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Director of Strategy

Green Chef

Green Chef

Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023

The Role

The Director of Strategy will report to the CMO and is responsible for identifying and driving high-impact cross-functional strategic projects that determine and drive the ANZ cluster growth. In collaboration with the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) the position sets the strategic direction and facilitates decision making for all Business Units to further develop the HelloFresh Group ANZ business and brands.

In this role you will have the opportunity to shape the future trajectory of one of the fastest growing food technology companies in the world. You will have exposure to senior leadership globally and drive the most important strategic projects to implementation.

You will…

  • Strategic business partner for ANZ SLT: As SLT-chair you analyze data and present insights to provide solid recommendations for the business growth, supporting complex decision making and execution
  • Define and lead the annual strategic planning process, collaborating with the ANZ SLT and various stakeholders within the HelloFresh group
  • Support the translation of the strategic plan into OKRs and an annual budget in close collaboration with Finance
  • Ensure the execution of strategic priorities by providing transparency of performance vs. objectives & timelines. Recommend adjustments to the strategic plan throughout the year
  • Lead cross-functional high impact projects that drive revenue growth, deliver cost improvements or build / strengthen core capabilities
  • Drive our local Sustainability roadmap in line with the group objectives
  • Build and lead a small team of senior project managers
  • Foster a workplace culture of accountability and performance leading with integrity and empathy

You are/have…

  • Graduation from a top university with an MBA, a Master degree in Management or Economics among the top 10% of the class
  • More than 5 years of working experience in a high-performance working environment e.g., strategy consulting, banking, food FMCG / retail
  • A track record of delivering strategic projects from concept to implementation
  • Professional experience with agile rituals and practices is a plus
  • Outstanding analytical skills with the ability to transform raw data into insights and recommendations for the business
  • Structured way of working, relentlessly prioritizing your and team members’ tasks
  • Pragmatic ‘can do’ attitude with a hands-on mentality
  • Positive attitude towards change and experience of working in a dynamic working environment starting on day one
  • Strong communication skills towards various audiences (incl. SLT, team & external stakeholders)
  • Experience in leading and developing a high performing team
  • Highest level of integrity, professionalism and conscientiousness in your dealings with stakeholders in complex organizational set-ups
  • Highly developed influencing, relationship building and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong MS office skills (Excel & Powerpoint)

What you'll get in return...

  • The chance to have a significant impact on one of the fastest-growing global food technology companies in an exciting growth phase
  • Company discount - 70% off HelloFresh boxes
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Egoless environment, constant learning with room for personal growth
  • Free access to Headspace
  • HelloFresh Academies - monthly internal learning & development
  • A diverse and vibrant international environment, with offices in 17 countries

Start Date: January 2024

Duration: Permanent full time role. You must have the right to work full-time in Australia/New Zealand.

Location: Chippendale Head Office - hybrid working environment