What you'll do


This exciting opportunity is for an experienced Optometrist to join as a Joint Venture Partner at Specsavers Pakuranga.


Pakuranga is situated just 15km south east of Auckland CBD, the home of hospitality, world class wines and superb cuisine. Experience the relaxed, friendly pace of life, and make yourself at home in this fascinating city.


The eastern bays are a magnet for boaties, wind and kite surfers, anglers and kayakers, with the Hauraki Gulf stretching to the horizon, You’ll find the perfect picnic spots around every corner as you travel along the magnificent Pohutukawa Coast or discover the rural charm of Clevedon.


About the role:


In partnership with the existing Joint Venture Partners, be responsible for the daily operations of the Specsavers store, whilst leading your team to provide customers with the highest standards of service and eye care.


  • The store opened in 2009 in the Pakuranga Plaza. The centre itself is anchored by major retail drawcards Countdown, The Warehouse and Farmers as well as over 80 other retailers.
  • Contains 2 test rooms, state of the art equipment including OCT machines, 4 dispense points and over 1200 frames on display, as well as staff amenities and office.
  • Administrative support, including payroll, accounts payable and quarterly BAS
  • Specsavers’ market-leading brand driving customers to your store
  • A market-rate salary and superannuation in addition to your share of store profits
  • Annual leave and access to exclusive wellbeing workshops


Why choose Specsavers?


  • Specsavers are rated the market leader for eye tests, and the retailer of choice for contact lenses in Australia and New Zealand.
  • We are on a continual mission to transforming eye health by: eliminating preventable vision loss and blindness, including Glaucoma and Diabetes, through improved prevention and early detection.
  • In 2021, we are detecting glaucoma in 1.43% of our patients, nearly matching the reported national prevalence rate of 1.5%
  • Proud to have well and truly reached 200,000 KeepSight registrations
  • In April 2021, Specsavers had surpassed their target of registering 200,000 patients for their KeepSight initiative, with 80% of KeepSight registered patients who were due for their eye test attending on time
  • We are continuously working to reduce the 50% of people with diabetes who do not receive regular eye checks
  • We estimate our Optometrists have reduced the level of undiagnosed glaucoma among our patients by at least 60%


This store is a star performer under the ‘Specsavers: The Place to Work’ initiative, offering the following key benefits to all store team members:


  • Birthday leave
  • Volunteer leave
  • Access to Specsavers Perks staff discount program
  • Two free pairs of glasses each year
  • 30% off glasses voucher for family and friends each year


For a confidential chat about this opportunity, contact Chris Rickard on +64 (27) 579 5499 or email chris.rickard@specsavers.com


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