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Raeward Fresh Group Manager

Due to the position becoming vacant, we are seeking to employ a Group Manager to provide leadership and direction for this dynamic and developing South Island Brand.

This senior role, based in Christchurch, reports to the Retail Operations Manager and represents an outstanding opportunity to undertake a significant management role.

This role focuses on the operational responsibility and development of the Raeward Fresh brand throughout the South Island and in ensuring the continuing premier performance of all Raeward Fresh stores.

The Raeward Fresh Group Manager will work closely with store owners to ensure that their direction, strategies and development continue to be implemented instore inline with the Group’s philosophy and format.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in management, preferably with fresh food retail experience. The role provides scope for talented managers who have the drive and motivation, to lead this business unit. Applicants with significant experience in retail management should not hesitate to apply.

Proven skills and competencies for this role are extensive and include:

  • Dynamic leadership and management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present credibly and influence others
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on building and sustaining relationships
  • Cognitive reasoning and problem-solving abilities, including openness to new and innovative approaches
  • An emphasis on quality and professionalism
  • Experience in a retail environment (preferably food).

Foodstuffs South Island Limited is a major wholesaling and retailing cooperative providing a high level of service to our members - PAK’nSAVE, New World, Four Square, Henry’s, Raeward Fresh, On The Spot, and to Trents customers.

A competitive package is offered to the successful applicant, and after a qualifying period, entry into the company’s fully subsided medical insurance scheme.

Have you the leadership we need and possess the skills, experience and competencies for this role? Register now online with your CV and cover letter - in confidence.

Foodstuffs South Island Limited has an active Drug and Alcohol policy.

Application close: 19 June 2019


Overseas applicants must hold New Zealand citizenship, New Zealand Permanent Residency or a Valid New Zealand Work Permit.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: 3214.047

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Wednesday, 19 June 2019