Coordinator People Engagement & Culture

Coordinator People Engagement & Culture

Job Title: Coordinator People Engagement & Culture
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gatton, Queensland
Salary: AU$83928 - AU$87959 per annum + 12% Super
Reference: BBBH371_1527480564
Contact Name: Rob Maxwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 28, 2018 16:09

Job Description


  • Expert HR professional to deliver organisational change program
  • Forward thinking Council committed to OD
  • Support the organisation in strategic development for the future

Lockyer Valley Regional Council is seeking an ambitious professional to take on the role of Coordinator People Engagement and Culture. This role will partner with business leaders across the organisation to provide high level services and programs aimed at strengthening organisational capability, performance and business outcomes. You will be responsible for lifting the strategic focus of organisational development (OD) initiatives, including areas such as leadership development, talent management, employee engagement and capability development.

Council is seeking a dynamic change champion with the theoretical understanding as well as demonstrated capabilities to develop and implement smart business solutions and deliver quality change within the organisation. As Coordinator People Engagement and Culture, you will focus on learning & development applying your extensive experience with the development of Learning Management Systems while also assisting in generalist HR functions within Council.

Opportunities and Challenges for this Role

In the short term you will be responsible for bringing the OD function into a manageable state and developing a clear plan for the function moving forward. This will include an analysis of immediate as well as overall requirements for OD within Council and engaging and consulting with the management team in developing an OD plan.

In the longer term you will implement Organisational Development programmes/initiatives to drive organisational change, supporting the organisation in the development of effective management strategies and practices for the future.

Your sound experience in change, strength of character and commitment to coaching and leadership development will ensure success in being the champion of change within a traditional workforce.

Key duties and responsibilities will include;

  • Provide professional OD advice, support, coaching and expertise to business units of Council.
  • A large aspect of this role will be to assist Council's culture change program (Connected Council Progress Group) as well as identifying learning needs at all levels.
  • Deliver advice to influence and guide business units in the critical planning and management of organisational change and organisational development.
  • Identification of best practice workforce planning.
  • Delivery of OD training programs.
  • Lead, facilitate and/or manage a range of complex OD projects.
  • Policy and procedure reviews.
  • Project manage the further development of learning Management systems.

Essential knowledge and experience include;

  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
  • The ability to communicate with team members at all levels from peers through to the executive and Elected Members in both written and verbal communication.
  • Highly developed analytical research and investigation skills.
  • High level of ability in the operation of computer systems including the Microsoft suite of applications. This will include the ability to extract and interpret data from Council's corporate systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach, lead and manage multi-disciplinary teams to build high performing cross functional teams while delivering agreed outcomes.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of relevant legislation and associated regulations and key organisational policies and procedures.
  • Ability to create and interpret HR Metrics using Council systems.
  • Significant experience at a senior HR level in a similar role.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Organisational Development, Human Resource Management, or other relevant fields that pertain to this area.
  • A current driver's licence (Class C).

Team fit will be critical to success in this role. Council is seeking candidates who can demonstrate integrity, maturity, excellent communication skills and a willingness to work collaboratively with an established and high performing team. You will lead by a manager who is engaged and collaborative and demonstrates a keen focus on Council values.

Council offers excellent working conditions, including 9-day fortnight and a range of generous employee benefits including flexible working arrangements and supports and encourages our employees with training and professional development opportunities.

You must be an Australian Citizen or hold the appropriate visa to work in Australia to apply for this role. Leading Roles will undertake checks to confirm your right to work in Australia at offer stage.

If you possess the required practical experience, skills and qualifications as well as proven success in HR project management and implementing Organisational Development programmes/initiatives to drive organisational change please apply.

Click on the link below for an Information Pack or for a confidential discussion please contact Rob Maxwell on 0407 164 600 or Gemma Sheridan on 0407 009243

Applications will close on Wednesday 20th June at 5pm.