30+ days ago - req26701

Organizational Change Manager

Logistics & supply chain management

Logistics & supply chain management

In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Logistics & supply chain management


3-7 years



Job Category

Logistics & supply chain management




The Sourcing & Supply Chain (S&SC) Change Team is looking for Organizational Change Managers who will work in the various change projects.

Are you challenged by?

  • an implementation program in a complex and technical discrete industry environment;
  • rolling out and embedding a program, including the desired behavioral change;
  • being responsible for guiding, designing, managing and executing the change implementation;
  • engaging and managing stakeholders;
  • operating on operational, tactical and strategic levels;
  • working within a multi-disciplinary team;
  • practicing your change management experience to the fullest?

Then we are looking for you!

Job Mission

Position in the Program:
The Change Manager reports to the Program Manager, and will be part of the program’s Business Change and Communication team. The Change Manager also works together with the Change Management Competence Lead to align change management approach, challenges and progress.

Job Description

The Change Manager:

  • Aligns and agrees activities with the Program Manager and line HR responsible manager
  • Designs, coordinates and executes the program’s Change & Communication strategy & plan
  • Coordinate and executes communication activities and reviews and delivers the required communication materials
  • Pro-actively leverages and maintains a change agent network
  • Enables, supports, and challenges the program team (and subsequent project teams) in their roles by e.g. coaching, attendance of meetings, example and providing tools.
  • Defines and executes appropriate interventions to mitigate Change Management risks
  • Acts as ‘sparring partner’ for the program manager and HR responsible manager
  • Is fully at ease in working with senior and middle management, but also in working with operational departments
  • Has a hands-on mentality

This is a fulltime position for 32 to 40 hours per week.


  • Master's degree


We are looking for an experienced Change Manager who has:

  • at least 5-8 years of work experience
  • at least 5 years’ experience in specific Change Management roles
  • knowledge of the most common Change Management theories & practices
  • knowledge of / experience with Lean principles and Change (Lean journey)
  • experience in working on projects in a technical industrial environment (manufacturing)
  • proven coaching experience

Personal skills

  • Pragmatic and hands on mindset
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships on different levels in the organization
  • Sensitive to political environments and multiple stakeholder agenda’s
  • Good knowledge of both Dutch and English language
  • Strong communication skills (listening, asking the right questions and expression)
  • Creative and proactive
  • Drive, enthusiasm and persistence
  • Able to convince, inspire and motivate people

Context of the position

Support the execution of the Portfolio of the S&SC department within a program context to focus on Change impact and further mature the Change skills within the organization.

Other information

Only applications via the system will be taken into procedure. Please apply by uploading your resume and cover letter.