Senior Manager, Transformation - Fisher Leadership
Fixed Term
Close Date: 02/10/2023
REF: VAGsmt0923
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Senior Manager, Transformation

Fixed Term
Close Date: 02/10/2023
REF: VAGsmt0923
  • Whole of organisation change leadership role
  • Focus on people and culture projects and capability uplift
  • Strategy to action focus, pragmatism


The Position

Are you a passionate and experienced project manager with a focus on culture, HR, and people experience? Are you ready to take on a strategic leadership role that allows you to shape organisational culture, enhance HR processes, and create an exceptional employee experience?

As the Senior Manager Transformation, you will play a pivotal role in driving a positive people experience across VAGO. You will lead projects to foster a positive and inclusive culture, optimise HR processes, and enhance the overall employee experience. This role offers a blend of strategic thinking, people leadership, and project management expertise.

Your ability to think strategically and translate this to actions and outcomes as well as taking impacted staff on the change journey will be critical to your success. Your personal agility, commitment to service excellence and subject matter expertise that delivers pragmatic results will also contribute. VAGO operates in a digitally-enabled environment which supports our flexible working arrangements, so your ability to leverage these capabilities will be important.

Skills & Experience

  • Proven track record in successful project delivery, preferably as a senior project manager within a HR portfolio or a consultant with a strong people and capability uplift focus across an organisation
  • Strong knowledge of HR processes, employee engagement strategies and organisational culture
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to translate data into actionable insights
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, collaboration and relationship building skills at all levels.
  • Outcome and capability uplift focus


Relevant tertiary qualifications and project management credentials are desirable. Prior public sector or external audit is not necessary.


The Organisation

The Auditor-General provides assurance to Parliament on the accountability and performance of the Victorian public sector.

VAGO conducts over 550 financial and performance audits annually across portfolios including infrastructure, transport, health and social services, education, water, local government, insurance, justice, treasury and superannuation. Our scope allows our people to gain unrivalled experience across all government services.

Why work with us

  • This is a genuine opportunity to contribute to a values-driven people organisation and continue the momentum on building its positive culture and capabilities
  • Challenging and impactful work that contributes to government integrity and accountability, improving the lives of all Victorians
  • To work where you want when you want with our cutting edge Better Normal principles
  • A comprehensive office set-up at your home
  • Purpose designed office facilities at the Paris end of Collins Street
  • Tailored learning and development opportunities
  • Flexible hours and accrued flexitime
  • Career mobility opportunities for growth and development
  • A unique, progressive, people-focused culture
  • Generous leave conditions


At VAGO, we embrace diversity as a catalyst for innovation and success and are committed to creating an inclusive workforce that values individuals from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. By fostering a culture of accessibility and equal opportunity, we aim to break down barriers and provide a platform for all employees to thrive.


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To apply – please click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference VAGsmt0923, including your cover letter highlighting 3 key career achievements and resume to David Baber, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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