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Business Partner - Operations Strategy & Insights

Advertiser: Coles Group2.9456 out of 52.9 overall rating (147 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
25 Mar 2020
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Consulting & Strategy, Strategy & Planning

Business Partner - Operations Strategy & Insights

About Us

At Coles, the Finance team is not only looking at today but the future as well. By working cross functionally with all teams, we evaluate the performance of the business, provide actionable insights and support strategic business decisions. We ensure Coles is set up for success, making life easier for our customers and our teams.

The role

In this role within a newly created team you will be required to structure and lead operational strategic and analytical projects which will assist in influencing business decision making with fact-based actionable insights across Supply Chain and Store Operations. Additional responsibilities will include but are not restricted to the following:

  • generating insights and recommendations that will drive end to end profitability improvement, through advanced modelling and analysis of financial and non-financial data (e.g. market insights and trends, profitability, cost and efficiency analysis)
  • identifying and defining system improvements to enhance ability to deliver on strategic objectives
  • contributing to subsequent enhancements to reporting and insight generation
  • completing business cases for any new business initiatives

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • proven experience in structured problem solving, preparing, understanding and analysing financial information to identify business opportunities/challenges and recommend alternate actions
  • strong commercial acumen and analytical skills
  • experience with big data, identifying insights and story telling
  • ability to generate insights and recommendations that will drive end to end profitability improvement and cost efficiency
  • experience of working with and influencing non-financial stakeholders

Benefits

Our commitment of making good things happen at Coles starts with our people. It is important for us to celebrate our wins and develop our people. In addition to a competitive salary, the other good things include:

  • Access to training through our “CFO Academy”
  • Access to our “Building Commercial Partners” training
  • Support with CA/CPA studying and annual subscriptions
  • Receiving a team member discount and exclusive team member offers;
  • Sampling new products and flavours before they hit the shelves;
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave for primary care givers and 1 week of paid leave for secondary care givers;
  • Access to an onsite childcare School Holiday Program;
  • Access to a Fitness Centre and Body Therapy Clinic; and
  • Being part of a fun and inclusive culture where you can learn and develop your skills through our excellent ongoing training and development

Culture

At Coles, we are all about our people. As a top-30 ASX listed company, we are a dynamic, empowering and collaborative organisation that is focused on ensuring a positive, inclusive work environment for all team members. We believe in energising everyone by having you become part of a more purposeful work life. At Coles, we believe we are better together when team members can perform at their best and will support you in bringing your best self every day. So, how will you make good things happen at Coles?

 

At Coles, we know we are at our best when our team is representative of the communities we serve and are proud of our commitment to providing supportive work environments for all team members. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including the LGBTI community, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.

About Us

At Coles, the Finance team is not only looking at today but the future as well. By working cross functionally with all teams, we evaluate the performance of the business, provide actionable insights and support strategic business decisions. We ensure Coles is set up for success, making life easier for our customers and our teams.

The role

In this role within a newly created team you will be required to structure and lead operational strategic and analytical projects which will assist in influencing business decision making with fact-based actionable insights across Supply Chain and Store Operations. Additional responsibilities will include but are not restricted to the following:

  • generating insights and recommendations that will drive end to end profitability improvement, through advanced modelling and analysis of financial and non-financial data (e.g. market insights and trends, profitability, cost and efficiency analysis)
  • identifying and defining system improvements to enhance ability to deliver on strategic objectives
  • contributing to subsequent enhancements to reporting and insight generation
  • completing business cases for any new business initiatives

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • proven experience in structured problem solving, preparing, understanding and analysing financial information to identify business opportunities/challenges and recommend alternate actions
  • strong commercial acumen and analytical skills
  • experience with big data, identifying insights and story telling
  • ability to generate insights and recommendations that will drive end to end profitability improvement and cost efficiency
  • experience of working with and influencing non-financial stakeholders

Benefits

Our commitment of making good things happen at Coles starts with our people. It is important for us to celebrate our wins and develop our people. In addition to a competitive salary, the other good things include:

  • Access to training through our “CFO Academy”
  • Access to our “Building Commercial Partners” training
  • Support with CA/CPA studying and annual subscriptions
  • Receiving a team member discount and exclusive team member offers;
  • Sampling new products and flavours before they hit the shelves;
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave for primary care givers and 1 week of paid leave for secondary care givers;
  • Access to an onsite childcare School Holiday Program;
  • Access to a Fitness Centre and Body Therapy Clinic; and
  • Being part of a fun and inclusive culture where you can learn and develop your skills through our excellent ongoing training and development

Culture

At Coles, we are all about our people. As a top-30 ASX listed company, we are a dynamic, empowering and collaborative organisation that is focused on ensuring a positive, inclusive work environment for all team members. We believe in energising everyone by having you become part of a more purposeful work life. At Coles, we believe we are better together when team members can perform at their best and will support you in bringing your best self every day. So, how will you make good things happen at Coles?

 

At Coles, we know we are at our best when our team is representative of the communities we serve and are proud of our commitment to providing supportive work environments for all team members. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including the LGBTI community, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.

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