Head of Retail Property


What’s in it for you?

This is a career defining senior leadership role where you will develop and lead our Retail property strategy. We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative and progressive team based environment. Viva Energy has recently moved from a privately owned company to an ASX 100 listed company, so you’ll be joining us at the start of an exciting journey. Joining our successful business has many rewards; we provide challenging and meaningful jobs that make a real difference to the people and businesses in Australia. Our rewards and benefits are market leading, with performance based short term incentives, above legislated superannuation, product discounts, leading parental leave for women and men and a truly flexibly workplace where what and how you deliver is more important than when and where you work.

About the role

A key strategic role reporting to the Executive General Manager Consumer and a member of our Senior Leadership Group. This newly created role is critical to supporting our retail growth aspirations. You will be responsible for leading a team that develops our Retail network strategy, identifies and delivers property acquisitions against growth targets, as well as managing our existing property portfolio. You will be leading a team that delivers solutions across network planning, acquisitions, disposals and lease negotiations. Our network has over 1,100 retail sites built over 100 years in enviable locations with opportunities for diversification and alternative use strategies. You will collaborate with other senior leaders and external stakeholders to deliver the optimum strategy and outcomes for our customers and our business.

About you

This senior role will require a proven track record in developing and delivering strategic network and property outcomes. You will be highly experienced in working with different network strategies and execution in a growth environment. The successful candidate will be a strong leader who demonstrates commerciality, understanding customer trends and demographics. You will be experienced in negotiating, project management, delivery of commercial targets and possess strong analytical skills. You will love working in a high performing team that delivers amazing results for our customers, our people and our stakeholders.

About us

We are the exclusive licensee of Shell fuels and distributor of Shell lubricants in Australia.

Viva Energy Australia is one of this country’s largest energy companies, with operations right across the continent. We’re proud to be Australian, proud of our 110-year history, and extremely proud of our achievements as we strive to become Australia’s most respected energy company.

Australia relies on Viva Energy. We supply around 25% of Australia’s fuel, refuelling 4.4 million trucks, buses, cars and motorcycles, as well as 1,000 ships and 350,000 planes each year. Today we have the capacity to store 2 billion litres of crude and refined product, and we continue to invest significantly in our business to make our local operations even stronger. Over 1,700 people choose to work with us. We inject nearly $1 billion into the national economy each year through wages and services.

Viva Energy makes, imports and delivers the fuels, lubricants, chemicals and bitumen Australians rely on to reach their destinations. We’re with workers on their daily commute. We’re with families on their school run and truck drivers moving freight across the country. We’re with machinery operators in the mining industry and help fuel the aviation and marine industries, playing our part to keep Australia moving.

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