Change Manager

Job reference: 137853BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Change Manager – Transformation
This role is in the Modernising our Support Office programme and forms one of the 7 key programmes in the Boots UK Transformation portfolio. The objective of the programme is to radically streamline & modernise our Support Office operation, driving out inefficiencies to deliver a more effective & agile operating model underpinned by the right capabilities for a “digital first” retail business.
The purpose of this role is to work across all workstreams to support the planning and delivery of the change for colleagues. This role will also create and lead the externally facing communication and engagement plan into the organisation.
Key Responsibilities
  • Develop the overarching change plan for the E2E programme, connecting the change across the multiple workstreams
  • Develop the structure and approach for change that supports the workstreams delivery of change
  • Build and manage the communications and engagement plan for the E2E programme
  • Support the workstreams and respective functions to understand the change process and thereby implementing change successfully themselves
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress of change within the programme
A bit about you…
  • Extensive experience within Change Management, with awareness of developing change plans cross-functionally, but also supporting and coaching teams to deliver.
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills, able to work well across all levels within the organisation
  • Influencing and relationship building skills, working well across a broad set of stakeholders from project team through to Exec Sponsors
  • Strong Project/Programme Management experience, able to drive the plan, manage risks as part of the regular programme governance
A bit about us…
With the keenest prices and most amazing products, buying at Boots UK is different.
We’re not just a global retailer, but also a product developer. Our Buying team are at the heart of our business. Playing a critical role in providing real reasons for customers to shop at Boots UK by delivering competitive ranges. Working cross-functionally with all areas of the business to ensure that all our customers ‘feel good’ about the products in Boots UK. Responding to changing markets and anticipating customer needs, there are opportunities for you to develop locally and on an international level.
Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance and is the UKs leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible. You can learn more by visiting boots.jobs.

What we can offer you:
  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays
  • Annual discretionary bonus plan
  • Generous staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
  • Competitive company pension scheme
  • Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, holiday buying, cycle to work scheme and many more
  • Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen, Dry Cleaning and Cash Point
  • Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship
Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer a number of flexible working options to suit our colleagues’ needs including job share and part time working. Our website shows examples of colleagues enjoying different working patterns. If this interests you, please talk to us about it.
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