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Head of Change Management

  • Location:

    Bridgwater, Somerset

  • Sector:


  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £75,000 - £90,000 per annum + bonus, package

  • Job ref:

    JN -062024-81988_1717595077

  • Published:

    05 June 2024

  • Expiry date:

    04 August 2024

Job Title - Head of Change Management

Salary - up to £90,000 + an excellent benefits package

Project - Nuclear

Location - Bristol / Bridgewater

Client / Role

Cobalt is currently working with a global consultancy that have an opportunity for a Head of Change Management to join their team. Their purpose is to redefine the boundaries of ambition. They believe in creating places that are responsible, bringing transformative impact to our people, communities, and societies across the globe. To learn more about our purpose, culture, and priorities, visit our strategy site. Within our Consult business, we harness our unique combination of leading-edge practical expertise and project delivery consultancy to unlock the potential in every project.

The Opportunity: Head of Change Management - PMO

Safety first - Going home safe and well:

  • You will be a leading advocate of our client's value of Safety First and be accountable for leading and maintaining exceptional safety, quality, cost, program, sustainability, and project compliance standards.

  • You will champion a diverse and inclusive working environment and understand the importance of the wellbeing of the people you manage.

Client focus - Deliver on our promise:

  • You will lead the delivery of key assignments and defined business areas, providing strategic direction and monitoring delivery aligned with overall vision and objectives.

  • You will be responsible for best-in-class service delivery and effective engagement with wider industry and professional bodies to promote our client.

  • You will be a recognized expert in PMO and Project Controls, with a strong internal and external network (e.g., clients, contractors, consultancies, and other stakeholders).

  • Reporting and accountable to the PMO & Delivery Commercial Lead.

  • Working with the PMO Commercial function and the i-PMO Project Controls Director.

  • Interface with all functions to update the control budget and provide cost advice.

  • External interface will be required with several stakeholders including the Client and Delivery Partners.

  • Ideally will have contributed to the development of specialist processes or procedures or drafting of industry-relevant articles or publications for their specialist field.

  • Maintaining the Control Budget.

  • Developing Control Budget Tools.

  • EAC reporting, trend analysis from Affordable Budget.

  • Costing change from Handover 1 design to Handover 2 design and recording movement from Affordable Budget.

  • Ensuring the latest design information is available to Site Performance Reporting Teams and Planning.

  • Supporting i-PMO (MEH program wide) Project Controls.

  • Interface with Client governance.

Integrity - Always do the right thing:

  • You will lead and direct Project teams in the administration of the PMO and Project Controls process, particularly with respect to the cost, schedule, change, risk, and reporting.

  • You will directly influence the long-term development of strategy for a function or Business Unit (BU), creating a sustainable business future.

  • You will commit to making a positive impact on our people, our clients, and our planet, and take ownership for holding others to account who do not uphold our client's values.

Create opportunities for our people to excel:

  • You will mentor, coach, and develop your project team and provide an environment to share knowledge and experience.

  • You will actively network, innovate, and seek an understanding of best practices, utilizing the full depth of knowledge of our client Group, the Centres of Excellence, our client Way Control Centre, and Knowledge Hub.

  • You will use your network to identify talent, lead recruitment, and manage the development, retention, and mobility of people, and support our people to achieve their highest potential.

You'll need to have:

  • Degree Qualification (or Equivalent)

  • Can achieve Security Clearance (BPSS or Higher)

You'll also have:

  • Membership of RICS, CIOB, APM, ICE, or equivalent demonstrable professional or personal development.

  • Deep property or infrastructure project management expertise.

  • Strong commercial and financial acumen.

  • Leadership and management experience of large, diverse teams.

  • Experience managing relationships with key senior stakeholders.

  • Knowledge of how carbon and sustainability considerations will shape the outlook of the projects you are working on.

If this is the role for you, please apply with your latest CV.