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We’re all about family
Our babycity® culture is centred around empathy, support, friendliness, personal approach and knowledge for all. Everyone who works at babycity® is central to our success. We work hard to create this special culture where colleagues feel valued, respected, enjoy their work, understand that they make a real difference each day, while also having some fun along the way.
Your primary goal is to execute the business plan (sales, range, financials, locations), ensuring plans are resourced and executed well & sustainably. As GM, you will develop and implement a Board agreed strategic plan with initiatives and priorities that drive fiscal goals (gross margin, investment, profitability), market goals (store locations and growth) and customer experience goals (expectation, satisfaction and advocacy).
Your purpose is to grow shareholder value by delivering upon the vision and strategy. You will shape the right culture, values and behaviours, of the management and overall team to make babycity® the best baby goods shopping experience and most recognised New Zealand baby goods retailer. A major focus will be on engaging, motivating and leading the team to provide an exceptional shopping experience for our customers, with a customer-centric culture in a fast paced and challenging retail environment.
Working in an industry that is flourishing even in this environment, babycity® will provide you with opportunities and challenges that are incredibly rewarding, and you will be working alongside inspiring individuals where there is fun and also room for personal growth.
If this sounds like an exciting opportunity for you, then we’d love to hear from you with a CV and cover letter. You can even chat with us by emailing direct to firstname.lastname@example.org
Lower Hutt, Wellington
An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, customer focused manager, to coach and build a great team while gaining growth and skills for themselves.
The store is located in Lower Hutt.
Babycity aims to be the leading New Zealand retailer for parents and caregivers of babies and young children. We are all about family, and we are keen to attract another top manager into our family.
This is a special time in customers lives, and our team is central to our success. We work hard to create a culture where colleagues feel valued, respected, enjoy their work, understand that they make a real difference each day, and also have some fun along the way.
Our Managers have room to grow their commercial acumen - owning their store's performance from top line sales through to profit performance. It's more than just rostering and opening the store, our managers are supported to develop their savvy business mindset and understanding of the key metrics that contribute to a profitable store.
To succeed in this role you will be focused on Customers and profitable growth. You will enjoy:
You will have had management experience with a focus on customer service. You will be able to work without daily direction, while knowing that support is available.
We will train and support you to build your skills, and we will incentivise you to achieve results. We value excellent product knowledge and providing customers with the best guidance and advice, and provide permanently appointed managers with training to become Certified Child Restraint Technicians.
This is a retail role so you will be required to be to work your share of weekends, late nights and public holidays.
The baby industry has a wide range of products and no two days are ever the same. Babycity will provide challenge; excitement, fun and room for personal growth.
If you are ready to take on a new challenge to drive the success of this store then apply now with your CV and a covering letter. Applicants for this role should have New Zealand residency or a valid NZ work visa.