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Sydney-based Strategy Insights Consultant

Sydney-based Strategy Insights Consultant

Would you like to work on a customer insights platform for an FMCG brand and retailer in Australia? If so, this is the perfect opportunity – this company is venture capital backed, and they are looking to expand into Asia Pacific.  

As a Sydney-based Strategy Insights Consultant, your job will be to lead and manage the successful delivery of our clients’ campaigns. This role is primed for personal and professional development, and you’ll be reporting to a former senior top tier strategy consultant. 

You will be responsible for managing the growth of their business across Australia and international markets. You are an innovative thinker with the curiosity and ability to identify opportunities and drive them through to execution. As an integral member of the team, you’ll help define their strategic objectives and ensure they stay on track.  

We are seeking someone who is passionate about the retail industry and has a strong interest in the FMCG sector. You will have an interest and capability in big data and analytics and have effective team leadership abilities. 


  • Work and manage across a portfolio of clients.  
  • Build positive working relationships with senior client stakeholders 
  • Be able to answer strategic questions based on the data captured. 
  • Ability to perform the analytical work required to extract and storyline valuable insights for top tier FMCGs and retailers. 
  • Understand and juggle multiple complex project requirements to positively impact the P&L of each campaign.  
  • Responsible for ensuring the quality, accuracy and consistency of data to maximise client satisfaction.  
  • Work with the company to develop creative ideas, identify new opportunities and make a significant impact.  
  • Lead and contribute to a high-performing culture.  
  • Supervise a team of remote data reviewers. 
  • Provide day-to-day support and manage career conversations. 

Qualifications required for this role:  

  • Bachelor and or Master’s degree in business or in a related discipline. 
  • Experience in FMCG or Consulting. 
  • Excellent business sense and strong analytical skillset to help clients extract the best insights from the data collected. 
  • Knowledge and experience interpreting qualitative and quantitative data sets and deriving relevant insights to solve commercial problems. 
  • A strong business development and commercial mindset. 
  • Excellent client leadership capability and confident presentation skills. 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and regularly changing environment, juggling multiple stakeholders and projects at the same time. 
  • Very well structured, organised and ability to multitask as you will be responsible for multiple client campaigns running in parallel as well as the management of your team members. 
  • Great sense of ownership, personal drive and autonomy. 
  • Caring deeply about people, team and culture. 

If this seems to be of interest, feel free to contact Ilan Leshetz on ilan@oaktreetalent.com or send your CV through the link below. 

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Sydney-based Strategy Insights Consultant

This Sydney-based Strategy Insights Consultant which is Exclusive to Oaktree will take home an annual income of $130k to $150k base + super.

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    Easy! Ensure you are doing these 4 simple steps.

    1. Work hard to attract them and then work even harder to hire them:
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    3. Move super fast! Don’t delay, move to fireside chats quickly and interviews even quicker if the candidate’s change readiness is clear.

    4. Be a place where prospective candidates want to work. Be clear on your EVP, celebrate your companies’ accolades and achievements openly and on social media, but most importantly create a culture that lures the best your industry has to offer. Never ever become complacent just because you were once an iconic brand that attracted good people in the past. If you do this, you’ve already lost the talent war!

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    Melbourne-based Executive General Manager Commercial Excellence & Insights

    Melbourne-based Executive General Manager Commercial Excellence & Insights

    Our client is a for-purpose organisation and on a mission to do everything they can to help people live healthier lives. They aim to do this by providing the best services possible which include but are not limited to mental health support, preventative and integrated primary care and after-hours health support. They are looking for a Melbourne-based Executive General Manager.

    This Executive position is akin to a Chief Commerical Officer and a Chief Data Officer rolled into one, with an emphasis on the Commerical performance. It is also responsible for developing and executing on a growth strategy to embed financial sustainability within commercial operations.  

    The ideal candidate will have experience leading and driving enterprise-wide commercial excellence programs including commercial pricing and value management within a multi-category and/or branded environment. In addition, you will be leading an AI and Analytics Transformation program in order to turn data into actionable insights that will improve customer experience, drive growth and profitability and reduce cost. 

