Hr Manager, Organisational Development

at University of Western Australia

Talent and Organisational Development

  • Lead a high performing OD team working to shape the future of a top 100 University
  • Level 9, full-time appointment on a fixed term basis to September 2020
  • Salary range: $112,133 to $118,721 plus 9.5% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to 'innovate and inspire' there is no better time to join Western Australia's top University.

About the team

As part of UWA's Human Resource function, you will lead the Organisational Development (OD) team. With the recently announced People and Culture Strategy this team finds itself in sharp focus for the University, with a key strategic priority to drive and reward a high-performing workforce capable of delivering real change. We will do this by creating a high-performance culture and by energetically growing UWA's leadership capacity by identifying and developing the most exciting future leaders. We will promote and support excellence, encouraging staff to embrace professional development and leadership opportunities that will improve our performance and reputation as a world-leading institution. We will also recognise and reward excellence in our people - not just in the work they do but for the way they live our values. About the opportunity

You will have the opportunity to work on complex and exciting initiatives in support of UWA's recently announced People and Culture strategy. You lead and motivate your team of two OD specialists, and will partner closely with leaders, HR Business Partner's and other Centre's of Excellence to facilitate and implement various engagement and performance management initiatives that will deliver high performance, exceptional service and an engaged and enabled workforce which drives business delivery. You will also facilitate the effective delivery of workshops, programs and initiatives for influencing, managing and leading people, culture and leadership; establishing yourself as the recognised specialist on culture and leadership strategies and frameworks.

About you

You will be a tertiary graduate and have significant experience in delivering contemporary OD frameworks, toolkits, initiatives and programs around change, learning, talent, leadership and engagement developed from your recent experience in similar roles within large matrix organisations with transformational workplaces. You will also have a proven ability to lead project teams, motivate and influence others to achieve goals and provide high quality service and demonstrate excellent planning and organisational skills with an ability to drive results in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders.

About the campus

We work at one of Australia's most beautiful university campuses, with some of the most inspiring people on the planet. In addition to facilities such as gym, library, swimming pool and childcare, we have great public transport links and end of trip facilities so you can ride, run or walk to work.

Closing date: Wednesday, 18 September 2019

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description. The content of your CV should clearly address the selection criteria.

Please see the position description prior to applying: 503305.pdf

Diversity and Inclusion

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).



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