Project Manager - Corporate Reporting

 Coles Supermarkets  Hawthorn East 

Requisition ID: 50433 

Employment Type: Full time 

Good things start here

This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At the Coles Group, these are moments we live for.

Starting good things is what drives our purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives. With a team of 120,000 people and an iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands, we’re perfectly positioned to turn a promising start into a whole lot more.


A rare opportunity has emerged to join us as Project Manager working within our Company Secretariat team. This is an exciting role, working with a range of stakeholders at GM and Exec leadership level, to manage projects and deliver key initiatives for our annual reporting suite.


What You’ll Be Doing


Reporting to the Company Secretary you will:  

  • Project Manage the Coles Group Annual Reporting Suite including Annual, Sustainability, and Tax Contribution Reports
  • Prepare and manage annual reporting project plans, track milestones, and assign activities
  • Establish relationships and project rhythms with internal stakeholders and creative/design agency partners
  • Facilitate fortnightly steering committees and work group meetings
  • Ensure appropriate engagement with stakeholders to achieve milestones and deliverables
  • Drive content and design direction with our creative and design agency partners.


Good things you’ll need


Possessing 5+ years in a client-facing senior project management role, you come from a corporate communication & sustainability, or branding agency background with proven experience managing projects with multiple stakeholders within a corporate environment / with corporate clients.


Proactive and energetic, you build relationships with senior stakeholders with ease and are known for your ability to influence and bring people together, to achieve a common goal.


Other things you’ll need

  • Exposure to corporate reporting, ideally annual reports
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • A creative eye
  • A can-do attitude


Given the state/ territory in which this role is located, and to enable Coles to provide a safe environment for its team members, there may be a requirement for you to receive a COVID-19 vaccination before commencing work for Coles at a Coles site, unless you are medically exempt. Given this, you will be required to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application for employment with Coles. You may be required to provide further evidence of vaccination status as part of your application.


Why Coles?
You’re joining a culture that truly cares about your wellbeing, values what you do and celebrates your success. We’ll invest in you and your career with best practice training, development, and leadership programs. You’ll also receive fantastic team member discounts across our supermarkets and brands.

As part of our focus on achieving a gender balanced workforce, we belong to the WORK180 network as an endorsed employer for women. Our commitment to helping all women thrive in the workplace includes initiatives such as our recently updated parental leave policy, flexible working options and our Employee Assistance Program.

You can explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website. 

For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.

We’d love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.