Associate Director Group Strategy Development

Work type: Permanent Full time
Location: Aust - VIC Metro

The Group Strategy team is a fundamental part of the newly formed Strategy & Innovation (S&I) division at NAB, responsible for driving the development of the NAB Group’s overall strategy and portfolio shape. The team actively collaborates with colleagues in S&I, the Business Units and Enabling Units to ensure alignment to the Group Strategy and supports the delivery of strategic priorities. We are dedicated to improving financial services to better serve customers and help communities prosper.

About you:

  • You are passionate about driving the strategic agenda and priorities for one of the Major Banks in Australia and New Zealand
  • You want to make a material difference to customers and the trajectory of the NAB Group
  • You want to work in a dynamic, high energy team with great exposure to senior stakeholders
  • You have a background in corporate strategy or consulting and experience in financial services

As an Associate Director in Group Strategy, you will be responsible for leading the development and delivery of major workstreams to inform the strategic decision making.

You will work with Group Strategy colleagues to develop robust research and analysis, prepare high quality and compelling presentations and communicate recommendations to Executives across the Bank to influence the delivery of strategic initiatives.

You will be proactive, able to manage multiple streams of work, maintain a strong customer focus, and demonstrate an ability to coach and support junior colleagues.

The role is accountable for:

  • Driving development and delivery of significant initiatives utilising strategic rationale, risk assessment and financial assessment
  • Synthesising findings and developing compelling, structured business presentations that clearly articulate recommendations
  • Partner with Business Units and Enabling Units to ensure their strategies and strategic priorities align with those set by the Group
  • Leading projects and large workstreams and supporting junior team members
  • Providing input to the business planning processes
  • Supporting the execution and delivery of specific strategy initiatives
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with colleagues and senior leaders across NAB
  • Developing industry relationships and an understanding of the banking sector and trends, including key implications for the business

You come to us with:

  • Demonstrated experience working in strategy consulting from a well-regarded consulting firm or investment bank (Financial Services industry experience essential)
  • Proven ability in strategy formulation and strategic planning coupled with experience in program design and delivery
  • Outstanding ability to effectively interact, challenge and influence stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience in complex problem solving and managing streams of work
  • A positive attitude and strong motivation for continuous learning and development
  • Relevant tertiary qualification and a post graduate qualification (preferably MBA or equivalent) would be highly regarded

NAB, invested in you

At NAB, we believe success comes from our people. We're committed to supporting your talent and skills through your career, as you help us build a culture that affects change for our customers - and for the community too.

The benefits

From education and volunteer leave to learning benefits and banking discounts, we offer access to a wide range of employee benefits. For more information please visit

If you think this role is the right fit for you, we invite you to apply. We'd love to hear about who you are and what drives you as well as share our vision for the future of banking.

To be eligible to apply, you must have Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency status. Please note candidate screening and interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date of the job advert.

  • Please note unsolicited CV's from agencies will not be accepted