Taranaki Area Business Manager | The Salvation Army

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Taranaki Area Business Manager

New Plymouth CBD
  • Join a long-standing international organisation
  • Great variety managing all elements of business operations
  • Play a key role in shaping the area’s future operations

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has been transforming lives since 1865. We work in over 130 countries, coordinated by our International Headquarters in London and we are a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005. The Army has over 3000 officers and employees in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa and is recognised as a high value employer. The mission of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa is: Caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society.

About the role

We are looking for a go getter with a minimum of five years' experience in Business Management, who is highly organised, adaptable, proactive and takes initiative to lead the Business function for the Taranaki Area.

You will be responsible for leading & managing a team from various roles, responsibilities and locations, working alongside the area leadership team to deliver successful outcomes that encompass the needs and expectations of the Taranaki Area and the wider Midland Division and Territory.

This role is based in New Plymouth CBD and will require regular visits to sites across the Taranaki area.

Key tasks:

  • Staff Management;
  • Financial reporting and processing;
  • Property Oversight;
  • Retail Store Oversight;
  • Relationship building within the community;
  • Strategic and business planning.

Person specification:

  • Well-developed management skills and conversant with current HR and Employment legislation;
  • Self-managing, well organised with a creative flair;
  • Ability to quickly gain knowledge of and work within the Salvation Army structure and systems;
  • Strong financial ability;
  • Experience with Microsoft office and the ability to learn software programs easily;
  • Strong written and verbal communication and negotiation skills;
  • Strong initiative and the ability to focus on opportunities;
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to adapt and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details) and completed application form to: jen.boyles@salvationarmy.org.nz

Our application form can be downloaded here and needs to be included as part of your application: https://www.salvationarmy.org.nz/help-us/career-opportunities

Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance/Police Check

Closing date

Applications close 12 noon on Friday, 24 July 2020.

The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider. It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society - all through the love of God shown in Jesus. The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.