Organisational Strategy Lead

Monash University
February 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:$131,473 - $139,551
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Organisational Strategy Lead

Job No.: 660903

Location: Melbourne CBD

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $131,473 - $139,551 pa HEW Level 09 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas and energetic and inspiring people
  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

    We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That's why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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    The Organisation

    Climateworks Centre is an expert, independent adviser, acting as a bridge between research and action to accelerate the transition to net zero emissions for Australia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific. It also benefits from strong relationships with an international network of affiliated organisations that support effective policies, financing, and action for greenhouse gas emissions reductions.

    Climateworks Centre was co-founded in 2009 by The Myer Foundation and Monash University and works within the Monash Sustainable Development Institute. If you're looking for the next chapter in your career, it's here. You'll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that's filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

    The Opportunity

    Are you passionate about creating a low-carbon future for Australia and the world? Do you have the skills and experience to lead the development and implementation of Climateworks' organisational strategy? If so, you might be the perfect candidate for the Organisational Strategy Lead role at Climateworks Centre.

    As the Organisational Strategy Lead, you will be responsible for shaping Climateworks' strategic goals and priorities, ensuring alignment with our mission and funding needs. You will work collaboratively with the Executive Leadership Team, the board and the Senior Leadership Group to develop and communicate a clear and compelling vision for Climateworks' impact. You will also support the organisation's portfolio of programs and initiatives, applying a big picture, systems change approach and fostering collaboration across teams. You will also play an important role in supporting teams across the organisation through providing common language on strategy, transparency on the portfolio of initiatives and identifying shared outcomes across teams

    To be successful in this role, you will need to have:

  • A relevant postgraduate qualification and/or extensive experience in strategy development and implementation, preferably in the climate change or sustainability sector
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, analytically and creatively, and to translate complex ideas into clear strategy and actionable plans
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and communication skills, with the ability to influence in an informed manner and inspire diverse audiences, bringing people on the journey with you
  • Experience confidently communicating complex concepts to senior clients both internal and external
  • A collaborative and inclusive leadership style, with the ability to foster a culture of learning and innovation
  • A passion for Climateworks' mission and values, and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

    Join the pursuit of our purpose to build a better future for ourselves and our communities -#ChangeIt with us.

    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments. This includes supporting parents.

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

    To Apply

    If you are interested in joining our dynamic and impactful team, please apply online by sending your resume and a cover letter in which you address how you meet the key selection criteria

    Please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'.


    Ms Wei Sue, Head of Strategy, Climateworks Centre, +61 433 415 915

    Position Description

    Organisational Strategy Lead

    Closing Date

    Thursday 22 February 2024, 11:55pm AEDT

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