Commercial Manager - Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve
Nelson, New Zealand
10h ago

The Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve, at the gateway to the stunning Abel Tasman National Park, is set in 250 hectares of public conservation land.

A self-funding Crown entity governed by a Ministry of Conservation appointed Board, they own and manage the businesses on the Reserve which includes the campground, apartments, store, restaurants and mountain bike park.

Operating for over 80 years, they are a successful business, with a proud history and are well positioned for future growth.

Reporting to the CEO and as a member of the Senior Management Team, this new position leads all commercial activities across the retail and hospitality precinct.

Leading a team of five direct reports, you will develop and implement a growth focused business plan that capitalises on the Reserves significant hospitality assets and Foodstuffs franchise retail business.

This includes all elements of integrating strategy and systems, budget, revenue and supplier management, product positioning and development and customer experience.

Additionally, as 2IC to the CEO you will be exposed to the Reserve’s wider commercial operations, partnerships, statutory land management and broader Crown and Treaty obligations.

We are looking for a collaborative, influential leader and big picture thinker with demonstrated success growing businesses.

You will have a proven history as a Commercial or General Manager, ideally from the retail, hospitality, tourism or related industries.

Naturally, you will be sharp commercially, strategically and financially and have a relevant tertiary qualification. Experience with buying, pricing, inventory management and supplier relationships is also required.

Working with an experienced leader and Board, this exceptional role has a major impact on the Reserve achieving its vision of being New Zealand’s best coastal outdoor recreation destination.

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Applications to be received by Wednesday 30 September 2020.

For further enquiries, please contact Odette Shearer 021 2708657 or odette.shearer

Whereas we welcome international enquiries, only applicants that are legally entitled to work permanently in New Zealand will be considered for this role.

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