Operations Manager Kaitaia

Location: Kaitaia, Northland
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 200182347_1602206831
Salary: Negotiable


You will be a person who is highly motivated, has excellent communication skills, and who excels in delivering a superior service to our customers. You will need to comfortable calling on existing clients and developing new clients. Your ability to manage a number of operational tasks at any one time will set you apart as a high performing team member. The Branch is tight knit and efficient, and we are looking for a team member who can add to this. Flexible about start and finish times and some weekend phone coverage would be necessary.


  • Building exceptional relationships with internal and external customers
  • Provide regular communication to temp employees
  • Leading and participating in Health and Safety initiatives. Including site visits
  • Manage daily dispatch procedures and ensure superior service delivery
  • Ensure temporary employees skills and experience match job requirements


  • Steady work history ideally in a team leadership position
  • A background & knowledge within the manufacturing/Logistics and construction sector would be advantageous
  • Able to focus on the big picture operationally but with an eye for detail
  • Some experience in recruiting staff would be advantage
  • Local geographic knowledge would be advantage
  • Experience working in a Health & Safety environment preferred
  • Immediate start preferred


  • You will have a day off on your birthday and a day off to do your Christmas shopping!
  • Training and development to help you succeed
  • Career pathway and opportunities for growth within the AWF Kaitaia branch as well as throughout the AWF Madison Group Nationally
  • Competitive remuneration package along with all the perks of working for a large NZ organisation
  • All the tools you need to be successful including; cellphone, tablet, and vehicle


AWF Ltd is the leading provider of temporary staff to industry and is a division of the AWF Madison Group. We have been market leader since 1988, and continue to go from strength to strength. We operate Branches from Kaitaia to Invercargill offering a nationwide footprint.

The people in our business are passionate about what they do every day - helping people get into meaningful work and the opportunity to thrive. For a confidential conversation please contact Adrian Green 027 577 3175. If you are up for the challenge please apply now!