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Agility Enablement Partner


Location: Australia, Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

Job Expectations

Build your career and Australia’s future.

Not many people can say they are working on building Australia’s future. With us you’ll be doing just that, leaving a legacy for all Australians. Plus, there’s equal employment, great training and true flexible working arrangements.

A fantastic opportunity at nbn, Australia’s largest infrastructure project, as the Agility Enablement Partner.

The Agility Enablement Partner is responsible for leading the transformation of work practices across nbn, accountable for the driving and embedding of scaled modern work practices and disciplines across the entire organisation. In doing this, the role will assist EGMs/GMs and initiative sponsors to achieve measurable improvements in the value delivered by capital investment, with a focus on the highest priority enterprise initiatives delivered by large, cross-functional teams.

Please note that this role will be a 2 year (24 month) Fixed term position.

A bit about your role

The Agility Enablement Partner will have a broad range of expertise including Agile frameworks, Human Centred Design principles, Lean, Six Sigma and Systems Thinking. Using an enterprise lens to problems they support senior executives, business units and initiative teams they are coaching to design practical and pragmatic solutions and proposals.

The Agility Enablement Partner will be required to build relationships and trust which is a key attribute of the role, as is the ability to leverage all core competencies including coaching, mentoring, facilitating, teaching and technical/business mastery. Transformation and change management expertise is required as is the ability to work in a team of likeminded coaches sharing common goals and objectives.

Self-reflection, personal development and learning agility are key attributes for the successful candidate in this role. As is the ability to speak truth to power, be a positive disruptor to the status quo, existing hierarchy and work practices.

The Agility Enablement Partner is viewed as an experienced continuous improvement partner and an expert in the values and principles that are foundational to building high performing individuals and teams, and a sustainable and enjoyable work environment.

A bit about you

The successful candidate will likely hold a tertiary qualification preferably in an associated discipline complimentary to the coaching environment, and/or business. Demonstrated experience in an agile delivery environment to be credible as a coach and mentor to other nbn team members.

Proven experience of the theoretical basis of facilitation and other soft skills and techniques, and the ability to communicate that to an audience, including senior executives, coupled with experience of leading teams of matrixed people.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to drive change throughout an organisation, including a large, complex organisation, possess strong commercial acumen and be a logical, methodical thinker with the ability to apply modern work practice methodologies to a broad range of business challenges.

In addition, you will be a self-starter who can use initiative and problem-solving skills to achieve results and outcomes without close guidance. The ability to break through old assumptions and thrive on change.

Life at nbn

Please note that this role will be a 2-year fixed term position and applications for this role at midnight Sunday the 2nd of October 2022.

At nbn our people have a clear and shared purpose - empowering Australians to redefine the way they live, work and play into the future. As one of the Australia’s largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Australian history, you’ll be part of a team building a brighter future for the country.

In your personal career, you’ll benefit from technical training for professional development, leadership programs and access to the latest technology, as well as being led by a diverse executive team.

nbn is committed to an inclusive, flexible and supportive workplace where everyone can feel valued, respected and have equal opportunity to thrive and succeed. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures - including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTI+ community and people living with disability. We're happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – we encourage you to advise us at the time of the application via

We actively focus on our people having a fair go at reaching their career aspirations. We’re committed to equal opportunities for all employees. With initiatives like Women’s Leadership Programs, a commitment to equal pay, flexibility and market leading parental leave, we truly are paving the way for true equality in the workplace.

Continue the conversation

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending in your resume only. We do not require a cover letter or any selection criteria to be addressed.

At nbn, health, safety and wellbeing will always be our highest priority and we are committed to protecting our employees, families, partner workforces, and the customers and communities we serve. nbn recognises that vaccinations against COVID-19 are critical and necessary for our future. As such certain workers are expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a valid medical exemption is provided. For further information please refer to our Covid-19 Vaccination Policy.

At nbn our people and our planet matter. We have an unwavering commitment to the wellbeing and safety of our employees so that everyone goes home safely each day and can perform at their peak to deliver the nbn™ network. nbn also aims to build a network that minimises energy use and can be operated with minimal impact on the environment.

Worker Type

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time