Principal - Change Manager

Project Manager
REQ137196 Requisition #

Role Title: Principal Change Manager

Employment Type: Temporary (up to 3 years), Full-time 

Role Classification: Clerk Grade 11/12

Remuneration: $128,089 – $148,134 - plus 9.5% superannuation and annual leave loading

Hours per Week: 35

Location: Sydney CBD

Requisition ID: REQ137196

Closing Date: 11:59, 20 November, 2019


The Health Professional Councils Authority (HPCA) is an executive agency of the NSW Ministry of Health.  We play an important role in protecting the health and safety of the public by supporting the 15 NSW Health Professional Councils in managing complaints about NSW health practitioners.


An exciting temporary opportunity currently exists for highly skilled and experienced Principal Change Manager, for a period up to three years.

What you'll be doing:

The HPCA is currently undergoing significant change in its operating model and in the systems that it uses to support the 15 NSW Health Professional Councils. This is an is an exciting and unique opportunity for a change management specialist to report directly to the HPCA Director and provide expert advice and services to lead the planning, implementation and the monitoring of change to ensure that change is successfully embedded across the HPCA.

This role will also build the HPCA’s capacity and capability for change resilience and change readiness through effective communication, consultation, training, support and advice. The role will support all the members of the HPCA Executive Team to fulfil their role as change sponsors and provide direct support and coaching to all levels of management.

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2. Find out more about applying for this position
3. All applicants must attach a response to the two targeted questions (1-2 pages) and your CV (no more than 5 pages)
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For role related queries or questions contact Ameer Tadros on

The successful candidate will:

  • Develop and implement effective change management programs for key projects as identified in strategic and action plans and prioritised by the executive team
  • Provide timely and accurate advice regarding preparing, planning, implementing and managing change projects and programs across the HPCA.
  • Provide advice and recommendations on the engagement of key stakeholder groups, contribute to the development of stakeholder and communication plans, and engage with relevant internal and external stakeholders to contribute to the successful achievement of project outcomes
  • Support the executive team to fulfil their role as change sponsors and provide direct support and coaching to all levels of management as they lead their teams through implementation and adoption of new systems, roles and ways of working.
  • Monitor, assess and assure change readiness, identify emerging stakeholder issues and recommend options, solutions and advice to ensure the success of the change management program.
  • Identify risks and implement mitigation strategies in consultation with the executive team, expenses and project managers and other key stakeholders.
  • Design and develop standardised metrics for the measurement of change effectiveness and business readiness to gain insight into how change is being embedded in the organisation and take appropriate corrective action to drive success.


Essential Requirements: 

  • Tertiary qualifications in change management, organisational development, human resource management, business or relevant equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in leading change management projects and extensive knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools.



This role offers the successful candidate an exciting opportunity to further develop and enhance their skills. The HPCA offers flexible working hours and a supportive work environment.  The position is based at the newly refurbished HPCA Pitt Street offices, located only a short walking distance from Central Station and Belmore Park. There are a number of facilities located within the building, including a food court, a rooftop garden, Yoga and Pilates sessions, bike storage and other amenities. The HPCA upholds NSW Health CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. 


Targeted Questions:

If you do not include responses to the below questions your application will not be considered.

1. Please give an example of a difficult and complex project where you were required to manage change. What made the project or the change management difficult or complex and how did you overcome these issues. What were the key lessons that you learned from this experience.


2. Describe your approach to influencing an organisation or business units to adapt strategies and initiatives to build a strong change management culture. What would you do if faced with change resistance and how would you measure your success.


The HPCA values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be one of the following:
• an Australian Citizen, or
• a permanent resident of Australia, or
• a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport

• a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia

You can only be offered employment in this role for the duration that your current visa allows you to work in Australia, and you can only be offered ongoing employment if you have a permanent visa that allows you to work in Australia


To learn more about working at the HPCA and Ministry of Health, please visit our career portal.


Applications Close: Wednesday, 20 November, 2019


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