaken holiday to use another year

  • Group Personal Pension

  • Private Medical Insurance with self-funded option to cover family members

  • Employee Assistance Programme available to all employees

  • Personal Accident Insurance


Voluntary Benefits (funded by employee) include:

  • Cycle To Work scheme

  • Gym Membership

  • Dental Insurance with option to include dependent children

  • Health screening

  • Dining card

Our Values

We are proud to say we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to any factor that doesn’t impact your ability to do the job, including race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  We are proud of Japanese heritage, with our values expressed through the Hitachi Spirit:

Wa – Harmony, Trust, Respect

Makoto – Sincerity, Fairness, Honesty, Integrity

Kaitakusha-Seishin – Pioneering Spirit, Challenge

If, like us, you’re motivated by delivering first class services, thrive in a fast paced and supportive environment and want to help Hitachi to drive social innovation, we’d love to hear from you.

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