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Sales Project Manager

Date: 25-Feb-2023

Location: Sydney CBD, Australia

Company: Singtel Group



Optus Business (SMB) are seeking an impactful, dynamic and influential Sales Project Manager to join the team, based in either our head office campus in Sydney, NSW or in Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane or Adelaide. Optus are embarking on a transformational strategy to increase market share over the next 3 years. This is a permanent, full-time position – however can be available as a 0.8 part time FTE for the right candidate.

Our growth ambition requires a step change in sales performance and a range of sales initiatives and programs to deliver that growth. As such, we have created this new role to help support the Senior Director of National Sales in managing, holding accountable and ensuring the on-time delivery of strategic and tactical sales initiatives that are critical in delivering the growth.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing our FY23 sales program/project plan – liaising and coordinating with different initiative owners across sales to lick in milestones, delivery dates, budgets & outcomes
  • Lead weekly cadence on program reporting & tracking, prepare weekly communication and tracking updates. Monthly NPR reporting on project status, wins & priorities
  • Providing counsel & support to initiative owners on mitigating risk, creating pathways for delivery
  • Prioritisation – drive the prioritisation and classification of over 50 sales projects to ensure we are focussed on the ones that will move the needle


About You:

  • Strong project management experience, preferably within a sales environment/working with sales teams and sales initiatives
  • Proven experience operation both strategically and tactically and having a strong attention to detail. Demonstrates sound commercial accumen
  • Ability to manage complex business environments and multiple stakeholders to deliver outcomes. Strong stakeholder engagement skills – ability to influence and drive accountability
  • Excellent written, verbal, communication & presentation skills
  • Creates an environment where risk-taking and idea generation are valued, while determining where value lies and driving creation of high-value solutions


The Perks:

  • Key role in leading actions and process improvement, unique opportunity & autonomy to drive change
  • High visibility across the business, showcase capability and develop career through clear and encouraged pathways
  • Supportive, inclusive & team-oriented culture
  • Competitive salary package, bonus & incentives
  • Role is available as full-time OR open to part-time, 0.8 FTE load for the right candidate
  • Hybrid & flexible working arrangements
  • Access to a wide range of employee benefits and discounts, including retail partner discounts, discounts on Optus products & services, and access to health & wellbeing services


Sounding like an opportunity you’d say ‘Yes!’ to?

Hit ‘Apply Now’ to submit your application for the role, including a copy of your current resume. Due to the fast-paced nature of our business, applications will be short-listed on a rolling basis – so please submit your application as soon possible.

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Please note: As a provider of essential services across Australia, Optus has a critical role in the community through keeping our customers connected to the people they love and the things that matter. It is also our priority to ensure we provide our amazing people and our customers with a healthy and safe workplace environment. In light of the significant risks posed by COVID-19, Optus expects all workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by 1st December 2021 and will require vaccination for certain roles as well as access to Optus workplaces. Please speak to us if you have any questions about this policy or how it impacts you, including any concerns you might have about meeting this requirement.