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Key information

  • Location: Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Job Family: Support Office
  • Job category: Business Development
  • Full or part-time: Full time
  • Apply by: 06/01/2019
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Network Planning Project Manager

Role summary

About Us
At Specsavers, our vision is simple: to provide the best value healthcare to everyone. Simple? Yes. Small-scale? No! We are proud to be at the forefront of leading, shaping and defining the future of the optical/audiology profession. Our people are the lifeblood of our business, and that’s why we are committed to helping our valued team members reach their full potential by investing in their development and rewarding their commitment.

The Role
We are currently seeking a Network Planning Project Manager to join our Business Development team in Port Melbourne. This position will report into the Senior Business Development Manager, and will be responsible for supporting the development of the Specsavers brand through primarily expanding the existing store network and the opening of new stores. The successful applicant will be responsible for the following duties:

•    Evaluating new and existing store expansion opportunities, including summarising and presenting details of the proposed opportunities for board approval
•    Project managing the new store and development processes, from inception to completion via thorough market research and stakeholder management
•    Acting as the first point of contact for Specsavers Partners, providing guidance in regards to their future planning, opportunities and growth strategies
•    Keeping the Business Development Director and the Australian Board updated through regular reports and meetings, making recommendations for the wider business where appropriate

What we are looking for
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:
•    Ideally hold a Tertiary qualification in Business
•    Experience in a head office retail environment, preferably within a franchised retailer
•    Strong understanding of financial aspects of the business, including Profit & Loss and Balance Sheets
•    Experience in planning & forecasting, and delivering to an annual plan
•    Demonstrable experience managing multiple projects with numerous stakeholders
•    High level of communication, negotiation and influencing skills
•    A self-motivated, self-starter with a keen eye for detail and a strong ability to think creatively

At Specsavers we value our people and not only offer competitive reward and benefits but also on-going development and training. We support creative minds and recognise hard work. If this sounds like you, why wait? Submit your application today!