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Department Manager Opportunities - Sydney Metro

Job no: 499331
Work type: Full time
Location: NSW Metro
Categories: Stores - Management

  • Be part of an iconic Australian business
  • Great opportunity to drive real change to our business
  • Real Career opportunity with continual development

Our vision is simple: To provide our customers with quality fashion and basics for everyone at low prices. An iconic Australian retailer, our story began in 1926 when George Lindsay and Alex McKenzie opened a drapery store in Geelong, Victoria with a focus on great quality and value. Over 90 years on, we’ve grown & evolved, but our philosophy remains the same.  Part of the Wesfarmers group, one of Australia’s largest employers, we’re immensely proud of our history and building our store network to over 300 stores across Australia and over 13,000 team members who work as part of the Target brand across our Store operations and in our Store Support Office in addition to our team based in our Asian sourcing offices.

Areas you will influence:

  • Accountable for a safe workplace by identifying and reporting safety concerns and leading by example by maintaining a safe working environment and demonstrating safe working behaviour
  • Own the induction, coaching and development of team members to create a high performing team with clear measures, development plans and support mechanisms
  • Lead the Target vision, strategy and values within the team and across the organisation
  • Effective performance management of direct reports to maximise potential
  • Maintain high standards of merchandise presentation in line with business standards & customer expectations
  • Manage merchandise through product lifecycle & seasonality
  • Forecast, plan & prioritise daily work & resource requirements
  • Generate sales and achieve margin outcomes

Skills and Experience required:

  • Commitment to the Customer and the in-store experience
  • Significant experience and knowledge in retail, fashion and fashion trends
  • Strong ability to lead and manage a team
  • Proven ability to drive and lead sales
  • Motivated by setting goals
  • Ability to lead change
  • Change leader and motivator

Fabulous Rewards:

  • Exclusive Team member discounts at Target and other Wesfarmers Limited businesses such as Kmart, Coles & Officeworks
  • Option to support various charities or actively participate in community initiatives or sponsorship
  • Variety of financial, wellness and corporate partner discount programs
  • Opportunity for eligible employees to salary sacrifice Wesfarmers shares
  • Novated and Operating Lease option available for eligible employees
  • Opportunity for eligible employees to take paid parental leave

Target values diversity and we pride ourselves on representing the diverse and multicultural communities of which we are a part.

Agencies will only be engaged if required. Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested to by the Recruitment Team.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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