Department Manager – Retail

  • Full Time

Website Bunnings Limited

About this Job

At Bunnings, you’ll make a positive difference to our business and beyond.

Bunnings is the leading retailer of home improvement and lifestyle products in Australia and New Zealand and a major supplier to project builders, commercial tradespeople and the housing industry. Operating from a network of stores, trade centres, frame and truss sites, and online, Bunnings caters for consumer and commercial customers.

By joining our passionate and diverse team, you will have the opportunity to grow, develop, have fun and make a positive difference – to our customers and the communities where we live and work.

About the Role:

The future is bright at Bunnings, so we are now looking for an exceptional Department Manager for our Broome store. As a Department Manager – Retail, you will have the very meaningful job of leading the day-to-day store operations, ensuring your team build memorable experiences and making your customers D.I.Y. projects a reality. Your store will be your pride and joy – you’ll use visual merchandising to your best advantage, aligning this to store marketing plans.

What you can expect to do:

  • Lead a team of direct reports
  • Provide support for the store leadership team
  • Set an example of best service and support the team to deliver friendly and helpful advice to customers
  • Coach the team on the right service behaviours
  • Assist with inducting and training the team
  • Ensure that merchandising standards fit with business requirements
  • Coordinate stock

What we need from you:

  • Previous experience supervising a team in a fast-paced environment
  • A passion for customer service
  • Ability to coach and develop others, providing feedback and getting the best out of a team
  • An ability to achieve results and standards by working with your team
  • Open communication style
  • Be approachable and confident when interacting with customers
  • Have an eagerness to learn about new products
  • To be on your feet assisting with customers across a wide range of retail hours


You’ll be part of a workplace where you’ll feel like you belong.

There’s so much on offer when you’re part of our Bunnings team with benefits including:

  • Our flexible and informal work environment which helps bring balance between work and home.
  • Team discount at Bunnings, OnePass and with other Wesfarmers retailers including Kmart, Target, Officeworks and Catch.
  • Discounts from corporate partners (such as private health insurance, gyms, car rental) and cost price food and drinks at our Bunnings café.
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave, regardless of gender, annual flu vaccinations and health checks.
  • The opportunity to create a real difference in your local community and environment.


Join us and experience Bunnings from the other side of the counter.

Please note that if your application progresses to the reference check stage, you may be required to submit a police check. If your search returns a criminal record, Bunnings will assess whether the record impacts your ability to perform the key requirements of the role.

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