It's an exciting time at Kmart - we are currently Australia's most profitable retailer and we have some big plans in place that will ensure our business continues to grow and be hugely successful! We are currently transforming the look and feel of our stores with the aim of significantly increasing our retail business. We have 200 stores already open throughout Australia and New Zealand, we employ over 30,000 team members and we have another 50 new stores in the pipeline to ensure we are expanding our business
At Kmart, we are where families come first for the lowest prices on everyday items and our purpose is to make everyday living brighter for all our customers, every time and everywhere they shop with us.… and a huge part of our success is attributed to the amazing management teams who provide outstanding leadership in our stores.
We currently have a very rare opportunity available for an experienced large format Store Manager to lead one of our store teams in the ACT.
Store Managers will have led large teams of 200+ staff with 4 or more direct reporting managers while working with sales in excess of $30M per year. The Store Manager ensures that there is a positive store culture where customer service is a priority, managing the financial performance of the store, promoting strong leadership by coaching and developing the management team and team members and ensuring plans and strategies are effectively employed to increase sales and reduce expenses. With the focus on improving the in-store experience, they provide clear direction to the management team to enhance the store environment and ensure we are the number one discount department store for Australian customers.
We offer a fun and fast paced work environment with an opportunity to thrive in big box retailing as well as professional development to contribute to further strengthening your sound leadership skills.
The ideal candidate should have a solid background in retail management leading large teams and a strong belief in delivering customer service excellence. You will be a high achiever with a passion that will motivate and inspire your team, along with the ability to manage those above and below you. Enthusiastic and reliable, your ability to work flexible hours and at different locations will be the key to your success. We reward hard work, and are committed to workplace safety and contribute to the community.
To qualify for this rare opportunity, you must have had prior exposure to a big box high volume environment so that you are able to hit the ground running!
You will benefit from joining an amazing business and a dynamic team who are all committed to the success of Kmart and providing our customers with a great shopping experience. Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you closely and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture that is non-hierarchical, diverse and inclusive. Your work environment will be highly collaborative, fast-paced and progressive, with no two days the same!
You will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, exceptional remuneration, a generous bonus scheme and access to Wesfarmers share plan and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart, Coles, Target and Officeworks. So if this sounds like the perfect role for you – apply now!
At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.
Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.