Project Manager Workforce Evolution

nbn Australia


nbn seeks to create an inclusive and diverse workplace that is reflective of the wider communities in which it operates and balancing opportunity for all. We are building a culture where different perspectives, thinking and skills are valued, and people are supported to achieve their potential. In particular, nbn is committed to increasing the participation of women in our organisation and especially women in leadership positions.

The Project Manager, Workforce Evolution is responsible for the successful delivery of workforce change projects across nbn from concept through to transitioning the change to BAU, and ultimately to deliver the expected outcome. Typically working closely with the Program Manager, the successful Project Manager will need to navigate complex organisational environments as they are deployed to workforce change projects as required across nbn. They will be working closely with the core HR team and the business to ensure the enterprise frameworks for workforce change are utilised and the appropriate governance is applied to each program, including feeding into the central program governance forums.

The role is hands on and will be expected to manage the workforce change process and tools including detailed project plans; perform assessments and reviews; and, report on progress.

A bit about your role

Outlined below are the core duties that the Project Manager, Workforce Evolution will be responsible for delivering:

  • Project Management for workforce changes across different stakeholder groups, using the nbn workforce change framework from concept through to transition to BAU, including evaluation and post implementation review for WE-related changes.
  • Provide trusted business partner support to business owners and key stakeholders within nbn, establishing strong relationships across HR, Change and Workforce Evolution functions.
  • Continuous improvement of project management practices and processes within the Workforce Evolution Program, adopting ownership of initiatives and driving them through to conclusion.

A bit about you

This role requires practical experience of driving workforce change (restructuring; transformation, M&A, divestment etc.), a planning mindset, advanced analytical skills, excellent influencing skills, business acumen, and experience handling sensitive and confidential materials. Strong writing, presentation and verbal communication skills are critical. This role will be required to work as part of the core WE program team, as well as autonomously with a networked team.

Life at nbn

At nbn you’ll be joining a team that believes there is strength in diversity and opportunity through inclusion. We’re building an inclusive and diverse workplace where different perspectives, thinking and skills are valued and people are supported to achieve their potential. We’re committed to our goal of increasing the presence of women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the business and have a focus on increasing diversity amongst our leadership teams.

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If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending in your resume only. We do not require a cover letter or any selection criteria to be addressed.

nbn is a fast moving organisation with lots to deliver - so we may not always wait until the job ad expires before reviewing applications. As a result, you should submit your application as soon as possible!

At nbn our people and our planet matter. We have an unwavering commitment to the wellbeing and safety of our employees so that everyone goes home safely each day and can perform at their peak to deliver the nbn network. nbn also aims to build a network that minimises energy use and can be operated with minimal impact on the environment.

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