Business Change Manager

Requisition ID: R10041473

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: London, London, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Developed Vetting (DV)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

We are looking for a Business Change Manager to work from our London office.

The Business Change Managers (BCM) is responsible for making sure that the people affected by the change are ready, willing and able to work effectively in new ways as required.

They will be critical to ensuring transformation projects (change initiatives) meet objectives on time and on budget by increasing employee adoption and usage. As part of a project delivery team, the BCM identifies which stakeholders will be affected by the change and works with those stakeholders to understand the scale and nature of the impact before supporting with the delivery of transformation solution. They identify necessary activities to prepare people for the coming change, ensure these are planned and managed through the project delivery lifecycle, and support people through it.

The BCM will primarily work with clients who are implementing IT solutions to drive desired changes within their organisation.  The BCM will be a critical thinker who will have a good understanding of available and emerging IT technologies and ways that users are commonly impacted by these. The BCM will support the design, implementation and adoption of change management strategies for IT projects driving fast adoption and managing resistance to change.


  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree specific to Business Management/Business studies or equivalent business change delivery experience
  • Demonstration of or willingness to achieve business change qualifications e.g. Prosci Change Management Certification.
  • Ideally from a defence or cyber environment
  • A proven track record of leading and delivering business change activities.
  • Demonstration of excellent stakeholder management and interpersonal skills and will be motivated by working with a range of stakeholders ensuring the impacts on those stakeholders are at the forefront of project implementation.
  • The BCM will have a working knowledge of business change methodologies (e.g. Prosci or other proprietary change methodologies) and how these methodologies can be used in different delivery contexts (for example Lean Agile, Scaled Agile, Prince2 or MSP) and are able to tailor their role to fit with the delivery context of the project.
  • Somebody who is able to obtain and hold UK Government clearance.

Looking for flexibility? At Northrop Grumman UK we have hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about what may be possible.

Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.