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Six Degrees Executive

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Our client is an entrepreneurial business who launched a product with impact and purpose 5 years ago into the fast growth pet category. This direct to consumer e-commerce organisation has been manufacturing locally to produce superior pet products that use only high welfare materials that support ethical producers. They do this to have a very real commercial contribution to this very important industry. As they look forward to the next 5 years, they have ambitious growth plans to expand both internationally as well as diversifying their product portfolio. Therefore they are recruiting a CEO for the first time to develop and execute on this growth strategy to ensure the sustainability of the business well into the future.


Reporting directly to the Board, your role will be to work alongside the Founder to understand the vision of the business and develop a robust business strategy that will see the business grow substantially. You will be there to help challenge the thinking of the past and be instrumental in creating the business of the future. You will be key in ensuring that the growth of the entire category is being led by the business's innovation and insights. You will play the role of the disruptor and protect the business from being impacted by new entrants to this space through a holistic view of the pet industry and very strong manufacturing processes. As part of your remit, you will lead the following:

  • Strategy development and business growth domestically and internationally
  • Manufacturing and operations improvement/optimisation
  • New Product Development
  • Continue to position the business to add value and development of the ethical farming sector
  • Financial Management & Reporting
  • People & Team Leadership
  • Lead the charge around transparency in the industry


You will be someone that has a passion for growing organisations and working in an agile and fast paced environment, ideally with exposure to both manufacturing and E-commerce. You will be an inspiring leader who can act as the face of the organisation in this purpose led business, whilst having the ability to align company values with the culture of the business. Experience that we are after is:

  • Highly accomplished senior executive with relevant industry (FMCG/Consumer) experience at a strategic level
  • An ability to implement financial rigour and protect the business
  • An understanding of a manufacturing environment or contract manufacturing
  • Ability to work within an entrepreneurial business and collaborate with a founder
  • Commercially savvy with demonstrated experience in strategic business development in a high growth business
  • An understanding of the world of E-commerce and how to best run a B2C business

This role will be based at Yatala and will be responsible for not only integrating with the existing team however also building out the team. If the above sounds of interest and you would like to know more then please feel free to call Kristan on 07 31539902 for a confidential conversation or to apply please hit the button below.

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Date posted
6 Dec 2021
Executive Management & Consulting
$230k ~ $250k+
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Full Time
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