Executive Business Partner

Job title : Executive Business Partner
Location : Brisbane
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Haylea Smith
Contact email : hsmith@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1514970
The Position
This is a unique career opportunity for an individual who enjoys a role which can dip between administrative, commercial and strategy, acting as the guardian of this company’s assets, their people and its culture. You will be an extension of the Chief Executive Officer and be the liaison point between Executives, employees, customers, and external relationships. This is a career opportunity suiting a candidate who enjoys a varied role; someone who thrives on building intimate and deep relationships with their stakeholder groups and pivoting in an everchanging environment.
This position will suit an individual who needs to feel connected to their organisation, its value proposition, and its leaders. You will work most closely with the CEO who is bold, innovative, and is known as a dedicated and passionate individual within their field. The organisation is on a growth journey, and now is an exciting time to join this business in their next chapters of growth, presenting you with a fulfilling and fruitful career ahead.
The Organisation
Sharp & Carter have had the privilege of partnering with this organisation over the last five years, supporting them from the sidelines as they grow in employees, profits, acquisitions, strategic marketing rebrands, and international operational expansion in recent years. My client is an organisation which is proudly Australian grown, operating across an impressive integrated supply chain offering. They continue to seek new ways to challenge the industry through contemporary technology, sustainability and first-class innovation which will ensure they make a global impact & footprint on their field for years to come.
Amongst these moving parts, the organisation has done an exceptional job of remaining humble in nature, preferring to lead the industry from the front by letting their actions & results speak loudest. The company has a people focussed feel across the entire business from head office to national operations, across every site. This team is comprised of a group of talented individuals who keep themselves accountable, always remaining down to earth & consistently calling to their core values along the journey.
Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinate group planning activities and initiatives to ensure coherent cascade of strategic and operational objectives across the business through continuous improvement, and reporting & communication;
  • Board and sub-committee management – work with the Chairman and Company Secretery to produce board and sub-committee papers for Group Boards;
  • Provide administrative support on any potential investment opportunities and strategic projects;
  • Be the liaison point between Executives, and act as the bridge and facilitator between various stakeholders internally and externally;
  • Executive assistant duties to the CEO; manage the CEO’s daily calendars, inbox and correspondence, organise meetings and appointments, manage important events;
  • Coordinate travel arrangements for the CEO and Executive team plus schedules for visiting investors and clients;
  • Oversee the day-to-day running of the Brisbane office and business practices, plus maintain oversight of all other office sites to install administrative cohesiveness;
  • Be the ultimate gatekeeper and face of the organisation, prioritising communication and fostering great relationships.
Skills and Experience
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in a business related field combined with demonstrated experience in role such as Business Manager, Executive Business Partner, or Senior Executive Support supporting CEO’s and C-Suite teams in complex and diversified groups of businesses;
  • Strong eye for detail and a natural ability to foresee issues and movements; you can pivot and adjust to changing situations and view these days as exciting, rather than taxing;
  • A genuine interest in the commercial matters and organisational success and understanding of high-pressure situations surrounding the CEO’s role and everything in their orbit;
  • Exceptional ability to multitask and morph between commercial matters, administration and operational objectives whilst balancing urgency vs priority;
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing situations, not least within day-to-day operational demands, but also movements and travel arrangements;
  • Familiarity with office management systems, ERPs and the Microsoft Office Suite - you must be comfortable with online calendars and cloud-based platforms;
  • A loyal, trustworthy attitude; you will be a strong communicator and approachable character who can work both independently and collaboratively across all channels of the business;
  • Ability to travel on an adhoc basis both interstate and internationally if required – this won’t be regular however, you will need to be open to this as you settle into your role.
How to Apply
If your next move aligns with this position, please apply directly using the link below and attach an updated copy of your resume. For a confidential discussion for more information about this position, please call Haylea Smith – Director, Human Resources on 0491 286 873 or email hsmith@sharpandcarter.com.au.