First listed on: 17 June 2024

Organisational Development Manager

Ready to make a splash in your career? WaterNSW is seeking a Organisational Development 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  
  • Attractive remuneration
  • And so much more! 

What you’ll do:

  • Drive the implementation and success of talent and capability initiatives which align to WaterNSW strategic plans, ensuring business outcomes and budget requirements are met.
  • Foster productive relationships with business stakeholders to support cross-functional collaboration in the design and delivery of leadership, talent management, and inclusion and diversity programs to drive a high-performance culture in a purpose-led, agile environment.
  • Co-design, manage, and monitor WaterNSW corporate culture and leadership development programs applying project and change management practices to optimise effectiveness and return on investment.
  • Facilitate and design learning experiences in consultation with key delivery partners that grow employee skills, and uplift workforce performance and capability.
  • Drive employee engagement initiatives, in consultation with key stakeholders, and manage the implementation of the annual MySay survey and presentation of key insights.
  • Prepare business cases, presentations, and reports for key people initiatives to secure endorsement and funding from key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Monitor, measure, evaluate, and report on the return on investment of learning programs and initiatives to ensure the achievement of agreed outcomes. 

This is an Individual Contributor role with opportunity to innovate and ideate, suited for individuals that thrive in not only strategizing as a consultant but also focused on delivering outcomes with autonomy.

What we are looking for:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Learning and Development, Psychology, Organisational Development, Human Resources, or related business discipline
  • Extensive 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.
  • Extensive experience in the end-to-end delivery of enterprise-wide people programs within a highly complex organisation.
  • Outstanding business acumen, with the ability to identify the key connections between strategic priorities and people levers.
  • 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 30 June 2024.

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