Organisational Change Manager

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Darlington, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime

  • Multiple, full time, 12 month fixed term opportunities for multi-skilled Organisational Change Manager to support the delivery of a number of continuous improvement initiatives across the university
  • Enable new ways of working by effectively leading your clients through organisational transformation and change environments
  • Base Salary $135,944 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

We are seeking a number of Organisational Change Managers to design and deploy effective behavioural change management activities for a wide range of projects across a diversified range of complex client groups. You will be joining and be supported by a growing group of change practitioners in a well-established change practice. A team, which is regularly call upon by the organisation to help assess, plan and advise on good practice to support the University’s vision in strategic and transformative change.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • work under the direction of the Change Management Practice Lead, with contributions made to a broad range of change interventions on a variety of programs, projects and initiatives across the university
  • support and guide your assigned clients in achieving sustainable organisational, process and technological change
  • partner with project managers, stakeholders and clients through varying critical components of their respective projects, spanning from change readiness assessments, change leadership, organisational structure and design, cultural change, benefit measurement and reporting and risk management, among other aspects
  • deploy your end-to-end change management experience in effectively advising, training and building capability across your stakeholders in order to deliver a seamless and tailored service offering.

About you

  • significant and varied change management delivery experience in either a business area that has experienced change or on transformation programs or projects in large/complex organisations
  • working experience in change management program delivery within the higher education sector (desirable)
  • successful implementation of continuous improvement initiatives and capability in aligning project specific goals with the overall strategic objectives and direction of the organisation
  • highly developed relationship management skills as you will be managing a diversified and complex client base and working in collaboration with various business units across the university
  • flexibility in their organisation and planning skills in order to balance competing agendas and demands in a fast paced, time pressured environment
  • outstanding presentation, communication and negotiation skills to deliver messaging on a variety of channels to varied audiences
  • an agile and flexible approach that is able to pivot and contribute to overall team success.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

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