What you'll do

What we can offer you

At Specsavers, we know that to be your best and reach your full potential you need to work somewhere that will bring out your best. We pride ourselves on offering a workplace with a supportive, driven, flexible and inclusive culture. Which is why we’ve been accredited as a Great Place to Work for the last three years running, and listed as one of Australia’s Best Places to Work for 2023. 

Here’s a taste of just some of our perks: 

  • Quarterly bonus scheme
  • Two free pairs of glasses each year 
  • On-site free parking
  • Birthday leave, Volunteer leave and Paid Parental Leave
  • Health & Wellbeing programs 
  • Fully funded social club – provides a wide range of activities throughout the year

So, if you like the sound of working for a company that’s dedicated to improving the lives of both their staff and customers – we think you’d look good at Specsavers.

The role & team

The Regional Relationship Manager role sits within the wider Retail Support Team in the NZ region. Reporting into the Head of Stores – New Zealand, you will support approximately 50 Partners within the region across 30 businesses. You will work within a team of other Regional and Training Managers as well as other Specsavers team members in the field of Optometry and Audiology who are also located in NZ. 

As the Regional Manager your adaptability and proactive approach is key. You will be a strong leader, have strong commercial acumen, a natural ability to build relationships and a demonstrated ability to inspire our Partners. In managing your portfolio of stores, you will support our Partners to maximise store performance while working collaboratively with our trading team to deliver the region’s annual plan and identify growth strategies.


The skills we are looking for

  • A strong career history to date within retail operations or consultative field-based role within the retail industry
  • Experience/exposure in dealing with multi-site and multi-ownership business (i.e. franchising) will be highly desirable
  • Analytical with the ability to analyse and utilise an extensive suite of reporting tools, to lead, coach, motivate and develop our Partners to optimise trading performance
  • The ability to work autonomously and cross-functionally with key stakeholders and other Retail Support team peers of a business head officed in New Zealand and Melbourne
  • A high level of interpersonal skills with the ability to build strategic working relationships with a diverse range of people
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, and adapt your communication style to suit audience and engage and present in a variety of different forum
  • Drivers licence and flexibility to travel regionally and overseas


About Us

Specsavers are rated the market leader for eye tests, the retailer of choice for contact lenses and one of the fastest growing hearing providers in Australia and New Zealand. We are on a continual mission to transform eye and hearing health by eliminating preventable vision loss and blindness, including Glaucoma and Diabetes, through improved prevention and early detection, as well as providing accessible and affordable hearing care. 

At Specsavers we believe a diverse, inclusive, and flexible culture enables our people to bring their whole selves to work and be proud of doing so. When it comes to flexibility, we understand that one size doesn't fit all. Our flexible working at Specsavers enables us to work in ways that support our lifestyle to help us balance our career with the other important things in life.

Creating a great place to work for our people is pinnacle to us and along with our Behaviours is at the core of everything we do. We like to think it’s a fun and positive place to work – why not have a look for yourself https://join.specsavers.com/au/department/support-office/    
Applicants for the role are required to have current working rights as per, relevant government legislation.

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