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WA Retail Area Manager

Save The Children

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Save the Children's retail network offers customers, excellent quality recycled clothing, footwear, bric a brac, toys, books and much more. Run entirely by volunteers our shop network in WA is rapidly expanding and we need you to join our fantastic group of support staff in the retail operations team. The Area Manager role is a vital and pivotal role in ensuring the success of our existing and future network of shops.

This role is ideal for an existing area manager, cluster manager or senior store manager looking to take the next step in their retail career. If you are passionate about people and retail, are highly organised and want to contribute to an amazing and well-respected cause this role is for you.

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 our Malaga office, you will be responsible for ensuring that the stores in the Western Australian network are running efficiently and effectively delivering the required results for Save the Children.

You will be an integral part of our Western Australian Retail team and report to our Retail Operations Manager for Western Australia. Daily travel within metropolitan Perth will be required, as well as occasional weekend and evening work.

You will make an impact by:

  • Effectively managing profit and loss performance for all stores in your area
  • Manage merchandise and stock to maximise sales
  • Ensure all operational and safety compliance
  • Manage your teams of store volunteers to success
  • Train, mentor and induct your team of volunteers
  • Support the retail team to achieve goals and deliver maximised profits to Save the Children Australia

If we could compose the perfect you:

You are a dynamic, passionate, organised and people orientated individual who is able to think outside the box.

This role requires:

  • Exceptional merchandising and stock management skills
  • Staff/volunteer management experience
  • Highly organised and adaptable approach
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • A motivated individual willing to use their initiative to resolve problems
  • And an absolute passion for retail

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. We offer a competitive salary including generous salary packaging benefits, a friendly and flexible work environment, and great career opportunities - both locally and internationally.

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

  • Friendly and flexible work environment
  • Support for workplace wellness, including access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) as well as internal networks to support our diverse workforce,
  • Competitive salary + super
  • Full salary packaging benefits (please use this link to see how much this benefit could mean to you!)

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

Sound interesting?

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

Position Description - Retail Area Manager.

For more information about this position, please contact Andrea Townley, Retail Operations Manager at [email protected], using the subject line: WA Retail Area Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Save the Children is committed to providing and maintaining a safe working environment for its employees and client groups, consistent with our obligations under OH&S legislation.

We have tested our application process with diverse groups in mind, with the intent to ensure it's straightforward and accessible for all to apply. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and improve our ability to reach our most vulnerable client groups. But we also know there is no one-size fits-all when it comes to recruitment - so if we didn't quite hit the mark for you, please let us know! We're dedicated to ensuring Save the Children Australia is a workplace suitable for all people and can modify our processes to suit you - no matter your race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, neurodiversity, culture and beliefs.

Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. We also support the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.

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