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National Projects Manager - Supply Chain

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Work type: Permanent Full-time
Location: NSW Metro
Categories: Supply Chain/Distribution Centres

About Kmart

With more than 235 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 and New Zealand 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! 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.

What we’re looking for?

Reporting to the National Supply Chain Optimisation Manager, the primary focus for this role is to proactively manage Supply Chain projects across the domestic 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 (including active involvement in the execution of these projects)
  • 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
  • Role to be based at either Eastern Creek, NSW or at national office in Mulgrave, VIC (option for either available)

About You

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
  • Ideally proficient in an area of supply chain e.g. logistics, planning, freight, inventory or systems
  • Possess technical or SME skills in an area of supply chain i.e.; logistics, planning, freight, inventory, systems etc to assist in the decision and discussion aspects of the projects they are managing
  • Willingness and capability to travel across Australia/New Zealand a couple of times a year

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, inclusion in company 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.

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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