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Change & Transformation

Are you considering a fulfilling career in Change and Transformation? This area plays a vital part in impacting how an organisation utilises technology to enable their ambitions.

Gravitas are IT recruitment specialists, with over 14 years’ experience partnering with cutting-edge, innovative and transformational businesses across key growth areas from Public, Non-Profit, Commercial and E-commerce to Greentech, Insurtech, Healthtech, and Fintech, helping provide candidates with rewarding permanent and contract careers.

Our team recruit for tech professionals of all levels, across Business Analysis, Project/Programme Management and Change Management. Discover how we can help you. 

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Top Change & Transformation job areas in demand

Business Analysis

Business Analysts are key to helping organisations achieve their goals, through analysing or evaluating their systems, processes and operating models. They work collaboratively across the business, analysing and designing solutions to drive efficiency, customer experience and revenue.

Some of the key roles our clients are looking for include: 

  • IT Business Analyst 
  • Business Process Analyst 
  • Process Architect
  • Business Architect 

Business Analyst skills can vary in technicality, but often include; requirements gathering, process mapping, documentation and stakeholder / supplier management. Desirable qualifications that Hiring Managers may look for include Agile or Lean Six Sigma. 

Project / Programme Management

When managing projects, Project Managers often use various processes, methodologies, and techniques, to ensure projects are delivered successfully. It is common for this role to manage across various teams, suppliers, and departments; therefore, it is vital to have effective communication and stakeholder management skills to build and maintain relationships. 

Key jobs roles in demand include:

  • Project Manager
  • Programme Manager / Director
  • PMO Manager
  • Delivery Manager
  • SCRUM Master 
  • Transformation Manager 

Some organisations may work with certain methodologies such as Princes 2 or Agile and require project / programme managers who are competent with these methodologies. 

Change Management

When organisations go through a period of transformation, change management specialists are vital for ensuring the new technology is being fully utilised, the workforce adapts and the organisation gets maximum return on investment. . They may follow a particular change process or principles based on methodologies.

Requirements vary, with key roles including:

  • Business Change Analyst
  • Change Manager
  • Head of Change 
  • Communications Lead

When working a specialist role in change, effective communication is key as you will need to build relationships and collaborate with various stakeholders and business leaders. Other skills may include benefits realisation and marketing.

Top tips for developing a career in Change & Transformation

Expert advice from our Associate Director, Liz Ellis

Showcase your project achievements 

Whether it is on your CV or during an interview, Hiring Managers in the Change & Transformation space look for professionals who understand the value of the impact they have made towards a project or programme. When discussing your career experience, approach this with an outcome focus, such as saving costs or time, process improvement and ROI. 

Make your specialism your passion

As these are people-centric roles, Change & Transformation positions require you to collaborate with broad range of stakeholders. You will need to be engaging and enthusiastic to be able to take people on a journey and drive transformation. It’s important to specialise in an area you’re passionate about, making it a continuously positive experience that you’re still excited about 20 years into your career.

Grow your connections through networking 

If you aren’t already networking, you’re missing out! There are great industry events, community groups and webinars to attend, inspiring you to enhance your skillset, understanding market trends and make some great connections along the way. It could even lead you to your next job either by meeting an employer, or by getting a recommendation from a fellow professional. 

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