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Associate Director, Workforce Planning and Development

Apply now Job no: 492639
Work type: Professional
Location: Bruce
Categories: Human Resources

Building upon a strong foundation laid down during its formative years and impressive successes of the past decade, the University of Canberra is at the cusp of launching itself into an ambitious future.

The University of Canberra is hiring an Associate Director - Workforce Planning and Development to work within the People & Diversity portfolio. The University of Canberra Strategic Plan 2018-2022, Distinctive by Design, outlines the vision and purpose to enhance the focus, viability, sustainability, competitiveness and engagement of the University. The key feature and first pillar of Distinctive by Design is the people focus including diversity. The People & Diversity portfolio is innovative and flexible with foundations in good practice supported by effective and efficient policy, process and technology. The portfolio grew from a business unit and has added the responsibilities of University level strategy and delivery by bringing people into every decision and action.

Operating under broad guidance from the Director – Diversity and Talent Management, the successful candidate will manage the design, development, coordination and delivery of workforce planning, talent analytics, systems and reporting and development of people for the University. This includes learning design, management and leadership development and program management aimed at building University capability.

The position will have a strong focus on people management & team management skills.

In return, you will have the opportunity to work with a university named in the World’s Top 100 Young Universities ranking for 2017 by The Times Higher Education.

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services supermarket and childcare facilities.

University of Canberra is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume and a cover letter demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description.

Please note this is an Ongoing Full Time opportunity.

Working Rights: Applicants for this position should have valid working rights for Australia.

For further information about the role, please get in touch with Kirsty Dwyer, Chief Executive People and Diversity 6201 5078 or email 

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6180 8000 or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 21 October 2018.

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