What you'll do

At Specsavers, we know that to be your best and reach your full potential you need to work somewhere that will bring out your best. We pride ourselves on offering a workplace with a supportive, driven, flexible and inclusive culture. Which is why we’ve been accredited as a Great Place to Work for the last five years running, and listed as one of Australia’s Best Places to Work for 2023

Here’s a taste of just some of our perks: 

  • Quarterly bonus scheme
  • Two free pairs of glasses each year 
  • On-site free parking
  • Birthday leave, Volunteer leave, Professional Development Leave and Paid Parental Leave
  • Health & Wellbeing programs 
  • Fully funded social club – provides a wide range of activities throughout the year

So, if you like the sound of working for a company that’s dedicated to improving the lives of both their staff and customers – we think you’d look good at Specsavers. 

The role & team

We have a rare yet exceptional opportunity for a Head of Learning & Development – ANZ to join our wider People & Organisation department. Reporting to the People Director – ANZ, you will lead a team of four Learning & Development professionals.

As the Head of Learning & Development – ANZ, you will lead the holistic end-to-end talent development strategy for the ANZ Support Team by ensuring we are continuously developing all of our people by providing the right development that supports them at all points for their careers at Specsavers. This will range from early/emerging talent right through to our high potential talent and leaders. Responsible for ensuring that everyone has access to a relevant and varied learning offer that enables individuals and teams to perform to the best of their ability for the business.


The skills we are looking for

  • Relevant qualifications with significant and relevant leadership training experience, with L&D experience of working in a business partnering type role 
  • Experience of creating and leading a Talent Strategy & practise 
  • Experience of creating leadership development solutions aligned to strategy 
  • Instructional/learning program design experience
  • Proven high-level stakeholder management, including engaging and influencing senior leaders
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 
  • Experience facilitating training to diverse audiences
  • Have team management skills and provide leadership to develop and execute strategy


About Us

Specsavers are rated the market leader for eye tests, the retailer of choice for contact lenses and one of the fastest growing hearing providers in Australia and New Zealand. We are on a continual mission to transform eye and hearing health by eliminating preventable vision loss and blindness, including Glaucoma and Diabetes, through improved prevention and early detection, as well as providing accessible and affordable hearing care
At Specsavers we believe a diverse, inclusive, and flexible culture enables our people to bring their whole selves to work and be proud of doing so. When it comes to flexibility, we understand that one size doesn't fit all. Our flexible working at Specsavers enables us to work in ways that support our lifestyle to help us balance our career with the other important things in life.
Creating the best place to work for our people is pinnacle to us and along with our Behaviours is at the core of everything we do. We like to think it’s a fun and positive place to work – why not have a look for yourself https://join.specsavers.com/au/department/support-office/    
Applicants for the role are required to have current working rights as per, relevant government legislation.

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