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Retail Area Manager - Newcastle / Lismore

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • Lead the Retail Business in the North East Region (Newcastle or Lismore Based)
  • Act in a Strategic Capacity & Mentor Staff
  • Generous Salary Packaging Tax Free Benefits Including Motor Vehicle
  • Opportunity to Make a Difference in a Purpose-Led Organisation

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, whose mission it is to shape a more just and compassionate society - we truly care about what we do and the difference we make to people's lives.

We believe our employees are key to our success and offer Learning and Development programs to enhance and grow your career across a range of teams and services. This is testament to our continued commitment to further engaging and retaining our staff who are recognised for their achievements and are offered promotional opportunities on a meritocracy basis within a collegiate and values driven team environment and culture.

Your New Role

Reporting to the Retail Operations Manager, the Retail Area Manager will provide leadership and strategic direction to the operation of retail shops in the specified area. This position will play an important role in the achievement of business objectives including: meeting sales revenue targets, expense control, employee and volunteer development. Your retail management experience and proven leadership/people skills are highly important to being successful in this role.

Your responsibilities include the following but are not limited to:

  • Involvement in the Retail Transformation project to support improvements in retail practices
  • Overseeing the operations of Vinnies shops, provide supervision, guidance and training to members of the retails teams and ensure performance objectives are achieved
  • Ensuring that all relevant policies and procedures are complied with and there is minimum risk to the loss of resources i.e. stock, cash etc.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • A minimum three years of Retail Management experience.
  • Proven ability to manage volunteer teams.
  • Ability to negotiate, problem solve and manage conflict at a high level.
  • Sound analytical skills, demonstrated high organisational and planning skills.
  • Consistent, determined, tenacious and logical in the pursuit of results.
  • High level administration and computer skills, including the ability to effectively use MS Office programs eg. Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Exceptional people management skills including leading, motivating, developing and counselling.
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal with the ability to be persuasive and assertive.
  • A demonstrated supportive management style with the ability to create an environment where staff and volunteers feel valued.
  • High level of business and personal presentation.

If this sounds like you, please apply now by submitting your application with a resume which addresses the key requirements.

Information on how to apply

The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check, Working with Children check.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

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