Change & Communications Manager, Graduate Research

University of Melbourne
June 23, 2024
Offerd Salary:$119,742 - $129,607
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 12 mo
Working Time:Full time
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Change & Communications Manager, Graduate Research

Job no: 0062873 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time (0.6 – 1 FTE negotiable); Fixed-term for 12 months Department: Research and Enterprise Salary: UOM 8 – $119,742 - $129,607 p.a. (pro rata for part-time) plus 17% super

  • Develop and execute change and communication services
  • Work on initiatives with broad University-wide impact
  • Brilliant benefits and a flexible work environment!
  • About the Role We are seeking a highly motivated Change and Communications Manager to join our team. This role is perfect for those with experience in change management and communications who are looking to grow their leadership profile. As Change and Communications Manager, you will be responsible for developing and executing change and communication services to support the University's graduate research community. You will work closely with a content writer, the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Graduate and International Research), staff in Chancellery (Research and Enterprise) and Student and Scholarly Services as well as liaising with colleagues in faculties and across the Chief Operating Officer's Portfolio.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and executing a change plan for the migration of content and new or revised processes and procedures that arise from the program of work
  • Gathering information and producing high-quality content and communication material for use across the Institution, including on websites, intranets, internal newsletters and social content
  • Identifying and making recommendations on risks that may adversely impact the program's outcomes
  • Who we are looking for You have excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders. You will have sound understanding of contemporary change management methodologies and tools and experience managing multiple initiatives, prioritising tasks, and delivering results in complex and agile environments. Your ability to work proactively and independently, and also collaboratively and as part of a team will be vital to the role.

    You will also have:

  • At least 3 years of change management and/or communications specialist experience
  • Demonstrated experience developing communication strategies, using a variety of channels, media and delivery styles to support engagement of internal audiences
  • Sound knowledge and skills in stakeholder management, change management planning, governance, strategy, engagement, business impact analysis, business readiness, and reinforcement and embedding
  • Experience in providing strategic advice, exceptional client service and senior executive support in the context of a large, complex organisation
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires the successful candidate to undergo and maintain an up-to- date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Y our new team – Research and Enterprise The Chancellery (Research and Enterprise) (CRE) portfolio within the Chancellery Division is led by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) (DVC (R)) and works in partnership with faculties to achieve the University's research ambitions. The DVC (R) is the accountable officer for research at the University ensuring research is conducted to the highest ethical standards and with a commitment to excellence.

    What we offer you! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services, and discounts on graduate courses. For more information check out our benefits page!

    The University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities, and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality, and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture, and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Ivanka Yan via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the contact details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 07 Jun 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 23 Jun 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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