LGNSW Positions Vacant

Manager Learning Solutions

  • Sydney CBD location
  • Two year contract position
  • Excellent benefits

The organisation

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) is the peak body for councils and related organisations in our State. LGNSW advocates on behalf of members and their communities on policy to decision makers at state and federal levels.  We provide a comprehensive range of services including industrial relations representation, management services and training.

The Position

The LGNSW Manager Learning Solutions manages the operations of the unit to develop, deliver and evaluate a broad range of professional development options offered to councils in NSW to develop sector-wide capability as described in the Local Government Capability Framework.
This is a key role within the LGNSW Innovation and Capacity Unit and needs to manage resources to ensure the design and delivering of a high quality and diverse range of learning events and programs according to agreed budget targets.

Essential Requirements 

  • Solid experience (minimum 5 years is indicative) in a similar role encompassing business development, L&D, budget oversight and team leadership
  • Experience with a range of methods and processes to identify and understand training and development needs
  • Proven experience in identifying and delivering on new business opportunities
  • Experience working with technologies such as an LMS, e-learning platforms, and a CRM
  • Proven experience in the design and delivery of new training programs
  • Willingness and ability to undertake travel
  • Event management and facilitation experience
  • High level communication skills
  • Ability to focus on the unique needs of the NSW local government sector

How to apply

Please download and review the position description before submitting an application. 

Applications should include:

  • A covering letter which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to the position accountabilities and essential requirements detailed in the position description
  • An up-to-date resume
Send applications to jobs@lgnsw.org.au. Please contact Sarah Artist on 9242 4000 if you have any enquiries.

Applications close Wednesday, 14 March 2018.

Non-Executive Director Positions - StateCover and Local Government Super 

Expressions of interest are now being sought from eligible, suitably qualified councillors who wish to be considered for appointment to the Boards of LGSS or StateCover.
The LGNSW Board nominates four directors to the Boards of LGSS Pty Ltd (LGSS) and StateCover.  To be eligible for appointment as a LGNSW representative, applicants must be a councillor of a council that is a member of LGNSW. LGNSW representatives on the StateCover Board must also be a councillor of a council member of StateCover. Appointments may be for terms of up to four years (LGSS) and three years (StateCover).
Local Government Super (LGS) is the default superannuation fund for employees of local government in NSW. It has approximately 90,000 members and manages over $9.5 billion in assets. LGSS Pty Limited (LGSS) is the Trustee for LGS and is responsible for making strategically sound decisions within a competitive commercial environment on behalf of its members. 
Successful candidates should demonstrate knowledge of, and experience in, superannuation or the broader investment/finance sectors, as well as skills and experience in business strategy, risk management, IT, governance and working in an APRA regulated environment. They should also demonstrate an understanding of trustee duties, and relevant legislation including the SIS Act and regulations, and the Corporations Act.
Applicants should understand and agree to accept the time commitment involved (approximately 50 days per year) and the ongoing professional development requirements. 
StateCover Mutual is an APRA regulated specialised workers’ compensation insurer of NSW local government organisations, insuring approximately 90 per cent of eligible councils with a combined workforce of 30,000. StateCover is a not-for-profit organisation, providing Workers Compensation and Work Health and Safety services to its insured members.  
Successful candidates must have Director experience, and should demonstrate knowledge of, and experience in long tail insurance or the broader insurance/finance sectors. Specialised skills and experience are also required in a number of the following areas:  business strategy, risk management, finance, actuarial, investment, IT, governance, marketing and operating in an APRA-regulated environment.  They should also demonstrate an understanding of relevant legislation including the Corporations Act.
Applicants should understand and agree to accept the time commitment involved (approximately 25 days per year) and the ongoing professional development requirements. 
Councillors wishing to be considered for appointment as a LGNSW representative on the Board of LGSS or StateCover must satisfy the requirements of their Fit and Proper Policies.
Information packs containing further details about the positions and the selection criteria must be obtained by prospective applicants, and are available from Bilyana Milenkovski at LGNSW. 

Applications close Friday 16 March 2018.


Please see senior council vacancies for opportunities within NSW councils.