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Retail Department Manager - Queenstown

Apply now Job no: 503007
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: New Zealand Wide
Categories: Stores - Management

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 & New Zealand's brightest retail star, we have experienced strong success in recent times and with plans to significantly expand our business and deliver our vision through new store openings, growth of our online business and expansion into new markets, it’s an exciting time to be part of Kmart.

Critical to our operations are our store Department Managers who are responsible for leading and developing a team of 20+ staff, whilst driving our growth by increasing sales results year on year and overseeing the replenishment and merchandising of the department.  

We currently have Department Manager vacancies at

Kmart Queenstown

As the ideal candidate you will require:

  • Prior retail leadership experience from a big box high, volume environment to really hit the ground running!
  • A passion for delivering results that will motivate your team
  • Demonstrable leadership abilities that develop and inspire high performing teams
  • The ability to foster strong relationships with team members, peers, customers and leaders
  • Lots of enthusiasm, initiative, problem solving abilities and a reliable nature
  • Ability to work flexible hours and at different locations

As a passionate and experienced retail leader, you will motivate and build capability within your team whilst coaching for high performance. Your delivery of exceptional customer service will set the standard for your team members and you will role model the Kmart values of Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher which embody everything we do at Kmart.

At Kmart, you will benefit from joining an amazing business and a dynamic team who are all committed to the success of our business and providing our customers with a great shopping experience. Our values will resonate with you closely and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic business that has a fantastic culture that is diverse and inclusive.

We offer a fun, fast paced work environment with a strong focus on workplace safety and being active contributors to the community. You will be provided with access to our exceptional professional development opportunities including our Retail Development Program which is designed to accelerate the growth of our future leaders and facilitate the transition of our high performing Department Managers to Store Managers.

We have a lot to offer our team members including competitive remuneration, a generous bonus scheme, access to Wesfarmers employee share program and career opportunities.

So, if you would like to be part of a diverse team where you are encouraged to explore your potential and have access to strong mentorship and development programs which stretch your capabilities and offer a real and rewarding career path in one of Australia and NZ's most successful retailers, we invite you to apply.  

Kmart is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We celebrate the rich diversity of the communities in which we operate and are committed to creating inclusive and safe environments where all our team members can contribute and succeed.

Phone screening and interviews will occur prior to the closing date of this advertisement. Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies

To apply please upload your current resume and complete the online application form

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Applications close: New Zealand Standard Time

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