IT Change Management Consultant

Closing date for this position is February 2024


54 is a sports agency seeking to lead sport into a new realm of possibility through creativity and innovation. Our services include sports strategy, marketing, events, commercial strategy as well as data and insights and sustainability strategy. Founded in 2015, 54 has cemented its position as one of the fastest growing sport agencies in the world.

Our clients are rights holders, governing bodies, household brands and major investors who share our belief in the power of sport.


54 is currently in the process of undergoing a major IT transformation and requires an experienced individual to facilitate the process from inception to completion. The successful applicant will need to work with c-suite executives, department heads, external consultants, and software providers to ensure the IT solution(s) meet the current and future needs of the company.


  • Work with internal stakeholders to shape a digital development roadmap, advising and directly supporting its implementation to ensure we’re continually meeting the needs of users e.g. staff, suppliers, customers, etc.
  • Internal lead on the delivery of a new digital strategy and architecture plan.
  • Manage end-to-end digital deliverables from initial shaping through discovery, design and development delivery to business-as-usual.
  • Liaise with external IT consultants as required.
  • Lead on the implementation of the digital solution across the business.
  • Work with senior leadership to plan for the necessary changes required for company growth and advise on best business solutions.
  • Assist with the creation of an in-house BAU support team.
  • Ensure adequate user awareness on changes to systems, infrastructures, and products.
  • Ensure adequate tracking and monitoring of change items.
  • Create and assist in the delivery of change management training programmes to ensure smooth transition to new system.
  • Develop quality control system to monitor effectiveness of new digital solution across all departments.


  • Previous experience of IT change management in a progressive business.
  • Comprehensive understanding of digital user journeys with the ability to develop digital architecture plans.
  • Experienced business analyst.
  • Strong analytical thinker able to simplify complex problems into component parts.
  • Effective decision-making skills, adept at asking the right questions, actioning decisions, resolving issues and escalating where required.
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible to manage multiple projects in fast-paced, deadline driven business.
  • Excellent understanding of in-market solutions across all areas of the business. Including but not limited to: Finance, Legal, HR, Commercial, Marketing, Events, Business Insights.
  • Experience of managing long term, iterative improvement programmes of work with multiple internal and external stakeholders.
  • Highly disciplined, organised and efficient with proven ability to manage delivery to tight deadlines.
  • A knowledge and understanding of GDPR and Data Protection and its application.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Discretionary Company Bonus – up to 8% – 3% Company & 5% Individual
  • 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays), pro-rated
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pension
  • Health Insurance
  • Office F&B available daily
  • P54 Goodie Bag
  • Working hours will be Monday to Friday, 09.00 to 17.30 with an hour taken for lunch between 12.00 and 14.00 with travel and additional hours as reasonably required.
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