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Retail Warehouse Manager

Save The Children

We offer our customers more than just retail therapy. Save the Children op shops offer a unique shopping experience and the chance to support the numerous projects that help to create better lives for children in Australia, the Pacific, and beyond. Surrounded by recycled fashion pieces, toys, books, and vintage gems you will work with brilliant teams and enthusiastic volunteers to meet distribution centre targets and improve efficiencies in our Malaga warehouse.

Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.

We're ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We run programs in Australia and overseas and, if there's a disaster - like an earthquake, drought or conflict - we are there on the ground.

Where you come in:

In this full-time permanent position, based in Malaga, you will work with a small but dedicated team to ensure products are receipted and despatched in a timely fashion. Liaising with our state network of op shops, you'll ensure stock levels remain optimum and be responsible for all associated warehousing operations. You'll be part of our Retail team and report to our State Retail Operations Manager.

You will make an impact by:

  • Managing the warehouse in compliance with Save the Children Australia's policies and vision
  • Setting up and maintaining distribution centre layout to ensure efficient space utilisation
  • Liaising with retail shops, members of the broader retail team, and transport company contacts when necessary
  • Managing, motivating, and mentoring a team of volunteers
  • Identifying and driving improvements to the day-to-day running of the warehouse
  • Ensuring all KPIs are achieved and monitored as required
  • Ensuring cost effective practices to meet service demands of the shops and retail team

Does this sound like you?

You are an effective team manager with demonstrated experience in the day-to-day running of a busy warehouse. You have high expectations for yourself and your team. You deliver work of a high standard and consistently monitor the quality of output to identify ways to improve and develop operations and staff.

This role requires:

  • A proven ability and demonstrated versatility in all aspects of warehouse management
  • Strong leadership skills and a demonstrated ability to manage staff
  • Knowledge of transport and distribution processes relevant to a busy distribution centre
  • High levels of interpersonal skills and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to prioritise your own work and a commitment to ensuring performance indicators and met and exceeded where possible
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills

Working at Save the Children is more than just a job.

It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same.

In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:

  • Opportunity to work on additional projects alongside business as usual
  • Internal employment and development opportunities
  • Friendly and flexible work environment
  • Full salary packaging benefits
  • Additional annual leave options available

For more information regarding our employee benefits, please following this link.

Sound interesting?

We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on the 'Apply' section below.

Position Description - Warehouse Manager

At Save the Children, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs - and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Save the Children a great place to work. We encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds to apply.

Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check(where necessary), and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

Save the Children Australia supports the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. If you are successful in your application, we will request consent to access HR held information pertaining to your last 5 years of employment. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.

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