Organizational Change Management Consultant

  • Category
    Information Technology - Consulting
  • Job type
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for two Organizational Change Management Consultants for a 12-month contract with our Crown Corporation Client in Ottawa, ON.

The Organizational Change Management Consultant will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of change management strategies and plans to support complex IT programs and projects
  • Apply a structured change management approach and methodology to change caused by projects and change efforts
  • Develop actionable and targeted change management plans, including a communication plan, sponsor roadmap, coaching plan, training plan, risk mitigation plan and resistance management plan
  • Work with leadership teams to integrate change management activities into the overall project plan
  • Partner with key stakeholders across the Bank to support the execution of specific engagement strategies and plans
  • Identify potential risks and anticipated points of resistance and develop specific plans to mitigate or address the concerns
  • Develop risk mitigation strategies
  • Conduct organizational change readiness assessments, evaluate results and prepare reports
  • Be an active and visible coach to those participating in the program
  • Create and manage measurement systems to track the adoption, utilization and proficiency of changes
  • Assess the effectiveness of the plan and adjust it to address issues as they arise
  • Identify resistance and performance gaps, and work to develop and implement corrective actions
  • Create and enable reinforcement mechanisms and celebrations of success
  • Prepare and research reports, briefings and presentations, and provide guidance and education on organizational change methodologies

The Organizational Change Management Consultant must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • University Degree or College Diploma in organizational development, business administration, communications, human resources or another related discipline
  • A minimum of five (5) years of recent relevant work experience in training and/or changing organizational culture
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ADKAR
  • Change Management Professional (CMP) Certification
  • English and French essential
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of organizational change principles, approaches and methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience working in an IT environment
  • Strong coaching skills and ability to coach at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective presentations and present information clearly and concisely
  • Demonstrated experience with strategic planning
  • Demonstrated experience working in conjunction with communication teams to provide effective communications through a variety of methods
  • Demonstrated familiarity with project management approaches and tools as well as phases of the project lifecycle

Nice to have :

  • Bilingual in French and in English


If you are interested in applying to the position of Organizational Change Management Consultant, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button above.


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Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_12036620

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.