    The role is responsible for: 

    • Commerical excellence strategy and cross-functional development of underlying capabilities and tools. This will include pricing, yield & margin management, performance improvement, data science and insight generation. 
    • Commerical performance improvement opportunity identification and accelerated benefits realisation through cross-functional squads/taskforce 
    • Integrated pricing strategy for products and services in a multi-brand environment including competitive pricing, strategic pricing and bundling  
    • Integrated portfolio management and broader customer lifetime value management working with segment/product portfolio leaders. 
    • Customer and performance analytics including analytics support to inform customer and proposition strategy, contract negotiations, and customer acquisitions including supporting prioritisation and target setting as it relates to acquisition, growth and retention. 
    • Managing performance reporting and forecasting activities and customer metrics and costs and providing insights on the expected impact of strategic initiatives, market trends and regulatory change. 
    • Development of a leading data science and decisioning capability, including defining of a multi-year strategic roadmap and development of analytics platforms that integrate with customer experience platforms – Digital, CRM, Marketing etc 
    • Leading and developing a team of over 40 as well as sharing knowledge and supporting organisational capability uplift in data analytics and insights. 
    • Commercial performance governance across Crews, Squads and Functions enabling robust governance and effective decision making. 

    Qualifications and Experience: 

    • Top Tier Strategy Consulting experience from an MBB or similar highly regarded consulting firm 
    • Tertiary qualification in a quantitative discipline (Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Finance) coupled with an MBA highly desirable. 
    • 7+years’ experience in Strategy Development, Strategic Pricing, Commercial Excellence & Transformation, Revenue and Value Management in a multi-category business. 
    • 10+ years’ experience in advanced analytics within Consumer and B2B focused industries. 
    • Deep Leadership experience with a track record of coaching team members, developing high performance teams and achieving results. 
    • Experience presenting Insights succinctly to an executive level audience. 
    • Experience in predictive modelling, trend analysis, data mining and other quantitative techniques or having led people within this function. 
    • Demonstrated commercial acumen in the interpretation of data and development of fact-based recommendations that have led to measurable growth and bottom-line results. 

    If this position sounds like your dream job and you have the personal attributes, skills and experience to create and deliver value within this for-purpose organisation, then the team at Oaktree Talent Group would like to hear from you for a confidential discussion. Please send expressions of interest to ilan@oaktreetalent.com OR anika@oaktreetalent.com 

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    Melbourne-based Senior Strategy Manager

    This Melbourne-based Executive General Manager which is Exclusive to Oaktree will take home an annual income of $300-$350K + STI + LTI.

    #strategy #melbourne #customerstrategy #oaktreetalent

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      Sydney-based Head of Partnerships |  Australia Jobs

      Sydney-based Head of Partnerships | Australia Jobs

      We are hiring for a Sydney-based Head of Partnerships. This is an exciting role working for a mid-sized, financial services business that has big growth plans.

      Our client is embarking on an exciting new chapter on their journey and has a detailed plan to set itself up for future success. The organisation is ramping up their core activities, simplifying its organisational structure and locked in plans for significant investment in core infrastructure, technology and customer experience. They have a stellar Executive Leadership Team with a proven track record of success and deep experience in consumer-focussed businesses.  

      The Objective: 

      This is a Strategic role and a critical position within the group with an incredible commercial focus, responsible for the majority of the Growth Strategy and subsequent revenue generated by the business as a whole.  

      The Position: 

      Specifically, the role is responsible for owning the P&L, Strategy development and delivery for their portfolio of partners. The growth of the portfolio will be measured in the commercial outcomes for both the group and its commercial partners, as well as growth in engagement.  

      The Head of Partnerships is a senior leadership role in the Commercial team, reporting to the GM, Commercial and is part of the GM’s leadership team and will have a direct team of 5 reports. 

