Operations Manager


Operations Manager - VIC/TAS


Exciting opportunity for an exceptional People leader to take the next step in their retail journey with us!

In this role you will be an integral part of the Leadership Team, guiding business performance, leading through significant change, while driving people initiatives; identifying and nurturing a talent pipeline for future state growth.


You will be focused on delivery of strategic direction and operational excellence by leading, coaching and motivating a team of Group Managers in the VIC/TAS region, accountable for the engagement of a diverse and inclusive team. In this role you will support the Ballarat & Bendigo areas, up to the NSW border.



Who we’re looking for


We’re looking for a motivated all rounder with proven experience in delivery of business results, contribution to strategic goals, alignment with our values and ways of working, with a commitment to the growth and development of a diverse team.


The suitable candidate will also have:

  • Proven capability at a Retail Operations (multi site) Area or State level
  • An ability to coach, motivate and inspire large operational teams, in line with our values and ways of working
  • Experience building diverse and inclusive teams aligned with our core values
  • Strong engagement and influencing skills with executive presence
  • Demonstrated ability to sponsor, lead and enable organisational change
  • Commercial acumen and an ability to interpret, prioritise and guide effective business outcomes
  • Strategic contributions at a state or national level with proven success
  • A transformational approach to leadership with an emphasis on taking initiative in service delivery


Why you’ll love it here


In addition to this exciting role, these are some of the benefits we offer:

  • An attractive remuneration package
  • Team member discounts at all of Woolworths businesses
  • The opportunity to collaborate with some of the brightest and best minds in Australia across our brands
  • An exciting career - as our business grows, so do the opportunities for our people

If this role sounds like you, apply now!


Joining the Group


As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do.


We care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage and we are proud to be recognised as a Gold Tier Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTQ+ inclusion.

As our Group continues to evolve, innovate and support our communities, we encourage our team members to do the same with their own careers, by providing ongoing opportunities to grow and make a real difference.


We value flexibility, and encourage our team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing.


We work hard to create a safe and inclusive environment for all, and most importantly, we're all about creating better experiences – for our customers and for each other.


We’d love to hear from You


If you meet a number of the requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application. You can learn more about working with us on LinkedIn or via www.wowcareers.com.au. #LI #work180


Our Talent Acquisition Team and Hiring Leaders kindly request no unsolicited resumes or approaches from Recruitment Agencies. Woolworths Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.