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01 Mar
HR Generalist (Learning & Development) - North Ryde  

Category

HR

Location

North Ryde,
Australia

Type of Contract

Full-time

Posted

01.03.2017

Job Description

Freedom is Australia’s premier furniture and homewares retailer, located throughout Australia in 49 locations, and in New Zealand with 12 stores.  We are owned by Steinhoff Asia Pacific, which employs over 1900 people, across 5 retail brands, 149 stores, and with a total of 35 years in business.

This is a newly created role for a full time HR – Learning & Development Specialist, where you will responsible for designing, developing and implementing learning and development initiatives to drive results and meet Freedom’s business objectives. 

You will be an exceptional HR generalist with a genuine passionate for learning and development; you will have every opportunity to make this role your own, and have a strong desire to support individuals to reach their potential, as well as have the ability to deliver engaging and effective training sessions.

In this varied role your duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Work with the HR Manager to deliver business objectives ensuring a National approach to training & learning
  • Development and delivery of training material as required
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of courses content and delivery, scope and manage improvements
  • Sourcing training materials including external training providers when required
  • Assist in the management of the traineeships
  • Provide support and guidance on performance management issues, disciplinary issues, termination, EEO issues and staff grievances
  • Carry out investigations and prepare correspondence as necessary
  • Create and maintain on line training modules that meet business needs

The successful candidate will have:

  • Certificate IV Workplace training and assessment
  • HR qualification is preferred
  • Previous experience in retail
  • Strong experience in developing and delivering content
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of employment legislation requirements and their implications e.g. EEO, health and safety, privacy, pay awards
  • Strong computer and administration skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities
  • Displays high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Diplomatic and discreet
  • Proactive, resourceful team player

We offer:

  • The opportunity to work with a talented and passionate team
  • Free onsite gym
  • Generous staff discounts across all reputable brands, including Freedom, Bay Leather Republic, Snooze and more


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01 Mar
Retail Operations Manager - NSW  

Category

Store / Sales

Location

NSW ,
Australia

Type of Contract

Full-time

Posted

01.03.2017

Job Description

freedom is Australia’s premier furniture and homewares retailer, located throughout Australia in 49 locations and in New Zealand with 12 stores.  We are owned by Steinhoff Asia Pacific, which employs over 1900 people, across 5 retail brands, 149 stores, and with a total of 35 years in business.

We love working at Freedom and so will you, because we are committed to providing opportunities for our staff in so many areas.

As one of the nation’s leading lifestyle retailers, freedom offers a diverse and exciting portfolio of career opportunities.

We are on the hunt for an exceptionally innovative, passionate and energetic Retail Operations Manager, who has a proven track record in leading operations and ensuring profitability of retail networks, maximising store profits and sales, ensuring the delivery of exceptional customer service, ensuring compliance on all areas of operational activity and managing staff motivation and performance

As a retail professional, you will have the passion and commitment to set the bar and lead by example, and of course you will naturally thrive in an environment where you will be expected to deliver and exceed store sales and profit targets.

The successful candidate will have (but not limited to):

  • Retail Operations Management experience managing across multiple sites
  • Strong leadership skills - passionate about the professional and personal growth of staff
  • Strong business acumen
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Intimate understating and knowledge of bulky goods retailing
  • Proven track record in managing retail teams
  • Strong drive to achieve results and exceed expectations
  • Ability to develop and implement business growth strategies that focus on future opportunities

We offer:

  • Rewards and recognition (attractive incentive program)
  • Vibrant and fun team environment
  • Generous staff discounts across all reputable brands, incentive schemes and other benefits

If you are an innovative hands on retail professional, with a proven track record of successfully managing multiple retail sites, then this is the role for you! Please submit your resume and brief covering letter NOW.


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01 Mar
Assistant Store Manager - Geelong  

Category

Store / Sales

Location

Geelong,
Australia

Type of Contract

Full-time

Posted

01.03.2017

Job Description

freedom is Australia’s premier furniture and homewares retailer, located throughout Australia in 49 locations, and in New Zealand with 12 stores.  We are owned by Steinhoff Asia Pacific, which employs over 1900 people, across 5 retail brands, 149 stores, and with a total of 35 years in business.

 
We love working at freedom and you will too because we are committed to providing opportunities for our staff in many different areas.

