Senior Manager, Organisational Development & People Experience

Job posted: 08/02/2024
Applications close: 08/03/2024 (Midnight)
14 days remaining

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time - Flexible

Organisation: Development Victoria

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Human Resources

Reference: 699

Reference: 699

Occupation: Human Resources

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

About Us:

At Development Victoria, we’re passionate about making Victoria a great place to be. We create vibrant places across our state, through diverse and strategic property development and urban renewal projects.

As the Victorian Government’s development arm, we revitalise iconic public buildings, create important cultural and recreational facilities and repurpose public land, for all Victorians. We also build great homes and communities where people and business can thrive, catering for different budgets, lifestyles, and people - designed to be sustainable and affordable.

We help create a better Victoria.

Job Description

About the role: 

The Senior Manager, Organisational Development and People Experience is a strategic leadership role reporting to the Executive Director People, Culture and Transformation (PC&T). Leading a small team, they hold accountability for the strategic and integrated design of key programs to provide an exceptional people experience, drive greater employee engagement and enable an inclusive and high performing culture.

This role has leadership accountability for designing and delivering solutions to ensure our people and organisation have the capability, capacity, and environment to perform today and to meet our future business needs.  

Working closely with key business stakeholders and PC&T colleagues, particularly the People & Culture Business Partners and the Transformation team, they will define and execute a comprehensive Organisational Development and People Experience strategy that builds Culture, Leadership Development, Talent & Succession, Capability, Inclusion and Wellbeing. 


  • Work closely with stakeholders across the business to understand business context, strategic objectives and enablers as a basis for developing an integrated Organisational Development and People Experience strategy that uplifts organisational, individual and leadership capability and supports an exceptional employee experience.
  • Provide leadership and direction, working with the Senior Advisor Learning and Development, to build and deliver a capability development strategy that embeds the DV capability framework and delivers innovative and effective learning solutions to meet our current and future business needs.
  • Provide stewardship and leadership of culture and employee engagement frameworks, approaches, plans and measurement.
  • Develop impactful leadership development experiences from Executive through to people leaders, aligned to our culture and strategic objectives.
  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure we are creating an equitable and inclusive workplace, providing leadership to the Senior Advisor, Inclusion & Wellbeing to ensure high quality, impactful and integrated D&I strategies, plans and programs and ensure DV is taking proactive steps to create a safe, inclusive and respectful organisation that supports employee wellbeing.
  • Continue to mature our approach to talent and succession management as a strategic leadership activity that actively builds our talent pipeline.

Desired Skills and Experience

About you: 

  • Bachelors/Masters degree in Organisational Development, Human Resources, or related field. 
  • 7-10 years of experience in Organisational Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Culture and Employee Experience, or related field
  • Experience with employee engagement. leadership development and capability development
  • Experience in a complex, dynamic operating environment
  • Experience with talent and succession management best practice and practical application  
  • Leading, coaching and mentoring skills
  • Passion for continuous learning
  • Strong project management, analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Effective facilitation of meetings and group workshops

Employee Benefits:

  • We drive strong collaboration and support our teams to work virtually and flexibly.
    • Professional development opportunities available including; 
    • Study support
    • Mentoring programs
  • Opportunity to participate in cross functional working groups that drive diversity and inclusion and sustainability initiatives.
  • Novated leasing
  • Purchase leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Technology salary sacrifice
  • Employee referral bonuses 
  • Health & Wellbeing initiatives such as EAP and mental health and wellbeing leave
  • Access to group life & group salary continuance insurance
  • Modern onsite facilities

Application Process:

  • Please apply via our careers page linked to this advertisement, applications will not be accepted via email. 
  • Applications may close prior to the closure date if a high volume of applications is received so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
  • Please note: The preferred candidate will be required to complete a national police record check prior to an offer of employment being made.
  • At Development Victoria, we work flexibly and value diversity, and we invite you to talk to us about any preferences or adjustments you may value or require to either our recruitment process or the role itself. If you identify as a person with disability, please let us know how we can provide additional support to your application.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to making employment related decisions without bias or discrimination. We actively encourage sharing of knowledge and best practice across our teams. We respect and value every individual’s unique talent and contribution and harness these strengths to collectively achieve the kind of results we can all be proud of.

We respectfully request no agency approaches. We will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes being sent to anyone here in our business.

Senior Manager, Organisational Development & People Experience

Job type:

Full time - Flexible

Job classification:

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Senior Manager, Organisational Development & People Experience