2 x Family Store Team Leaders

The Salvation Army NZ

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Update day: 06-01-2022

Location: Queenstown-Lakes Otago

Category: FMCG


Job type: Full Time

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Job content

  • Exciting opportunity in a busy but fulfilling work environment
  • Team player
  • Start August 2021

These are permanent full-time positions.

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has been transforming lives since 1865. We work in over 130 countries, coordinated by our International Headquarters in London and we are a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005. The Army has over 2,000 officers and employees in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa and is recognised as a high value employer. The mission of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa is caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership.

The Salvation Army is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people, including children, and upholding their rights to protection from abuse and/or neglect.

About the Queenstown Family Stores

Queenstown Corps requires two Family Store Team Leaders to join our busy team in Queenstown. The family stores have been high performers and well supported by the local community for a long time.

About the role

The Family Store Team Leader will provide vital support and assistance as part of the Senior Leadership Team. Implementing strategic direction and operations, leading the performance of the Family Store to meet agreed financial and operational targets. As such, the Team Leader will work closely in a supportive role alongside the Family Store Area Manager (FSAM) assisting with all aspects of their work. They will operate by applying sound judgement and supporting operational excellence.

Key tasks:

  • Report to and work closely alongside the Family Store Area Manager (FSAM) to ensure efficient and timely procedures are maintained
  • Daily review of department sales totals and implement changes to improve efficiency and increase the scope and profitability of the Store
  • Assist the FSAM to ensure that the Family Store day to day operations are compliant with all ethical and legislative obligations in employment, health and safety, business, sale of goods and any other area of responsibility
  • Staff and Volunteer Management

The appointee would be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A relational people approach; with strong operational skills to work well in a team to achieve goals, with the energy, passion and competencies to turn vision into reality
  • The ability to relate to people from a diverse range of backgrounds, sensitive to ethnic, cultural and issues; and to build long term positive working relationships
  • Well organised with ability to prioritise multiple tasks and especially those that will create maximum financial return
  • Flexibility with duties, as these will be many and varied
  • The ability to remain calm and objective under pressure
  • A business focused attitude, with a good knowledge of sales/ retail
  • Goal and target focused and able to evaluate and analyse numerical data to inform decisions
  • The ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • An ethical approach to working in a respectful, honest and transparent way to build trust across the family stores, upholding the values of The Salvation Army
  • Willingness to contribute to the mission of The Salvation Army

Contact information

For more information about this role please contact Talana Stols by email talana.stols@salvationarmy.org.nz


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details) and completed application form to: talana.stols@salvationarmy.org.nz

Our application form can be downloaded and needs to be included as part of your application from http://www.salvationarmy.org.nz/about-us/career-opportunities

Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance/police check (where applicable).

Closing date

Applications close by 12 noon on Friday, 6 August 2021.

The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider. It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society - all through the love of God shown in Jesus. The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.

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