First listed on: 03 July 2018

National Organisational Capability Manager

At Kmart, we are where families come first for the lowest prices on everyday items and our vision is to make everyday living brighter for all our customers, every time and everywhere they shop with us. 

As Australia’s brightest retail star, we have experienced strong success in recent times and have bold plans to significantly expand our business and deliver our vision through new store openings, growth of our online business and expansion into new markets, it’s an exciting time to be part of the Kmart team.

Critical to our operations and growth is the role of National Organisational Capability Manager. Based at our National Office in Mulgrave and reporting to the General Manager of Human Resources this opportunity is now available for a senior, transformational leader who excels at driving business capability and cultural change across a large and complex organisation.

The Role

In this high impact, strategic position you will be responsible for building leadership capability, accountable for our learning and development program, lead team member engagement and cultural interventions, develop and execute our talent management strategy as well as our diversity and inclusion initiatives enterprise wide to deliver our Kmart strategy, consistent with our values and desired culture. 

With a strong focus on strategy change and execution, you will be leading and managing a large team responsible for the development and delivery of a range of organisational and learning capability strategies, frameworks, models, tools, programs and projects. Key areas include:

  • Develop and implement the organisational capability, leadership development, talent management and diversity strategy for Kmart and deliver an organisational capability framework for our team members, leaders and key talent across the Kmart group.
  • Lead and drive Kmart culture enhancement strategies and engagement programs and drive strategic output and action plans from activity diagnostics, including engagement surveys to support and sustainably build our desired organisational culture.
  • Design, develop and implement with key operational stakeholders the L&D strategy and leadership frameworks across stores, distribution centres and national office.
  • Engage with senior leaders and HR Partners to support processes for workforce planning, talent and succession management and change management.

About You

As a highly capable, senior organisational capability professional you will have demonstrated experience in the design and delivery of a range of innovative strategies, frameworks and initiatives across L&D, leadership, talent, D&I and cultural change. With a continuous improvement mindset, you will have proven outcomes that have driven high performance, engagement and positive transformation.

Having worked in large, fast-paced organisations you will be both highly strategic and capable of hands on execution in a practical and pragmatic manner. With the ability to integrate strategy at scale you can make the complex simple and cost effective. You will excel at senior stakeholder management, communicate with influence and effect change whilst being an engaging presenter and facilitator.

You will be a motivating and inspiring leader who excels at building their own team’s capability and maximising performance with experience leading large teams.

About Kmart

As the National Organisational Capability Manager, you will have the opportunity to contribute strongly to the overall direction and achievements of Kmart. You will be joining a dynamic business with a clear strategy, vision and purpose and be part of a HR Leadership team who are committed to the successful delivery of our people plan.

Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you deeply and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic business with an empowering culture that is non-hierarchical, flexible, diverse and inclusive.

You will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, competitive remuneration, an uncapped bonus scheme and access to Wesfarmers employee share plan and benefits program.

To apply please upload your resume and complete the online application form.

At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.


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