Jan 04, 2022

Organisational Development Lead

  • Bendigo and Adelaide Bank
  • Adelaide,Bendigo,Brisbane,Melbourne,Sydney,All Locations

Job Description

Our goal to be Australia’s Bank of choice drives us to set the example of how banking should be: progressive, sustainable, shared, and trusted.

Our Organisational Capability Team build the skills, knowledge, and experience of our people so they can confidently do their job, prepare for the future, and as they grow so does our organisational performance.

We build organisational capability at individual, team, and leadership levels using a range of contemporary channels and approaches under the umbrella of BEN U. BEN U is our take on a corporate university, supporting our people to learn every day, in many ways. We achieve business impact across key portfolios including people capability, leadership capability, and talent and succession. 

We currently have a permanent opportunity for an Organisational Development Lead to join the team with primary responsibility for the Leadership capability portfolio. Working across the enterprise you’ll engage with key internal stakeholders to build relationships and offer your organisational development expertise. With foundational frameworks already in place you will identify, develop, implement, and continually improve solutions to build the organisational leadership capability of our people.

As a passionate OD professional you’ll champion sustainable and contemporary programs that are learner lead utilising multiple delivery methods. You’ll be given ownership to challenge the status quo and a career opportunity to do work that positively impacts others. You’ll focus on delivering value and execute against a plan to prepare our people and the organisation for the future.

Join a small, dynamic team made up of subject matter experts with a diverse background of experiences to share, who trust each other to deliver, are empowered in their work, and importantly recognise and celebrate their wins frequently!

Ideally this role will be based in one of our main office locations in Melbourne, Bendigo, Adelaide, Brisbane, or Sydney for the days that you’re in the office, and then other days you’ll be working from home to help better balance your life and work.


As Organisational Development Lead you will:

  • Identify, develop, and deliver relevant and sustainable Organisational Development strategies and solutions aligned to organisational needs
  • Manage the implementation and ongoing continuous improvement of Organisational Development strategies and solutions
  • Provide thought leadership on your Leadership development portfolio by keeping abreast of emerging trends, methodologies, tools, and techniques
  • Develop strong relationships with leaders and Senior Leadership to promote awareness of and participation in design of solutions
  • Develop effective relationships with external providers and leverage a partner-based approach to support our ability to design, develop and deliver solutions
  • Employ an evidence-based approach, utilising research and data to make recommendations and implement improvements that enhance the effectiveness of solutions and organisational outcomes


To be successful in the role, you'll have:

  • Extensive experience in Organisational Development, or Talent Management within a medium to large corporate organisation
  • High level of proficiency within talent management, performance management, leadership, people capability
  • Extensive knowledge and advanced skills in the pragmatic application of change management
  • Proven capability in project management and execution for small and large initiatives
  • Demonstrated success in the development and implementation of strategic programs in a commercial environment
  • Strong consulting skills with ability to build trust and negotiate with influence
  • Proven ability to think strategically and innovatively, while considering the organisational impacts
  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources, Organisational Psychology or related field


At Bendigo and Adelaide Bank we believe a diverse workforce supported by an inclusive culture is central to our success and we actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity of thought to our business. We support candidate requests for adjustment to accommodate an illness, injury, or disability to equitably participate in the selection process.

If you’re excited to be part of an organisation with a rich history and a bright future - then this could be the role for you! Apply now.


It is a condition of employment with the Bank that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless you have a medical contraindication or acute illness which prevents you from receiving the vaccine and you provide satisfactory evidence of this to the Bank.