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Transition Manager

Branch: Canberra

2 year full time contract

Great location in Braddon with free parking

Competitive salary and benefits (including salary packaging)

An exciting opportunity awaits an experienced Transition Manager to lead the diligence activities and the bringing together of Marymead Child & Family Centre and CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn to become one new entity Marymead CatholicCare. We are looking for an experienced individual who excels in partnering and influencing in a fast paced and values driven environment.

Position Purpose

The position will be integral to the success of this merger.  The position will work closely with the Executive of both organisations and support both management and corporate teams to bring the two organisations together.  This will include diligence activities and the development, implementation and execution of transition project plans.

The Role

Key deliverables include project planning, leading change, reviewing existing systems and implementing changes to align systems, with a focus on building efficiencies and enhancing capacity across the new entity. The successful applicant will lead changes that impacts upon organisational structure, roles, systems, people, capability and culture. Salary is negotiable for the right person depending on skills, experience and qualifications.


The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Qualifications in project management/integration or a related discipline and/or equivalent knowledge and experience;
  • Project management skills with demonstrated capability in complex environments including meeting critical deadlines and managing multiple projects;
  • Strong business acumen with direct leadership experience;
  • Demonstrated operational experience and a strong understanding of service delivery operations;
  • Proven change management experience;
  • Be in possession of a Working with Vulnerable People (WWVP) card and Working with Children (WWC) card and be willing to undergo a National Criminal History Check;
  • Hold a current driver’s license.


To apply and be considered you must provide:

  • An updated resume.
  • Responses to the above selection criteria in a covering letter.

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

Please send your applications to:  Melissa Armstrong - Director People & Culture

Closing Date: COB Friday 12th November, 2021

*Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Marymead CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn is committed to equal opportunity in employment, and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.