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Melbourne-based Head of Strategy

Melbourne-based Head of Strategy

We are hiring for Melbourne-Based Head of Strategy or a Sydney-based Head of Strategy for a tech company that is passionate about helping people. They provide world-class technology solutions to help their customers succeed. They have a culture of collaboration in their workplace, which celebrates the diversity of their employees. They also emphasise high performance, and they work hard to solve common problems with candidates and hires, by creating world-class products and technology solutions. 

Reporting to the Strategy Director, as Head of Strategy in Melbourne/Sydney, you will be working in a pivotal role towards building and delivering the company’s long-term vision and growth ambitions. This is an important role that will have a significant impact on the company’s strategy, and you will have a direct hand in shaping its future success. 

We are looking for a talented individual who is familiar with the challenges that face the organisation and has a track record of being able to effectively navigate them. You must have a deep understanding of the issues they face and be able to communicate your ideas to people at all levels of the company. The successful applicant will need to be a logical thinker who can break down problems and develop solutions concisely. They must be able to work in a team-oriented environment, but also be bias to action when required. Finally, they need to be able to communicate with passion, energy, and intensity at the most. 

The right fit for this position will be intellectually curious with a desire to solve complex problems. They must be highly articulate and able to make convincing arguments, having a collaborative and empathetic work style. The successful candidate must also have a strong desire to help people and organisations succeed and be personally well aligned with the Cultural behaviours of the business. 

 

Day to day activities: 
 

  • You will be leading their team of strategists, providing coaching and guidance to all members of the team.  
  • You will also be responsible for contributing towards additional projects, including facilitating the acquisition of new clients.  
  • As a member of the leadership team, you will be expected to contribute to the wider operation and management of the strategy team. 
  • You will be a key factor in making prioritised recommendations that will flow through product roadmaps – and supporting execution where appropriate. 

The Team: 

The Company’s Strategy Team comprises of highly passionate and highly skilled strategists from Bluechip organisations and top-tier strategy consulting firms. They also have a sizeable analytics team which works closely with their strategists and the wider business. 

Qualifications/Experiences: 

  • You will have experience in a top tier strategy consulting firm at Senior Manager or Principal level.  
  • You will have demonstrated success in developing growth strategies for clients that are based on in-depth knowledge of the client’s business environment, market, and resources. 
  • You will be passionate about growth strategy and demonstrate excellent business acumen. 
  • You’ve worked on/led projects where the goal was ambiguous, the strategy uncertain, and the outcome unclear.  
  • You’ve shown that you can embrace ambiguity and uncertainty to achieve outstanding results.  
  • You’re motivated to become a global expert in online marketplace mechanisms and operations, and you’ve demonstrated that you can work with others to ‘get stuff done’.  
  • Your track record shows that you consistently deliver results with and through cross functional teams across markets. 
  • You can work in a collaborative and empathetic environment. They encourage their employees to be humble about the tasks they’re given and always look for ways to improve upon them. 
  • You can keep their atmosphere innovative and exciting, and biased towards those who share their passion. 

If the position aligns with your goals, send your CV to Anika Stokes at anika@oaktreetalent.com or drop your CV below. 

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Melbourne-based Head of Strategy

This Melbourne-based Head of Strategy which is Exclusive to Oaktree will take home an annual income of $300K base + super.

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    Sydney-based Strategy Manager

    Sydney-based Strategy Manager

    We are hiring for a Sydney-based Strategy Manager! Our client is driven by its purpose over its revenue and this role is suited to someone who is passionate about helping people! Not only that, this business prioritises the health and wellbeing of its employees and this is a rare opportunity to join a strategy team with 9-5 working hours!  

    With a sole purpose of supporting their clients and customers in every possible way, the role of Strategy Manager is responsible for providing sound strategic advice to senior executives across the organisation, and leading projects in order to develop business strategies that enable the company to achieve its strategic objectives. 

    Being a customer focused business you can enjoy variety in this role from strategising customer experience and customer value proposition to developing operating models, vendor management, digital and data strategy and adopting innovation at scale.  

