First listed on: 19 May 2019

  Organisational Development & Learning Advisor

Organisation Development Advisor – Projects

  • 12 month temporary contract, Immediate start, Part Time (3 days per week).
  • TCSA Salaried Employee Award
  • Starting Salary Package $83,192. Package includes base salary $75,055 employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • Located at Taronga Zoo, Mosman

Looking to secure a shared future for wildlife and people?

Taronga is looking for an experienced, driven and motivated Organisation Development Advisor - Projects who is interested in joining a leading organisation in conservation, education, animal management and transformational guest experiences.

Our People, Culture & Safety team is growing and we are seeking a motivated and passionate Advisor that will be able to support various high priority projects that will be a catalyst in Taronga’s people and systems transformation.

About us…

Taronga Zoo officially opened in October 1916, with Taronga Western Plains Zoo officially opening in February 1977!  We believe in a shared future for Wildlife and People. Taronga is working in partnership with wildlife conservation organizations and communities to develop ways to protect species and habitats. Taronga. For the Wild!

Our employees enjoy generous employment conditions including:

  • Complimentary family and friends passes
  • A wide range of discounts on our award winning accommodation
  • Discounted food and beverage purchases across the site
  • Reduced rates for other services including animal encounters 
  • To discover more about the benefits of working at Taronga, please visit our website here.

We value diversity…

Taronga is an equal opportunity employer, where we recognise the diversity of our workforce and community – be it on the basis of gender, age, culture, religion, language or personal circumstances.

Taronga is also committed to building on the perspectives, experience, knowledge and skills that this diversity brings to our organisation.

Taronga provide specific workplace programs to support diversity and equal employment opportunities for women, people with a disability and people identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

About the role…

The successful individual will play a key role in supporting the implementation and workflow design of the learning management system, SuccessFactors. You will be highly organized and demonstrate the ability to coordinate multiple projects that are instrumental building people capabilities within Taronga.

Key accountabilities…

  • Support the implementation of Learning Management system, SAP SuccessFactors and assist with process design, workflow and integration across all PCS programs.
  • Lead the delivery of the culture and engagement survey across Taronga including survey planning, preparation, employee communications and supporting action plans and initiatives.
  • Partner with stakeholders to identify talent, career development and employee capabilities.
  • Provide insights from online talent acquisition tests and psychometric assessments by working with stakeholders to interpret results and map to employee performance agreements.
  • Design and implement innovative learning and development programs that drive people and organisation capability across a range of blended learning initiatives.
  • Represent Taronga at external events and relevant committees, and develop networks within the industry.
  • Manage and deliver strategic projects that align with organisations priorities and support positive culture change.
  • Comply with and report any Work, Health and Safety incidents in line with Taronga’s Work, Health and Safety Charter.

About you…

We are looking for candidates that have:

  • Demonstrated experience with SAP SuccessFactors.
  • Understanding and interpretation of psychometric assessments
  • Tertiary qualifications in learning and development, human resources, psychology and or equivalent.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a current NSW Working with Children Check at own expense.

About applying…

We value your safety, and the privacy of your information. Please only apply for this position via This is the only legitimate website to apply via, and the only website whereby applications will be accepted.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter of one page.  You are also required to complete the two target questions as part of your application. 

  1. Tell us about your experience implementing and using SAP SuccessFactors or a similar Learning Management System (no more than 500 words).
  2. Provide an example of when you have implemented a change within a procedure or process and how you have managed stakeholders through the change (no more than 500 words).

Applications must be completed via using the reference number 000070G3 or searching the word Taronga. For more information in relation to the vacant position please contact HR Advisor on

To review a copy of the role description, please visit the careers page of the Taronga website 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties in applying, please contact “I work for NSW” support team on 1800 562 679 or

Applications close:   02 June 2019


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