Change Management Advisor

What is a Change Management Advisor?

The main role of a change management Advisor

A change management advisor is a highly skilled professional who operates in the field of business management.

Imagine that you are the captain of a ship that is sailing towards a new destination.

You have a clear vision of where you want to go and why.

You are conscious that the way of getting there will involve facing challenges and uncertainties along the way.

You will need to navigate the changing weather, the shifting currents, and the potential threats from pirates or storms. 

You will also need to motivate and inspire your crew, who may have different opinions, expectations, and fears about the journey.

But how do you ensure that you reach your destination safely and successfully while keeping everyone on board happy and engaged ? 🤔

This is where a change management Advisor comes in. 

A change management Advisor is like a trusted navigator and advisor who helps you and your organization sail through any change, big or small. 

  • They have the knowledge, skills, and tools to help you plan, implement, and sustain the change, while minimizing the risks and maximizing the benefits.
  • They work with you and your team to understand the current situation, the desired future state, and the best way to bridge the gap. They advise and support you to create a shared vision, a clear strategy, and a realistic plan.
  • They design and deliver effective interventions, such as training, coaching, and feedback, to help you and your team adopt new behaviors and skills. 
  • They monitor and evaluate the progress and impact of the change, and make adjustments as needed.
  • They ensure that the change becomes part of your organization’s culture and DNA, and that you achieve your goals and objectives.

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A change management Advisor is more than just a consultant! 

1. They are a partner, a guide, and a catalyst for positive change.

2. They help you transform your organization and achieve your vision.

3. They help you make your change journey a rewarding and enjoyable experience.

4. They help you become a better leader and a better sailor.

Some Change Management Advisor work with a delivery group of industries, providing advice on generic change approaches. 

At Bee'z Consulting, we assist Healthcare and Life Sciences organizations in their change management efforts.

This means that we advise and support : 

  • clinics, 
  • hospitals, 
  • pharmaceuticals, 
  • biotechnology, 
  • medical devices, 
  • digital health, 

and other supporting businesses whose mission is to enable life-saving and life-changing treatments to improve patient outcomes.

The primary role of the change management advisor is to help organizations successfully navigate periods of transition and transformation.

These transitions can take various forms :

  • Adoption of new technologies,
  • Internal reorganization,
  • Introduction of new ways of working and adoption of new practices,
  • Evolving their governance and their organizational structure,
  • Merging with other entities,

5 projects driven by a change management Advisor! ☝

The type of support that a change management advisor can provide are quite diverse ! Here are some that we can undertake for you :

  • Supporting the introduction of new technologies within your organizations, paving the way for the effective adoption and effective use.
  • Advising and supporting you with ther review and evolution of your governance structures, clarifying roles, and enhancing accountability.
  • Advising you on how to transform your workflows and practices to improve patient outcomes, speciafillay supporting your teams to analyze current processes, identify areas for improvement, and implementing novel strategiesbased on global best practices in the indutry.
  • Designing and implementing change management strategies tailored to your organization's specific needs and goals.
  • Training and developing your leaders and middle managers, equipping them with the necessary skills and insights to lead transformative initiatives.
  • Guiding you to cultivate a culture that is receptive to change, values teamwork, and is committed to continuous learning.
  • Enhancing your internal communication during periods of change.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the impact of implemented changes.

Why would your business need a change management advisor ?

A change management advisor is essential for your business in several key situations :

  1. When your company plans a major overhaul of its operations, changes in governance to adapt to market and payer evolution, a merger, an acquisition, or any other significant organizational change.
  2. When you need to ensure yuor organizational culture is supportive of the new market reality, promoting flexibility, accountabilit, and comtinous improvement.
  3. If you encounter resistance from your employees or teams regarding a change.
  4. When your company aims to improve its internal processes, reduce costs, or enhance operational efficiency while minimizing disruptions.
  5. When introducing new technologies affecting working processes and workflows... It is crucial to ensure that your staff quickly adapts to them to limit productivity declines and prevent them from becoming long-lasting.
  6. If your company needs to train leaders and employees in new skills or strengthen existing ones.
  7. If you wish to revamp your communication strategy and tactics.
  8. When you need to assess the impact of these changes on your business and make adjustments to ensure that objectives are met.

Engaging a change management advisor is the ideal solution to remain agile and competitive even during periods of transition.

How does a change management advisor work ? 

Change management advisors leverage their expertise to analyze the specific needs of the organization and develop customized strategies aimed at minimizing disruptions, while maximizing employee acceptance and collaboration.

Their goal is to ensure a smooth and effective transition to new ways of working, ensuring that the company can continue to pursue the defined strategy and specific objectives throughout the process.

1. The change management advisor conducts an assessment of the current state

The change management advisor initiates the process by conducting a comprehensive assessment of the current state of the business. This includes analyzing existing processes, assesing critical metrics, organizational culture, employee and middle management openness to change, current staff skills, communicaiton practices, and identifying strengths and weaknesses of the organization.

2. Then, it’s time to redefine some strategic axes !

Based on the diagnosis, the change management advisor collaborates with the company's leadership to redefine strategic priorities. This may involve revising goals, setting new priorities, and creating a clear vision for the upcoming change.

3. Your change management advisor develops an agile action plan

Once the goals and vision are clearly defined, the consultant develops a detailed action plan. This plan considers the necessary steps to implement change effectively and efficiently, taking into account employee and stakeholder reactions and potential adjustments along the way.

