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Regional Warehouse Manager - Armidale

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • Permanent, full-time 38 hours per week
  • Based in Armidale, NSW
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • Your opportunity to make a difference!

What we do

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. Our people reach out to the most vulnerable in our community through our Conferences, Special Works and Vinnies shops. The Society's mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society by offering a 'hand up' approach to people in need respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.

Directorate Overview

The role is in the Commercial Operations, Fundraising and Communications Directorate, and is part of the Retail and Logistics team. This team is responsible for state-wide retail service delivery; logistics and supply chain network; and retail projects.

The Role

The Regional Warehouse Manager is a hands-on role, you will facilitate the efficient running of the DC facility, duties include:

  • To ensure stock and emergency goods levels are adequate for the needs of Vinnies NSW, and support the implementation of procedures to ensure regular stock procurement, sorting and turnover.
  • Support and implement procedures for the sorting, storage and transportation of stock between stores, recycling and distribution facilities.
  • Initiate action, and report to the Manager, Regional Logistics concerning the maintenance of the building, fixtures, stock, vehicle, cash and equipment relating to the facility.
  • Manage all workers including employees and volunteers from a range of programs in accordance with the required protocols.
  • Ensure all volunteers and employees are inducted into the Society, using the approved training programs, before they commence duties, to ensure the safe operation of the facility.
  • Responsible for the operation of the DC workers in accordance with the Society's Code of Conduct expectations.
  • Manage all volunteers including Community Service Orders, Work for the Dole and general volunteers to ensure compliance with external requirements and internal accountability in the performance of work at the DC.
  • Responsible, in conjunction with the Workplace, Health and Safety specialist(s) within the Vinnies NSW, for the implementation of safe work procedures within the facilities.

The role will report to the Manager, Regional Logistics. Please click here for a copy of the Position Description.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s and significant experience in leading, managing and supporting a team.
  • Experience in implementing financial management and procedures.
  • Proven planning, multiple task management and coordination skills.
  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven ethical practice within the workplace.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience in implementing risk management requirements.
  • Understanding of the principles of volunteer management.
  • NSW driver licence.

You will need to have the capacity to undertake manual operations involved in this role and a good understanding of warehouse principles and production flows.

Come and join our team!

We believe our employees are key to our success and in return we offer:

  • Job satisfaction working as part of a team making a difference to people's lives in an organisation that cares about people.
  • In addition to excellent learning and development opportunities, as a large purpose driven organisation we provide potential to grow your career across a range of teams and services.
  • Supportive, friendly and values driven team environment and culture.

Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including reference checks, a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check, Right to work in Australia check. The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People.

If you have questions about this role, please email to Martin Pottage (Retail Logistics Manager) on martin.pottage@vinnies.org.au, quoting Retail Warehouse Manager - Armidale /VIN2226 enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Click here for Information on how to apply.

Please submit your application online with your Resume and answer the screening questions below this job ad.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

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