Learning & Career Development Manager

Posted 11 February 2024
Job type Permanent

Job description

Learning & Career Development Manager | Up to $180k + super

  • Create meaningful career pathways for emerging and experienced talent
  • Critical role in future-proofing a leading renewables organisation
  • National scope, Sydney CBD based + hybrid working

The Company 

Our client is a leading Australian-owned energy business who is driving change to shape a cleaner future for our environment through supporting the transition to renewable energy. With a deep connection to community, they have invested heavily in regional Australia and have evaded over 5-million emissions using green energy solutions. The expertise and experience their people bring has seen our client play an unrivalled role in the transition to renewables, trusted by clients to deliver solutions and support the transition. With a strong pipeline of projects across Australia, it is an exciting time to join and help support the business through its growth plans and to continue to evolve as a leader in changing the way in which we power Australia.

The Leaders

You’ll report into the People & Culture Director who is a highly experienced people leader, driving a culture of collaboration, trust and high-performance. As a function, you will be led by the Executive GM of P&C who has extensive experience working within industry and a breadth of experience in driving human-centred outcomes whilst balancing the commercial objectives of an organisation. More broadly, you will be under the leadership of a formidable executive team who continue to make a mark in Australia, leading us to a greener future.

The Opportunity

The Learning and Career Development Manager is a unique opportunity with a broad scope and the opportunity to make a genuine impact. You will lead the Learning and Development strategy which includes the development and curation of career pathways, and working to manage the talent pipeline for the organisation in an ever-evolving sector.

You’ll participate in external committees, partner with industry bodies and universities to stay abreast of industry trends and identify emerging careers within the industry to help inform your career development strategy. With our client operating in regional communities across Australia, you will play a key role in engaging with local communities to have our client seen as an employer of choice.

Further, you will:

  • Conduct regular needs analysis to identify capability gaps and opportunities;
  • Work with P&C peers and business stakeholders to understand specific training needs and procure external training providers;
  • Identify and document career pathways for both emerging and experienced professionals;
  • Work with regional internal team members on skills training and development with regional providers and education institutions;
  • Travel around Australia and engage with local communities to promote career opportunities and promote career pathways;
  • Participate in workforce development forums and committees as well as State and Federal government steering committees;
  • Manage the distribution of scholarships and other organisational-funded education or training opportunities.

About You

You’ll be an experienced Learning and Career Pathways Manager or Organisational Capability Manager with demonstrated experience in leading learning initiatives and the curation of career pathways across an organisation. This extends to undertaking an assessment of learning needs analysis and formulating a strategy that ensures our client is operating to the best of its ability through its people.

As this role sits in an emerging market, the ability to always be thinking ahead and scanning the horizon for opportunities is key. Partnering with internal stakeholders to influence outcomes and understand training needs required to ensure a high-performance culture as well working with external industry stakeholders, educational institutions and government.

Above all, you will be a self-starter who has a high-level of initiative and is someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to drive outcomes.

The Process

The process will consist of an initial meeting with a Levyl consultant followed by a first stage interview with the P&C Director and EGM of P&C, followed by a final round by an Executive Leader and a P&C peer. The successful candidate will be required to undergo background checks which includes a police check.

For any questions, please contact Matthew Bransby-Bell on 0448 198 544.

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