    Key Responsibilities: 

    • Planning and managing strategy projects, including working with external strategy consulting firms when needed.  
    • Providing input and execute strategic planning initiatives, as well as develop a broad base of industry and functional knowledge.  
    • Proactively identifying strategic issues and defining problems to support senior stakeholders. 
    • When it comes to complex issues and problems, you have the ability to think critically and come up with insightful strategies in collaboration with others.  
    • Staying ahead of the curve by researching emerging trends and technologies to identify internal and external strategic opportunities.  
    • Conducting complex qualitative and quantitative analysis to assess opportunities and create initiatives.  
    • Stimulating constructive dialogue among business stakeholders and team members through clear verbal and written communication. 
    • Working with your team and other parts of the company to make sure all our projects and business activities are aligned.  
    • Identifying opportunities and successfully translating strategic recommendations into practical plans.  
    • Aiming to contribute positively to your own professional development, as well as that of your team and stakeholders. 

    Requirements:

    • 5+ years in a management consulting firm (either from an MBB, LEK, Oliver Wyman, Strategy&, Monitor Deloitte etc).  
    • Exceptional communication skills, both written (Board paper writing and PowerPoint slide development) and oral. 
    • Relevant tertiary education. 
    • Critically think through complex issues and problems to frame problems, scope work and develop strategies insightfully and in collaboration with others. 
    • Communicate both verbally and in writing in a way that stimulates constructive and impactful dialogue among business stakeholders and team members.

    If you think you this position is for you, send your CV to Amy Savage at amy@oaktreetalent.com or drop your CV below. 

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    Sydney-based Strategy Manager

    This Sydney-based Strategy Manager which is Exclusive to Oaktree will take home an annual income of $200K base + super + bonus.

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      Melbourne-based Senior Strategy Manager

      Melbourne-based Senior Strategy Manager

      We are currently hiring for a Melbourne-based Senior Strategy Manager. As a Melbourne-based Senior Strategy Manager, your primary responsibility is to support in defining the customer strategy. You will work with the leadership team to co-design and deliver the strategy, target segments, value proposition and define the underlying initiatives that will successfully drive profitable growth for our business. 

      This company believes that everyone – no matter their background or experience – has the potential to make a difference. That’s why this client of ours is offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as flexible working/work from home arrangements. Plus, you’ll be challenged and encouraged to innovate. You will collaborate strongly with colleagues who are committed to delivering exceptional experiences.  

      If you’re looking for an exciting and challenging role that will help you to achieve your goals, then this is the opportunity for you. As a Permanent Full-Time position based in Melbourne, you’ll join a team of ex-consultants who are passionate about their work and committed to helping clients reach their strategic objectives. You’ll be part of a dynamic organization that offers ample opportunities for growth and development.  

      Key Accountabilities include: 

      • Understanding the market. This means having deep knowledge about what’s going on in the industry and being able to communicate this information to customers.  
      • Keeping the company to stay relevant and fit for purpose  
      • Exploring different verticals outside of their main business 
      • Supporting sustainable growth by ensuring that customer and commercial strategies align.  
      • Putting together the strategy which includes acquisition, customer lifecycle management & retention, and leverages capability across the Group. 
      • Ensuring customer and commercial strategies are embedded within all aspects of our development process.  
      • Leading analyses (quantitative / qualitative) relevant to development of commercial insights recommendations, collaborating with internal analytics function to translate commercial needs into actionable insights, and ensuring cohesion between strategic objectives and operational plans. 

      Key Requirements: 

      • Bachelor’s degree (business / economics / finance or equivalent) with outstanding academic record 
      • Minimum 5-8 years of experience, ideally in a management consulting or internal strategy role, or a combination of both 
      • Significant experience translating insight into strategy and action 
      •  Strong written and presentation skills and the ability to convert data into insight and prepare compelling, persuasive reports and presentations 
      • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively influence a diverse range of stakeholders including senior leaders, technical and functional specialists, operational and line managers 
      • Experience in successfully partnering across functions in the development and implementation of strategies to deliver commercial outcomes within complex, matrix organisations 
      • Able to work across simultaneous assignments efficiently, accurately and at pace 

      If you’re looking for an opportunity that will challenge you and help to achieve your goals, then this is the role for you. It’s a demanding position with plenty of opportunities for growth, so don’t hesitate to apply! Contact Asha Walsh at asha@oaktreetalent.com 

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      Melbourne-based Senior Strategy Manager

      This Melbourne-based Senior Strategy Manager which is Exclusive to Oaktree will take home an annual income of $160k-$190K base + super + bonus.

