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Head of Network Planning & Design

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: VIC - Metro
Categories: Corporate Services

At Australia Post, we’re committed to providing a world-class service to our customers with an unrivalled suite of ecommerce-driven logistics, supply chain, parcel and mail delivery solutions for consumers, local and international businesses, and online marketplaces.

What it's like to work here:

For you, it means you’ll do great work with a well-established team, form part of an experienced and high performing leadership group and develop a career within a progressive environment. We’re working on major challenges and if we deliver, the future will be very exciting for Australia Post. We are an important part of Australian communities and as an employee, you’ll have the opportunity to see first-hand how we make a difference to our customers in our Facilities and Retail environments. 

What does the role involve?

Based in Melbourne, the Head of Network Planning & Design is responsible for ensuring a strategic and coordinated approach is taken to Network Planning, including maintaining the Network masterplan. The role is responsible for setting out the 3-5 year plan for our growing and complex national network, maintaining and analysing long term Network volume data and forecasting future needs. On a daily basis this role will see you:

  • Lead a team of planners and analysts and provide strategic direction to design and deliver the Network masterplan for the Group Chief Operating Office (GCOO)
  • Define and develop the Network Planning and Design strategic plan in line with the overall Network operations strategy and GCOO strategic priorities
  • Undertake data analysis and lead short and long term forecasting processes on behalf of GCOO operations
  • Engage and Collaborate with senior leaders (Processing, Last Mile, Transport, StarTrack) to develop future capacity plans
  • Coordinate the development and achievement of the Peak Plan, ensuring it meets operational needs within a budget framework and delivers service performance objectives

What experience will you have?

We’re looking for candidates who are strategic thinkers, with a keen eye to identify continuous improvement opportunities within our network and with experience in change management. In addition to this, you will ideally have;

  • Strong operational background in large scale logistics, transport or production environments operating across multiple locations
  • Experience in designing and managing complex (operational and capability) solutions involving multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to build relationships and influence decisions at senior level including Finance, Risk and Operations
  • Proven track record in project and program management
  • Ideally, degree qualification in a field such as engineering, operational logistics, statistics or data analytics, OR significant industry experience
  • Ideally an accreditation in Six Sigma at black belt level

Benefits & Culture:

We believe a diverse and inclusive workplace brings out the best in our people. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, cultures and disabilities. A career at Australia Post Group can lead down many paths and we are passionate about offering a supportive, inclusive culture, competitive compensation and flexible working conditions that enable you to develop whilst enjoying genuine work life balance.

To register your interest with our passionate careers team, please click 'Apply Now' and please remember to upload your details and your most recent resume. Should you have any questions, please contact Julia Poropat in the Talent Acquisition team – Julia.poropat@auspost.com.au



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