Assistant Business Manager
Farmlands Co-operative
4d ago

Farmlands is a leading farming co-operative with over 1,000 staff covering the width and breadth of New Zealand and 76,000 shareholders nationwide.

Our size and scope mean we can offer unrivalled career growth opportunities and the chance to develop your knowledge of a wide range of farming products and services.

About the role

Due to store growth we have an exciting new role for an Assistant Business Manager for Farmlands Whangarei.

This is an amazing opportunity to step up in your career in this full-time permanent position helping to manage our retail store.

This role will allow you to broaden and strengthen your retail management experience as well as gaining access to a raft of career opportunities on offer within Farmlands.


In this leadership role you will be responsible for :

  • Actively supporting the Business Manager in the day to day running of the store
  • Assisting with delivering the branch plan
  • Supporting the team to achieve financial and health and safety targets
  • Role modelling superior customer service and merchandising
  • Supporting the Business Manager to recruit and induct new staff members
  • Establishing clear targets / performance standards in conjunction with the Business Manager
  • Skills & Experience

    Proven team leadership / supervisory experience

  • A retail / customer service background
  • Knowledge of retail / commercial operational processes
  • Agricultural knowledge would be useful as would a good grounding in the rural sector
  • A great motivator with the ability to role model what good looks like
  • This role would suit somebody who is highly motivated, customer focused and able to engage well with shareholders and team members .


    Our retail professionals choose to work at Farmlands because we invest in our people, they are at the heart of everything we do. We also offer :

  • A very competitive remuneration package
  • Personal Insurances packages
  • Staff Discounts on retail purchases
  • Genuine opportunities for development and training
  • Are you our next Farmlander?

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