Transformation Change & Communication Specialist

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. Finance
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Posting date:13 Apr, 2018
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The future is exciting, Ready to join our Finance Team as our next Transformation Change & Communication Specialist?

Let’s get factual. Our Finance teams work to provide crucial support to ensure only the soundest of decisions are made for both our customers and us.
Whatever you excel at, whether it be management analysis, facts and figures, forging partnerships or supporting business-critical decisions – we’ve got the role for you.

About the role

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a subsidiary of one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies. The IFRS 16 Programme team are responsible for implementing a new accounting standard which sets out requirements for lease accounting, which recognises leases as assets (right of use) in the balance sheet and the associated liability for payments. This is fundamentally new to all 24 of Vodafone’s operating subsidiaries. The project is expected to result in significant changes to existing processes around the UK Business ref. identification and classification of leases, monitoring of the lease and data process flows.

Your challenge will be to support the project manager in implementing a consistent Change Management, Communication, Training and Transformation strategy across the business in all impacted functions. These activities will be in close cooperation with the central IFRS 16 programme team.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a large finance transformation programme with wide-reaching impacts across the business, and represents a great opportunity to learn about Vodafone. 

Key Accountabilities:
  • Support the delivery and implementation of local market IFRS 16 transformational objective.
  • Provide and enable best practices and standardisation to support the people readiness framework and transformation governance.
  • Develop and implement the communication and stakeholder strategy, engaging and communicating regularly with direct and non-direct stakeholders on the delivery of the programme to ensure support at all levels of the organisation.
  • Make sure all the potential blockers, risks raised at local market level are managed and addressed in a timely and painless manner.
  • Assess and monitor key project dependencies, linkages and risks to ensure the transformation agenda is delivered to scope, time, cost and the required quality criteria.
  • Act as a key facilitator for change, supporting management through cross functional decisions by communicating changes, assessing local market risks, evaluating potential impacts to programme delivery and recommending resolutions.
  • Support the local market project manager in the development of the short, medium and long term cohesive transformation roadmap, including the roll out of IFRS 16.  Make sure all the processes and flows are discussed, agreed and documented within the local and the central team’s members.
  • Manage the Communication project plan execution at local level, making sure the content is appropriate to the audience, project phase, scope and timeline.
  • Ensure the local training needs are captured and addressed in the training plan.
  • Work in partnership with all Finance, Technology, Project Manager teams to make sure the markets are following the Global and local requirements.