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 five 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, Professional Development 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


Our Retail Operations department plays an important role in the advancement of Specsavers across Australia and New Zealand. Due to internal succession, we are now looking for a State Director to join our QLD/NT team on a permanent basis.  

Reporting into the Director of Stores, the State Director is responsible for strengthening business performance, growing market share and maximising sales and profitability in the Queensland and Northern Territory region, consisting of eighty stores. To support this and to help deliver the ANZ annual plan, you will lead, develop and support a team of seven Regional Relationship Managers and Regional Training Managers. 

You will also work collaboratively with the State Director team and the Head of Retail Training Delivery to inform, develop and deliver the short, medium and long-term ANZ regional strategy, working collaboratively with senior leaders in Retail and the wider business.

Essential Skills


  • Significant experience in retail operations at a senior level within a comparable fast-paced and high-volume environment
  • Proven experience dealing with or managing a franchise environment
  • Expertise in building business plans that encompass multiple stores and / or separate businesses
  • An inspiring leader with the ability to build strategic and meaningful business relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • A strong influencer with proven experience implementing successful change initiatives

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 the best 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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