Manager/Senior Manager - Human Resources - Organisation Development & Talent Management (10-15 yrs)
Manager/Senior Manager - HR - Organisation Development & Talent Management
MANAGER ORGANISATION DEVELOPMENT
STATUS : Permanent Full Time
CLASSIFICATION : Dependent on qualifications, skills and years of experience
OCCUPANT : Vacant
Organisational Development Branch is within the Corporate Strategies Directorate and provides the following services :
- Human Resources
- Learning and Organisation Development
- Occupational Health and Safety
- Strategic Management
- The provision of organisation development services encompasses a range of practices from industrial relations, workforce planning, recruitment, training and development, performance management, safety systems, worker compensation, and staff well being,.
- These services underpin the organisation and allow it to function effectively and meet necessary legislative requirements.
Position Objectives :
- Ensure the effective management of the Organisational Development Branch in the delivery of human resources,, health and safety/work cover, learning and development services and the ongoing development of initiatives that will enhance and strengthen the provision of these services to Council and the community.
- Provide strategic and industrially sound advice to the Director Corporate Strategies, the Executive Team, Managers and staff in the full range of human resources, health and safety/work cover, learning and development services.
- Ensure that the Organisational Development Branch is staffed with competent and engaged employees that are able to deliver the range of professional and support services required of the organisation in all areas of the branch.
- Ensure the ongoing development and coordination of an integrated approach to the provision of services provided by the Organisational Development Branch in line with the Council Plan.
- Work collaboratively with colleagues to build strong cross-departmental relationships and to deliver the strategic objectives of Council. Be a regular contributor to, and sometimes leader of, cross organisational initiatives, often outside of normal portfolio.
- The Manager Organisational Development will support the Director Corporate Strategies to review their services, ensuring synergies within the department and overall organisational fit. They will ensure that the Council's activities outlined in the Council Plan are delivered, statutory responsibilities are satisfied, and that planning for the future is robust and well informed.
- Provide expert advice on strategic management and processes that meet contemporary and best practice standards of planning and management through the application of high level planning and evaluation methodologies.
- The position is responsible leading s innovation strategic growth and workforce development and planning.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES :
Strategic Organisation Development Management
- Lead the ongoing development of human resource management systems, internal consultancy services and programs to assist Council to build and strengthen its human resource capabilities.
- Participate in and/or plan, lead and drive major reviews and change management initiatives directed towards workplace reform and cultural change.
- Provide strategic HR leadership and policy advice to Council's Executive Team.
- Provide leadership in developing a learning organisation focused on its people, the organisational culture and quality continuous improvement and learning outcomes.
- Enhance the capabilities of the Organisational Development team to enable them to adopt a professional approach in providing guidance and support to managers and staff across Council which results in strengthening the capacity of the Branch to best guide and influence positive human resources, learning and development, and, health and safety outcomes.
- Influence organisational human resource management outcomes by developing and maintaining effective networks with internal and external stakeholders including the development and maintenance of strategic partnerships.
- Initiate value added human resource, and health and safety products and services that will enhance organisational performance and strategic direction.
- Develop, implement and promote effective communication channels between staff, managers and the organisation development clients.
- Monitor and report on organisation development strategies.
- Establish, monitor and report on performance and productivity measure across the department.
- Provide overall support and management to the Branch's staff, identify staff development needs and facilitate appropriate training.
- Recruit and select employees in accordance with Council policy and procedures.
- Ensure and maintain an annual review and staff development program for each employee in accordance with the Enterprise Agreement and Council procedures and policies.
- Ensure that all Branch staff in the designated areas of responsibility engage in regular staff meetings to continuously improve the performance of the Organisational Development Branch through identifying challenges and opportunities, and having a shared team approach to problem solving.
- Create an environment where innovation and achievement are emphasised and rewarded.
- Embed a culture of continuous improvement, ensuring that service maintains pace with contemporary practice and is designed with customer (internal or external) and community needs in mind.
ORGANISATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES :
The organisation responsibilities of this position are outlined in the - General Conditions of Employment-
- Tertiary qualifications in organisational development, human resource management, industrial relations, risk management, health and safety or other relevant qualification; or substantial skills and experience in managing an organisational development/ human resource management function.
- Extensive experience in the management and delivery of strategic organisation development function including human resource management, and health and safety at a senior level.
- Thorough knowledge and understanding of the workings of local government, unions and employer groups.