      Important success criteria will be achieved by: 

      • Supporting the identification and acquisition of new commercial partners within the financial services sector and effectively onboarding/integrating them with an appropriate governance structure for each portfolio partner.  
      • Creating and driving the execution of an annual plan of marketing and promotion initiatives with all partners in the portfolio 
      • Negotiating new and renewed commercial partnership agreements that lock in access to new customer and membership bases and lock in partner investment. 
      • Continue to drive a growth agenda with partners and within partner verticals, leveraging competitive advantages in market to drive continuous improvement to the value proposition and ongoing growth in portfolio results. 
      • Maintain a proactive role in driving operational excellence across the business. 
      • Excellent people leadership to build, motivate and reward a high performing partner relationship and management team. 
      • Lead with empathy and provide coaching, mentoring, development and training as needed  


      Essential Skills/Experience  

      • Significant financial services or FinTech experience, including FS products in a retail or consumer banking environment.  
      • Good understanding of customer reward programs and loyalty  
      • Retention and acquisition strategies and partnerships 
      • Well rounded strategy tool kit gained ideally in a Management Consulting environment. 
      • Contract management business development  
      • Strong collaborator and self-starter, able to rally cross-functional teams, influence and build relationships at the C-level, in order to deliver strong results. 
      • Outstanding communicator, problem solver and leader with a track record of building new business pipelines.  

      Desirable Skills/Experience (but not essential) 

      • Fintech experience in a product vertical  
      • Working within an Agile environment  
      • Background in business modelling and behavioural analysis 
      • Key Stakeholders include but are not limited to Commercial, Sales & Marketing, Finance, Business Operations, Group and Customer Strategy and Legal. 

      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 ilan@oaktreetalent.com OR anika@oaktreetalent.com 

      Sydney-based Head of Partnerships

      #financialservicces #partnerships #consumer #retail  #strategy#oaktreetalent

      This Sydney-based Head of Partnerships will take home an annual income of $240k to $270k Base + Super + 30% bonus.

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        Sydney-based Head of Group Strategy

        Sydney-based Head of Group Strategy

        Our client is a top-tier leader in their industry and currently assessing new opportunities to drive growth, disrupt, innovate and continue to thrive within their sector. This is your opportunity to be part of a stellar team of Strategy and Business professionals who have cultivated a culture of inclusion, collaboration and action led by one of the industry’s best people leaders. This position has become available due to an internal move and you too will benefit from a clear career path when you join us as a Head of in their Group Strategy team. 

        Position overview: 

        This position has the scope to adapt the budgets, policies and procedures within broadly defined parameters and will manage the delivery of operational outcomes of a team that is integrated across the Enterprise to agreed objectives. 

        You will be accountable for: 

        • Leading the end-to-end design, development and delivery of significant strategic initiatives by adopting a well-planned and thoughtful leadership approach.  
        • Delivering compelling, structured presentations that clearly articulate recommendations 
        • Providing input into strategic projects and initiatives managed elsewhere in the Group 
        • Supporting the execution and delivery of specific strategic initiatives & broader Group Strategy 
        • Developing and maintaining relationships with colleagues and senior leaders across the company. 
        • Developing industry relationships and an understanding of market and customer trends 
        • You will be involved in enterprise-wide projects that could include:  
          • Digital transformation,  
          • Buy now pay later initiatives 
          • ESG initiatives and 
          • Other emerging markets or trends impacting the financial services sector. 

        What you will bring 

        • Significant breadth of experience in corporate strategy consulting, gained either in a top tier consulting firm (MBB preference), investment bank or in-house within a large corporate.  
        • Demonstrated expertise in strategy formulation and strategic planning along with experience in transformation program design and delivery 
        • Proven ability to interact, challenge and influence senior stakeholders effectively at all levels (including members of the Executive Leadership Team and Board) 
        • Exceptional problem-solving skills with the ability to see the big picture and navigate complex challenges. 
        • A positive attitude and strong motivation to support the learning & development of junior colleagues. 
        • Post Graduate Degree, preferably MBA  
        • 8+ years practical experience in financial services, strategy formulation, strategic planning and/or major project management.  
        • Financial Services industry experience essential

        If you believe that you would be great for this position, then we are very interested in hearing from you. Please get in contact with Ilan Leshetz on ilan@oaktreetalent.com 

        Sydney-based Head of Group Strategy

        This Sydney-based Head of Group Strategy which is Exclusive to Oaktree will take home an annual income of $240,000 to $260,000 Base + Bonus.

        #strategy #consumerindustry #oaktreetalent #tech

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