First listed on: 08 July 2019


Manager Organisational Development

Working for Clarence Valley Council’s community development team gets you working with the ‘change makers’ in the community. It is all about making the Clarence Valley a great place to live. It’s about improving and growing. Whether partnering with police or working with young people, we do it for our community. If you want a career with more heart – then you’ll find the career you’re looking for with us.

Life in the Clarence valley is for those who enjoy the simple things: time, a community connection, stability and belonging. It could be that the Clarence Valley can deliver just what your family needs.

The team at Clarence Valley Council is always dynamic and keen on new and exciting ideas, so… come join us!

Checkout about living in the Clarence Valley here.

Introduction to the role

We are looking for a strategic manager to lead, drive, and coach a team to focus on changing practice and culture and underpinning organisational growth and development, engaging organisationally on development & delivery of Integrated Planning and Reporting, and implementation of the capability framework.

The role is integral to our strategic priorities of investing in our people and building a modern organisation through its key responsibility for designing, delivering and evaluating our implementation of new and innovative people management initiatives.

You will be challenged with influencing and persuading managers across all business areas to support, adopt and engage people management initiatives and reforms within an environment characterised by competing priorities and tight deadlines. Critical to your success will be building relationships and influencing through credibility, as well as your ability to quickly develop a deep understanding of your client groups and the operating and regulatory framework they and the Council operate in.

Position Description

Laura Black, Director Corporate & Governance on 0427 925 285.

Closing date
Monday, 5 August 2019 at 4:00 pm (NSW time)..

How to apply guide

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Applications received via Seek's "Apply for this job" function will not be considered.
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later. 
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences.

Council is an EEO employer and indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

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