Careers at the Brotherhood

Store Manager

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Work type: Permanent Full-Time
Location: Burnside
Categories: Other

Store Manager
We’re looking for a professional Store Manager with relevant experience who wants to join our team of 1500 employees and 1000 volunteers to make a difference on a Permanent Full-Time basis, working 38 hours per week based in Deer Park.
The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has a clear vision – an Australia free of poverty.
For over 90 years, we have worked with policy makers and the community for systemic change that will prevent and alleviate poverty in Australia.
We are passionate about the work we do.
We strive to create change that lasts for a more compassionate and just society - a society in which we can all fully participate in social, civic and economic life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.
The Store Manager is responsible for managing staff and resources in order to ensure the operational needs of the store are met and maximise financial returns.
  • Work collaboratively within teams to achieve common goals
  • Through example, leadership and training ensure a high level of customer service is provided to all stakeholders at the store
  • Implement and review merchandising plans as required
  • Create a cohesive team that works efficiently together to maximise individual and store potential
  • Create and maintain rosters for staff, volunteers (including housekeeping duties)
Passion for supporting the mission of BSL, and delivering excellence in your role, are just the start.
To be considered for the role and be successful in it, we’re looking for an who has the following key skills and experiences:
  • Relevant qualifications in retail experience (experience in recycled goods will be preferable)
  • Demonstrated experience in leading a team with the ability to supervise, mentor and support staff and volunteers
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership and responsibility for decisions
  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships and liaise across all levels both internally, externally and with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve problems and make appropriate recommendations
  • Excellent communication and team building skills are required to develop and lead a diverse range of individuals.
  • An interest and dedicated appreciation of the value in second-hand goods is also requisite.
  • Extensive salary packaging options to reduce amount of tax you pay - up to $18,550 can be packaged every year (details via AccessPay)!
  • Career development opportunities
  • Leave loading of 17.5%
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program
BSL employees enjoy a range of flexible work options and other attractive benefits. Recognising that there is no ‘one size fits all’ pattern of work–life balance, the organisation endeavours to provide options to suit the needs of all staff.

If this looks like a role that’s right for you, Click APPLY NOW.
If you have any questions about the role, or want more clarification, please contact Helen Moppert on 0428 945 729 for a confidential discussion.

To view the position description and address the Key Selection Criteria, please click here.
Applications close: Wednesday, 14 June 2023 at 11.55pm

The Brotherhood of St Laurence adheres to Government mandates in relation to COVID-19.

We are an EEO and understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

BSL is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo relevant re- employment checks for their role, including a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check (where necessary), and sign our Child & Adult Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children. Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.  Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.

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