As part of Strategic change team, this role supports projects (change initiatives) to meet objectives on time and on budget by increasing employee adoption and usage. This person will focus on the people side of change, including changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles and organisation structures.
The primary responsibility will be creating and implementing change management strategies and plans that maximise employee adoption and usage and minimise resistance. The Project Manager will work to drive faster adoption, higher ultimate utilisation of and proficiency with the changes that impact employees.
Headquartered in London, Aon Plc is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.
Aon is an equal opportunities employer. Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.
About the Role
Your impact as a Project Manager:
Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities.
Apply a change management process and tools to create a strategy to support adoption of the changes required by a project or initiative.
Support the design, development, delivery and management of communications.
Conduct impact analyses, assess change readiness and identify key stakeholders.
Provide input, document requirements and support the design and delivery of training programmes.
Additional responsibilities will include:
Complete change management assessments.
Identify, analyse and prepare risk mitigation tactics.
Identify and manage anticipated resistance.
Create actionable deliverables for the five change management levers: communications plan, sponsor roadmap, coaching plan, training plan, resistance management plan.
Support organisational design and definition of roles and responsibilities.
Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress.
Planning, sequencing and accurately estimating timings of activity required to delivery desired or required project outcomes; development and management of project plans.
Identification and management all project stakeholders including communication of information, extraction of information, assignment of activity and assurance of completion.
Management of project resources including people (e.g. the assignment of work to identified SMEs) and costs (to ensure spend remains within budget).
Management of project dependencies ensuring activity required from other projects, teams and other parties deliver required inputs when required.
Ensure necessary quality assurance processes are in place in order to guarantee that outcomes are equal to expectation.
Provision of leadership, management, mentorship and training of other Project Manager and Business Analysts.
Provision of timely and accurate project reporting and MI.
Framework, and compliance with the Aon UK Limited policies, including participation in the management of risks (including completion of mandatory training) that may adversely affect the business, interests or reputation of any Group Company.
Proven experience in project management and change.
Operating at a manager level with a people change background ideally in a Big 4 consultancy and a proven ability in an Insurance environment as a priority.
Target Operating Model, Process / Business change approaches such as Lean, Six Sigma and extensive stakeholder engagement models.
Managing and leading workstreams on large-scale and complex operations change programmes.
Negotiating with all parts of an organisation in order to secure resource and/or budget, meet deadlines, attain approvals, embed process and manage conflicts.
Ability to develop tools and techniques.
Use of MS Project, Visio, Word, Excel and PowerPoint to an advanced level.
Salary and Benefits
This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package and 25 days holiday. Through our flexible benefits, you will also have the opportunity to choose additional benefits, including healthcare and additional holiday. We also offer tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organisation.
Our Colleague Experience
Every day, our colleagues make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. Together, we share this one purpose: to empower economic and human possibility around the world. This unifying goal is at the heart of our identity, and it lives in everything we do. To learn more about our colleague experience, visit Aon Colleague Experience.
We're happy to talk flexible working. If you need to flex your working pattern, Aon offers flexible and agile working policies and we're happy to discuss options with you upon application.