Head of Strategy- Insurance

Oaktree Talent Group

Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane based Head of Strategy & Customer

  • Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane based
  • Lead the Group and Customer Strategy
  • Suit McKinsey, Bain or BCG Engagement Leaders
Our client is going through an exciting period of growth and following a recent restructure, and the hiring of some pre-eminent executives, they have identified the need for a Head of Group and Customer Strategy to develop and lead the Strategy function in order to deliver on their overarching vision whilst maximizing customer advocacy for both the short and long term horizons.

Reporting directly to the EGM, the head of Strategy will contribute to the development of the Customer & Digital strategy to develop and implement actionable business and customer strategies .You will be able to demonstrate a clear link between improved customer outcomes whilst ensuring alignment with the culture, cost and capital strategies, and outlining key strategic opportunities.


Key Accountabilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Setting the short and long-term customer and group strategy for the business inline with the overall company vision
  • Run the group strategic planning process, reporting back to the CEO and SLT.
  • Lead a number of key strategic initiatives to success  
  • Engage with stakeholders at all levels across the group to articulate the strategies and bring them on the journey.
  • Contribute to the development of the Customer & Digital strategy
  • Lead and mentor a team of ex top tier management consultants
  • Drive a portfolio of strategy & transformation projects to success
  • Board and executive level communication & engagement, providing concise updated on the group & customer strategy
  • Act as a thought leader in the wider strategy leadership community
Qualifications/Experience
  • Circa 8 years plus management consulting experience gained in a top tier strategy consulting firm.(McKinsey, Bain or BCG)
  • Experience of working on engagements in the Financial Services and/or Insurance sectors
  • First class strategic tool kit with the knowledge of strategic problem solving and frameworks
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence at senior levels.
  • Proven track record of leading and mentoring and coaching junior team members
  • Preeminent academics, ideally MBA qualified
Work with a dynamic and engaging EGM who is known for get mentorship. Work in a flexible environment with a competitive salary. Base location can be Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane.