Senior Change Management Consultant – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Senior Change Management Consultant

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Mariner innovates always and everywhere, turning novel ideas into practical solutions. From products and services to venture creation, we build better futures powered by people. Our purpose has always been to be a great, everlasting technology company for those who make an impact – elevating people, data, and technology in the best way to solve hard problems. We partner with people embracing change, leveraging data, cybersecurity, cloud, and change management to drive successful business outcomes that matter to our customers.

Mariners build for change. Like SHIFT Energy, our energy management and decarbonization company. Or East Valley Ventures, created to scale social economic impact in our communities through investment and mentorship of emerging change-makers and their companies.

Mariner’s purpose has always been to be a great, everlasting technology company and the core values that guide us every day are:

OUR VALUES

  • We care for our team.
  • We care about the impact we have on our community.
  • We serve by solving complex problems.
  • We grow because growth fuels opportunities.
  • We innovate always and everywhere.
  • We build a business that lasts.

OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE

To help support our continued growth, Mariner Innovations is recruiting Senior Change Consultants (full-time or contract) with 8+ years of experience in Change Management roles. Selected candidates will become key members of our highly successful Change Management Practice.

Senior Change Management consultants support Mariner’s clients both within the Maritimes and across Canada. In their respective roles, our consultants will work extensively on a variety of high-profile projects and programs involving digital transformation, service/operational process development, culture transformation and/or large-scale deployment of technology. The consultants will be trusted advisors to our senior client stakeholders and will provide thought leadership in their areas of expertise.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING IN THE ROLE:

As a change consultant with Mariner, you wear many hats depending on the day, project or client. We’re experienced consultants who are leading change programs and projects, building capabilities with the leaders and teams of our clients. The day-to-day work will include much of but not limited to the following:

  • Work with organizations to build knowledge, capability and expertise of change management principles, methodologies, and tools.
  • Enable leaders and teams to understand how change impacts people, barriers to effective change and how to support people as they transition through change.
  • Collaborate effectively with individuals and teams to integrate change capabilities at all levels of the organization.
  • Perform change-related assessments, using the outcomes to influence the organization and project in designing tailored change programs.
  • Develop and implement Change Management Strategies and Plans and create/execute quality Communication Plans and deliverables in support of key operational or project initiatives.
  • Ensure the alignment of change management activities within project plans to smooth the adoption process, resulting in successful implementation.
  • Ensure that clients leaders and teams are actively engaged in the change, consulted, and communicated with.
  • Be an active and visible coach to project team members and client leaders/team members.
  • Report to leadership the status of change progress and plans, effectively escalating risks and action plans.
  • Collaborate with Mariner peers and practice leadership to grow and share knowledge.

 WHAT SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS YOU’LL NEED TO DO THE JOB:

  • 8+ years’ experience in a Change Lead, Change Manager and/or Management Consultant role, on medium to large transformational projects.
  • 8+ years’ demonstrated experience in development of training, communication, and change management programs and plans.
  • 8+ years’ experience identifying and assessing change impacts to the organization’s business processes, people and technology solutions.
  • 8+ years’ demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Strong understanding of change management industry standards, best practices and methodologies, with a certification in industry-standard change management methodology (CCMP, PROSCI etc.) considered an asset.
  • Experience in a consulting environment is considered an asset.
  • Experience working directly with senior management and leaders of organizations.
  • Strong presentation and group facilitation skills.
  • Strong conflict management, interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).

   …AND YOU ARE…

  • Always improving your skills and knowledge: you want to be the best at what you do,
  • Curious and creative; comfortable taking on new problems and challenges,
  • A self-starter comfortable working through problems and figuring things out autonomously,
  • Able to work in a team: share knowledge and assist other team members,
  • A good communicator: able to explain your ideas and recommendations to senior leaders,
  • Well-organized and dependable under pressure: you manage your time effectively,
  • Energized by our company values!

MARINER OFFERS YOU:

  • A values-driven workplace where people really matter.
  • A hybrid work environment
  • Competitive salary, retirement savings program, and rewards program
  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance plans and access to e-health care
  • Paid vacation, maternity/parental leave, paid sick leave and paid Mariner MyLife days.
  • Support for training and skill development. 

WHY MARINER?

We believe in making a positive impact in the communities where we live and work! Not only are we passionate about nurturing a thriving technology sector here in Atlantic Canada, but we are also committed to solving technology challenges that will make an impact worldwide. Technology is everlasting, and we take pride in connecting world class talent to world class projects and business solutions.

If you are an IT Professional, Software Professional, or Management Consultant, that is passionate about career development, data, and problem solving, we want to hear from you! If this sounds like someone you know, share this with them so they do not miss the opportunity to experience Mariner!

To achieve this, we know we need to be all in on training and development of our team so we can continue to move the needle in the technology sector together. Of course, we offer competitive compensation and benefits packages to our team, but our competitive edge is the development and training that our team experiences every day.

Be part of our vibrant community that values diversity and embraces inclusion at every level. We are committed to fostering a culture where individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life feel empowered to contribute their unique perspectives. Our collaborative environment celebrates the richness of ideas and experiences, and we believe that by embracing diversity, we can achieve greater innovation and excellence together. Come and help us create a workplace that reflects the beautiful tapestry of our global community.

Join our growing team!