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Remote Store Area Manager- Flexible Location / Queensland

Anglican Diocese of North Queensland

The Remote Store Area Manager represents the Anglican Diocese of North Queensland in the role of overseeing and providing support to onsite store managers of the Diocesan convenience stores in the remote communities of Kowanyama and Pormpuraaw.

This role can be based anywhere in Queensland and involves being aware of cultural sensitivity, working cohesively with the Diocesan Finance team and reporting directly to the Diocesan Executive Board members or their delegate.

We are looking for that someone special with integrity, emotional intelligence, highly professional, and supportive to support the community, managers, and Diocese for the smooth and efficient operation of the stores.

The position includes a range of finance and administrative tasks that support the operation of the Diocesan Stores and its staff. The role requires you to contribute to the profitability and increased growth of the stores by ensuring each store meets its objectives of achieving sales and minimising expenses.

This role is currently part-time consisting of ½ day Tuesday, full days Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and ½ day Saturday (4 days per week). The role can also be shared between a management couple. At present the Diocese operates two Convenience stores.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Oversee the daily operations of both remote retail stores
  • Staff management/training
  • Daily, Weekly and Monthly paperwork, reconciliation, and reports
  • Stock control (wet and dry season)
  • Build solid working relationships with staff, Diocese and service providers in the communities
  • Ensure all assets of the organisation are maintained to an acceptable standard
  • Oversight with all aspects of the stores functions

Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 + years of retail (FMCG) experience in a management/grocery environment
  • Demonstrated experience in retail management and staff management
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in forecasting, analysis of goods, stock control
  • Strong track record in delivering results, implementing business strategy and continually driving outcomes with a sense of urgency
  • Strong computer literacy with the ability to learn new software (Swiftpos Point of Sale system used)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Community-minded with a passion to make positive differences, including sound customer service, relationship building skills and training
  • Senior administration and financial management skills


  • 12% super, 5 weeks annual leave + 17.5% leave loading
  • Attractive salary package
  • Job stability with an essential service
  • Travel and work across various sites in greater Northern Queensland
  • Home based position including mobile phone, internet and laptop

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