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Head of People Experience and Capability
A rare permanent opportunity to join a supportive and progressive People and Capability team at a time of exciting change and growth.

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: VPSG6.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1406_23
Closing Date: 29-Jan-2023
Salary Range: $149,025 - $170,579
Job Duration: N/A
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Contact: Lee Scales
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Position Details

An exciting ongoing career opporunity has becme available to Lead the People Experience team in 2023.

The Head of People Experience and Capability will develop, deliver, and maintain key strategic people initiatives, programs and process improvements to build, embed, evaluate and sustain a high performing workplace and positive, inclusive culture.

Reporting directly to the Executive Director People & Capability and liaising across the Executive Leadership Team, relevant Boards, Industry and Government – this position plays a critical role in the conceptualisation and delivery of VBA's:

  • Contemporary Leadership Development and Behavioural Frameworks
  • Organisational Wide Learning and Development Programs
  • Gender Equality Action Plan (GEAP)
  • Diversity and Inclusion Strategy
  • Best Practice Employee Engagement and Initiatives

Who we are looking for:

  • Demonstrated senior organisational development (OD) expertise with proven experience in successful design and implementation of strategies and programs for organisational impact and performance.
  • Understanding of, and interest in diversity, inclusion, and equity and the factors that influence change within an organisation.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including preparation of Board and Committee related materials.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources, Organisational Psychology, or related field. 

The Victorian Building Authority embraces a diverse and inclusive culture who work together for the benefit of all Victorians. Our recruitment is best practice and free from bias, we recruit based on merit and equity regardless of age, disability, religion, gender, sexual orientation or cultural background.

We have an amazing employee engagement program, remote working setup, health and well-being and learning and development programs to ensure our people are fit for work and inspired to be the best they can. We are always looking for talented new people to join us with a broad range of skills and experience who are curious, keen to learn and enjoy serving the community they live in, so if this sounds like a place you'd like to work and you think you have what it takes, we‘d love to hear from you and encourage you to apply now!

What you can expect

  • A diverse and passionate team that are results driven.
  • Hybrid Remote/Office working opportunities for greater work life balance
  • A competitive salary plus 10.5% superannuation

How to Apply

We require you to upload:

  • A detailed copy of your resume
  • A cover letter outlining your relevant experience and what attracted you to the role  
  • A separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the position description.

Please note:

  • Only electronic applications submitted via will be accepted.
  • Candidates deemed suitable from a selection process may be considered for identical or similar vacancies within 6 months.
  • As a public sector and service standard, generally all new employees will start at the base entry level and increment throughout the salary range each year based on performance. Current public sector employees at the same grade will be considered for a transfer of entitlements with evidence.  A request above entry level may be considered in certain circumstances.

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