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Sydney-based Strategy & Planning Manager

Sydney-based Strategy & Planning Manager

Our client is hiring a Sydney-based Strategy & Planning Manager that would be able to take on a problem and figure out the best way to solve it. This includes gathering information, analysing data, and formulating a plan of action. The individual in this role must also be able to present different scenarios and make recommendations that are beneficial for the organisation. 

This Sydney-based Strategy & Planning Manager will work with the team to develop data-based recommendations for improving competitiveness, changing strategy, and making the most of company assets. They will also be responsible for reviewing, developing, implementing, and monitoring the business strategy – making sure that strategic financial and commercial objectives are met.  

 Key Responsibilities 

  • Lead the review, development, implementation and monitoring of the company’s Business Strategy. This will include making data-based recommendations relating to competitive advantage, changes to strategy, and best use of assets. By doing so, they will support the Strategy team in their efforts. 
  • Explore strategic issues and keep up with competitors, so we encourage you to conduct research activities independently which will help understand emerging trends in the broader environment, including market and industry changes. This will allow to identify threats and opportunities. With this knowledge, you are able to update strategic dashboards and other business registers accordingly. 
  • Prepare high quality plans, briefings, presentations, Board papers and other materials ahead of time and as necessary. This involves liaising with internal colleagues and external parties in order to present strategic outcomes and recommendations. 
  • Develop and implement frameworks, processes, and workshops to support the refinement of the company’s business strategy. This includes modelling and business case development, as well as aligning efforts across the business. Additionally, you will be responsible for preparing & refining modelling, demand forecasting and evaluation of scenarios as required. 
  • Initiate, develop, and oversee frameworks, processes and plans that will operationalize the strategy and support the analysis of business proposals.  
  • Maintain a value-for-money approach in all aspects of your work by adhering to budgets for this role so that we can deliver agreed upon outputs. 
  • Maintain strong relationships with our internal and external stakeholders, including commercial bodies, government agencies and regulatory bodies, contractors, and industry associations.  
  • Provide support and insight into significant organisational changes.  
  • Help to execute business-wide transformation plans until completion. 

Background & Experience 

  • Minimum 5 years experience in strategy consulting. 
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications, preferably in business, economics and/or engineering.  
  • Proven capability in highly effective and succinct written and verbal communication, building business insights with a highly analytical and organised approach, as demonstrated by the ability to manage and address complexity independently, and critical thinking and curiosity. 
  • A strong awareness of the needs and interactions with supporting senior executives and Board Directors, and skills and experience in direct interactions with Senior Executives.  
  • Clear and sound judgement will flow from a focus on providing pragmatic solutions using data to support decision-making.  
  • Ability to write Board papers and strategic presentations in a succinct manner and to a high-quality standard, and balancing quick execution with attention to detail.  
  • Ability to execute on work effectively and independently, and as part of the Strategy & Team  
  • Preparing workshops. 
  • Excellent skills and experience building trusting and collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders.  
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strategies and explore strategic issues using frameworks and apply to market and competitor analysis.  
  • Previous experience with strategy tools, for example organising and conducting war games and simulation, and/or scenario planning, is advantageous.  
  • Proven experience in the application of an enterprise approach with strategic awareness to all matters, whilst being customer focused and outcome oriented. 
  • Skills in preparing business cases and their assessment along with an ability to understand financial and economic modelling would be valued. 

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Sydney-based Strategy & Planning Manager

This Sydney-based Strategy & Planning Manager which is Exclusive to Oaktree will take home an annual income of $160k-$190K package.

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    Sydney-based Strategy & M&A Director |  Australia Jobs

    Sydney-based Strategy & M&A Director | Australia Jobs

    We are looking for a Sydney-based Strategy & M&A Director to support the development of our company’s growth strategy. The company is a leader in providing high-quality training data for artificial intelligence systems, and we are looking for a world-class strategist to drive that growth. Their products are used by the most innovative companies in the world to build and continually improve their artificial intelligence systems, and we’re looking for someone who can help them get there! 

