Change Manager at Compassion International

State: Accra, Ghana
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 29/09/2022
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: 5 Years
Career Level: Consultant
Industry: Commerce

Change Manager Summary

The Change Manager at Compassion International will serve as a Change Manager on new services, technology

upgrades/deployments, and process improvements related projects.

Change Manager

As part of a movement to mature our ministry’s Change Management capability, the Global Change Partner brings

energy, passion, and global perspective.

They will strengthen our international change management capability through subject matter expertise and

relationship building.

This Change Manager will also promote the growth of global change capabilities across the ministry, advocating for change

awareness, adoption, and retention.

What will the Change Manager do?

Maintain a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and

outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.

Act as an advocate for children by raising the awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in

poverty and challenging and enabling those within one’s influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on

behalf of children.

Build change capabilities, including methodology and process including project members, stakeholders,

leadership, the global deployment network, and other change agents.

Listen to and build trusted relationships that ‘bridge’ the US-based and international neighbours.

Partner with Project Managers to ensure the integration of Change Management with project planning, execution,

and reporting. This includes utilizing and refining Compassion’s internal change management methodology and

tools, working with key stakeholders, and helping to integrate across other projects as appropriate.

Leverage in-depth knowledge of sound change management practices to successfully develop a case for change,

analyze and manage stakeholders, plan and communicate engagements, analyze the impact, assess organizationally

readiness, and align the organization around key projects and initiatives.

Flex between agile, waterfall and hybrid project methodologies to accommodate various project types in the ministry.

Listen to and anticipate stakeholder needs and points of resistance, seeking opportunities to develop trusted

relationships and solutions that enable effective and efficient delivery of enterprise initiatives.

Partner closely with Project Management, Communications, IT, and Learning Services (Training) to define, refine,

and deliver an integrated experience across major strategic initiatives.

Bring cross-culturally insight from Compassion’s Program countries, through a strong partnership and

collaboration with established deployment resources in each area and region.

Serve as a thought leader and act proactively to anticipate/mitigate risks.

Work with the key stakeholders, including Compassion’s Deployment Network to create and continuously improve a

solid Compassion change management methodology.

What do you bring a Change Manager?


Global perspective into Compassion’s Change Management methodology, tools, and practices

7+ years progressively responsible Change Management experience on complex projects and programs

Complementary proficiency in project management is highly preferred

Willingness to flex to accommodate global partnerships

Overlap standard United State Mountain Time working hours (8 am-5 pm) by approximately 3-4 hours as a daily average

Flex for another global project/stakeholder meeting as needed

Relevant industry certifications required:

Prosci ADKAR certification

Certified Change Management Professional (CCMP) designation by the Association of Change Management


Skilled at cross-cultural interactions and relationships

You demonstrate leadership by leading through influence and collaboration, understanding the impact of change

initiatives on work capacity and staff, and demonstrate cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity

You value your relationship with Jesus Christ above all, and you reflect your discipleship as a staff member and


You bring a high level of emotional intelligence, empathy and integrity to your work and your management of others

Why work here?

The mission: Join a team that is motivated to release children from poverty in Jesus name.

Our benefits: Receive generous paid time off, 10% contribution to a 403(b) retirement fund on top of your salary,

excellent healthcare coverage, free short-term professional counselling, and more.

Spiritual growth: Participate in regular chapel services, prayer groups, and department devotionals.

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