Training & Change Manager - Freedom Furniture - HRCareer

First listed on: 14 April 2018

Training & Change Manager

Come and join one of Australia’s most iconic brands; where inspirationis at its best. Freedom is one of the nation’s leading lifestyle retailers. We don’t just sell furniture, we sell the dream! Where our people can be themselves and deliver to the Australian people exceptional products at great value that are unique to the Australian way of life.

With over 35 years in the furniture and homewares industry, Freedom has established itself as a market leader, in style, on-trend products and quality. We are known for our great design and a customer experience that you will be proud to be part of.

We are committed to delivering a world class customer journey, coupled with a highly engaged retail team. Our number one priority is to build on our existing talents to create a culture that rewards high performance, fosters job satisfaction and invests in career opportunities.

The role

We are in search for someone exceptional, who has retail & change management experience.  The role focuses on the people side of change, including changes to business processes, systems, technology, job roles and organisation structures.  You will be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Create and implement change management strategies, along-side training plans that maximise employee adoption and usage and minimise resistance for new initiatives
  • Collaborate with key project owners to identify change management strategies and training needs
  • Design, develop, and ensure the effective delivery and review of appropriate learning solutions in line with anticipated organisational development needs, associated with new initiatives
  • Present in-person and online training sessions
  • Support and engage Senior Leaders, Coach Managers and Supervisors
  • 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
  • Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress

The successful candidate

The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of how people go through change and the change process within the retail industry, as well as possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Cert IV Training & Assessment
  • Retail experience
  • Change management experience
  • Experience with large-scale organisational change efforts
  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle
  • Customer and results focused

We offer

  • Free onsite gym & gym classes
  • The opportunity to work with fun, supportive and close-knit team
  • Great company and team culture
  • Generous staff discounts across all our sister brands including freedom, Snooze, Fantastic Furniture, Plush, Bay Leather Republic and more

If you are a confident individual, with a strong understanding of (people) change process, as well as creating, developing, implementing and improving learning solution, then this is the role for you! Apply now!