Rare and brilliant opportunity with ZED Management Consulting in Darwin.


Are you a collaborative leader who partners with clients to drive value and outcomes? 

How would you feel about a chance to work with a Management Consultancy in NT and lead their exciting growth journey? 

We’re looking for an Executive Director to join a highly successful and growing management consulting firm working on great projects for large clients. 

  • CREATE and LEAD. New and exciting role to make your mark in the NT and build something great

  • HUNT and WIN. Use your business development skills to further grow an already successful business

  • TRUSTED ADVISOR. Draw on your expertise to deliver on senior commercial projects with a large range of clients



The ZED story

Our client is a successful business with over 10 years’ experience in successfully delivering quality outcomes for key clients across Australia. With a team of 10 consultants, the team delivers on a wide range of specialised organisational services through experience gained across many industries, including: health, education, power and utilities, housing and social services.

This is an exciting time to join this well-established organisation as their Executive Director in Darwin. They have a huge existing client base in the NT and are looking for someone to deliver on existing work, develop new business and continue to grow the business locally.


About the role

The demand for services is growing and as an Executive Director you will lead and manage projects including managing the full life-cycle of various engagements from business development to closing the deal; the detailed planning and scheduling for new engagements; through to finalising and closing completed projects.


What you will be doing

Your skills will help to determine the types of projects you jump on board with. So too your experiences, interests, and the business needs. Here’s a taste of what you could be sinking your teeth into:

  • Solving complex problems in complex organisations

  • Formulating strategies that drive better outcomes

  • Assisting our clients to future proof their business and respond to change

  • Building and managing stakeholder relationships in a complex and political environment

  • Helping our clients to improve their business through data driven decision making.

You will bring an extensive network of business colleagues and generate business development opportunities that convert into real projects as well as give support and mentor junior staff to lead the practice.


About you

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in management consulting

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in your area of technical expertise

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Government or other relevant sectors

  • Demonstrated experience in building and leveraging relationships both internally and externally to foster business development opportunities

  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects with competing deadlines

  • Experience in mentoring and managing staff to achieve high quality outcomes for each project

  • Strong and persuasive verbal communication skills and excellent comprehension and written skills

  • Strong business analytical skills

  • Strong business acumen

  • Willingness to travel locally and interstate.

Perks and benefits

  • Competitive salary with bonus potential

  • Direct your own work – master of your own destiny 

  • Mentored by the Company Directors of ZED

  • Work with a wide range of clients

  • Work with a high performance team

  • Live in a great climate with an amazing lifestyle

  • Supported accommodation for up to 3 months for interstate applicants.

We are searching for a collaborative leader that works with clients to drive value and outcomes.


You will have confidently held senior leadership or executive positions in large government or private organisations and feel at ease bringing hands-on operational expertise to solving strategic and complex problems with our clients and creating new business opportunities.

If you are interested we would love to hear from you. Please call Yasmine Johnson for a confidential conversation on 0420 691 100 or go straight to sending us your application by clicking on the ‘apply’ button. We look forward to hearing from you.

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