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Trainee Managers required at NZ Landscape and Garden Supplies

New Zealand Landscape and Garden Supplies is a family owned business, that has been trading for 15 years. NZLS sells a wide range of Landscape, Masonry and Garden products across Auckland.

Due to business expansion plans, we have vacancies for two Trainee Branch Managers. The skills, knowledge, attitude and behaviours required for this role are described below;

We are looking Trainee Branch Managers that understand that everything worthwhile requires, insight, resilience and determination. As well as being able to empathise and understand other people’s perspectives to build strong working relationships. Flexibility and listening skills also allow Managers to be open to change and new ideas from others and to show that staff members are valued.

The Trainee Branch Manager will act proactively and be able to weigh up which decisions are best, they need to be persuasive and have confidence in their decision-making. These skills go hand in hand with having excellent communication skills and the ability to express directions clearly.

In addition to the above interpersonal skills, we require the Trainee Branch Manager to have the ability to motivate others and inspire their team to be great at what they do. The Trainee Branch Manager thrives on being busy, they approach work with a positive attitude, seeing challenges rather than problems and they have a calm attitude under pressure.

Being able to manage ambiguity is another quality we are looking for, including the ability to adapt to change and cope with uncertainty. The Trainee Branch Manager must be highly organised and be capable of efficiently using available resources. These skills are vital when planning work, delegating, and when setting targets and objectives.

Finally, the Trainee Branch Manager needs to be commercially aware and customer focused. They are responsible for the daily functions of the business and must be across industry trends, competitors and customer’s needs. They will assist in leading the organisation in the right direction for the future.

To apply for one of the Trainee Branch Manager positions, please email your CV to [email protected].