State Manager - NSW/ACT

State Manager - NSW/ACT

Job Title: State Manager - NSW/ACT
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3366473
Contact Name: Gabby Symons
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 07, 2022 21:00

Job Description

What’s in this for you?  
  • Enjoy flexible hybrid working arrangements, where work-life balance is expected at every level
  • An opportunity to be in an impactful senior role that will build your profile right across the organisation
  • To be part of a fun, down-to-earth, inclusive, values-based culture that values its most important asset, ‘its people’
  • The privilege of inheriting a fantastic, high performing team of Regional Managers who ‘love’ what they do
  • Due to the size and continual growth of the organisation, the career possibilities are endless
  • Enjoy ‘health & wellbeing’ days and an extra week of leave after your 1st year
  • Be part of a customer-led and respected retailer with a very strong appetite for growth and further expansion
Your Prospective Employer:

Be part of something ‘AWESOME.’ Well established in prime locations, this thriving specialty retailer is tackling their market opponents ‘head-on’ with their differentiated product, diverse ranges and first-class customer service and instore experiences. Their results continue to be phenomenal: tracking well above market norms with double-digit sales growth and performance. The State Manager role is wholeheartedly valued within the business and makes a powerful commercial contribution to the success, growth and engagement of the store network through first-class leadership, support, guidance and influence. Buoyed by this level of success and consumer recognition; they have attracted some of the market's best business minds and leaders across their channels…here is your opportunity to be one.

What will you do in an average week?:

In this influential role and as a critical member of the National Operations team you will:
  • Drive the sales, profitability, engagement, growth and retention of the NSW & ACT store network
  • Inspire, lead, influence and develop your team of Regional Managers to reach even greater levels of performance and success
  • Deliver and develop retail focussed strategic initiatives and a performance-based strategy through exceptional relationship skills and leadership
  • Work hand in hand with the broader operational team and other senior stakeholders right across the business to ensure the company strategy and vision is translated into day to day operational performance within your region
  • To promote adherence to the merchandise and marketing programs, and constantly improve the systems and processes to ensure the success of each and every store
Here’s what it will take:
  • Experience in a ‘like for like’ retail operational capacity ideally at a state level (although not essential, those with experience within a member/independent/franchised retailer (or mix of) will be highly regarded
  • Leadership ability:  You are the leader who engages your team in the ‘right way’ to achieve great commercial results.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach:  You embrace change and can flex with ease
  • Strong business acumen:  You can manage a P&L and understand financial levers across operations, merchandise and inventory management
  • Brilliant communication skills: You naturally translate the “vision” into day-to-day operational performance
  • You are a coach and mentor who can foster and lead a culture of change
  • You have strong exposure to market influences and inhabit a strong knowledge of regional demographics, competitor activity and environmental factors
  • Care: You genuinely care; for your teams’ development, for the success of each and every store
  • Results-focused: You have a customer focus, excellent communication skills and a thirst for results
  • Your core: People and the customer is at the core of everything you do
If this sounds like you, then I’d be really keen to hear from you! For any direct queries or for a confidential discussion, please call Gabby Symons, MD, People Equity on 0432 261 116 or contact me via email at Otherwise please APPLY and I will be in touch!

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