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Senior Change Manager - Quality

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Berkshire, England
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23 Mar 2023

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Senior Change Manager - Quality

AWE is recruiting for a Senior Change Manager to lead the strategic development and tactical deployment of an overarching change process for the organisation, which includes setting the policy, direction, and appropriate standards.

Location - Reading/Basingstoke area

Package - £54,250 to £70,000 (depending on suitability and level of experience)

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading the effective and efficient deployment of the overarching change process, to ensure all current change processes demonstrate compliance with requirements.
  • Creating and deploying the policy and standards for the overarching change process, demonstrating how end users comply with these requirements.
  • Ensuring a continuous improvement methodology is in place and complete effective stakeholder engagement to enact changes, so that the process continues to be fit for purpose.
  • Establishing suitable performance targets and reporting to enable remedial action to be determined and actioned, showing the overarching change process is in control and meeting its desired intent.
  • Maintaining data integrity through management of the overarching change process database and task management of 1 x OCP Administration Support
  • Establishing and deploying appropriate communication, stakeholder management and engagement approaches to support End Users and Process Owners, across the business.

To be successful within this role you will have:

  • Relevant degree or equivalent qualification and/or experience.
  • Configuration Management qualification or be willing to work towards CMII or equivalent is desirable.
  • Training in the use of lean and six sigma techniques and/or other related problem solving, and improvement tools would be an advantage.
  • Ability to provide strategic and tactical insight depending on the needs of the business.
  • Tools to deliver superior performance in a manner that achieves commitment and buy-in.
  • Well-developed influencing and stakeholder and relationship management skills, and collaborative working with a broad cross section of customers, suppliers, leaders and managers.
  • Designing and delivering appropriate and tailored solutions in a cost effective and cost-efficient way. Creative and innovative, helping others to stretch, 'vision' and simplify the way the business is conducted.



We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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