Why not discover the difference and join our inspiring retail management team as an Assistant Store Manager at our Geelong Store.

This is a fantastic opportunity to excel with a dynamic company and take your proven track record in retail to the next level.

Your strong retail experience, understanding of retail business needs, your focus on achievement of results, your constructive and supportive leadership style and the ability to support a store manager will move your career forward.

Your prime responsibility will lie in your passion and proven ability to achieve and exceed sales targets.

Additional duties include stock management and general store administration.

Availability to work a rotating roster which includes weekend shifts is essential.

We offer:
  • Career development and progression for all employees (skill development and advancement are encouraged and facilitated)
  • Rewards and recognition (We believe in recognising our employees and our outstanding performers through various reward and recognition programs)
  • Vibrant and fun team environment
  • Generous staff discounts across all reputable brands, incentive schemes and other benefits

If you are an innovative hands on retail professional, looking for the next step in your career, please submit your resume and brief covering letter by clicking on the link below.
 
 
 


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01 Mar
Administration Assistant (Legal, Property & Insurance) - North Ryde  

Category

Other

Location

North Ryde,
Australia

Type of Contract

Full-time

Posted

01.03.2017

Job Description

Steinhoff Asia Pacific employs over 1900 people, across 5 retail brands, 149 stores, and with a total of 35 years in business.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Administrator to provide high level clerical and administrative support to our Legal, Risk and Insurance teams, based in our North Ryde (NSW)

About you

To be successful in this busy role, strong organisational skills are essential, and you must be a team player. In addition, a high level of enthusiasm, initiative and energy is a must. Ideally you will be at the intermediate level, and will possess the following attributes:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • A pro-active and flexible attitude
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Analytical and problem solving skills

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Tracking purchase/work orders and following up on invoices
  • Data entry & reconciliation of services accounts
  • Maintain an updated contractor compliance register with all necessary Certificates and insurances
  • Company Secretarial – file documentation in company registers, scan documentation for online filing
  • Weekly invoice batching with finance
  • Maintain budget and accrual monthly reporting to finance for legal & insurance
  • Maintain schedule of Group stores with quarterly update of stock values through RiskConnect (software)
  • Group premium allocations across the business
  • Issue Insurance invoices to clients
  • Spreadsheet development and maintenance (premium calculations etc.)
  • Produce Insurance Manuals
  • Prepare quotation slips and documents for Insurance Market

What we offer

  • The opportunity to work with a talented team
  • Free onsite gym
  • Generous staff discounts across all brands, including Freedom, Bay Leather Republic, Snooze and more

If you are a proactive, self-starter, who is willing to be a team player and has passion for providing exceptional support, then this is the role for you! Apply to the below link


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01 Mar
Casual Furniture Sales Consultant - Capalaba  

Category

Store / Sales

Location

Capalaba,
Australia

Type of Contract

Full-time

Posted

01.03.2017

Job Description

freedom is Australia’s premier furniture and homewares retailer, located throughout Australia in 49 locations, and in New Zealand with 12 stores.  We are owned by Steinhoff Asia Pacific, which employs over 1900 people, across 5 retail brands, 149 stores, and with a total of 35 years in business.

 

Our most important asset is our talented sales team – they are the driving force behind our success.

 
Fantastic opportunities exist for career minded and experienced casual furniture sales people with drive, initiative and a proven record of closing sales and achieving and exceeding sales targets.
 
These positions will offer top achieving sales people the chance to join a dynamic company and take a proven track record in retail sales to the next level.
 
Your strong understanding of retail business needs, your focus on achievement of results and your passion and proven ability to achieve and exceed sales targets will move your career forward.
 
Additional duties include stock management and general store administration.
 
To be successful you will need:
  • Proven ability to achieve and exceed sales targets
  • A positive and proactive attitude
  • A commitment to excellence in customer service
  • Effective communication skills
  • Drive, passion and commitment
  • Must have availability to be rostered on throughout the week, including some weekends, late nights and public holidays is essential
We offer
  • Career development and progression for all employees (skill development and advancement are encouraged and facilitated)
  • Rewards and recognition (We believe in recognising our employees and our outstanding performers through various reward and recognition programs)
  • Vibrant and fun team environment
  • Generous staff discounts across all reputable brands, incentive schemes and other benefits
 


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