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National Projects Manager - Supply Chain

Apply now Job no: 501971
Work type: Permanent Full-time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Business Development & Strategy, Supply Chain/Distribution Centres

At Kmart, we are where families come first for the lowest prices on everyday items and our vision is to make everyday living brighter for all our customers, every time and everywhere they shop with us. 

As Australia’s brightest retail star, we have experienced great success in recent times but for Kmart this is just the beginning of our exciting journey ahead! We have big plans in place to ensure we deliver our vision and significantly expand our business. With another 40 new stores opening across Australia and New Zealand and a healthy pipeline of store refurbishment projects, we are on a mission to improve the Kmart shopping experience for all our customers, who are at the heart of everything we do. There has never been a more irresistible time to join Kmart!  

Reporting to the End to End Projects Manager, the primary focus for this role is to proactively manage national Supply Chain projects across the Distribution Centre network; optimizing safety and improving service and cost. This role will see you working closely with key stakeholders to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and adhering to our Kmart Business strategy. Key responsibilities of this role will include;

  • Accountability for the initiation, trial, test, build, implementation and successful delivery of strategic and operational project life cycle
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation using Kmart governance systems, tools and techniques
  • Understand and manage the projects to optimise safety, service and cost improvements
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with all stakeholders

To be considered for this great opportunity, you will ideally possess the following skills and experience;

  • Strong Project Management background, or demonstrable experience having delivered large scale, integrated Supply Chain programs in a complex business environment
  • Extensive experience in stakeholder management across diverse functions with ability to effectively develop and maintain relationships across all areas of the business
  • You will have exceptional communication skills, with the ability to create and convey clear and realistic plans while collaboratively working with others to help them understand what needs to be done.
  • Strong commercial acumen combined with experience in Lean CI Methodology (highly favourable)
  • Positively contributing to an enjoyable and high-performing culture

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a close-knit team within a fast paced, dynamic environment working for one of Australia's most popular and successful retail brands.

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 deeply 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, excellent remuneration, an uncapped bonus scheme & access to Wesfarmers share plan (both for eligible team members), free parking 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.

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