Organisation Development Project Manager- Optus Cadetship Program

Location:Macquarie Park
Job Type:Full Time

Newly created role! 12 month contract

As the Cadet Project Manager, your primary responsibility is to lead the design, development and implementation the Optus Cadetship Program. The 3-year program is a youth employment initiative for people who want to kick start their career and have a passion for delivering exceptional customer service, providing technical advice and working in a collaborative team environment whilst combining their part-time studies with paid on the job work.

You will work with key HR and business stakeholders to gather business requirements to support the program’s objectives and outcomes including TAFE and Government partnerships, resourcing needs, recruitment in collaboration with business representatives, initiative design and implementation (including scoping Cadetship Induction program, Leader support briefings and resources/tools) whilst providing appropriate change management support to maximise the project’s success and achieve benefit realisation.

Key responsibilities include:

  • consulting and stakeholder management
  • initiative development and management (work with Talent Acquisition to manage the attraction, recruitment, and selection of cadets; develop an induction and post implementation review model for each year of the program)
  • providing 1:1 coaching/advice to Cadet leaders
  • vendor management
  • collecting and analysing data to draw out insights and devise recommendations to deliver to outcomes of the Program.

Ideally we would like to hear from candidates with substantial experience (3+ years) in Organisation Development, or extensive experience in a generalist HR consulting environment with exposure to cadet and internship programs. Experience in the area of vendor management including selection, negotiation and relationship management, and demonstrated project management experience is an advantage but not essential.

To express interest please apply online today.

Optus believes in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers.


Heads Up!
Due to the fast paced nature of our business, vacancy close dates may change, so make sure you apply today!