Team Leader – Senior Leadership Role | The Salvation Army

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Team Leader – Senior Leadership Role

Family Store, Johnsonville
  • Make a real difference in your community;
  • Bring your leadership skills to a fast-paced retail environment.

Full time position.

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 2,000 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.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership.

The Salvation Army is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people, including children, and upholding their rights to protection from abuse and/or neglect.

About the role

The Family Store Team Leader will provide vital support and assistance as part of the Senior Leadership Team implementing strategic direction and operations, leading the performance of the Family Store to meet agreed financial and operational targets. As such, the Team Leader will work closely in a supportive role alongside the Family Store Area Manager, assisting with all aspects of their work. They will operate applying sound judgement and supporting operational excellence.

Key tasks

  • Financial Management;
  • Merchandising;
  • Staff and Volunteer Leadership;
  • Stock Processing;
  • Community engagement.

Person Specification

  • A relevant qualification and a minimum of 3 years retail leadership and customer service experience;
  • Sound performance management experience;
  • Highly tuned organisation ability;
  • The ability to be hands-on in a physically demanding role at times;
  • Current clean drivers’ licence (desirable).


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details) and completed application form to:

Application form can be downloaded from:

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 by 12 noon on Friday, 25 June 2021.

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.