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Change Management Specialist EMEA

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Milan, Italy

Additional Locations: Italy-Milan; France-Voisins le Bretonneux; Germany-Düsseldorf; Netherlands-Kerkrade; Poland-Warsaw; Spain-Madrid; United Kingdom-Hemel Hempstead


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About the Role


We are excited to introduce a new opportunity for a Change management specialist to join Boston Scientific. This role will play a pivotal role in the establishment and growth of the recently created EMEA Change Management Team, which will be instrumental in supporting employees through change while building BSC Change capability.


The Principal Specialist will report to the EMEA Change Management Senior Manager.

The initial focus will consist of supporting the execution and success of strategic transformation programs in the region by developing and executing change management strategies to support employees throughout the changes.

Specific responsibilities will include stakeholder analysis & management, change impact analysis, change network management, communication & training plan design.


Other key aspects of the role will include the maturation of change skills across the organisation with a near term focus of introducing EMEA Change management tools and methodologies to the broader organisation. This will involve organising enterprise change workshops, developing toolkits tailored for the organisation, and facilitating a training program to elevate the capabilities of key personnel, including leaders, project managers, and HR business partners.



This role can be based in any Boston Scientific EU hubs  (France-Voisins le Bretonneux; Germany-Duesseldorf; Italy-Milan; Netherlands-Kerkrade; Poland-Warsaw; Spain-Madrid; United Kingdom-Hemel Hempstead)



Support business/program managers in the development and execution of the change management strategies and plans for EMEA strategic transformation programs.

  • Develop, maintain, drive, and execute change management strategies in collaboration with key program stakeholders.
  • Create impactful communication and training materials and use innovative vehicles and approach to share them across the organisation.
  • Create innovative and impactful ways to involve, mobilise and align program stakeholders (from top management to individual contributors) through workshops and interactive sessions.
  • Provide guidelines and tools to managers to run team dialogues about change and help their teams to translate change initiatives into concrete, relevant actions.
  • Creates opportunities for stakeholders to guide change through participation in forums, discussions, in-person town halls, small group sessions, etc.
  • Provide relevant information to employees that allows them to make their own decisions in line with desired change objectives.
  • Monitor external and internal environment for potential threats to successful change implementation.
  • Provide direct support and coaching to front-line managers and supervisors as they help their direct reports through transitions.
  • Partner with the Communications team to stay aligned on change management plans & consistent messaging.
  • Collaborate with and provide input to the Communications and HR teams with regards to content of announcement, FAQ and talk track.
  • Connect local teams by sharing experiences and leverage expertise and lessons learned.


Contribute to develop Change Management Capability across EMEA

  • Facilitate change management training session to identified change practitioners.
  • Coach, advise, guide a network of change practitioners.
  • Co-manage the EMEA change management community of practice with other change experts.
  • Share change management best practice and tools with the change management community of practice.


Profile Requirements

  • 5+ years of industry experience working directly in a change management role utilising change tools such as stakeholder analysis, change impact mapping, persona creation, change measures, and the value of their outputs. 
  • 5+ years of creating enterprise-wide and executive-level creative communications using multiple vehicles and approaches. 
  • Experience working in a global, matrix environment, emphasising cultural diversity and competency. 
  • Solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process.
  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies, and tools.
  • Ability to work independently and liaise with the business and main program stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate creativity in problem solving and in the design of change management strategies.
  • Proven ability to operate effectively with general guidance on new projects.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to work with technical and non-technical audiences; as well as communicate as effectively to individual contributors as you do with management.
  • Skilled in presentation composition, communications technology including PowerPoint.
  • Basic knowledge in videos/tutorials editing with video editing software.




Requisition ID: 575346


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