Jun 22, 2024

Bethlehem, US, 18015 Richmond, US, 23223 Carnaxide, PT, 2794-038

Project Change Manager

Project Change Manager

Join us on a pioneering journey to digitalize and transform the global marketplace. If you're a changemaker eager to leave your mark on a leading FMCG company's ambitious journey, this is where your story begins.

About us

 About Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG):

With a presence in 20 countries spanning four continents, STG is a global leader in the FMCG sector, dedicated to crafting exceptional experiences with the finest natural tobacco products.


Your Role as Project Change Manager:

Stepping into the Project Change Manager role within our Group HR's People Program Office, you will spearhead strategic projects that impact our global workforce of 11,000. You'll be an integral part of a dynamic OCM team, working alongside experts in communication, training, and change management to enable organizational transformation.


Global Influence and Expansion:

Your mandate includes fostering relationships with a diverse array of stakeholders, shaping and implementing change initiatives with cultural sensitivity. While the OCM team is rooted in our Danish headquarters, your contribution will support our expansion, especially in facilitating the global rollout of SAP S/4HANA.


Location and Travel:

This position will be anchored in our US offices, located in Richmond or Bethlehem, suitable for a candidate ready to work from these locations. You should also be prepared for occasional travel, both within the US and internationally, to collaborate with teams and stakeholders.


Our Current Challenge:

At STG, we are navigating a diverse ERP landscape. Our vision is to unify our systems under a single global ERP solution in the next few years. This pivotal transformation will streamline our processes, unify our operations, and propel STG's growth.


Your Mission:

In collaboration with the OCM team, your role will be to empower our greatest asset, our people, as we transition to this new way of working. You will provide pivotal support through clear communication, comprehensive training, and strategic change management, ensuring everyone is aligned and equipped for the changes ahead.


As our Project Change Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Orchestrating the deployment and optimal utilization of SAP S4/HANA across the organization.
  • Crafting and executing a communication strategy that resonates with diverse teams, ensuring alignment with our overarching OCM strategy.
  • Conducting a thorough stakeholder analysis, engagement, and create robust reinforcement plans.
  • Work with process professionals to identify change impact and work with stakeholders to identify solutions and actions to implement them
  • Supporting the design and delivery of process and system training, providing critical hypercare where needed.
  • Synthesising learnings from each wave of implementation to refine ongoing change activities.

Your areas of knowledge and expertise (that matter the most for this role):

  • A seasoned change management professional with a passion for transformation and a methodical approach to processes.
  • An exceptional communicator adept at engaging with stakeholders at all levels and managing resistance with poise.
  • Proven expertise in managing large-scale international transformation projects, with a preference for those versed in Prosci and ADKAR methodologies.
  • A project management maestro with proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel, and high-level facilitation.

Key deliverables expected in this role:

  •  Tailored stakeholder engagement plans with measurable outcomes.
  • Impact assessments for system implementations, addressing any identified gaps collaboratively.
  • Strategic blueprints for role mapping post-system rollout and targeted change management communications.


  • Proficiency in English is a must; Spanish would be a bonus.
  • Change management project experience in change management and communications or training, experience implementing SAP S4/Hana would be a bonus
  • A Master's degree in Business, HR, or Change Management is ideal, accompanied by at least 5 years of experience in change leadership roles. Equivalent experience with a Bachelor's degree is also welcome.
  • Some regional and international travel may be required
  • A strong sense of initiative and the ability to work with distributed colleagues and management


We value our employees and in addition to our competitive salaries, we offer a competitive benefit package to our talented team members including:

  • Comprehensive Health Care, Vision & Dental Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Disability Plans
  • Basic & Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Additional Supplemental Benefits
  • Paid Vacation, Paid Time Off (PTO) days, Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Saving Plan including a generous Company match


What happens next?

  • You Apply – Craft your career with us!
  • We carefully review your application (over a nice cup of coffee).
  • The important thing to know is that we process applications on an ongoing basis, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible
  • If we are a match, you’ll receive an email or a call from our HR team
  • And a final note for you to know - We'll get back to you — even if it's a no (for now)


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*Please be informed that this Direct Search is conducted exclusively by the Scandinavian Tobacco Group. We do not accept applications from agencies, and we will not provide compensation for unsolicited CVs.


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