Department Manager - Newcastle Locations

Date: 20 Apr 2024

Location: Kotara, AU

Company: Target Careers

Who are We?


At Target, we believe a better life is one that’s lived, not with more things, but with things that mean more. A life where quality is always valued over quantity. Where beauty is born from style and substance in equal measure. A better way of life, that’s within easy reach of all. That’s why everything from the products we make to the experience we create is crafted with intention and a single purpose to inspire families to live better.

As an iconic Australian retailer with over 115 stores nationally and a rapidly growing online presence, we are immensely proud of our history and need people to join us who are excited by our future.

What will you do?

A day in the life of our Department Managers is incredibly diverse, and will encompass some of the following:


  • Delivering amazing visual merchandising and an outstanding experience to our customers.
  • Being innovative in your approach to driving sales for your assigned departments.
  • Leading a fun and engaging workplace where our team can be coached and developed to their highest potential.
  • Building and maintaining a store with a strong safety and compliance focus.  
  • Lead the Target vision, strategy and values within the team and across the organisation.

What are we looking for?


We are on the lookout for a talented Department Manager who will inspire their team to deliver customer excellence in all facets of store operations. With a background in retail management, you will be passionate, commercially minded and focused on delivering positive results for the business. 

What will you get?


  • We want you to feel rewarded for your commitment and hard work that's why all team members get the opportunity to participate in a bonus program.
  • Vehicle leasing opportunities.
  • A team member discount card that gives you a discount of 10% at Target, 10% Kmart and up to 5% at Bunnings and Officeworks. 
  • 20% off approved, eligible workwear purchases. 
  • A free OnePass membership offering free delivery across Target, Kmart & Catch on eligible products. 
  • Limitless career growth opportunities.
  • Access to the Wesfarmers’ employee share program.
  • Paid parental leave for eligible team members.


As part of our recruitment process, we will be conducting Pre-Employment Checks with our successful candidates – this will include a police check.  Talent Acquisition will provide further updates to candidates as they progress through our recruitment process.


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