Department Manager
Bayfair, NZ
3d ago

Farmers Mt Maunganui is seeking a dedicated Department Manager to join our experienced and passionate management team!

What's great about being a Department Manager at Farmers is the potential to gain exposure and experience to a wide range of retail offerings.

We cover everything from Women's and Men's Fashion to Homewares and Nursery to name just a few. Exposure to this level of variety will set you up for your future retail career.

We'll expect you to identify areas and opportunities for improvement, drive a culture of world class customer service through managing your sales team and inspiring them to be the best.

You will be part of a team of Department Managers who report through to our Assistant Store Manager of Sales and you will enjoy the benefits of a wider support network both in store and regionally.

As a Department Manager you will :

  • Drive department sales and take full ownership for the teams sales performance
  • Manage, coach, develop and motivate team to exceed sales budgets
  • Liaise with VM to ensure all visual elements (banners, windows, hot spots) are in place, on time before store opening
  • Drive a customer service culture across departments by ensuring high levels of customer service
  • Implement & communicate promotional plans for upcoming events
  • What we are looking for :

  • 2+ years' experience in a similar position (Store Manager of a small store or Department Manager in a medium to large store)
  • Strong sales coaching competence - proven ability in coaching for sales improvement
  • Exceptional customer focus
  • Excellent team management experience - can motivate and coach a team to improve sales results
  • What we can offer :

  • A fantastic opportunity to join a well- known New Zealand retail brand
  • A generous staff discount package across the Farmers and James Pascoe Group
  • Ongoing training and development to help you achieve your career objectives
  • The position is for 40 hours per week and will involve weekend work and flexibility for early starts or late nights as part of the management roster .
  • If you are up to the challenge of being a hands on Department Manager who knows how to lead and motivate your team, build a positive culture, control stock flow, manage reserves and daily merchandising and assist with loss prevention, then we are keen to speak with you.

    Apply online today!

    Entitlement to work in New Zealand : In accordance with the Immigration Act 2009, you will be asked to provide evidence of your entitlement to work in New Zealand during the selection process.

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