Organisational Change Manager

Job Type:Contract/Temp

  • Opportunity for an experienced change manager
  • Located at Camperdown/ Darlington Campus
  • 3 Year Fixed Term and base salary $127,727 p.a plus superannuation

About the opportunity

Reporting to the Change Management Practice Lead, this role helps to create and deploy effective behavioral change management practices to support the achievement of sustainable organisational, process and technological change. The change manager will help to build the capability of the change management practice across the University.

This may include stakeholder management, change readiness assessments, change leadership, program management, organisation structure and design, behavioral change, culture change, goal setting, benefit measurement and reporting, communications, risk management and workforce planning.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Organisational Change Manager who:

  • delivers project based Organisational Change Management Services
  • provides change management advice
  • aligns practice and uses continuous improvement to refine the Organisational Change Management capability
  • acts as a change champion

About us

The Office of the Vice-Principal (Strategy) is responsible for driving the strategic agenda across the University, including providing analysis, insight, and high-level advice to the Vice-Chancellor and Principal and the SEG on key strategic issues and opportunities. The Office instigates and facilitates strategic dialogue across the University to inform the development of strategy and planning, and to drive collaboration, partnerships and opportunities for the University. The Office leads the design and development of the University’s strategic planning process and the related performance monitoring and implementation. The Portfolio incorporates the Strategy Office and the Central Program Management Office (PMO).

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the position description available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number 1951/0919F to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11:30pm, Monday, 7 October 2019

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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