Organisational Development Coordinator

Job No: CC977
Location: Cumberland Local Government Area, Sydney

  • 9 Month Fixed-Term Contract (Full-time)
  • Exciting Opportunity to Join a Dynamic HR and Safety Team
  • Utilise your OD/L&D Skills to Add Value to the Organisation

 About the Organisation

Cumberland Council is a Child Safe Organisation which offers a range of employment in both indoor and outdoor work across a variety of professions and trades and supports the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, Work Health and Safety, cultural diversity and professional development of staff. Cumberland Council provides extensive services to its residents within the Cumberland Local Government Area being located some 18km west of the Sydney CBD and having an estimated resident population of 219,312.

Council’s long-term Community Strategic Plan focuses on a commitment to social and cultural cohesion, the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our organisation, you will have an opportunity to drive community outcomes, programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being innovative, inspiring and delivering change

About the Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced organisational development professional to join the dynamic, energetic and focused HR and Safety team at Cumberland Council on a fixed-term contract on a full-time basis. 

Reporting directly to the Manager, Human Resources and working closely with stakeholders from across the organisation, the OD Coordinator is responsible for delivering best practice OD and training programs designed to assist staff to meet their goals.  It is an exciting time to join Cumberland Council as we progress to deliver a number of key projects over the next 12 months with the OD Coordinator responsible for:

  • The delivery of Council’s Learning Management System (PULSE)
  • Reviewing and improving Council’s online and corporate induction processes
  • Assisting the Manager, Human Resources with the roll-out of Council’s culture survey as well as the associated actions as a result of feedback received
  • Developing and delivering a range of OD metrics reporting
  • Reviewing and improving Council’s employee surveys

In addition to this, the OD Coordinator will also continue to deliver learning and development and training services to the organisation and is responsible for coordinating Council’s Education Assistance Program and trainee and apprentice program.

The appointee will bring to this position experience in a similar position along with tertiary qualifications in Organisational Development, Human Resources or Training.  You will also be able to demonstrate experience in the delivery of OD related projects including the implementation of HR system projects.  Your outstanding written and oral communication skills and the ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders at all levels of an organisation will be key to your success.

Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.  

For more information refer to the position description here.

Conditions of Employment: This is a fixed term contract working 35 hours per week, with flexible working hours available. The position will be located at Cumberland Council’s Merrylands office, but will operate from the Auburn office or other sites as required.

Salary: Employment is under the Local Government (State) Award. This position is placed in Grade 11 of Council’s salary structure with a salary range of $1,500.70 to $1,725.80 per week plus superannuation. Commencement salary will depend upon qualifications, experience and competencies.

Enquiries: Telephone Tara Donaldson on 8757 9887 for further information.

Position Number: SPEX17.1

Closing Date: 11:30pm, Wednesday 22 October 2019


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