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Business Change Manager

Job Ref No: BCM
Contract: Fixed Term Contract for 5 months
Location: Taunton (Home/Deane House)
Salary: £36,922 to £38,890 per annum (Grade H)
Hours: Full Time, 37 Hours

Closing date for applications: 28 September 2020 at 9am

Interviews: w/c 12 October 2020

The Microsoft 365 and Information Management Projects make up the Digital Modernisation Programme.  The programme will change the way we organise and share information and work together using the latest digital technologies.

Microsoft Teams has been successfully deployed and we are now preparing for what comes next and require a Business Change Manager to help deliver Microsoft 365 across the Council. 

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Change Manager in corporate wide technology implementations, is highly motivated and flexible, can build strong relationships at all levels, is an excellent communicator, enjoys learning about new technologies and training others and is knowledgeable in Microsoft 365.

Reporting to the Project Manager you will:

  • Prepare the organisation for the changes ahead
  • Lead on communications and engagement and user adoption of Microsoft 365, working closely with the Learning & Development Manager
  • Lead and develop a Digital Champions network of volunteers from across the Council, providing support to users throughout and beyond the project
  • Plan and facilitate Microsoft 365 pilots, determining which apps offer the most benefit and   where they are best deployed
  • Capture and report business benefits.

For more information about this post, please contact Recruitment at recruitment@somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk.

Benefits of working with the Council

The Authority offers flexible and agile working, with excellent technology to support this. The council offices provide a pleasant, comfortable and modern working environment and a fleet of pool cars for use on official business. The Council offer a generous annual leave entitlement as well as an option to purchase additional annual leave. Other benefits include the Local Government Pension Scheme, payment of professional subscription if required for the role, an Employee Assistance Programme, access to My Staff Shop which include salary sacrifice schemes, discounts and deals. Employees also are eligible for free use of the gym and swimming pool during off peak times and discounted gym and swimming membership at peak times. A relocation allowance may apply if eligible.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please download and complete the Application Form and Recruitment Monitoring Forms in line with the Job Description.

Completed Application Forms and Recruitment Monitoring Forms should be emailed to applications@somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk quoting the job reference.

Please note we do not accept CVs.