South Island Operations Manager
- Inspirational Leadership to Drive Regional Operational Function
- Rural Bulk Fuel Distribution Industry
- Christchurch Based
Southfuels Limited – join them on their journey from “good to GREAT”
Southfuels Limited was established in 2006 with the aim of enabling a wider option of bulk fuel delivery and distribution to the Primary Sector in New Zealand. In 2008, on the back of successful growth in the South Island, Southfuels launched its sub brand Northfuels in the North Island. The company is now a national bulk distributor of fuel to the Primary Sector and utilises a sustainable business model to provide simple end to end solutions for customers from Kaitaia to Bluff. Further information can be found at www.southfuels.co.nz
What you will bring to the journey
You will be an inspirational leader with a ‘Lead from the Front’ attitude to deliver project and business goals, driving operational efficiency initiatives and ensuring HSE compliance. Additionally, you will have a sound commercial acumen, superior time management skills, be a strong communicator and relationship builder with a customer centric approach. Proven strategic and tactical success in an Operational Management role including experience setting and achieving Operational KPI’s, creating CAPEX business cases, and reporting and presenting results will be critical to success in this role.
Based in Christchurch and reporting to the National Operations Manager, you will be accountable for the day to day regional operations to ensure customer expectations are met and fuel is transported to rural customers in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner. This role involves extensive and regular driving throughout the South Island, away several days and nights a week, with 90% of your time out in the field with Drivers, Customers, Regional Sales Manager and Account Managers. Consistently delivering a market leading service, you will create and deliver a high-performance culture through planning and execution of resources, managing productive stakeholder relationships, and maintaining industry compliance standards across the fleet.
Previous experience in the Fuel industry, Driving, Scheduling or Transport Industry sector would be advantageous. A strong affinity, understanding and connection with Drivers and the Rural sector is essential.
Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your experience related to the role and why you are interested in the position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button. Initial enquiries can be made to Carole Peterson on 027 600 4448 or Cherine Macdonald on 03 341 5120.
Applications will close at 5pm on Friday 20 September 2019