People Workstream and Change Manager

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    9 days ago

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People Workstream and Change Manager

6 Months

People Workstream and Change Manager to join a multinational telecommunications company based in London on an initial 6-month contract.

About the role:

  • A critical component of the success of this transformation programme is ensuring we have the right structures and people, with the right skill-sets, in the right locations for the future finance organisation. This role will play a pivotal role in the people transformation journey and implementing the new models, from supporting organisational design and impact assessments, to managing union and global people consultations and leading on people communication messaging. You will partner with HR Business Partners, HR Centre of Excellence teams and Finance leadership teams across BT, whilst forming part of the transformation team working group, as People Transformation Lead. You will be key in joining the dots between workstreams, connecting appropriate teams across the client and ensuring the project stays on track from a timescale, budget and key deliverables perspective.

What I'll be doing - your accountabilities

As the lead for the Making Finance Brilliant (MFB) People Workstream you will be responsible for:

Design and OD

  • Partner with the design teams to understand the transition and state plans for each Finance team across BT and timings for each.
  • Maintain a central depository of all finance role profiles and sizing materials, in line with people framework and coordinate sizing activity with Org Architecture team.

Business Case & Impact

  • Partner with MFB leadership & finance partners on the implementation costs to achieve and timings
  • Coordinate the Impact Assessment activity - partnering on a Pan client level with finance HRBPs and country HR leads on the undertaking of the assessments and consolidating impact analysis and outputs
  • Responsibility for the people impact tracker and associated outputs and reporting


  • Coordinate the Impact Assessment activity - partnering with CFU/CU finance HRBPs across the client and country HR leads on impact analysis and outputs
  • Develop a consistent approach and timescales across finance for consultation activity
  • Own global timescales and approach to consultation & partner with country leads on work council's consultation process
  • Own the relationship with the UK Unions and run the relevant collective consultations in conjunction with the business leads
  • Partnership with global ER teams on consultation process
  • Create material and reporting materials to facilitate coordinated and seamless consultation with Unions and colleagues
  • Point of contact with HR Services on timings, numbers and activities in relation to MFB TOM/OD
  • Manage approach to retention's


  • Manage the capability assessment process across Global finance and develop insightful analysis into skill gaps & priorities


  • Partner with learning CoE on the development and delivery on timely training to consultation managers

Skills required for the job

  • Top-notch planning ability - able to manage multiple plans and adapt to changing priorities and time-lines quickly and easily
  • Collaborative - evidence of working brilliantly with colleagues at all levels of the business
  • Change management skills - ability to drive to agreed outcomes and operate with ambiguity
  • Strong influencer whilst bringing people on journey
  • Confident negotiator - able to find best solutions for conflicting priorities without damaging relationships
  • Data-literate - understanding the importance and use of insights and data in driving meaningful decisions
  • Excellent stakeholder management, at all levels
  • Resilience and an ability to focus under pressure
  • Ability to communicate complicated, multi-faceted plans to wide range of audiences in a simple and engaging way
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills - particularly for presentations and creation of plans and strategy
  • Prioritisation & Time Management
  • Microsoft Office - in particular Excel & PowerPoint

If this role is of interest to you, please submit your CV in the first instance.

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