4.  A good consultant is available for support from start to implementation...

The change management advisor are not just planners ; they are also facilitators ! They work closely with the leadership team and employees throughout the implementation process, providing ongoing support, guidance, and adjustments as needed to ensure successful change.

How can we, at Bee’z Consulting, support you in your transformation initiatives ?

  1. We have a solid foundation in organizational change and operational excellent expertise.
  2. We have the relevant academic credentials.
  3. We have a big network of change consultants, healthcare strategy and operational excellence.
  4. We have 25+ years of leadership and consulting experience in Life sciences and healthcare!
  5. We are specialised in Change Management and Operational Excellent in Healthcare and Life Sciences.
  6. Our past projects cover all continents, from North, Central and South America, to Middle East and Africa, Europe and Asia.

How can we make a difference ?

At the heart of every thriving business lie its people – encompassing both customers and employees.

At Bee'z Consulting, our expertise lies in driving organizational and cultural metamorphosis, with a focal point on recognizing that people constitute an organization's most valuable asset.

Our mission revolves around cultivating an agile mindset within your organization, thereby paving the way for a culture rooted in ownership, accountability, co-creation, and co-development.

We empower Healthcare and Life Sicence organizations to navigate their transformative journeys, thereby elevating the experiences of both employees, patients, customers and other key stakeholders.

Bee’z Consulting transform pivotal "moments that matter" into strategic cornerstones of your business's success !

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Edwards Lifesciences

Supported the go-live of a functional reorganization and the implementation of a new organizational model at Edwards Lifesciences. Led the communication strategy definition and designed communication collateral material for use with the various stakeholders impacted by the changes.

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1) The Strategy and roadmap definition
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During this 18-months project, we have supported:

 1) A global transformation impacting the way in which the IT function partners with business to design, deliver and implement solutions to digitalize global operations, sales and marketing, R&D, data and analytics, supply chain, purchasing, human resources, IT platforms and support, and other key areas of the business.
2) An IT operating model change that impacted all employees in the organization
3) The IT platforms and support model
4) And the deployment of Windows 11 on a global scale.

The transformation required new ways of working to enable the business and IT teams to be agile and adaptable, as they deliver value and results in a quicker manner to their customers.
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- the definition and implementation of integrated project and change management strategies and plans,
- sponsorship support for communication and people engagement,
- interaction with C-level executives and global Human Resources teams to support the impacted groups globally,
- development of multiple communication collaterals, including videos, posters, presentations, websites, speech scripts,
- facilitation of sessions with global management and local management to secure an open dialogue, co-construction of the processes, and delivery mechanisms for engagement and employee adoption,
- management and employee training on topics such as feedback, accountability, and collaboration, agile mindset, etc,
- the design of strategies and tactics to measure user and employee pulse and other indicators to allow us to understand how the transformation was perceived and how the organization evolved in the journey to the adoption of the new ways of working and processes.

Intuitive Surgical

Support, enable and coach the new EMEA HR team in the transformation of the regional HR services delivery model, while integrating new team members and establishing effective ways of working in a geographically distributed model.

We designed and delivered a hybrid skills enhancement and coaching program to:

1) Enhance self-awareness
2) Enhance Team efficiency
3) Enhance Ability to work as a distributed team

The workshops were followed by a series of individual coaching sessions to ensure that each team member was able to put into practice and learn how to best use the newly acquired skills on an on going basis, and that they could reflect and learn from their early experiences to consolidate the new skills as they evolved in the new HR Service Delivery model.

Lombard Odier

Delivered a hybrid program to enhance middle management Leadership Skills

The program was delivered over 6 months in various modules to help participants develop the following skills:

1) Leading-Self
2) Leading Teams
3) Leading the Organization The learning modules were followed by individual coaching sessions to support each participant to discuss about any obstacles hindering their path to effective leadership and identify strategies and tactics to overcome them. 

Luc Hoffmann Institute and Unearthodox Foundation


Supported the spin-off of the Luc Hoffmann Institute from WWF International and the constitution and set-up of the new Unearthodox Foundation and start-up of their operations.

Provided Human Resources and Compensation & Benefits advise and led all Human Resources activities in support of the successful spin-off of LHI from WWF International.

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Led the Request For Proposal (RFP) and selection of an Employer of Record and Swiss payroll and administration vendors to efficiently outsource HR administration and payroll activities worldwide.

Spearheaded all employee relations activities, the set-up of new insured and non-insured benefits contract negotiations, and led the set-up of new HR policies and practices at Unearthodox.

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Supported the strategy definition on organizational development, competencies and upskilling, performance management, compensation philosophy and practices, employee wellbeing, recruitment, etc.

Acted as a trusted sparring partner for the CEO and COO, providing valuable insights and recommendations to support their decision- making processes.

Customer Testimonials

Global Transformation at BOBST

I am confident what we jointly demonstrated (that our global) IT Transformation (is) a lighthouse to change management.

The two of us partner very well for success.

You with your incredible magician ability and passion to create outstanding content and contexts where I can surf my words out from my heart to our people (and internal customers).

I already see all functions and business adhering to some of our practices, all created and deployed by you and delivered with love from all of us in Group IT.

Group Chief Information Officer

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