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Workforce Development and Culture Officer

Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
29th November 2017
Hays - ANZ - 1969459
  • Workforce Organisational Development job
  • Parramatta based
  • Shared Services Centre job

Workforce Development Officer, OD job, Parramatta, $60ph, workforce & succession planning

Your new company

This forward thinking NSW government department, based in Parramatta, are recruiting a Workforce Development Project job, on a temporary basis.

Your new role

You will join the team at an exciting time; overseeing a new shared services project, where you will lead organisational and culture change to support workforce development. You will be familiar with developing project plans from implementation to evaluation, preparing management reports monitoring project costings and performance. Working closely with Directors, management and core staff to ensure strategies meet business needs the project officer role will encompass:

  • workforce planning, organisational development and culture change (including succession planning)
  • recruitment (including capability assessment)
  • staff retention strategies (including induction and staff communication)
  • performance management and development
  • work, health and safety
  • entry and exit surveys

What you'll need to succeed

You will have previous experience within organisational development and cultural change, and be a change agent that can impact on behaviours and practices in these areas:

  • Workforce planning
  • Succession planning
  • Capability assessment
  • Employee experience
  • Performance management
  • WHS
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Relevant tertiary qualification and/or demonstrated experience as a Project Manager in a Shared Services environment
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment

In addition, you will ideally have experience from:

  • A Shared Service environment
  • NSW Government, or a proven ability to develop knowledge of the NSW Government Sector

What you need to do now
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