Job title: Strategy Manager in a leading Australian Retail group
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Retail
Location: Greater Western Sydney region
Job published: 2019-07-10
Job ID: 32049

Job Description

Australiance is looking for a Strategy Manager for a leading Australian Retail Group. Do not hesitate to apply if you are interested in this opportunity!

An opportunity to make a visible difference to a ~A$35b business, developing the most
critical strategic initiatives for one of the largest retail business in Australia.

  • 4+ years of experience with minimum 2 years’ experience in a top/2nd tier strategy consultancy, investment bank or corporate strategy team
  • Join an experienced team with strong mentorship and development
  • Strong career progression opportunities within strategy or into line management

Company description

As Australia’s biggest retail group, our client has the most trusted food, liquor and general merchandise brands. With recent expansion into financial services and award-winning multichannel initiatives, their innovations and customer obsessions are changing the face of Australian retail.

 Responsibilities and missions

The corporate strategy team’s primary mandate is to develop high-quality strategic initiatives for their businesses, or across the portfolio. They focus on areas which are outside « day job » and require additional resources to help think bigger, faster, sooner.

As a Strategy Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading projects from strategy definition to planning and execution
  • Extracting insights from complex analysis, structuring problems and defining the plans of action to solve them and
  • Influence key stakeholders to deliver impactful change
  • Leading Associates / Analysts and divisional team members and Coaching junior team members

 Applicant profile and competences/technical skills

  • 4+ years of experience with minimum 2 years’ experience in a top/2nd tier strategy consultancy, investment bank or corporate strategy team
  • Outstanding academic record and social achievements: top/2nd tier MBA
  • Consumer market experience and retail experience is an advantage
  • Demonstrated deep experience and knowledge of strategic problem solving and frameworks, project and change management
  • Structure problem solving and analytic skills
  • Superb written and oral communication and an ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with middle and senior management stakeholders
  • Leadership abilities and the ability to work well in a team in pressured situations

Length

Full-time position available as soon as possible.
Opportunities for visa sponsorship and relocation package for non-Australian residents

 Benefits

An attractive remuneration package plus benefits including staff discount, onsite fitness centre, and a staff share plan

Mentorship and training via formal strategy training and strong on-the-job mentorship from our experienced strategy team

An exciting career with the opportunity to progress into line management or
corporate/divisional strategy management roles