Change & Communications Lead


Change & Communications Lead

Requisition ID: req4873
Employment Type: Maximum term contract/secondment

  • Drive change in a collaborative and innovative NFP
  • Excellent work life balance
  • Salary packaging and other NFP benefits

For more than Fifty years, New Horizons have been supporting people with disability and mental health concerns; and those who are aged, people at risk of homelessness, humanitarian entrants, youth, and Indigenous Australians

New Horizons have recognised the need to revolutionise and have taken a holistic, visionary approach to transforming its business to ensure relevance and sustainability in Human service biggest disruption since the 1960s. New Horizons engages in the new world created by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

The Opportunity

This role will play a key part to effectively drive change and end user adoption of new project outcomes, programs and processes across New Horizons through communication, training and business engagement.

The position is a 6 month contract based at our Head office in North Ryde.

As a member of the Project Management Office Team, you'll work closely with the PMO Project Manager, Project Sponsors and other project staff.

Detail key responsibilities

Lead the development and implementation of change management plans

Utilise specialist level skills to improve organisational effectiveness

Work closely with Project Managers to ensure change management plans, resource and budget estimates are robust and integrated within project planning

Provide mentoring and support after successful change implementation

About You:

Relevant Tertiary qualifications and/or significant knowledge and experience in a similar role

National Criminal History Check (Police Check)

Proven experience in dealing with sensitive and confidential information

Microsoft Project Management experience is desirable

Experience within the community services sector is desirable

New Horizons offers many salary and non-salary benefits, of which you could;

Take advantage of the tax benefits available only to employees who work for a not for profit organization – through lower tax deductions.

Work 40 hours per week and have a Rostered Day Off (monthly)

Utilise our Employee Assistance Program providing counselling services

Develop through Internal and external learning and workplace mentoring

Grow through Professional development opportunities and secondments

Access flexible work arrangements

Take Long Service and/or Parental leave

Work in a supportive culture and working environment


To Apply:

A willingness to obtain a National Criminal History Check (Police Check) is essential for this role.


Our Culture

At New Horizons, we are only as strong as the people we hire. We thrive on working with our people to support and grow them. As a collaborative team, we work to create and lead a supportive and friendly environment for us all to enjoy. Our workforce is flexible, inclusive and diverse.


Applications close Midnight Wednesday 9th September 2020


New Horizons acknowledges all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of the land.

New Horizons values diversity and encourages applications from all people.

Our vision is to see happy inclusive communities work together in collaborative and inclusive ways to create opportunity and improve quality of life. Our workforce proudly reflects the local communities we connect with and support.