First listed on: 22 May 2023

Learning & Capability Manager (24 month term)

Ready to make a splash in your career? WaterNSW is seeking an experienced Learning & Capability Manager to join our team.  

This is an opportunity to work with an essential organisation creating a more sustainable future for the state.  

This role offers the flexibility to work around life, your contribution will be valued, and you’ll be supported to build a rewarding career. 

Our perks and Benefits:

At WaterNSW, we believe that our employees should be as well taken care of as our rivers, dams, and pipelinesthat’s why we offer a load of benefits.  

  • Flexible working  
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave  
  • Fertility leave  
  • Yearly corporate wear allowance  
  • Professional development and educational assistance  
  • Competitive remuneration  
  • And so much more! 

What you’ll do:

  • Establish and maintain the Competency Management Framework, providing expert technical advice, contributing to the development of plans, procedures, and process documentation
  • Overseemaintain and measure the centralisation of trainingutilising change management principles to ensure accredited and non-accredited training is delivered in alignment with the People Strategy and Competency Management Framework
  • Manage the planning and delivery of training and administrative functions 
  • Develop, review, and validate learning resources and assessments and manage the ongoing maintenance of courseware in a central repository, to enable the acquisition and transfer of knowledge when and where needed.
  • Collaborate to create strategic partnerships with training providersRegistered Training Organisationspeak industry bodies and government agencies in new learning opportunities, grants, and workforce development initiatives in coherence with our strategic priorities.
  • Engage with suppliers, funding schemespayment obligations as per third party service agreements, and the administration of contracts.
  • Advocate contemporary learning approaches for the organisation to improve performance and efficacy through effective stakeholder management and communication.
  • Guide a team of learning professionals including performance development discussions, providing performance feedback, and coaching to drive a high performing culture. 

What we are looking for:  

  • Minimum undergraduate degree or qualification deemed to be equivalent in education and training, adult learning, or Human Resources-related field, or equivalent professional experience.  
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
  • Accomplished in a senior learning and development role driving change programs for white and blue-collar roles within large, regulated organisation 
  • Vocational education and training environment and associated reporting, auditing, and compliance requirements (RTO Standards).
  • Proficiency in the application of adult learning principles70:20:10 framework and other contemporary learning methodologies, in the design, development and delivery of organisational training.  
  • Strong understanding of learning management systems and overseeing the instructional design of new courseware.
  • Experience in driving large-scale L&D projects, ideally either in customer service or operational environments, whilst prioritising resources and balancing priorities to deliver high value outcomes for the organisation, on time and under budget.
  • A self-starter who can hit the ground running and can think creatively to resolve problemsbe proactiveand use initiative to get things done to established KPI’s and within the confines of a regulated industry.
  • Excellent conceptual and collaboration skills, including ability to present information and make appropriate recommendations to support strategic actions.

Who is WaterNSW? 

When people think of essential human services, water supply is one of the first things that come to mind - and that’s where WaterNSW comes in. We are NSW’s primary bulk water supplier, river operator and comprehensive provider for licensing, water trades and water information. 

For more information, please reach out to:  

WaterNSW is committed to the safety of our people and wider community, as such, full vaccination against COVID-19 will be a condition of all successful candidates. 

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