Change Project Manager

United Kingdom
Full Time
Experienced

Company Overview:

As a leading global technology solutions provider to the investment management industry, Confluence helps clients solve complex investment data challenges across the front, middle and back office. From innovative portfolio analytics to regulatory and financial reporting solutions, Confluence invests in the latest technology and data and in its team of industry experts to meet the evolving needs of asset managers and service providers. Confluence’s solutions aim to provide unprecedented control, reduce risk, decrease reporting turnaround times, and offer clients scalability to streamline their processes without additional resources. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Confluence services over 400 clients in 40 countries, with locations across Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia, and Asia.

 

Strong Private Equity Ownership:

 

Clearlake Capital is a leading private investment firm founded in 2006. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach, O.P.S.® The firm’s core target sectors are technology, industrials, and consumer. Clearlake has over $43 billion of assets under management, and its senior investment principals have led or co-led over 300 investments.

In June 2021, Confluence was acquired by Clearlake Capital from TA Associates. Upon closing of the transaction, Clearlake became the majority shareholder while TA retained a minority equity stake. 

Position Summary:

 

Confluence is seeking a Change Management and Integration Facilitator with track record of success to lead the company through its next phase of growth. This position will report to the Chief Human Resource Officer with a dotted line to the Chief M&A/Transformation Officer. This role will be responsible for ensuring change initiatives meet objectives on time and on budget.  This person will focus on the people side of change, including changes to business processes, job roles and organization structures.  The primary responsibility will be creating and implementing change management strategies and plans that maximize employee adoption and usage with minimal resistance.   

  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Apply a structured methodology and tools to create a strategy to support adoption of the changes required by a project or initiative
  • Develop project strategies and plans, including stakeholder assessment, communications, leadership alignment, organization transition, and change readiness with CHRO and team
  • Lead/facilitate meetings with leaders to ensure an understanding of the current culture and jointly develop a change adoption plan
  • Facilitate change management activities with cross-functional team members and stakeholders to understand and ensure adoption of the transformation plan
  • Support the design, development and delivery and management of communications with the Chief M&A/Transformation Officer
  • Conduct impact analyses, assess change readiness, and identify key stakeholders
  • Identify, analyze, and prepare people risk mitigation tactics
  • Identify and manage anticipated resistance
  • Consult with and coach project teams
  • Support and engage with senior leaders
  • Integrate change management activities into project plan
  • Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress
  • Experience with M&A transactions, with a focus on integrating culture and change management processes 
  • Demonstrated cross-functional team management experience
  • Experience building a culture of high employee engagement and satisfaction  
  • Logical thinker with a problem-solving mentality  

 

 

Ideal Experience and Competencies:

 

  • A solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process
  • 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
  • Organized with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics
  • Problem solving and root cause identification sills
  • Ability to work effectively at all levels in the organization
  • Must be a team player and able to work collaborate with and through others
  • Actuate business acumen and understanding of organization issues and challenges
  • Experience with large-scale organization change efforts

 

BA or BS Degree in Organizational Development or Organizational Behavior preferred

5+ years’ experience in organizational change management program design and implementation

 

 

We are committed to providing equal opportunities regardless of age, gender, religion or ethnic origin and we give full and fair consideration to the employment and career development of disabled persons, commensurate with their aptitudes and abilities

 

 

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