The Finke River Mission General Store at Hermannsburg has a vacancy for the position of Assistant Manager.
Reporting directly to the Store Manager, it involves responsibility for the daily operations of the store, including customer liaison, staff management and store administration.
Hermannsburg is an Aboriginal community 130 kilometres west of Alice Springs. It has a population of about 700 people. The store has around 15 staff and an active policy of employing and training indigenous people.
The position represents an excellent opportunity for service to the Church’s Aboriginal mission in Central Australia.
Applications and queries regarding the roles, community life, accommodation etc are to be directed to the manager Selwyn Kloeden 08 8956 7428 email@example.com or the Finance Secretary, Stephen Hoffmann 08 8267 7336 firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close: Tuesday 15 August 2017, 6.00pm.
Reporting directly to the Store Manager, the position involves responsibility for the daily operations of the store. This is a hands on role and includes customer and supplier liaison, staff management and store administration. It is expected therefore that the person will have good personnel skills and proven administrative ability.
Critical to the position will be oversight of operating margins in accordance with store policy. The store uses modern point of sale systems and equipment and training will be given in the specific aspects of this if necessary. The position additionally includes ensuring that the store is OH&S compliant, that staff are adhering to established procedures and that it is operating in a cost effective and efficient way.
The expected work hours are between 0800 and 1730 and will include some after-hours responses.