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NZ Area Manager - NIKE (Parental Leave Contract)

Apply now Job no: 494033
Work type: Contract
Location: NZ - Auckland
Categories: Area / Multi Site - Management

Our goal is to be Distinctive, Authentic and Connected in everything we do and to create the Ultimate Customer Experience with everyone we meet!

Due to the continuous success and growth of our team, we have an exciting opportunity to lead our team as the Area Manager on a Maximum Term Parental Leave Contract for our NIKE stores in New Zealand, if successful in this role you will be based in Auckland NZ.

Please note as this position is a Parental leave cover contract and as such it would have a Maximum term of 12 months.  

Who Are We?

Retail Prodigy Group holds the master retail franchise for Nike stores across Australia and New Zealand together with the distribution rights for U.S. brands, TOMS and Timbuk2. With a current portfolio of 55 Nike stores we are a team of talented and passionate retailers, committed to setting a new benchmark in retail.

Your key responsibilities will include however are not limited to:

  • Managing a portfolio of NIKE stores within New Zealand (Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington).
  • Performing daily and consistent store visits with your team
  • Coaching, inspiring and motivating your team to achieve KPI's
  • Recruiting the best talent possible to deliver the Ultimate Customer Experience
  • Managing the performance and results of your team
  • Developing the competencies of your management team in all stores 
  • Proactively planning for resource requirements, through resource and succession planning
  • Maintaining an elevated focus on achieving sales and conversion targets and ensuring consistent and sustainable sales growth
  • Managing payroll to ensure accuracy and alignment with budget and customer requirements
  • Ensuring your stores execute merchandise strategies, including campaign and presentation
  • Analysing the business to identify opportunities, both financial and non-financial
  • Conducting seasonal reviews for all managers

To be successful in this role you have:

  • Extensive retail experience at a Regional or State / Area Manager level
  • A strong passion for delivering the Ultimate Customer Experience
  • Proven ability to drive sales growth and profit
  • Operational excellence and the ability to formulate and execute strategic plans
  • Comprehensive coaching skills with a motivational and inspirational management style
  • Extensive experience in succession planning and developing strong leaders
  • Excellent organisational skills with ability to multi-task/prioritise daily work
  • Excellent communication, attention to detail and interpersonal skills - a 'nothing is too much trouble' attitude with strong service orientation

This is a pivotal role in a growth company that provides a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in a culture second to none, whilst working in partnership with NIKE, the world's leading sport and fitness brand!

In return, Retail Prodigy Group offers a competitive remuneration package, a generous employee discount on NIKE products, future growth and development opportunities and a rewarding career!

You will be a part of a winning team with a fun culture, exciting career opportunities, and excellent employee benefits; such as an attractive salary package, achievable bonus, generous uniform allowance and a fantastic employee and family discount.

We CARE, we COACH, we have ENERGY, we are ACCOUNTABLE and we INNOVATE!

For more opportunities within our Nike stores visit:

Residency Note: To be eligible to apply for this role, you must be an Australian or NZ citizen or have an appropriate visa to live and work in Australia. Further information can be obtained from the Australian Department of Immigration.

We are an accessible workplace.


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Applications close: New Zealand Standard Time

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