Title:  Area Manager - NSW 1


North Rocks, New South Wales, AU

About us

Our purpose at Officeworks is to help make bigger things happen, for our customers, our team, and our community.

We’re a fast paced, growing, innovative and inspiring Australian brand employing over 8,000 team members, with a national footprint of more than 165 retail stores and a dedicated team supporting the Business to Business market. Our people are our biggest asset and we wouldn’t be where we are today without the collective skill, dedication and talent of our team members who embody the Officeworks spirit every day – whether that’s in store, support office or in a CFC.  We are passionate about supporting the communities in which we live and work, and want our team members to take ownership and accountability to help make bigger things happen every day.

About the role

Due to an internal promotion we currently have an opportunity for an established and experience Area Manager to join the NSW Officeworks team. Leading a team of 11 Store Managers across the region, you will play a key role in delivering our retail strategy to our customers and team. 


At Officeworks an Area Manager is responsible for driving and executing the company’s vision and strategic objectives in operational, budgetary and people performance to deliver consistent execution across a network of stores. The Area Manager ensures that store leadership and team behaviour is aligned to Officeworks cultural imperatives.


We are looking for a leader who has a Minimum 5 years’ experience in an Area Management role within the Retail Industry, including multi-site accountability.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in sales and profit accountability, operational execution of merchandise standards and a be led by their ability to guide coach, develop and mentor the area store leadership team.

About you

  • An inspirational leader with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in multi-site accountability within the retail industry
  • Having led large teams with a strong people focus on growth and progression, you would ideally have led multi-site leaders before
  • An excellent communicator - You can confidently engage with internal and external business partners to ensure you and your team have the tools to drive genuine and measurable success
  • A strategic leader - You are financially savvy and you know how to impact EBIT through operational excellence in your direct reports
  • Always operating with integrity, attention to safety and the businesses culture at the heart of your decision making 

Our culture

At Officeworks, we focus on creating an empowering and fun culture where people enjoy coming to work. We value our team's uniqueness and reward our team members by offering some great #officeworksperks including:

  • An inclusive and supportive team environment
  • A key focus on wellbeing
  • Potential flexible working arrangements to help you best manage your priorities
  • Generous discounts at Officeworks, along with team member discounts at Kmart and Target
  • Ongoing training and development with real opportunities to progress your career

At Officeworks, we operate best when our team is representative of the communities we serve and proudly commit to providing a safe and supportive work environment for all team members. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTI community and people with disabilities.

Residency note: Application eligibility requires Australian/NZ citizenship or an unrestricted Visa to live and work in Australia.