Change Manager

Job No: CN2533
Location: Newcastle

  • Play a key role in leading our people through major technology change
  • Permanent, full-time opportunity
  • Flexible working with optional 9-day fortnight.

City of Newcastle (CN) is looking for an experienced Change Manager to join our IT team to ensure that CN effectively leads its people through major technology change.

What’s the focus?

Reporting into the Digital Services Chapter Lead, this permanent opportunity will see you work closely with key business stakeholders and technology experts. You will help develop change capabilities across the IT function as well as apply a holistic, coordinated approach to change and align people outcomes with IT and organisational objectives.

In managing change programs, you will ensure different parts of the business are ready for change by completing activities that include creating stakeholder relationships, scoping needs, mitigating risk and disruption, and preparing and delivering necessary training and communications. Along with assisting the business understand new ways of working and new technologies, you will focus on winning the ‘hearts and minds’ of CN’s people and align them to the 2030 strategic vision.

What’s it like working at CN?

We are focused on making a real difference in our community and achieving our vision of creating a smart, liveable and sustainable global city.  We are proud to deliver services valued by our community.  People come first at CN, which means providing employees with meaningful work and capacity for work life balance. As a large local organisation, CN offers opportunity to develop in your current role, grow into future opportunities and reach your full potential.

At CN our people are valued and have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. These include flexible working arrangements, professional development opportunities and health and wellbeing programs.

We value diversity of thought, and we focus on equity in the workplace. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace culture where everyone feels respected, safe, and valued so they can be themselves and fully contribute their opinions and perspectives to the success of the organisation.

Interested to know more?

Find out more about your potential new career here.

CN proudly promotes the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and fosters a culture of diversity to represent the community of our Local Government Area.

All candidates will be assessed against the selection criteria outlined in the position description.  Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future identical positions for a period of 12 months.

We are committed to creating a safe and inclusive workplace where diverse styles, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, encouraged, and respected. People from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply!

If you need any adjustments to be made to the recruitment process or if you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements, please contact for a confidential discussion.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Application Closing Date: Sunday 19 September 2021.

Remuneration range: $109,775.20 + 10% Superannuation per annum for a 35-hour week.

Contact: Jackson Chackungal- Digital Services Chapter Lead – 0249742363.

At CN we understand the skills and attributes veterans can bring to our organisation and highly encourage veterans to apply for suitable roles.

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