Manager Strategic Planning

Last updated 20 minutes ago
Job Type:Full Time

Job Expectations

Are you ready to be a trailblazer? Do you know what it takes to build and service a quality network that provides an exceptional experience for all of Australia ?

A fantastic opportunity to join nbn, Australia’s largest infrastructure project and largest telco operator, as a Manager Strategic Planning and Insights reporting to the Executive Manager, Strategy and Planning. You will be joining the high-performing Strategy and Transformation Team, within the Operations business unit. The team is accountable for the development of nbn Operations op-model, design, prioritisation and alignment of strategic plans, programs, and key initiatives across the nbn Operations business unit and its interlocks across nbn.

A bit about your role

As the Manager, Strategic Planning & Insights you will help drive the development of the nbn Operations operating plan and manage nbn Operations’ contributions to the corporate end-to-end annual and quarterly planning.

In your new role as the Manager Strategic Planning & Insights, you will:

  • Co-ordinate and manage areas of the delivery of the nbn Operations strategic plan, including contribution towards corporate plan e.g. Prepare reports and materials required for the production of nbn’s Integrated Operating Plan, investment roadmap and strategy and nbn Operations annual operating plan and long term strategic plan.

  • Develop an annual Integrated Operating Plan across nbn Operations to manage Opex and Capex spend in line with nbn corporate targets and co-ordinate budget re-forecast processes.

  • Lead or assist in strategic reviews and strategy development projects to help develop nbn Operations short to long term roadmaps and transformation agenda.

  • Influence and direct the business planning process to ensure that the business is aligned behind nbn strategy and drive the day-to-day execution of the nbn Operations strategic plan and projects.

  • Build and maintain stakeholder relationships to ensure tight strategic alignment.

  • Develop high quality word documents, briefing notes and presentations for the Executive team, Board and Shareholders and confidently present findings and recommendations to senior management to enable decisions.

  • Identify and evaluate risks and opportunities for the business.

A bit about you

You will have hands on experience in strategy planning, business analysis, change management or project management within the telecommunications, construction, or utilities industry.

To be successful in this role, you will have to be a consummate collaborator, be data driven and have the ability to draw insights from operation data. You will bring strong research and analytical skills to the role and the ability to innovate and interpret information effectively.

You will be experienced in advanced management accounting, forecasting and capable of developing integrated Capex and Opex operational plans.

You will bring strong organisational skills and advanced critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills and will demonstrate the ability to translate thoughts into actionable and accountable results for the business. Moreover, you will have highly developed written, verbal and presenting skills and the ability to lead, manage and influence the Senior Management Team.

Degree qualified in Engineering, Business Management, Commerce, Finance, IT or related discipline.

Life at nbn

Please note this will be a permanent position and applications close at midnight on Sunday 29th November.

We make it easier for people from any career background to thrive. You’ll benefit from formal learning programs to support ongoing development in professional and business capabilities. There are also a number of informal, on the job learning opportunities to help further your development.

The nbn™ broadband access network is delivering the technology that will shape Australia’s future. As one of the largest infrastructure projects in Australia’s history, working at nbn is a once in a lifetime career opportunity, where no two days are the same.

nbn is committed to an inclusive, flexible and supportive workplace. We strive to ensure that any barriers that may exist are removed to allow everyone equal opportunity to thrive and succeed, regardless of factors such as gender, those who identify as First Peoples, LGBTI+ status, cultural background or disability. We actively focus on encouraging diversity and ensuring that all our people have fair opportunity to reach their career aspirations and potential.

Continue the conversation

Are you ready to develop the strategic inputs our senior and executive leaders need to make informed decisions about future ways of working, to best deliver to the Australian community’s broadband needs? If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending in your resume and cover letter.

At nbn our people and our planet matter. We have an unwavering commitment to the wellbeing and safety of our employees so that everyone goes home safely each day and can perform at their peak to deliver the nbn™ network. nbn also aims to build a network that minimises energy use and can be operated with minimal impact on the environment.

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