    Our client values accountability, quality, and productivity. They remain humble and focused on achieving goals and exceeding expectations. They hold everyone to the highest standards of quality work and they are truth tellers – but they do it respectfully! Our client believes in giving and receiving direct feedback, which helps improve our work. The client gives credit where credit is due, and they show gratitude for the help they receive from others. 

    In this role, you will be responsible for: 

    • Identifying and executing on growth opportunities.  
    • Supporting our M&A and investment agenda.  
    • Identify partnerships that will help us grow the business.  
    • Coordinating internal innovation forums in order to support new growth opportunities across the business.  
    • Supporting our strategy cadence to ensure we have the right goals and vision. 

    Requirements: 

    • You have a strong foundation in quantitative skills, and you’re comfortable with analysis.  
    • You demonstrate high productivity and can quickly output the minimum sufficient level of information required for decision making.  
    • Your intellectual agility allows you to follow a hypothesis and quickly pivot as required.  
    • You need to structure your communications so that they are more accessible to others, both verbally and in writing. 

    If this position sounds like your dream role and you have the skills and experience to create the value and take this organisation to the next level, then the team at Oaktree Talent Group would like to hear from you for a confidential discussion. Please send expressions of interest to anika@oaktreetalent.com 

    Sydney-based Strategy & M&A Director

    #strategydirector #partnerships #consumer #retail  #strategy#oaktreetalent

    This Sydney-based Strategy & M&A Director will take home an annual income of $240k to $250k Base + Super.

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      Sydney-based Digital Transformation Manager

      Sydney-based Digital Transformation Manager

      An exciting opportunity to join an industry recognised team as their Sydney-based Digital Transformation Manager. 

      The Digital Transformation Manager will develop and deliver new product concepts that support the company’s digital transformation agenda. You will be a hands-on problem solver who can proactively engage with a range of stakeholders to identify and deliver opportunities that drive value across the company. 

      As a Digital Transformation Manager, you will enjoy the opportunity to work in a cross functional environment, allowing you to enhance your skills in a number of areas. You should believe that working together and collaborating with others is the key to success, and you treat everyone with respect. You consider multiple options and are able to communicate your thoughts clearly and effectively. 

      The Digital Transformation Manager will be responsible for driving the company’s digital transformation agenda and will work with a range of stakeholders to identify and deliver opportunities that drive value. In this position, you will possess a strong sense of urgency and the ability to always maintain a ‘make it happen’ attitude. Your entrepreneurial nature will help develop innovative ways to bring your ‘lean-forward’ approach to customer experience. 

      Key Responsibilities: 

      • Responsible for the delivery of pilots and trials, as well as proof of concepts.  
      • Determine business requirements, develop a value road map, and create high-level target solutions to help drive the company’s vision forward.  
      • Help co-design the solutions with a focus on customer and business outcomes.  
      • Responsible for assessing trial outcomes and preparing business cases to gain support for larger scale concepts. 
      • Ensure the promotion of digital transformation tools and initiatives throughout the organization, and support business cases for new technologies.  
      • Design, develop, and deploy pilots on time and within agreed budgets, identify risks, and provide updates to senior management. 
      • Provide trusted advice to business partners about emerging technologies. 

      Background & Experience; 

      • At least 4 years’ experience as a Digital Transformation lead or program / project management 
      • Experience from a strategy / transformation consulting team is preferential  
      • Degree in Computer Science/Computing in Information System/Data Science & Analytics or Digital/Technology related relevant discipline 
      • Proven track record in successfully implementing change and transformation projects, including moving quickly through sprints / POCs to realise and adapt lessons learnt  
      • Experience in dealing with third party technology partners and service providers, including contracting, service delivery etc. 
      • Well versed in emerging technologies (e.g. artificial intelligence, robotics process automation, sensors, cloud computing, etc.) 
      • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization, as well as externally 

      If you would like to apply for this position, please follow the links or email your CV to amy@oaktreetalent.com  

      Sydney-based Digital Transformation Manager

      This Sydney-based Digital Transformation Manager position  will take home an annual income of $180,000 Base + Super + Bonus.

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        Sydney-based Strategy & Insights Manager

        Sydney-based Strategy & Insights Manager

        We’re looking for a candidate to fill the role of a Sydney-based Strategy & Insights Manager for one of our clients.

