Strategy and New Business Manager

$180k - $220k
Sydney CBD
04 Sep 2019

A unique environment for passionate, commercial strategist to deliver growth oriented projects in a performance culture


The client is a dominant Australian energy infrastructure business at the heart of the New South Wales network. With an enviable presence across the electricity and networks space, this business is growing at a rapid rate, constantly innovating and improving in order to deliver the best possible customer results.

With a growing strategy function and a high performing commercial team, this organisation is now looking for a keen strategic mind to help drive growth, manage high value projects and influence and engage stakeholders at all levels across the organisation.


As a Strategy and New Business Manager in the commercial business, you will assist the team in identifying growth opportunities, developing new client and customer bases, and generally improving the network performance. Specifically, you will:

  • Identify potential growth opportunities for the business and undertake detailed scenario analysis and business case development to support
  • Engage and advise senior leaders in the business, influencing at all levels of the organisation
  • Undertake competitor and market analysis to understand how to better service electricity generators and retailers
  • Lead pricing, budgeting, forecasting and valuations activity and work with senior business stakeholders to ensure key projects are managed and delivered internally
  • Support the broader strategy function of the business to ensure strategic alignment
  • Build rapport and nurture relationships with senior stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Improve customer lives by aligning business services with customer preferences


Apart from a keen strategic toolkit, exceptional stakeholder engagement skills and, ideally, exposure to the energy industry, you'll also have a hands on approach and collaborative working style. You will also have:

  • At least 4 years' experience in a top tier consulting firm. Please note that applicants with consulting experience will be strongly preferred
  • Strong financial modeling and analysis, and demonstrated ability to undertake long term strategic planning and business case development
  • A familiarity with "heavy" industries, particularly energy and electricity experience in oil/gas, mining and resources will be highly regarded
  • Preferably, a background in commerce, engineering or similar discipline


The chance to grow, shape and development the future of Australia's infrastructure, this role plays a pivotal part in setting a strategic path. A supportive and high performing team will make every day enjoyable, and the business will provide mentoring and training to help you reach your full potential. Best of all, a clear pathway exists into broader business roles so you will continue to progress both personally and professionally.

Such an attractive role won't be around long - for a confidential discussion or to advance your interest, please apply using the details below or contact

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Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.