Organisational Change Manager

Posted 06 November 2023
Salary$850 - $950 per day, Benefits: + superannuation
Job type Contract

Job description

Client: Federal Government (details TBA)
Hours: full-time
Location: Sydney or Canberra
Work-Style: Hybrid
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 months + 2 extensions
Pay Rate: $850 - $950 per day + superannuation
Checks: Australian citizenship, ability to obtain Baseline security clearance, 2x reference checks

Key Accountabilities:
  • Manage competing priorities and strategic directions when achieving change planning and project outcomes in line with agency goals and objectives.
  • Provide a significant contribution to innovation and business improvement strategies including the development of a change management framework to support program and project management across the Agency.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate change management requirements, plans and schedules in accordance with the Change Management best practice.
  • Lead the tracking and evaluation of change management activities in the Agency and propose recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Plan and monitor work processes, direct and coordinate quality assurance practices and set performance indicators.
  • Ensure that change readiness assessments are completed, areas of resistance are identified, and mitigating activities are in place
  • Engage and collaborate with key stakeholders to identify opportunities, achieve outcomes and facilitate cooperation to support organisational change.
  • Influence and advise project sponsors on how to effectively manage and implement change.

Candidate Profile:
  • Extensive experience in Organisational Change Management and application of structured methodologies to lead change management activities within complex delivery contexts.
  • Experience in government and digital transformation / ICT-related environments would be highly desirable.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in psychology, social science, communications, business management, business administration, or related field, or equivalent work experience would be desirable

If this role is of interest to you and your profile aligns with the requirements please apply at your earliest (DFP will not send your CV onto our client without your consent to do so).

To apply, please submit your CV (in MS Word), along with a Cover Letter that outlines your alignment to these technical requirements, outlining your relevant experience and qualifications through this job ad. If you have any questions, you can email Alexander at DFP Recruitment on, or call [02 9200 3670]

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.