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Global Transformation Change Lead

Date: Mar 25, 2021

Location: Dublin 24 OR Kilkenny, D, IE, D24 PE08

Company: Glanbia

Global Change Lead


Glanbia have embarked on an exciting Global HR transformation journey encompassing Strategy, Processes, and Technology to create a future ready and People centered organisation.


We have a requirement on our Project Team for a dynamic Global Change Lead.  This is a pivotal role on the project leadership team and will be responsible for the Business Readiness and Adoption strategy. 


You will be responsible for developing and executing a global change strategy and detailed plan to support a strategic HR transformational program enabling our People agenda through strategic capability development, digitalization, process innovation and efficiencies and a consumer grade employee experience. Critical to success will be the ability to work across all levels of the organization and the development of strong working relationships with our Global HR community, business leadership and project teams.


This is an 18 - 24 month FTC.  For now this role is remote (due to Covid 19), but will be primarily based in either Kilkenny (Project Office) or Dublin.



  • Acts as Global Change Leader for the Global transformation program and its associated work streams around organisational model design, business process and service delviery design and adoption of a digital HCM technology suite.
  • Develop, present and execute against a business readiness & adoption strategy for the program – recognising the diversity of our business and stakeholders for this program.
  • Provide direct support to, and engagement with, individual program work streams on all aspects of change leadership – business readiness, technology adoption, culture and behaviour change.
  • Support the facilitation of employee experience design workshops with Glanbia’s program partner, ensuring that inputs collected are brought through program deliverables.
  • Build and mobilize a network of global Change Agents for the program and put in place a structured change plan and coaching to ensure success in their role.
  • Provide a detailed stakeholder analysis that identifies the individuals that are critical to the successful delivery of the project and initiate actions to ensure these individuals are fully engaged with, and aligned behind program plans and deliverables.
  • Measuring the degree of business readiness for change and specific risks/issues that may inhibit successful adoption of the project and the ability to get maximum value from transformation. Put in place standardized Transition and business readiness plans for service introduction-optimization, and ensure alignment across Group-Region-Local activities.
  • Preparation of internal and external communications and engagement plans to support deployment and operation. 
  • Preparation of training materials and execution of training plan for project.
  • Work with the HR Leadership Teams to identify value adding opportunities that would require cross-team integration and focused delivery.


  • Experience & Qualifications
  • Previous experience in a change leadership role in a global organisation – ideally supporting planning, managing and anchoring complex change initiatives that require coordination across a number of elements [organisation design, roles, measures, processes, etc.].
  • Experience in Change plan, Comms plan and Training plan development and execution – appropriately aligned to stakeholder and geographical diversity in an organisation.
  • Strategic thinker and planner - able to think ahead and anticipate problems, issues and solutions.
  • Ability to influence and appropriately challenge leadership teams, project teams and HR operational teams to bring clarity to issues and solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to negotiate and influence effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Works effectively with others and contributes to an environment that promotes effective teamwork and strong collaboration.
  • Proven commercial orientation.
  • Extensive experience of Continuous Excellence practices, methodologies and tools.
  • Advanced facilitation skills.


Our Purpose & Values

At Glanbia we are dedicated to delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. We differentiate ourselves by doing not only what is right for our business, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work. So if you’re looking to develop your career, stretch your ambitions and work for a company that has the ability to succeed on the world stage, ours is a journey you’ll want to share.