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Contract Change and Transformation Specialist Alectra Utilities Richmond Hill Until Filled

Contract Change and Transformation Specialist

Organization: Alectra Utilities
Date Posted: 2/22/2018
City: Vaughan
Location: Ontario
Country: Canada
Primary Category: Public Utilities
Type of Position: Consultant/Contractor
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s
Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Description & Details

Contract Change and Transformation Specialist

Location: Vaughan

Reports to: Director, Change Management & Communications

Business Unit: Change Management & Communications

Status: Contract/Temporary

Hours per Week: 35

Rate of Pay: Commensurate with range and candidate’s experience

Open: February 22, 2018

Close: Until Filled

Job Description

About Alectra

Alectra Utilities is currently seeking an experienced Change and Transformation Specialist to join the team on a contract basis and will report to the Director, Change Management & Communications.

Position Purpose:

The Change and Transformation Specialist will be responsible for leading change management on significant integration projects within Alectra. The individual will work closely with project teams, business sponsors and leaders, Corporate Relations and other key stakeholders, to ensure they are equipped and prepared to adopt and sustain desired changes for the achievement of strategic objectives, employee engagement, and to achieve the desired Alectra culture. The incumbent will be responsible for creating and implementing change management and communication strategies for a variety of integration and transformation projects.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • – Works with the Business Units to assess change readiness and project risk related to change to ensure stakeholder engagement and commitment
  • – Works with stakeholders to identify and anticipate resistance to change. Conducts stakeholder assessments, change impact assessments, and stakeholder analysis
  • – Develops change readiness assessments, change adoption assessments and develops change reinforcement plans to reduce resistance and foster a positive acceptance of change and adoption of desired behaviors and practices
  • – Works with Business Units to develop/redefine/confirm roles, procedures, responsibilities, accountabilities, support systems and incentives that address and reflect the changes identified
  • – Develops change management strategies that supports Alectra’s framework, including defining and delivering a change management solution that maximizes employee engagement and supports a comprehensive, timely, and virtually seamless transition and implementation
  • – Reports on metrics/success measures to drive adoption and sustainment of change
  • – Works with Learning & Organizational Development to develop and deliver the required education and training, including the structure of training curricula, courses, course material, attendees and the scheduling and execution of the sessions
  • – Establishes an advisor role with clients and provide consistent, superior relationship management
  • – Participates in managing client expectations and raises appropriate issues to the Director, Change Management & Communications
  • – Leads multiple projects or manages large, complex projects under direction of the Director, Change Management & Communications
  • – Facilitates client interviews/meetings, leads focus groups and manages the quality of work products
  • – Builds relationships and collaborates effectively on cross-functional teams
  • – Ensures compliance to legislative, regulatory and Health & Safety policies, procedures and standards
  • – Performs other duties as assigned
  • – Travel between offices will be required


Bachelor’s degree in Business, Psychology, Human Resources, Organizational Behaviour, or a related discipline


  • – Minimum 5 years’ experience in developing change management initiatives and strategic planning
  • – Advanced knowledge of change management principles and project management methodologies
  • – Experience in mergers, acquisitions and integration projects an asset
  • – Experience in a unionized utility environment an asset
  • – Proven ability to be adaptable and comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment
  • – Demonstrated emotional intelligence and judgment, with the ability to deal with sensitive situations and provide counsel/mentoring to all levels of stakeholders
  • – Proven ability to collaborate with teams and successfully work with minimal supervision
  • – Excellent active listening, communication, presentation and facilitation skills

Specialized Knowledge:

  • – Prosci or other industry change management certification an asset
  • – Proficiency with MS Office applications
  • – CHRL designation an asset

How to Apply / Contact
If you are interested in this opportunity, and meet the qualifications, please submit your resume to

Alectra is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a recruitment process that respects the dignity and independence of all candidates. Should you require accommodation at any stage in the recruitment, assessment and selection process please consult with Alectra’s People Team.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Alectra Utilities. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



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