What you'll do

Store Development Manager – Two permanent and One fixed term role available.


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
  • On site free parking
  • Birthday leave, Volunteer leave, Paid Parental leave
  • Health & Wellbeing programs
  • Fully funded Social Club – provides a wide range of activities throughout the year


The role & team

The Store Development Manager role sits within Specsavers Business Development department, which comprises of roughly thirty members based in Melbourne. Reporting to the Senior Store Development Manager, you will also work collaboratively with the Property team, Store Design team and Business Development team. In this role you will work cross functionally and alongside other Business development functions to coordinate the construction costs and scheduling of projects and its construction of works. The Store Development Team are to provide strong leadership ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget, while delivering an acceptable project quality expected by the network. 


The skills we are looking for

  • Previous experience managing retail store fit outs, new store construction, rollouts and expansions, with the ability to successfully manage multiple projects (client side preferred)
  • Demonstrated capacity to determine priorities, meet strict deadlines and effectively balance competing demands. You will work well under pressure both independently and in a team.
  • A high level of interpersonal skills with the ability to build strategic working relationships with a diverse range of people
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to prepare and present reports and documentation of high quality and integrity and the capacity to deal with a wide range of clients and staff.
  • Microsoft office skills (Excel & Word)


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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