First listed on: 14 November 2019

Associate Director, Organisational and Leadership Development

Human Resources

UQ Human Resources is responsible for enabling achievement of the University’s strategic ambitions through attracting and developing high performing staff, and delivers high quality advice and support to our clients on all aspects of HR and people matters. 

HR is currently undergoing significant transformation (including new systems, specialist services, process review and redesign, and improved data and analytics capability) to become one of the leading HR functions in Australia, and is building a team of exceptional HR professionals to provide customer focused and contemporary solutions and services for our clients.

About This Opportunity

The Associate Director, Organisational and Leadership Development is a senior leader in the UQ Human Resources team, responsible for delivering exceptional organisational development strategy to help shape and strengthen the University's capability, culture and performance.

Utilising your substantial experience in developing and leading innovative organisational and leadership development initiatives, you will support the enhancement of organisational engagement and performance through building collaborative partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. Reporting to the Director, Human Resources, you will lead and motivate a client focused team delivering organisational strategic initiatives, consultancy services, staff development programs and coaching support, engaging with academic and professional leaders across the University to ensure alignment and positive impact.

Our Ideal Candidate

You will have proven success in leading an organisational development function in a large, complex organisation and in supporting the leadership of major organisational and cultural change, talent management, learning and performance management. This will be complemented by your strong analytical, project management and strategic planning capabilities. If you are looking for an opportunity to influence and make a significant contribution to the organisational outcomes of a prestigious institution, this could be the ideal role for you.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed-term (12 months) position at HEW Level 10. 

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

Position Description

Associate Director Organisational and Leadership Development.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Dr Al Jury, Chief HR Officer at

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing key selection criteria
  • Resume

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQJobs portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

Applications close: Friday 22 November 2019 at 11pm AEST.
Job ID: 508872


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