Kmart Retail Department Manager Job Description
At Kmart, families come first for the lowest prices on everyday items. Our vision is to make everyday living brighter for all of our customers, every time, everywhere they shop with us.
As Australia’s brightest retail star, we have experienced great success in recent times. 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, the growth of our online business and expansion into new markets, 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!
As we enter our new growth phase, to help deliver our plans and vision we have a need for Department Managers to lead a team of 20+ staff while increasing sales results year on year. You will be responsible for coaching, motivating and developing your team, replenishing and merchandising the department and providing exceptional customer service.
We offer a fun and fast paced work environment with an opportunity to gain exposure to big box retailing and professional development (leadership training programs).
To be considered for this role, the ideal candidate should have a solid background in retail management, at a team leader level combined with a passion for driving exceptional customer service and (ideally), experience working within retail fashion in a big box environment. 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.
We operate at a fast pace, are highly results focussed and we all work collaboratively to ensure the continued success of our business and that we delight our customers every day! Our structure is non-hierarchical; our leaders are approachable and foster a culture that encourages innovation, creativity and autonomy.
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!
We have a lot to offer our team members including great development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmer’s Group, excellent remuneration, a generous bonus scheme, in-store clothing discount and free uniform, benefits program and access to Wesfarmer’s share plan.
At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.
So if you have the required experience and our culture sounds like the right fit for you – don’t miss this great opportunity to join Australia’s most profitable retailer.
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. Agencies – Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested to by a Recruitment team member.
To apply please upload your current resume and complete the online application form.
Job Application Link: http://careers.kmart.com.au/caw/en/job/501700/retail-department-manager-sydney