First listed on: 12 March 2024

Talent & Learning Partner

Ready to make a splash in your career? WaterNSW is seeking an experienced Talent & Learning Partner 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  
  • Work a 9-day fortnight at Full pay on the Enterprise agreement  
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave  
  • Fertility leave  
  • Yearly corporate wear allowance  
  • Professional development and educational assistance  
  • Salary range starting from $126,780 + 11% Super  
  • And so much more! 

What you’ll do: 

  • Design, develop, and facilitate learning solutions in consultation with key delivery partners that grow employee skills, and uplift workforce performance and capability in alignment with strategic priorities.
  • Provide technical advice and support to managers and employees on strategic workforce learning and development opportunities across both blue-collar and white-collar environments. 
  • Maintain currency of contemporary learning and organisational development tools, and techniques, through research, professional networks, forums, and diverse group interaction.
  • Continuously identify innovative learning delivery practices through utilising new and emerging technologies to develop relevant, impactful, and personalised learning experiences.
  • Identify business challenges, contribute, and develop ideas that will resolve key capability gaps to improve employee competence and confidence.
  • Optimise the value of formal training programs and drive desired behavioural change through the development of transfer of learning strategies within an operating environment.
  • Establish a train-the trainer program, tools, and standards to develop enterprise facilitators to enhance learning capability and efficacy across the organisation. 

What we are looking for:  

  • Tertiary qualifications in Learning and Development, Adult Learning, Organisational Development, Human Resources, or related business discipline.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
  • Sound knowledge of adult learning principles, contemporary learning models eg. 70:20:10, human-centred design.
  • Broad understanding of organisational capability issues and challenges within a large, complex organisation. 
  • Proven experience in the end-to-end delivery of enterprise-wide people programs and services within a diverse organisation that resulted in improved workforce engagement and capability. 
  • Demonstrated experience project managing the design, development and delivery of learning programs, videos, webinars, workshops, blended learning, and resource materials, and understanding learning modality application to optimise outcomes.
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging stakeholders at all levels of the organisation to create buy-in and effectively drive cultural change and measurable improvement. 

How we will support you: 

At WaterNSW, we balance flexibility – and the way we work – with the needs of the business, our teams, and us as individuals.

When it comes to working in an office, we work in a hybrid way. If you’re required to be in the field or on site, the benefits of flexibility can be achieved in other ways, such as through a condensed work week.

We are proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities for women.Visit our WORK180 page to access our benefits and career development opportunities

More about our team/ culture:

No matter how or where you work, safety is the number one priority. This means the physical and mental safety of you, your colleagues, and the public.

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: Talent Acquisition Partner Azmine Amer at

Please note applications for this position will close on 20 March 2024.

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