Trade Manager


The Mitre 10 brand is part of the DNA of New Zealand DIY with many customers having grown up with the brand originally launched in New Zealand in 1974.  Now you can be part of our continuing success by joining the long standing family business at Mitre 10 Westport.

Trade is a growing part of our business and we’re looking for someone with the passion to continue to ensure our store is the leading trade and home improvement destination/supplier for everyone.

We are now seeking applicants for the challenging and demanding role of Trade Manager – someone who has the ability to take on the responsibility for driving the profitability and operational performance of both building and timber products and the trade team.

You will be someone who can implement excellence in customer service, business development, systems integration, stock management, team leadership and exceptional operational standards.  

As the face of our trade business, the successful candidate will be responsible promoting and expanding our trade business within the broader market.  This position involves maintaining relationships with existing clients as well as acquiring new clients.  Leading a team of people to deliver exceptional service to all the many customers of the store will be an exciting challenge for the successful candidate in this role.

This role would be an excellent opportunity for a results driven, self-motivated individual who can provide the highest level of customer service.  Ideally this role is suited to someone with a sound working knowledge and experience in the building industry, as well as a desire to be the best in their field. 

Candidates would need to demonstrate outstanding leadership, numerical, communication, planning, organisational and time management skills.  Flexibility, initiative, attention to detail as well as your ability to build solid customer relationships are other desirable skills we are seeking.

Having won the Mitre 10 'Store of the Year' in 2014 and 2018, now is your opportunity to join a great team.

If this is the role you seek, apply now!  Please forward your CV and cover letter with an indication of salary expectations via this website.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: Westport M6

Location: Westport, Martin & Co Mitre 10 (Westport)

Closing Date: 21 February 2019