Learning and Development Specialist

East Melbourne VIC, Australia

  • Partner with this iconic organisation to truly enhance the employee experience
  • Join an inclusive and collaborative People and Culture team
  • Work at the world renowned MCG


The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) is the largest sporting club in the country with over 130,000 members as well as 13 sporting sections across a range of sports. The MCC has the public responsibility of managing one of the largest and the most successful stadiums in Australia and the world – the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). The MCG is more than just a stadium, it’s an Australian icon and a meeting place for generations past, present and future. The MCG is host to more than 70 major events and attracts over three million visitors annually.  Also managed by the MCC is the Australian Sports Museum which has its home at the MCG and celebrates and displays Australia’s rich sporting history.


Our purpose is to move Australia through the transformative power of live sport, entertainment and culture.  Our values underpin how we operate and what we stand for as an organisation.  This includes respecting the past whilst we shape the future; striving for excellence; lending a hand to others & and playing with pride, passion and purpose.


An excellent opportunity has become available for an experienced Learning & Development Specialist to join our People & Culture team. Based at the MCG, and reporting to the General Manager People & Culture, the role is responsible for providing learning and development expertise, support and services to MCC line managers and employees throughout the club, including our Event Staff. In line with the L&D strategy, it is also responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining a range of learning and organisation development initiatives across the entire workforce.   It’s important to note that learning and development opportunities are a true point of difference for the MCC as an employer, so the incoming candidate will need to bring a natural drive and energy around the development of our people.


With a continuous improvement mindset, the Learning and Development Specialist will carry out training needs analysis, create and deliver training where required as well as source appropriate external training. This role manages our LMS system from end to end.


A genuine passion and commitment to customer service is at the forefront of focus for this role, along with the ability to establish credibility quickly and develop positive and meaningful stakeholder relationships across all teams.  This is a ‘hands on’ role that provides the opportunity to collaborate with others, and showcase your capabilities.  


Please note that given the nature of what we do, the incoming candidate will be expected to work some event days during the AFL/Cricket season. As such, flexibility is required.


If our values and the role aligns well with your experience and skills, and sounds like what you are looking for, please read on for details on how to apply.


For a more detailed description of the role please click on the position description via the link on this page.


You can apply by submitting your current CV & attach a document outlining an example of an L&D initiative you have developed and implemented as an L&D professional, and please complete the questionnaire.


Applications close 30th May, 2022 (any applications after this date will not be considered).


At the MCC we are committed to ensuring our team is inclusive and representative of the communities we live in. We encourage applications from suitably qualified and diverse candidates.


To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our staff and patrons, successful candidates will be subject to the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions & required to be vaccinated in line with these Directions. If you have a relevant medical exemption, we will discuss your personal circumstances with you.


This role is subject to relevant pre-employment checks including National & International police checks, right to work in Australia & Victorian Working with Children checks.


Position Description - Learning and Development Specialist May 221.pdf

Type: Permanent

Category: People & Culture - No Value

Reference ID: AF000203

Date Posted: 10/05/2022