Family Store Team Leader
The Salvation Army
5d ago

Kilbirnie Family Store, Wellington

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has been transforming lives since 1865. We work in over 130 countries, coordinated by our International Headquarters in London and we are a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005.

The Army has over 2,000 officers and employees in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa and is recognised as a high value employer.

The mission of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa is caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership.

The Salvation Army is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people, including children, and upholding their rights to protection from abuse and / or neglect.

About The Kilbirnie Family Store

We are looking for a passionate Family Store Team Leader to join our busy team at the Kilbirnie Family Store.

This store is a great size, large enough to have some items of furniture, as well as clothing and household items of every description.

We are located in a hub of charity stores, lots of competition and the perfect opportunity to be top of mind for the discerning shoppers of Kilbirnie.

Purpose of the Position :

The Family Store Team Leader will provide vital support and assistance as part of the Senior Leadership Team implementing strategic direction and operations, leading the performance of the Family Store to meet agreed financial and operational targets.

As such, the Team Leader will work closely in a supportive role alongside the Family Store Area Manager assisting with all aspects of their work.

They will operate applying sound judgement and supporting operational excellence.

The Family Store Team Leader will assist in the management of day-to-day business tasks and functions. They will also ensure sales and cash transactions are processed in accordance with policy, ensure a high level of customer service and service delivery, ensure quality product is provided to customers and assist to develop, maintain and promote positive working relationships.

The successful applicant will :

  • Have a relational people approach; with strong operational skills to work well in a team to achieve goals, with the energy, passion and competencies to turn vision into reality;
  • Have the ability to relate to people from a diverse range of backgrounds, sensitive to ethnic, cultural and issues; and to build long term positive working relationships;
  • Be well organised with the ability to prioritise multiple tasks and especially those that will create maximum financial return;
  • Be flexible with duties, as these will be many and varied;
  • Be super fit and healthy, heavy lifting is involved;
  • Have a full drivers’ licence and the confidence to drive our truck;
  • Have the ability to remain calm and objective under pressure;
  • Have a business focused attitude, with a good knowledge of sales / retail;
  • Be goal and target focused and able to evaluate and analysis numerical data to inform decisions.;
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing;
  • Have an ethical approach to working in a respectful, honest and transparent way to build trust across the family stores, upholding the values of The Salvation Army;
  • Be creative, with an eye for presentation and layout;
  • Have the willingness to contribute to the mission of The Salvation Army.
  • Candidates should be adaptable, energetic, self-motivated and committed to our mission of caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society’.

    This is a permanent position for 37.5 hours per week. Days and hours are Tuesday Friday 8 : 45 am-5 : 15pm, Saturday 9 : 45 - 4 : 15 with a 30-minute unpaid break.

    Closing date

    Applications close at 5 : 00 pm Wednesday, 11 August 2021 .

    Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance.

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