Corporate Strategy Manager Business Segment (24mth contract. All flex considered)

New South Wales, Australia

May 12, 2020
Business Manager

Build your career and Australia’s future.

As nbn moves from Build to Run, alongside a transforming industry, we are preparing for an exciting journey ahead. You will be presented with opportunities to have great impacts on nbn as we grow and evolve. 

An exciting new opportunity to join nbn as Corporate Strategy Manager as part of nbn’s BSM Strategy Team, reporting to the Executive Manager - Strategy, Business Segment. This role will allow you to lead nbn’s business strategy, impacting creation firsthand at an executive and board level.

A bit about the role

As Corporate Strategy Manager, you will be an integral part of the Strategy Team, leading & managing key long-term strategy development programs & initiatives for the Business Segment of nbn. The Business Segment is accountable for all non-residential end-users, including businesses and government and is critical to nbn achieving its revenue and peak funding objectives. You will assist in advising the Executive Team and directing, guiding & collaborating with key stakeholders to deliver on the Business Segment strategic objectives.

You will be accountable for Corporate Strategy & Planning including creating and managing an aligned and robust annual plan, managing Business Forecast & Reporting to support effective C-Suite & Senior level decision-making, tracking and monitoring the roll-out of the Strategic Plan into team operating plans, supporting and leading strategic initiatives, high-quality analysis, strategic options assessment, planning, and strategic collaterals.


You will also focus on Strategy Planning Process Maturity including producing and leveraging strategic insights to anticipate dynamic demand, conducting scenarios identifying future opportunities & threats for nbn, making recommendations to the Executive Team on strategic initiatives to pursue and challenging business assumptions. Finally, your role will involve Strategy Execution where you will identify, lead and support strategic initiatives in partnership with other business functions.

The focus of your role will be:

  • Manage the delivery of strategic planning process for BSM, ensuring robust assumptions and mature process is in place
  • Manage the identification, development and assessment of nbn’s Business Segment long-term holistic market & strategic scenarios and plans for sustainable value capture & creation
  • Lead selected Business Segment strategic initiatives, collaborating with nbn ‘s Business Units and external stakeholders
  • Enhance the internal understanding of the Business Segment context by providing and effectively communicating strategic insights to key stakeholders at nbn.


A bit about you
The successful candidate will have tertiary academic qualifications and extensive experience in corporate strategy roles within consulting firms (preferably MBB) ideally with a focus on telecommunications projects. You will be a strategic thinker with strong commercial acumen and a passion for technology. This role will require highly developed team and project management skills with an ability to manage the delivery of high-quality outputs against demanding, competing timelines.

The ideal candidate will have exceptional verbal and written communication skills and be skilled in communicating complex technical, commercial and financial concepts in a concise and succinct way in order to drive engagement, using visual aids where required. Highly developed relationship building, complex business problem solving skills and the ability to navigate ambiguity is essential. Experience in delivering against demanding competing timelines and working constructively with experts and operational leaders across the business will be key to the success of this role.


An understanding of nbn’s Customers, Business, Products and Process is highly desirable in this role.

Life at nbn

Please note that this role will be available on a 24-month fixed term contract.

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 delivery 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.

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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