Change and Business Readiness Consultant

University of Queensland
December 31, 2025
Offerd Salary:$108,975 - $122,176
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Contract Type:Fixed term contract
Working Time:Full time
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  • Chief Operating Office Portfolio / Information Technology Services
  • Broaden your career within one of QLD's largest employers
  • Play a key role in driving change and business readiness activities within the HCMS Program
  • Fixed term contract through to December 2025
  • Achieve a work-life balance with 36 hours/wk, purchased leave, WFH + more
  • Based at our vibrant St Lucia campus
  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.

    Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.

    Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:

  • 26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave
  • 17% superannuation contributions
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Access to flexible working arrangements
  • Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family
  • On campus childcare options
  • Cheap parking (from just $5.75 a day)
  • Salary packaging options
  • About This Opportunity

    The Change and Business Readiness Consultant will play a key role in driving change and business readiness activities required to successfully deliver the final phase of the HCMS Program which involves the transition to new solutions for both Payroll and Workforce Management.

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Change Leadership: Champion change capability development within impacted groups, and coach and prepare business leaders for their role in supporting individuals and their teams through the change, whilst ensuring the change approach is aligned with UQ's change strategy and the program's goal.
  • Stakeholder Engagement/Communications: Actively network and seek feedback from key stakeholders to build credibility, enhance understanding and facilitate adoption of change activities, whilst working collaboratively with the UQ communications team to design, develop and deliver engaging, informative, and well-organised communications.
  • Change Impact: Analyse impacts on all stakeholder groups and collaboratively develop approaches for addressing change resistance and achieving support for change.
  • Training: Provide input and support the design and delivery of training programs to support the transition of individuals to the new way of working.
  • This is a full-time (100%), fixed-term position until 31 December 2025.

    At HEW level 8 , the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $108,975 - $122,176 , plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $127,500 - $142,946 annually. As this role is covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases – at least once a year.

    About You

    We are looking for an exceptional Change and Business Readiness Consultant with postgraduate qualifications (or progress towards completion) in Business, Change Management or a related field, or an equivalent combination of relevant qualifications and experience. In addition, you will have:

  • Experience in consulting, partnering with and coaching leaders and stakeholders to deliver change outcomes.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading the development of change communications, including the development of key messages and effective dissemination to diverse audiences using a variety of communication channels.
  • Demonstrated commitment to delivery of outcomes, and a self-motivated, positive, and enthusiastic approach to achieving goals through effective team and individual work.
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills, including the ability to influence resistant or change-adverse stakeholders and groups.
  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.
  • Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.
  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Mr Shane Pitman, Director, HR Transformation via [email protected]. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section

  • Resume

  • Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected].

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close Tuesday 19 March at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-36275).

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