Company Description
Are you ready to be a big part of something big?
At carsales, we’re all about making buying and selling a great experience. For 25 years we’ve been evolving with the new economy to help people choose how they move today and tomorrow.

When it comes to your career, we want to provide big opportunities to help you make a big impact. But for this to be possible, we strive to feel small. Small enough to quickly change tack, small enough to learn from different departments and small enough to connect authentically with leadership.

This is your opportunity to join carsales as a General Manager – Data. In this role you will be leading a team of 30 Data professionals across Analytics, Insights, Data Engineering and Science to deliver commercial value that will help carsales achieve growth across its strategic pillars of digital marketplaces, value added services and future horizons.

And one of the best parts? We give you the autonomy to choose the working location that best suits your lifestyle – Office, Hybrid or Anywhere.

What’s on offer:

  • A place where you can move your career forward, where you’ll be continuously backed to make new ideas happen, and the chance to do work that makes real, significant impact in the world.
  • We’re a certified Great Place to Work, Family Friendly Workplace and WGEA Employer of Choice.
  • The support of a highly engaged, high-performing team including a leadership team that’s you’ll actually have face time with.
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers, four weeks paid secondary caregivers leave, six weeks paid gender transition leave.

Job Description

  • This is your opportunity to engage and inspire local and global executive teams, your team and the broader carsales business on the value of data strategic plans and objectives. You will lead and engage your team to make final decisions on implementation ensuring accountability for actions.
  • Share expertise on complex issues where problems are not clearly defined and where fundamental principles may not fully apply.
  • Develop and support solutions that deliver development of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people.
  • Collaborate and connect with a broad range of stakeholders to translate business segment strategy into functional plans and guide execution.
  • Contribute to development of strategies to impact on the overall success of carsales by collaboration with senior management, executives, and customers which frequently involves reconciling multiple stakeholder views to drive business results.
  • Lead, support and engage the data team to develop new methods and solve complex matters.
  • Deliver budgets to plan


  • Demonstrated inclusive and interpersonal attributes that connect you to our behaviours (we change the game, we own it, we step in, we are curious, we don’t take ourselves too seriously).
  • Demonstrate understanding and expertise in leading Data teams to provide commercial value from Data teams.
  • Expertise to grow Data teams to identify, attract, engage and retain talented data teams.
  • Motivation to engage a broad range of people to deliver consistent business value to global technology business

Additional Information
Why Apply?

When you work at carsales you don’t just have a job, but you have a rewarding career. carsales is an equal opportunity employer who prides themselves on providing a diverse workplace that brings out the best in its people. We encourage everyone of all ages and background to apply. We know how important keeping that balance between work/life is and have a range of flexible working options on offer. We are open to this conversation during our recruitment process if you want to know more just ask!

And just a quick one…

Successful candidates joining the carsales family are required to undergo a National Police Record check and must have full-time Australian working rights on an ongoing basis.


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