Head of Business Change

Salary: 
Up to  £77300 per annum
Closing date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 11:02
Employer: 
SSE
Type: 
Permanent

Salary: Up to  £77,300 depending on experience, plus Annual Bonus and Car or Cash Allowance
Location: Forbury Place, Reading
Permanent, Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available
Our Role
SSE Enterprise Telecoms are seeking a Head of Business Change to lead the change management organisation through the business wide transformation. SSEET have embarked on a journey to deliver an ambitious plan to grow business revenues over the next 5 years and must become a strong change organisation.
As Head of Business Change, you'll be responsible for understanding how each of our strategic objectives will impact each part of the business and you will develop and implement a sustainable change management framework for Telecoms that minimises disruption and maximises adoption of project and strategy driven changes.
Your main accountabilities will include:
- Delivery of a lean target business operating model that successfully delivers on customer and business outcomes
- Understanding of the business change impacts for all activities in the portfolio
- Influencing the delivery roadmap of different business areas to deliver target operating model
- Design and implement a framework for delivering business change, from identification of an opportunity, through to embedding change and assessing benefit
- Build a successful in-house Business Change team, and identify opportunity to engage third parties for specialist capabilities, or periods of high impact change projects
- Build strong relationships with senior business and customer stakeholder groups; such as CIO, Digital transformation, Major Programmes and Product Development, HR
Skills and Experience required:
The successful candidate will:
- Be an inspirational and influential promoter of change, capable of leading and developing a successful and sustainable team
- Have great communication skills and have an ability to build rapport and strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels of business and customer organisations
- Have excellent analytical skills and the ability to synthesize information
- Have creative and innovative presentation skills, with the ability to tailor approach to suit the audience
- Be able to identify how prioritised change initiatives will contribute to the long-term vision of the organisation, over shorter-term gains, and establish compelling communications for this
- Have a track record of implementing successful change frameworks and target operating models into organisations, preferably in the business-to-business technology sector
Our Company
The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.
SSE Enterprise Telecoms operates a 13,700km private telecoms network, with 265 Points of Presence and connectivity to over 80 commercial data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a competitive range of leading edge Ethernet, Cloud Connect, Optical Networking and Co-location services.
Our Benefits
We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;
- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
- Pension Plan
- One day paid volunteering
- Tailored internal development opportunities
Next Steps
Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long. Closing date for applications is: 18 July 2019
For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch.
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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