Vroom Vroom Vroom are searching for a General Manager in Brisbane

Vroom Vroom Vroom are searching for a General Manager in Brisbane

General Manager / 2IC

Here is a newly created role for a General Manager who is looking for the opportunity to take ownership, drive growth and lead a lean global team.

  • Key Leadership Opportunity
  • Fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Report directly to the Group CEO

About the business and the role

We are an established and successful group of companies operating online in the travel and insurance sectors.

Our culture and team are the heart of our businesses. We operate under the guiding principles of our company DNA: Integrity, Adhocracy, Transparency, POFL, Growth Mindset, Momentum, Easy and Speed.

The General Manager role will oversee a team of 60 with seven direct Manager reports. While our team is global, the Management team are primarily based in our Brisbane office at Milton.

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Group CEO, you will be responsible for continuing to build and scale organisational capability to rapidly accelerate Vroom Group’s growth. This will be achieved by leading a global and remote team to operational efficiency and excellence.

Our business is a fast-moving, high volume online retail operation which means you must be prepared to process vast amounts of information, make swift yet considered decisions and proactively chase emerging opportunities.

The role encompasses a broad range of commercial functions across the business including leadership & people management, strategy & execution, new product development, stakeholder & relationship management, reporting & analysis and business development.

You will be a strong leader with excellent commercial acumen who can drive growth across our current and future product lines. Your proactive, hands-on and inclusive leadership style will set a positive example for the team and inspire momentum towards our goals.

The role is responsible for the overall management and development of the team, achieving operational excellence and delivery of the growth strategy.

Person Specification

You are passionate about building and coaching a high-performance team.You are experienced with running global operations and confident negotiating, managing and nurturing business relationships.

You are not afraid to break the rules by following logic and intuition over textbook theories. You are proactive and positive in your leadership approach. You are a doer who ensures that actions are prompt and resolved to completion. You understand the importance of mastering the details while keeping an eye on the vision at all times. You are reliable and honest, acting with the highest level of integrity at all times.

Job tasks and responsibilities

Strategy and Execution

  • Take ownership of delivering the Company’s strategic plan and goals with support from the Group CEO and Management Team.
  • Responsible for smooth day-to-day business operations including office operations, global HR, commercial matters and product deliverables.
  • Work together with the Group CEO and Finance Team to set and manage global budgets.
  • Ensure that business operations are compliant with government and governing body guidelines and requirements.
  • Manage and update business processes and procedures as and when required.

Leadership and People Management

  • Nurture and maintain a positive office environment and culture through both individual and team engagement.
  • Manage the team on a day to day basis to achieve the company goals and KPIs in adherence to the company culture.
  • Provide coaching, feedback, guidance and direction as needed; ensure that direct report managers do the same for their staff on a regular basis.
  • Maintain HR protocols and practices globally. Implement areas of clarification and improvement as and when required.
  • Expand best practices and consistency across the entire organisation
  • Highlight exceptions and risks immediately as they arise to the Group CEO for discussion and resolution.

Stakeholder and Relationship Management

  • Proactively retain and nurture existing business partnerships and manage contractual agreements.
  • Work together with the CEO and Partnerships Team to execute the company’s growth plans.
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to identify and champion new products offerings.
  • Act as a representative of the company where relevant with both internal and external stakeholders.

Reporting and Analysis

  • Work together with Finance and take ownership of budget planning, forecasting, management and progress updates for business operations.
  • Share regular operational progress updates with the CEO.
  • Periodically review and analyse existing business operations and provide findings and recommendations on areas of improvement.
  • Provide reporting and updates on KPI and Goal progress
  • Prepare board reports including input from key managers
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of industry trends and market intelligence.

Essential Criteria

  • 5+ years prior experience in a Senior Management role
  • Strong people leadership and team management experience: hire, train, retain, manage, coach and develop talent
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office products.
  • Previous experience managing large budgets

Desirable Criteria

  1. Previous experience within the Travel / Hire Car Industry
  2. Tertiary qualifications in Commerce, Management, Business or similar
  3. Experience managing global operations and remote teams
  4. Experience working in a fast-paced digital business

If you would like to apply for this role, please share a Cover Letter outlining why you are interested along with your current resume.

Source: Job posted on SEEK on the 4th December 2017 – https://www.seek.com.au/job/35026058

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Michael Page Technology are on the hunt Group IT Digital Development Director in Brisbane

Michael Page Technology are on the hunt Group IT Digital Development Director in Brisbane

Group IT Digital Development Director

Here’s an opportunity for a Group IT Digital Development Director to catapult your career with a high profile iconic brand Domino’s Pizza Enterprises.

  • Brisbane, Australia – Head office
  • Dynamic, fast-paced and “game-changing” environment

This position will oversee the successful delivery of digital technology development across a range of concurrent projects within multiple markets.

Client Details

Domino’s Pizza Enterprises is the largest pizza chain in Australia in both network store numbers and network sales. It is the largest franchisee for the Domino’s brand in the world, with over 2000 stores across Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Japan and Germany. With a continued focus on new technologies, Domino’s is a clear innovative leader across the Australian and international corporate landscape.


As the Group IT Digital Development Director, you will lead a team of 30+ internal staff locally and up to 100 partner resources across other respective markets. This role has a global mandate to oversee the end to end delivery of all digital development efforts, supporting all businesses and markets that the organisation operates in.

You will join a business at the forefront of technical innovation, cutting-edge solutions and groundbreaking ideas within the Digital Technology arena. As such, this role demands the appointment of a like-minded executive leader who adopts the same ethos of driving change and transformation within a fast-paced Agile model. You will embrace a “be there first” attitude as it relates to digital innovation and be given full ownership to execute your goals.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a sizeable budget and a large portfolio of competing projects with critical time frames
  • Effective delivery of faced paced, high profile modern development solutions with an Agile environment
  • Assisting Domino’s in achieving long-term business objectives through key technology initiatives and transformation
  • Extensive and superior stakeholder management, interaction and communication across the global group
  • Applying a commercially grounded approach to the delivery and optimisation of all digital development outcomes from inception through to production.
  • Driving innovation while balancing technical proficiency with employee empowerment to deliver a sustainable platform for success.


The ideal candidate will possess expertise in:

  • Building and leading a high performing digital development operation through the entire SDLC
  • Leading high impact technical experts across the core: development, analysis and project delivery streams with a key emphasis on customer experience and satisfaction
  • Exemplary stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence the right people at the right time
  • Delivering scalable, innovative solutions through technical proficiency and a collaborative team environment on time within budget
  • Leading large teams across multiple markets with conflicting priorities to reach a common goal
  • Advanced commercial acumen and application as it relates to P&L management, budget and associated financial deliverables

Job Offer

This is a unique opportunity to join one of Australia’s most iconic brands which have experienced unprecedented growth and development through technical innovation.

The position offers an attractive salary package while providing the platform to be a key leader within the Technology team.

To apply online, please click the ‘Apply’ button below. For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Sean Goulding on +61 7 3414 6118

Source: Job posted on SEEK on the 14th November 2017 – https://www.seek.com.au/job/34876104

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