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Operations Manager

Apply now Job no: 504248
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Stores - Management

About Kmart

With more than 200 stores and employing over 34,000 people, Kmart is proud to be one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest and most successful retailers.

Serving the needs of Australian families is at the core of who we are as a business, that’s why we are driven to be the place customers rely on for low prices and making every day living brighter.


You’ll be joining a dynamic team with a fantastic culture where diversity is openly celebrated, and you’ll be challenged and supported to achieve personal and business goals. Expect a work environment that is highly collaborative, fast-paced, inclusive, and progressive - with no two days the same!

What we’re looking for?

The Inventory and Merch technology team supports Mainframe system and several cloud-enabled software systems like KAT, EP, Demand and Fulfillment (D&F) and PLM (Under development).  These systems are required to be available 24 x 7, 365 days a year and run complex integrations and batch jobs each day to enable the DCs and stores to operate.

In recognition of the complexities of moving from the historical staff augmentation-based support model to SLA based support model not just for mainframe but also other vendor provided cloud enabled systems.

About You

  • Strong ability to manage problem solutions and analytical skills.
  • Strong knowledge and ability to make use of ITIL principles, process, and tools
  • Ability to leverage metrics and reporting to identify application and environmental problems
  • Strong financial, commercial management and retail acumen skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge in creation of Business Cases
  • Ability to partner with Product Owners for development of business cases for technology investment
  • Ability to learn from experience and apply ideas to define, implement and evolve the delivery framework
  • Strong negotiation, influencing and self-management skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders to achieve outcomes
  • Ability to work close with senior stakeholder and internal/external vendors


Our benefits

If you are, you will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, flexible working arrangements supported and encouraged, excellent remuneration, inclusion in company bonus scheme

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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