        You will be responsible for managing the growth of our business across Australia and international markets. We are looking for someone with a proven track record and experience in sales leadership and management. You should be an innovative thinker, able to identify opportunities and drive them through to execution. 

        As a member of the team, you’ll help define our strategic objectives and ensure that we stay on track. We are seeking someone who is passionate about the retail industry and has a strong interest in the FMCG sector. You should have interest in big data and analytics and be able to lead a team effectively. 

        Responsibilities:

        • You will report directly to our CEO and work in a close relationship with the COO.  
        • Your primary focus will be on acquiring customers, so it is expected for you to define the customer acquisition strategy and manage its execution.  
        • You will also determine which services is most suitable for different customer segments and predict how the sales channels will perform.  
        • You will also be leading a team of associate consultants 
        • Your role would be to drive & lead generation initiatives and promote the company’s products. You will also participate in client meetings, where you will help understand how the solution can help the company reach their business objectives.  
        • You will also conduct market research and provide recommendations based on your findings.  
        • You will work with high calibre people with a great work-life balance 

        Qualifications

        • Experience in FMCG or top tier management consulting 
        • Passionate about fast growing, tech-enabled businesses 
        • Proactive, ambitious, and assertive: you take ownership of your work 
        • Comfortable delivering value in dynamic and ambiguous environments 
        • Motivated by being part of a fast-paced team 
        • Passion for results and ready to go the extra mile to deliver value for our clients and team 
        • A structured approach to problem solving 
        • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills 
        • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

        #strategy #FMCG #consumer #insights #oaktreetalent

        Sydney-based Strategy & Insights Manager

        This Sydney-based Strategy & Insights Manager which is Exclusive to Oaktree will take home an annual income of $120k-$150K Base + Super.

        #strategy #FMCG #consumer #insights #oaktreetalent

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          Sydney-based Strategy & Operations Manager

          Sydney-based Strategy & Operations Manager

          Our client, a high growth FinTech startup, has an opening to join their strategy team for a Sydney-based Strategy & Operations Manager.  

          As the Business Operations Manager, you will be responsible for a diverse range of activities that help unlock new opportunities for the business. Your primary responsibility will be to research, collect and analyse data to make recommendations to support our corporate development strategy.  

          The role will involve identifying and developing new business opportunities and partnerships. You will manage key relationships with investors, acquirers, and other key stakeholders.  

          Your main responsibilities will include establishing new funding sources for the company, managing a portfolio of existing investments, working with the M&A team on potential acquisitions and helping identify new areas of growth through market expansion. 

          Key Responsibilities: 

          • Driving strategy, design, and execution for new business opportunities and special projects.  
          • Develop and maintain our 5-year strategic growth roadmap. You will identify and explore new target markets and product opportunities using research, design thinking, first principles problem solving, and data analysis. 
          • Lead the team in brainstorming, planning, and executing strategic opportunities.  
          • Creating and presenting roadmaps, papers and other materials to the board, investors, and executive leadership. 
          • Provide commercial insight for ongoing initiatives, and you will be responsible for building new models that include financial and non-financial data.  
          • Support the exploration of strategic partnerships to help create new opportunities for business growth. 

          Background & Experience: 

          • 8 years’ experience in top tier management consulting, business operations, fast growth technology, or venture development experience across the lifecycle  
          • Strong innovation project management experience. Specifically, execution/delivery of new business / products from 0-1 Self-motivated, driven, highly organised and thrives in a fast-paced environment  
          • Excellent problem solving, analytical thinking, attention to detail and ability to drive results in individuals/teams.  
          • Strong business acumen with a commercial awareness and insight to commercial drivers and relationships.  
          • Financial modelling experience and understanding of financial statements  
          • Excellent written and verbal communication, stakeholder management skills.  
          • A tertiary degree/post-Grad qualification in a relevant discipline. eg. MBA/ Finance/ Economics /Mathematics

           

          #strategy #sydney #financialtech #oaktreetalent

          Sydney-based Strategy & Operations Manager

          This Sydney-based Strategy & Operations Manager which is Exclusive to Oaktree will take home an annual income of $180k-$200K Base + Super + Equity.

          #strategy #fintech #customerstrategy #oaktreetalent

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