Manager: Talent and Organisational Development

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 09 Sep 2019

  • Rare Adelaide based OD leadership role with a significant enterprise
  • Permanent part-time or full-time (0.8-1.0 FTE flexibility)
  • HEO9 salary range $115,912-$119,914 (plus 17% super)

Join the UniSA People, Talent and Culture team at an exciting time of transition and new opportunities as UniSA progresses our transformative Enterprise25 strategy.

This rare Adelaide based leadership role reports directly to the Executive Director: People Talent & Culture and is a member of the PTC leadership team, working closely with senior leadership across the University.

About the Role

The role leads a strategically focussed Talent and Organisational Development team to deliver talent and OD initiatives that underpin our commitment to innovation and excellence through a high performing and culturally competent University based on core attributes and strong, diverse leadership.

You will lead the delivery of an Organisational Development value proposition and framework aligned to achieving strategic objectives through initiatives that:

  • deliver a talent focussed learning and development offering
  • anticipate and respond to the emerging needs of the University
  • build capability to enable our people to navigate and thrive through change
  • cultivate a One Team Culture of connected and collaborative teams
  • develop Cultural Competency and Wellbeing

Skills and Experience

We’re looking for a highly engaging and influential OD leader with demonstrated achievement in developing and delivering impactful organisational development programs within a large, complex enterprise.

You will be adept at establishing credibility with and influencing senior leaders and will be knowledgeable and up-to-date on contemporary leadership, organisational development and change leadership practice. You will be a highly effective connector and collaborator with the ability to adapt and remain agile and focussed in a fast paced environment.

A Bachelor’s degree in Organisational Psychology or a related discipline is highly desirable and it is expected you will be formally accredited in appropriate coaching or culture and/or leadership diagnostics and psychometrics.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on Offer

This position will be appointed at a HEO9 classification level (base salary $115,912 - $119,914) plus a generous superannuation offering of up to 17%. At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

Our family friendly approach ensures you enjoy a healthy work/life balance. A range of other benefits include professional development, health and well-being initiatives and additional leave options.

Lodging your Application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit . Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. Please address your cover letter for the role to Bernie Dyer, Senior Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact Bernie confidentially on +618 8302 1777 or via email to [email protected] using job reference number #1961.

Applications close: 11:30pm Monday 9 September 2019

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.


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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

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