Senior HR Change Partner // Higher Education

  • Australia
  • Sydney
  • Contract
  • AU$150000 - AU$170000 per annum

Talent is partnering with a leading Higher Education to source a Senior HR Change Partner to work across a multi-year tech transformation program. Our client has been globally recognised as one of the world’s top universities for many years.

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Senior HR Change Partner with strong industrial change experience to work with a core client group and senior stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in HR and industrial relations coupled with significant change management skills within Industrial relations contexts. The role will be responsible for a wide range of projects varying from role redundancy, responsibility shift, repointing after disestablishing partners, investment in new system or technology, introduction of new leadership layers, and the need to Dis-establish functions and re-design roles.

Skills Required

  • In depth knowledge of the HR function and Industrial Relations, particularly experience interpreting complex HR policy and Enterprise Bargaining Agreements
  • Highly developed change management experience within an industrial relations context
  • Exceptional communication and relationship management skills, thriving in environments with complexity and diversity
  • Strong planning, organizational, and project management skills, delivering strategic objectives within set timeframes
  • Extensive experience in supporting HR function development and capability uplift
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing HR solutions in large and complex work environments aligned with organizational and client goals.


  • 35-hour work week with flexibility around core hours
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Discounts on selected bank products and health insurance
  • Financial wellbeing advice and services
  • Career development support and advice
  • Study leave
  • Access to sport and fitness centres with benefits and discounted rates
  • Access to free counselling
  • Access to discounted parking


  • Initial 12-month fixed term contract with potential to extend
  • Paying approximately $170k including super
  • Flexible working arrangement (2-3 days in office per week)

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EL2 Business Improvement Consultant / Business Architect

  • Australia
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • Contract
  • Negotiable
  • EL2 Business Improvement Consultant / Architect – Federal Government Agency
  • Contract Term: 6 Months plus possible extension option
  • Deakin Office – Hybrid working option available (Maximum 2 days working from home)

Our federal government client is seeking an EL2 Business Improvement Consultant/Architect to join the Enabling Services Transformation and Improvement Branch.

About the Role:
The EL2 Business Improvement (Labour Hire) is accountable under broad direction to undertake work with a high level of complexity or sensitivity that delivers quality outcomes across the Enabling Services Transformation and Improvement functions.

The position is an important team leadership position within the agency and will have delegated authority and responsibility to resolve issues and risks across wide-ranging activities of substantial depth involving significant detail. The role is required to provide leadership, control, planning, resource management, performance management and decision making for the team membership and assigned Contractors working within the work area.

The EL2 Business Improvement (Labour Hire) is responsible for initiating, establishing and maintaining strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. Where required, it will represent and negotiate on behalf of the agency to advance the agency’s interests in cross-agency, inter-jurisdictional and other forums.

Responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Leading multiple business improvement engagements that transition business experiences to their desired future states.
  • Driving operating model maturity, process uplift and transformation in end-to-end business outcomes.
  • Developing a business architecture to optimise business operations and processes.
  • Applying improvement frameworks to drive improved business outcomes.
  • Empowering business areas with change management support to embed the business area transformation and improvements.
  • Establishing a governance structure for tracking and monitoring portfolio progress.
  • Leading a dedicated team of improvement practitioners, embedding collaborative efforts with initiative owners.
  • Tailoring and developing initiatives that directly enhance the operational efficiency of their respective business areas.

Skills and Experience
Key skills required for the role:

  • Enterprise business architecture experience
  • Improvement framework experience (specifically Lean methodologies)
  • Ability and experience in implementing business improvements
  • Strong stakeholder management skillset
  • Enhancement and transformation of end-to-end business processes and outcomes (including developing operating model maturity)

Desirable skills to have for the role:

  • Government experience
  • Change management skillset or mindset coaching to lead business areas through change.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • To be eligible for employment for this role, you must be an Australian citizen.

How to Apply:
To apply for this opportunity, please submit your application to Connie at Talent International by clicking the “APPLY NOW” button. Alternatively, you can contact Connie on 02 6129 6318 or for further information.

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Change & Training Analyst

  • Australia
  • Melbourne
  • Permanent
  • CBD/WFH hybrid | long term contract opportunity

Experienced Change and Training Advisor needed for this leading University within their large ERP Program.

Your brand new role will see you assist with coordinating change and learning activities to support the implementation of the ERP Program for end users and functional teams.

