Current Job Opportunities Australia

Location Date Position
Think Water Dunsborough, WA June 2017

Operations Manager - Retail Sales and Field Service


Think Water Dunsborough are looking to employ a highly-motivated individual to lead the business and manage staff, based in Dunsborough WA. Reporting to the Directors, you will be as equally talented managing people and projects as managing the P&L of the business. You will take charge of all aspects of the business which will include contractor liaison, staff effectiveness and business growth. Your professional approach to our customers, staff and contractors will be the catalyst for growth and expansion into regional areas.

To be effective, you'll need to develop relationships with key stakeholders across the region. You will be a decisive but fair leader with a quality approach in all you do. You will have a high level of safety knowledge and high expectations for safe systems of work to be part of the business culture. You will be a hands-on leader with good irrigation industry experience and people management skills.

Think Water Dunsborough desire to foster a culture that fits with their nominated values of:

  • Vibrant workplace
  • Integrity
  • Best Practice
  • Exceptional Solutions
  • Safety

You will further develop our team and our customer relations using these values.

Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated pro-activity to the task and business growth
  • Demonstrated business development acumen
  • Demonstrated leadership of people and performance using operational disciplines
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill to manage a P&L
  • Demonstrated use of safe systems of work
  • Demonstrated irrigation industry experience with retail sales, installation and design
  • Demonstrated use of KRA and KPI management

For more information regarding our business please see our website:

Applicants must live within the Dunsborough regional area. If you have the talent but not the industry experience, we are still keen to hear from you.

To obtain a copy of the Position Description or to register your interest in this position please send your cover letter, selection criteria and CV to [email protected]

Applications close 21st of July 2017.

Location Date Position
South of Brisbane (Loganholme)


Operations Manager 

  • Leading Australasian Franchise Group in Water Management
  • Mentor franchise operators in business management and profitability growth
  • South of Brisbane (Loganholme) based + Attractive salary package

Who we are:

Think Water is a specialist franchising group in water solutions, focused on meeting the rapidly changing landscape of water management in Australasia. Our in-depth knowledge of our industry sector provides us with a distinct point of difference and has helped us to remain strong as a group through periods of economic adversity. With a well established presence in Australia and New Zealand, we are seeking to appoint a brand ambassador to support our current and future objectives for the Group.

The role:

Reporting to the General Manager for the Think Water Group, the primary objective of this position is the development and implementation of business systems, services and strategies that will provide a net benefit to the franchise owners of the Group. The core areas of focus in this role will include:

  • Development and growth of the franchise network;
  • Advice and guidance to franchisees relating to their business performance to improve profitability;
  • Ensuring franchisees are complying with the terms and conditions of their franchising agreements;
  • Managing supplier relationships, contracts and negotiating trading terms;
  • Provision of guidance with business development, marketing and promotional activities from strategy to execution;
  • Retail, merchandising, HR and WH&S support.

The successful candidate:

We anticipate the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A background in retail operations with a solid understanding of retail and merchandising practices, ideally within a multi store agribusiness setting;
  • Successful track record in negotiating and implementing trading terms with key suppliers;
  • Experience in category management (buying);
  • Ideally a background in franchising or multi store management – running a franchise operation or overseeing the performance of franchise businesses;
  • Experience in developing and implementing business systems to a multi store business;
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships at all levels;
  • Ability to work effectively autonomously and be able to travel extensively;
  • Superior skills in problem solving, time management and project management.
  • A leader who works with a high degree of empathy and professionalism and enjoys helping others to succeed.

To apply:

If you are looking for a role you can make your own, within a fast growing industry sector, we would like to hear from you. For all confidential enquiries, please contact Liesle Corns, Business Admin Manager & Company Secretary on [email protected] or 07 3209-9400. Alternatively, please forward your CV and a covering letter to [email protected] by close of business on Friday the 11th of August.

Applications close 11th of August 2017.


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