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Business Improvement Lead - Sydney or Melbourne locations

LocationSydney, NSW 2000
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Published At:10 days ago
Job no: 14822

Business Improvement Lead - Sydney or Melbourne Location

About Us 

Jemena is an Australian energy company who owns and operates over $11.5 Billion worth of gas and electricity transportation assets across Australia supplying millions of households and businesses with essential services every day. 

About the role:

This opportunity will allow you to make your mark across Jemena and have you supporting the energy transition in both Victoria and New South Wales! This is an excellent opportunity for a developing or experienced professional as a Business Improvement Lead - managing and driving the delivery of cost optimisation and business improvement initiatives for Jemena Networks.

It is a fast paced, dynamic role where you will drive business and financial outcomes while solving complex problems, developing creative solutions, engaging senior stakeholders and contributing performance insights to the business.

You will engage with multiple teams and leaders to identify, develop and manage a pipeline of improvement initiatives for delivering the targeted transformation outcomes. You will leverage financial and value-driver tools to prioritise and measure the impacts; working closely with various teams including Asset & Operations, Services & Projects, Digital (IT), Finance and Human Resources. Further activities may include, depending on the candidate’s experience, the development of Business Intelligence reporting in Power BI, development of solutions leveraging Microsoft Power Platform technologies, the execution of workshops utilising Design-Thinking or Lean-Six-Sigma methodologies, and engaging with senior stakeholders on change management and communications requirements.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Developing, defining and driving specific initiatives while also shaping the strategy and activities of the business Improvement & Innovation team:  

  • Identifying improvement opportunities by utilising various continuous improvement approaches and financial analyses.
  • Managing problem solving capabilities and guiding others through business changes
  • Promoting technology and systems to reengineer business processes for optimal performance within these systems.
  • Assisting and elevating people to take on process changes.
  • Gathering detailed requirements for process or system improvement activities and managing a pipeline of improvement opportunities across different areas.
  • Supporting cross functional change management to embed the process improvements and changes across various functions
  • Presenting communication messages to a variety of stakeholders.
  • Delivering project management of a variety of different improvement initiatives with business owners from the respective operational, engineering or commercial areas.
  • Providing analysis and recommendations for transformational change, leveraging data science, financial or operational analysis.

About you:

For your profile to be shortlisted you will need to highlight a tertiary qualification in Engineering, Finance, Business or a related discipline alongside extensive experience working in energy, utilities, or a comparable Asset Management industry. 

Additionally, please share details on your experience:

  • Working with multiple concurrent activities, general project management or change management
  • Ability to demonstrate consulting or cross-functional engagement experience with the skills to influence and lead multiple stakeholders
  • Demonstrable experience in Business Performance Analysis, Reporting or Analytics (e.g. using Power BI)
  • Engaging across a large enterprise and effectively communicating with senior stakeholders
  • Proficiency in SAP and Business Intelligence / Data Warehouse, MS Suite (Power BI – strong, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project)


 Why you should come and work for us 

Our people are our greatest strength and inspiration so having various flexible working options, paid parental leave and leave purchase plans amongst many other benefits are key foundational elements on which we have built our success. We are passionate about what we do and we are proud of who we are. Safety is the cornerstone of our organisation and respect for community and country is the keystone that locks in place our Group Values. 


We understand and value the multiple strengths and contributions of a diverse workforce, the ability hybrid where possible, and our Reconciliation Action Plan is demonstrated commitment to employment, business, and partnership opportunities with Australia’s First Peoples. . We actively encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. 

When you join Jemena, you become part of our diverse, inclusive and passionate team, where you can be your committed self.  

Recruitment Process 

As part of Jemena’s recruitment process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks. 

Notice to Third Parties: Jemena does not accept unsolicited resumes (or liability associated with fees or costs) from recruitment agencies, search firms or third parties. Interested candidates are welcome to submit their application independently. 

  • Published on 10 Jul 2024, 9:02 PM