Internal Vacancies

Learning and Organisational Development Manager

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Work type: Permanent Full-Time
Location: Fitzroy
Categories: Training and Development

We’re looking for a professional Learning and Organisational Development Manager with relevant experience who wants to join our 2,000+ team of staff and volunteers to make a difference on a permanent full-time basis, working 38 hours per week based in Fitzroy.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has a clear vision – an Australia free of poverty.
For almost 90 years, we have worked with policy makers and the community for systemic change that will prevent and alleviate poverty in Australia.

We are passionate about the work we do.

We strive to create change that lasts for a more compassionate and just society -

a society in which we can all fully participate in social, civic and economic life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.


The Learning and Organisational Development Manager will provide leadership and strategic direction to learning and development and lead organisational development, talent management and leadership development strategies and programs which aim to enhance the performance and engagement of staff.

  • Lead, coach, manage and support and develop direct team
  • Engage and consult with key stakeholders to conduct a training needs analysis by understanding organisational objectives and goals and the capability required to deliver these
  • Develop and implement a learning and development framework
  • Deliver fit for purpose learning and development solutions
  • Review existing compliance training modules required across the organisations, and recommend and implement improvements and changes


Passion for supporting the mission of BSL, and delivering excellence in your role, are just the start.

To be considered for the role and be successful in it, we’re looking for an Learning and Organisational Development Manager who has the following key skills and experiences:

  • Tertiary qualifications in human resources/organisational development/learning and development or significant relevant experience in learning and organisational development in large, diverse and complex organisations Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is essential
  • Collaborative and pragmatic in nature, with a demonstrated strong human centred/customer service focus is essential
  • Demonstrated experience leading, managing, coaching and developing a team • Proven track record which demonstrates an uplift in people capability
  • Extensive experience in the design, delivery and evaluation of high quality and strategically aligned learning and development and organisational development programs


  • Extensive salary packaging options to reduce amount of tax you pay
  • Career development opportunities
  • Leave loading of 17.5%
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program


BSL employees enjoy a range of flexible work options and other attractive benefits. Recognising that there is no ‘one size fits all’ pattern of work–life balance, the organisation endeavours to provide options to suit the needs of all staff.

If this looks like a role that’s right for you, APPLY NOW or contact Tina Kiamos on 0491 157 179 for a confidential discussion.

Applications close: Thursday 26 November 2020 at 11:55 pm

We are an EEO and understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children. Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.  Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

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