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        Brisbane-Based Customer Strategy Manager

        Brisbane-Based Customer Strategy Manager

        We are hiring for a Brisbane-Based Customer Strategy Manager. This is an amazing opportunity to join a team with ex top tier leadership with a company that is going through a really exciting time of growth.  

        If you are passionate about customer experience, this is an opportunity to grow your career with a business that not only has an amazing culture, with a focus on work life balance but also an exceptional benefits package.  

        The primary goal of this Brisbane-based Customer Strategy Manager/Lead is to create a strategy that will improve the customer experience and make the company stand out from the competition. They will be responsible for ensuring that all departments are working together to deliver an exceptional customer experience. In addition, they will also be responsible for developing the company’s impact statement. 

        We are looking for a candidate who can help the client design an innovative and consistent customer experience across all channels. This role will require you to work closely with various business and technology owners to scope and execute the project as needed.  

        Key Responsibilities: 

        • Create and define our overall customer experience strategy and roadmap, with a focus on transforming the end-to-end customer journey. 
        • Ensure that our customer value proposition is clearly communicated across the business.  
        • Build close relationships with various technology and business owners, to execute effectively.  
        • Manage and support project scoping and delivery. 
        • Able to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders to design and deliver customer-driven projects. This includes our frontline staff, who are the ones who interact with customers daily.  
        • Need to work proactively with internal stakeholders across different departments within the company.  
        • Need to be able to establish and lead cross-functional teams to develop new capabilities and products. 
        • Look for new and innovative ways to improve the customer experience, and that means using journey mapping and ideation to come up with future experiences.  
        • Understanding the voice of the customer and insights to interpret what their customers need. 
        • Work closely with our digital team to design and scope initiatives that will improve customers’ digital experience.  

        Background & Skills: 

        • A background in Management Consulting, preferably minimum 3 years + and ideally coming from a top tier consulting firm, or alternatively an LEK, Kearney, Oliver Wyman, Strategy&, Monitor Deloitte etc.  
        • Tertiary qualifications in Business, Commerce, Engineering, or a related discipline – MBA or post-graduate qualification Experience  
        • Prior experience in or a strong passion for customer strategy. 
        • Advantageous if you have integrated customer experience strategy underpinned by VOC, analytics, and digital tools. 
        • Design led thinking / service design thinking.  

        If you would like to become part of this exceptional customer focused team, please contact Amy Savage or send your CV at amy@oaktreetalent.com or submit your CV via the link below. 

        If you’re interested in learning more about this opportunity, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Amy Savage at amy@oaktreetalent.com  or drop your CV through the link below.

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        Brisbane-based Customer Strategy Manager

        This Brisbane-based Customer Strategy Manager which is Exclusive to Oaktree will take home an annual income of $150k – $180k base + super + benefits.

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          Sydney-based Strategy Director

          Sydney-based Strategy Director

          We are hiring for a Sydney-based Strategy Director in the consumer and finance industry. Our client wants to create an innovative competitive advantage and this is a fantastic opportunity to join a leader within the banking sector and become part of this high performance team.   

          Working on high growth areas of the business including payments, savings and transactions, this is a really unique role! 

          Key responsibilities: 

          • Developing a 2-3 year strategy roadmap for the strategy  
          • Conduct competitor and market analyses to identify emerging competitors and their unique propositions.  
          • Identify partnership opportunities to solve strategic needs.  
          • Determine our key customer target segments, taking into account our risk appetite, policy and regulatory obligations. 
          • Create a plan for how we’ll reach the ideal customers.  
          • Managing the quarterly business planning cycles and prioritising initiatives based on their potential impact.  
          • Track the benefits realised from each initiative, making sure that we’re getting the most value for our investment. 
          • Responsible for ensuring that the strategic plan is carried out according to schedule, and that includes making sure the right people, processes, and technology are in place.  
          • Collaborate with other teams within our company so that everyone is working towards the same objectives. 
          • Develop a medium-term strategic agenda in order to achieve our vision of helping customers manage their money and businesses effectively.  
          • Determine and assess key customer target segments, as well as maintain the strategic plan and delivery roadmap for the business line.  
          • Manage the quarterly business planning cycles and prioritisation discussions. 

