Executive Manager Industry Specialist

nbn Australia


As Executive Manager, Industry Specialist, you will be accountable for working with Procurement, Industry Delivery Partners, and Network Planning & Deployment (NPD) to manage the supply-and-demand profiles of resource capabilities across nbn’s Delivery Partners (DP).

In this role, you will aim to understand the key drivers impacting resource churn and identify new pricing models with Procurement to reduce risk. In addition, you will benchmark nbn’s resource capabilities across other industries and assess pricing and commercial opportunities to attract and retain resources.

Please note that this will be a 24-month max term contract.

A bit about your role

  • Developing a strategy to collate, understand, and prioritise NPD’s industry requirements
  • Recommending opportunities to Procurement and NPD to attract un-tapped industry resources
  • Identifying industry risks at a portfolio level and taking steps to mitigate them
  • Engaging with Delivery Partners to assess subcontractor resource plans
  • Understanding and communicating the DP industry issues that affect the nbn program of work
  • Act as single point of contact with Procurement re DP engagement models and strategy development

A bit about you

To be successful in this role, you would have developed a deep understanding of the Australian telecommunications market over an extensive career in the industry. You should have knowledge of the network, architecture, design, and existing solutions for delivering broadband and voice-band services.

You would demonstrate a high degree of commercial acumen and strategic thinking, potentially developed within corporate strategic consulting or transactional advisory environments. Utilising your industry knowledge, you would be adept at working with Delivery Partners to identify business opportunities.

A proven people leader, you would have advanced stakeholder-engagement skills and the ability to develop cross-functional teams in a matrix environment to deliver a variety of complex projects and programmes on time and on budget.

Life at nbn

At nbn you’ll be joining a team that believes there is strength in diversity and opportunity through inclusion. We’re building an inclusive and diverse workplace where different perspectives, thinking and skills are valued and people are supported to achieve their potential. We’re committed to our goal of increasing the presence of women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the business and have a focus on increasing diversity amongst our leadership teams.

Continue the conversation

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending in your resume only. We do not require a cover letter or any selection criteria to be addressed.

nbn is a fast moving organisation with lots to deliver - so we may not always wait until the job ad expires before reviewing applications. As a result, you should submit your application as soon as possible!

At nbn our people and our planet matter. We have an unwavering commitment to the wellbeing and safety of our employees so that everyone goes home safely each day and can perform at their peak to deliver the nbn™ network. nbn also aims to build a network that minimises energy use and can be operated with minimal impact on the environment.

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