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Business Change Manager

17 Quay Street, M3 3HN
Churchill Court, BR1 1DP
Direct Line House, B3 2NU
Direct Line House, LS1 8HZ
The Core, BS1 6JX
Fixed Term Contract (Fixed Term)
Full time

About Us:

Direct Line Group is an ambitious company employing thousands of people throughout the UK. We’re proud to be one of Britain's leading general insurers, offering millions of customers decades of experience and knowledge. In the history of modern insurance, there has never been a bigger time for change than now and we work hard to make sure our well known brands – Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, NIG and Green Flag are making insurance easier and better value for our customers. We know we can’t do this without our brilliant people who we reward for ideas and thinking as well as results because that’s how we can achieve amazing things – for our customers and for each other. Come and join us at the 3rd Best Big Company to work for in 2019!

What we're looking for:

This is an exciting time within our Change and Automation team. With up to 3 Business Change Managers (BCM) positions available on a 12 month secondment or FTC basis to improve our capability and permanent resource. We are looking for experienced BCMs to come on-board and lead end to end change.

You’ll bring:

  • People Focused. Passionate about the change experience, meeting objectives on time and on budget by increasing employee adoption, usage and minimising resistance
  • Leadership experience. Leaders who are accountable for outcomes and benefits, comfortable leading and coaching, and able to look beyond day to day change delivery
  • Credibility in partnering with senior stakeholders, supported by wealth of business, commercial & change experience
  • Technical capability – Logical thinkers, those who can present a plan, creating and implementing change management strategies. Utilising and working in different change methodologies, including Agile, and Waterfall to achieve the collective goal

Who you'll be working with:

You will lead Business Change from all across our business – in the last few years we have delivered projects for colleagues working in Customer Operations, Claims, Counter-Fraud, Robotics, Digital, Property and Finance to name just a few! You will get support from Project Managers, Business Analysts, PMO and of course business SMEs to help ensure success.

Our team has grown to deliver significant change at DLG and continues to do so. We are accountable for the end to end delivery of business change projects, leading the way on key strategic drivers. This is an exciting and dynamic team to be part of – now and in the future!

What you'll be doing:

You will focus on the people side of change, ensuring the change is sustained with business outcomes and benefits realised. This will include:

  • Assessing the change, business impacts and business readiness, identifying and managing implementation strategies , risks and opportunities ,that transform business-as-usual from status quo to new way of working
  • Preparing the business, owning and consulting with colleagues at all levels on any people and cultural impacts, developing on-going trusting working relationships
  • Creating the vision and build a clear project plan based on realistic planning assumptions
  • Driving the implementation of the required changes against clear business acceptance criteria, such as processes and operational MI
  • Communicating the benefits of the change, building momentum and embedding knowledge, removing obstacles and coordinating transition activities, creating stability and a sense of the new being the norm
  • Working closely with other key support departments including, Testing & Release Management, Learning and Internal Communications to ensure specialist services are utilised
  • Lead effective, informed and highly motivated change teams with you either partnering with a dedicated delivery work stream, supporting a large programme or be allocated a number of projects within a portfolio

What we'll give you:

We’re always encouraging internal development and you’ll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge and business analysis skills. Our people believe this is a great place to work and this is underpinned by our working culture, dedication and passion for developing our colleagues; a place where you can truly build a long-lasting career.

Salary - Up to £42,000 p.a.

Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do.
  • Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead!
  • Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard)
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • 50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance
  • Free Travel insurance
  • Free Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance
  • Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers
  • My Discounts - a discounts website for all our employees, with great discounts, cash back savings and offers across hundreds of brilliant  high street brands, travel, tickets, gym memberships and much more.

Who we are
Direct Line Group is an organisation with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We are one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the UK. We are home to some of the nation's best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG.

Life at Direct Line Group

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