          Background & Skills: 

          • 5-10 years of strategy or management consulting experience in a top tier consulting firm, strategy boutique firm, or financial services corporate strategy role. 
          • Proven experience across a range of the Strategy service portfolio including market and industry dynamics assessments, corporate and portfolio strategy, business unit strategy, customer and segment strategy, capability and operating model strategy, and strategy execution services 
          • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to inspire, mentor, coach and develop others​ 
          • Excellent leadership, time management facilitation and organizational skills  
          • Excellent collaboration skills with an ability to work with a wide variety of stakeholders in different parts of the business and at different levels of seniority 
          • Customer-first mindset and interest in banking, finance, economics, customer experience and digital 
          • Strong learning orientation with a commitment to listening and learning from colleagues, experimenting with new ideas and approaches, and keeping up-to-date with the latest technical developments in data and analytics  
          • Strong process and delivery capabilities with attention to detail and ability to meet milestones and expectations 

          If you’re interested in learning more about this opportunity, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Amy Savage at amy@oaktreetalent.com  or drop your CV through the link below.

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          Sydney-based Strategy Director

          This Sydney-based Strategy Director which is Exclusive to Oaktree will take home an annual income of $220k – $240k base + super + bonus.

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            Brisbane-based Senior Strategy Manager

            Brisbane-based Senior Strategy Manager

            The Brisbane-based Senior Strategy Manager, Commercial Performance and Insights is an exceptional opportunity working with an ex Top Tier strategy leader.  

            This role is responsible for providing thought leadership on data-driven revenue opportunities and refining the commercial strategy and roadmap across all commercial functions in order to achieve the company’s overarching revenue ambition.  

            This includes being actively involved in preparing for CEO/Board updates and management level performance tracking to generate insights that are ongoing. 

            As a leader of the commercial analysis team, you are responsible for providing insightful, proactive, and accurate analysis of revenue performance. This is done in order to identify the drivers of commercial/revenue performance, and to provide the commercial division with robust data-led analytics. In doing so, you will help functional leaders turn opportunities into tangible commercial actions. 

            Key Responsibilities 

            • Spearheading the development of our commercial strategy and roadmap in order to achieve our overarching revenue ambition.  
            • Working across different commercial functions (such as channels, customer segments, marketing, revenue management) in order to generate revenue growth. 
            • Actively support preparation for ELT/Board updates by developing management level reporting. 
            • Proactively identifying opportunities and leading cross-functional coordination when required.  
            • Working closely with internal stakeholders across the Commercial functions and across the Group 
            • Leading a team of commercial analysts supporting relevant commercial functions.  
            • Actively involved in leading and contributing to the Commercial Performance and Insights team of analysts by sharing your best practices. 
            • Capacity to turn data into insights is essential for making sound business decisions. 
            • Help uncover trends, gaps, and opportunities so that there is improve on commercial performance.  
            • Proactive in their analysis – people who are not afraid to ask questions and think outside the box.  

            Background & Skills 

            • Experience in strategy/management consulting coming from a Top Tier consulting firm (MBB, or alternatively Kearney, OW, Strategy&, Monitor Deloitte etc) with 5+ years experience in leading strategy development, roadmap and planning, with orientation towards commercial performance and outcomes 
            • Experience in translating business questions into analysis to prove/disprove hypothesis 
            • Experience in leading a team of commercial analyst and continuously optimise for priorities 
            • Experience interrogating and analysing large bodies of data to generate actionable insights 
            • Experience in preparing CEO/Board level presentation 
            • Ability to synthesis insights into a management level narrative to drive decision making 
            • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral 
            • Excellent stakeholder management skills 
            • Advanced Excel and PowerBI skills 
            • Cross-industry benchmarking and application in sales and distribution performance 

            If this sounds like you, then send your CV to Amy Savage at amy@oaktreetalent.com or send your CV below! 

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            Brisbane-based Senior Strategy Manager

            This Brisbane-based Senior Strategy Manager which is Exclusive to Oaktree will take home an annual income of $190k – $200k base + super + benefits.

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