Strategy Associate

$120k - $160k
Sydney CBD
07 Jan 2019

A step up into a world class team of commercial astute strategic and finance professionals


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 analytical mind to help drive growth, manage high value projects and influence and engage across the organisation.


As a strategy and finance associate in the commercial business, you will work with the Heads of various Business Streams (pricing, business development, strategic planning and data analysis) to drive growth and achieve success for the entire organisatio, generally helping to develop new client and customer bases, and improve network performance. Specifically, you will:

  • Identify potential growth opportunities for the business and undertake detailed scenario analysis and business case development to support
  • Undertake competitor and market analysis to understand how to better service electricity generators and retailers
  • Perform regular strategic reviews and formulate robust business cases to underpin development propositions
  • Build robust financial models and undertake detailed numerical and financial analysis
  • Support the broader strategy function of the business to ensure strategic alignment


Apart from a hands on approach and a collaborative working style, you will have

  • At least 2 years' experience in a top tier consulting or investment banking firm. Please note that applicants with such experience will be strongly preferred
  • Strong financial modeling and analysis, and demonstrated ability to undertake long term strategic planning and business case development
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A familiarity with "heavy" industries, particularly energy and electricity experience ( or within oil/gas, mining, construction and resources)
  • 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 and executing major business initiatives. 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

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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.

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