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Change and Comms Lead

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Recruiter: Santander
Listed on: 15th December 2020
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary Notes: Negotiable
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Why apply for this role?

As our Change & Comms Lead you'll be responsible for synchronising business changes with IT changes to ensure benefits are realised and risks are managed.

You'll need to be able to build and maintain strong relationships with the business to ensure that change can be assessed, planned and implemented. You'll work closely with the Product Owner and Technical Lead on the Product roadmap, specifically on planning releases and the activity around them to ensure business readiness and continuity.

If you're someone who's performed a similar role already, this could be the perfect opportunity to develop your career at a high-profile financial institution.

What you'll be doing

  • Maintaining strong relationships with business stakeholders in order to be an effective agent of change
  • Working closely with the Product Owner, Technical Lead and business to plan and synchronise activities
  • Understanding the business benefits case and working towards realising them through Hub activities
  • Planning and implementing all necessary communications, training, process change and documentation to ensure business readiness and continuity
  • Synchronising business change activity with other Hubs to avoid conflicts or duplication of effort

What we're looking for

  • Experience of implementing business change programmes
  • Experience of delivering IT change projects
  • Experience of combining business change with IT delivery
  • Believes in non-hierarchical culture of collaboration, transparency, safety and trust
  • Works with a focus on value creation, growth and servicing customers with full ownership and accountability
  • Proactive and passionate about resolving pain points

What else you need to know

Given the recent impact of the Coronavirus outbreak we will be conducting all interviews via telephone or video-conference where possible.

How we'll reward you

As well as a competitive salary, you'll enjoy a benefits package that you can tailor to your needs.

  • Eligible for a discretionary performance-related annual bonus
  • Pension with generous contributions of up to 12.5% from Santander, depending on your own contribution and length of employment with us
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year
  • £6,000 car allowance per year
  • Company funded individual private medical insurance
  • Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as private medical insurance for your family, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan and health assessments
  • Benefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover
  • Share in Santander's success by investing in our Sharesave and Partnership shares plans

For more information about our wide range of benefits and family friendly policies visit our website.

Why Santander?

At Santander, with only a small action or a simple idea, you can achieve great things. You can improve the daily life of more than 140 million people. You can collaborate with a friendly team of more than 200,000 employees.

It doesn't stop there. You'll also be part of a vibrant organisation that's been reinventing itself for more than 160 years. One that invests millions of pounds in training its people every year. One that helps more than 2 million people every year with social programmes.

We call it #TheSantanderEffect.

Equal Opportunities

Santander are an equal opportunities employer. When we talk about diversity, we don't just want to pay lip service. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people. It's important to us that we create an inclusive culture where everyone counts, and we particularly welcome applications from different underrepresented groups.

For more information on our commitment to equal opportunities, please visit our diversity page here.

What to do next

If this sounds like a role you're interested in, then please apply on the link below.

Due to high volume of applications we may need to close this role earlier than the advertised date, so recommend submitting an application as soon as possible.