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Chief Operating Officer

Job No: 100484
Location: Melbourne, VIC

  • Executive leadership opportunity within the Australian Utilities sector
  • Well-established Australian software development company delivering solutions and services to Australian Energy market participants
  • Competitive salary package circa $250,000-$300,000 negotiable with skills and experience

About Brave Energy

Who else would have the courage to invest so much in the development of software solutions that are having nothing short of a transformative effect on an industry as complex as the Australian energy sector?

Some may say they can afford to be Brave because they understand the industry so well. Others would say they can be Brave because they have the skills and confidence of a team of employees who have significantly contributed to industry committees for Gas and Electricity and then carried through this contribution to the implementation of systems for some of the largest energy organisations in the country.

The fact is Brave Energy Systems has now been providing software solutions to energy participants for over 10 years and has become Australia’s benchmark for B2B and B2M, Revenue Assurance, Retail, Distribution and Metering Services solutions for the Australian energy sector. This knowledge, skill and experience makes them Brave. And for those Australian energy participants who have also become Brave, the world has become a place of endless opportunity.

About the Opportunity

Brave Energy Systems now has an exciting leadership opportunity for a Chief Operating Officer with an IT/Software background to join their team in Melbourne. This role is being offered initially on a 12 month contract basis with extension to a permanent role expected for the right person, after this time.

Reporting to the CEO, this is a key leadership role within the Senior Executive Team, with a direct reporting role to the Board. You will have overarching responsibility for the organisation's ongoing operations and procedures, and set comprehensive goals for performance and growth that will set the business up for efficiency and future success. 

More specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Designing, implementing and managing business strategies, plans and procedures;
  • Establishing policies that promote company culture and vision;
  • Overseeing daily operations of the Company and the work of the divisional General Managers of Product Development, Customer Delivery, Marketing, Sales and Finance;
  • Evaluating performance by analysing and interpreting data and metrics; and
  • Assisting the CEO with matters of importance as required, including managing partner relationships and writing and submitting relevant reports.

An attractive remuneration package circa $250,000-$300,000 is available for the successful candidate, negotiable with the skills and experience you bring to the role.  

What you need to succeed

To be considered for this position, you will have proven experience as a Chief Operating Officer or similar role within an executive team and a solid background working in a software development or technology related business.

With a strong commercial acumen, you will be comfortable working across all business functions, including HR, Finance and Marketing, and have demonstrated competency in Customer Relationship Management, strategic planning and business development. 

Importantly, we are looking for a dynamic and engaging leader with excellent organisational, communication and presentation skills, who can lead by example and continue to foster a dynamic and exciting workplace culture.

This is a rare and exciting executive leadership opportunity for a proven COO looking for their next big career move. This role won't last long so don't wait - apply now!

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