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Duty Manager/Dry Goods Supervisor - NEW WORLD Wigram

We are seeking a Duty Manager/Dry Goods Supervisor to join our Leadership Team. This position requires previous supermarket experience along with the capability to handle additional responsibilities.

This is a joint role with 20 hours being allocated for Duty Manager and another 20 for Dry Goods Supervision. This will have three closing shifts (10pm) and two day shifts.

The Duty Manager role is a varied one and involves three nights a week looking after the full shop operations in their entirety, working alongside other senior team members and carrying out hands on work with all team members while following company procedures. 

The Dry Goods Supervisor is a very hands on role and involves heavy lifting and requires working across all of the Retail departments Grocery, Liquor, Chilled and Frozen moving stock and ensuring high levels of presentation and shelf stock is achieved. This position requires previous supermarket experience along with the capability to handle additional responsibilities.

The successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate that they can operate under pressure during busy periods, are able to communicate effectively and display the ability to adapt under prevailing circumstances.

We offer a welcoming work environment and learning and training opportunities.

A current General Managers Liquor License is an essential requirement for this position. 

The responsibilities of the position include:

  • Delivering excellent Customer Service
  • Supervising the sale of restricted age items such as alcohol, tobacco and lotto
  • Forklift Operation Supervising other staff
  • Following the correct Food Safety and Health and Safety policies
  • Closing the store (10pm)
  • Flexibility to work additional days and hours to help with cover as required

Personal attributes required are:

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work well with a team
  • Ability to multi-task and also complete tasks within the required timeframes
  • A positive work ethic and attitude
  • Reliable

The days and hours are:

 Tuesday: 9.30am – 6pm

 Wednesday: 1.30pm – 10pm

 Thursday: 9.30am – 6pm

 Friday: 1.30pm – 10pm

 Saturday:1.30pm – 10pm


All of our roles require the delivery of fantastic Customer Service’ and becoming part of our ‘One Team’ philosophy.

If you believe you have the passion and energy to bring to life the New World experience and would like to be part of the awesome team at Wigram New World apply online now!  Please include a covering letter and full curriculum vitae.

Applications close Sunday 9th June but don’t wait till then get your application in now!


Overseas applicants must hold New Zealand citizenship, New Zealand Permanent Residency or an Open New Zealand Work Permit.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: 8060.156

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 9 June 2019