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Change Management Specialist

May 24 2022
Categories Consulting, Business analyst, Executive, Management, Consulting
Acheson, AB

SMS Equipment offers rewarding careers in the heavy equipment industry across Canada. As the largest Komatsu dealer in North America, SMS Equipment gives you the opportunity to represent world-class quality in our product offerings and customer service. A few of the many benefits of working with SMS Equipment include: competitive wages, comprehensive group benefits plans, and RRSP matching.

At SMS Equipment, safety is our number one priority. Our successful candidate is intrinsically motivated and committed to making safe choices, when completing all tasks.

Change Management Specialist - this position offers a hybrid work environment up to 50% of the time.

Under the direction of the Director, Talent and Change Management, the Change Management Specialist will develop and implement change management plans, tools, and deliverables for assigned project to increase project success and business benefits, including risk assessments, communications, stakeholder engagement, coordination and evaluation.


  • Develop and implement a change management plan for assigned projects, including risk/impact/user readiness assessment, mitigation strategies, roadmap, communication plan, stakeholder engagement plan, and integration with overall project plan to improve change success, user adoption, and business benefits.
  • Engage and guide key stakeholders (e.g. executive sponsors, change champions) to lead and support adoption of the change.
  • Support the development and implementation of a communication plan to build awareness, understanding, and buy-in of the change.
  • Supports stakeholders to adapt to the change, through implementation of activities such as training and building change resiliency initiatives.
  • Coordinates logistics, training, and project management of other components of the change.
  • Evaluate and report on change adoption, project success, business benefits, and other identified metrics
  • Serve as a champion and subject-matter expert for the use of change management best practices across the organization.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of how people go though a change and the change process, experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools and experience with large scale organizational change efforts. Other skills and abilities include:

  • Working knowledge of Prosci® is an asset
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent active listening skills
  • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
  • Resilient and tenacious with a propensity to persevere
  • Forward looking with a holistic approach
  • Organized with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics
  • Problem solving and root cause identification skills
  • Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others
  • Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges

If you would like an opportunity to work for a company who offers growth, positive working environment and long term employment, please apply to our website Please search reference number CHANG004135. network