Kep activities

  • Work with Change Lead and Training Manager to understand and help deliver change and training activities
  • Support Change Lead and Training Manager to ensure alignment of change impacts and Training Needs Analysis, including key stakeholders
  • Facilitate change activities or classroom training for a range of audiences
  • Build effective relationships across the project and in the enterprise to help ensure the change activities, including training are well understood
  • Provide oversight to training design and LMS management where appropriate
  • Support the development and delivery of ‘Train the Trainer’ approach and supporting activities, including identifying and recruiting internal trainers
  • Support the development of Training Tenant Schedule and the establishment of training tenant with the appropriate data
  • Assist with coordination and administration activities to enable training delivery which may include logistics, calendar coordination, room bookings, set-up and preparation

Knowledge and skills

  • Experience in developing, delivering and evaluating learning and development programs and initiatives
  • Previous experience in group-based training and facilitation skills across a variety of program / content types
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging learners and building capability through multiple methods of learning delivery including face to face facilitation, eLearning, digital forums, print-based products, etc.
  • Effective communication and stakeholder engagement skills to develop positive relationships with leaders, employees and stake holders across varied levels
  • Knowledge of how to understand and evaluate learner needs
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and build and maintain productive relationships both internal and external to the organisation
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • High-level problem-solving skills and sound judgement in order to develop new approaches to resolve complex issues with diverse stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a team contribute positively to the achievement of the Program objectives

Apply now to secure an interview or contact Samantha Hogan on 9236 7786 for a confidential discussion.

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Co-Design and Engagement Assistant Director

  • Australia
  • Greater Geelong
  • Contract
  • Up to AU$602.55 per day

Talent International is searching for a Assistant Director of the Co-Design & Engagement branch within a Geelong based Federal national disability support organisation on a 12- month contract.

Based in central Geelong, paying a daily rate of $602.55 + 11% superannuation.


  • Providing specialist advice and support to the Director to deliver co-design activities.
  • Providing specialist co-design knowledge and expertise on new and innovative approaches for engaging with people with disability and other stakeholders.
  • Designing, implementing, and evaluating targeted and proactive co-design strategies.
  • Supporting the delivery of co-design activities including the design, planning, delivery, outcomes tracking and evaluation of each activity.
  • Collaborating with key internal and external stakeholders to improve the way we capture and analyse co-design data and insights to inform decision-making.
  • Developing plans and co-design strategies that require a detailed analysis of diverse research, data and views.
  • Preparing reports, briefing papers, Ministerial correspondence, and discussion papers for review by Senior Executives.
  • Representing the NDIA in stakeholder interactions and meetings, delivering effective messaging to people with disability, their families, and carers as well as other community and mainstream stakeholders.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Strategic Stakeholder Management skills, maintaining close working relationships with key national representative and peak bodies.
  • Understanding of the Disability Advocacy sector and ability to represent the NDIA in stakeholder interactions.
  • Ability to identify and mitigate reputational risks associated with communication, engagement, and business activities.
  • Ability to lead a team to deliver timely, innovative, efficient, and evidence-based advice on inclusive engagement practices, strategies and actions that align with the NDIA’s Corporate Plan objectives.
  • Ability to manage the ongoing implementation and governance arrangements of inclusive strategies.
  • Ability to design, implement, and evaluate targeted and proactive engagement strategies.
  • Experience preparing reports, briefing papers, etc. for senior executives and government officials including the Minister’s Office.
  • Experience in the disability sector and engaging with government.
  • You must be an Australian Citizen to be eligible

How to Apply:
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Senior Change Analyst / Manager

  • Australia
  • Melbourne
  • Permanent
  • 2x roles | great team

This leading University are seeking 2x Senior Change Analysts/ Change Managers with strong analytical skills to join their Digital Products Portfolio, contributing a multi-year Salesforce program of work.

This role will focus on change analysis and readiness work, with communications being led by other roles. You will play an integral part of a wider change team and contribute to wider change practice.

Key activities:

  • Lead change analysis, including stakeholder, change impact, business readiness and learning needs assessments, working in conjunction with business analysts
  • Apply change management process and tools to create change plans and integrate these into wider project and sprint plans
  • Foster and promote strong relationships and excellent engagement with end users, and their leaders, and facilitate co-design of readiness and learning approaches
  • Work as part of an agile project team, identify, raise, and mitigate risks associated with change implementation and adoption
  • Provide input to, and support, the design and delivery of training programs
  • Track and report on progress and metrics

Skills and experience:

  • Minimum 5+ years experience leading change impact analysis, readiness assessments and learning needs assessments for large scale complex technology programs
  • Previous experience evaluating readiness and in developing readiness and training/learning plans
  • Ability to successfully uplifting change readiness
  • Effective stakeholder management at all levels
  • Experience in end user engagement and co-design of change approaches
  • Substantial experience in working with technical implementation teams applying Agile methodology
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS applications, and experience working in Jira and Confluence
  • Previous Salesforce implementation experience will be highly regarded

Apply now to secure an interview or contact Dylan Tasker on 9236 7753 for a confidential discussion.

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