What you'll do

What we can offer you

At Specsavers, we know that to be your best and reach your full potential you need to work somewhere that will bring out your best. We pride ourselves on offering a workplace with a supportive, driven, flexible and inclusive culture. Which is why we’ve been accredited as a Great Place to Work for the last five years running, and listed as one of Australia’s Best Places to Work for 2023. 

Here’s a taste of just some of our perks: 

  • Quarterly bonus scheme
  • Two free pairs of glasses each year 
  • On-site free parking
  • Birthday leave, Volunteer leave and Paid Parental Leave
  • Health & Wellbeing programs 
  • Fully funded social club – provides a wide range of activities throughout the year

So, if you like the sound of working for a company that’s dedicated to improving the lives of both their staff and customers – we think you’d look good at Specsavers.


The role & team

Reporting to the Senior Network Planning Manager you will be based in our Port Melbourne head office and will work collaboratively with our Property, Store Design and Store Development teams to support the development of our retail store network to grow our market share.


This is achieved via proactive consultation with our Specsavers Partners to conduct effective risk assessments and develop strategies to support growth of the existing store network or the opening of new stores in your territory.


In this role you will:

  • Analyse the performance of the existing portfolio to establish those businesses requiring development and provide guidance to Specsavers Partners on future opportunities and possible growth scenarios.
  • Identify, evaluate and consult with our Partners on the risks and opportunities associated with any proposed growth scenario.
  • Research and identify suitable opportunities for new stores via detailed market research and stakeholder management to ensure the right opportunity at the right cost at the right time.
  • Drive project working groups which involve the Property, Store Design and Store Development Managers that focus on achieving network growth.


Skills and experience we are looking for:

  • Previous experience working in business strategy/ growth (essential)
  • Strong experience working with excel (essential)
  • An analytical and logical approach with the ability to consider multiple solutions to problems and challenges (essential)
  • Previous experience writing business cases and the ability to clearly present evidence-based ideas to senior business leaders.
  • Self-motivated and can work accurately and efficiently with an eye for detail.
  • Strong influencing, negotiation skills with the ability to speak up and manage conflicting opinions.
  • Strong understanding of financial aspects of the business, in particular Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet and KPI’s/Benchmarks


About Us

Specsavers are rated the market leader for eye tests, the retailer of choice for contact lenses and one of the fastest growing hearing providers in Australia and New Zealand. We are on a continual mission to transform eye and hearing health by eliminating preventable vision loss and blindness, including Glaucoma and Diabetes, through improved prevention and early detection, as well as providing accessible and affordable hearing care. 


At Specsavers we believe a diverse, inclusive, and flexible culture enables our people to bring their whole selves to work and be proud of doing so. When it comes to flexibility, we understand that one size doesn't fit all. Our flexible working at Specsavers enables us to work in ways that support our lifestyle to help us balance our career with the other important things in life.

Creating a great place to work for our people is pinnacle to us and along with our Behaviours is at the core of everything we do. We like to think it’s a fun and positive place to work – why not have a look for yourself https://join.specsavers.com/au/department/support-office/    

Applicants for the role are required to have current working rights as per, relevant government legislation.


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