Group General Manager


Professional Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 11-03-2019


New Zealand

Work type:

  • Exciting New Leadership Role
  • Growing Company
  • Christchurch Based (Rolleston)


Synargy Corporation is an established importer and wholesaler of innovative and on-trend furniture that ‘fits your life’. Established in 2002, Synargy is built on a lifetime of experience in the furniture industry in New Zealand and Australia. This dynamic and growing company prides itself on their products, systems, customer service and is committed to becoming a leader in their field. For more information, visit


Reporting to the Directors this newly created role is responsible for overarching leadership and management of the business group. This key role will have input to the future vision and formulate the necessary strategy and business plans to lead the businesses group forward to achieve the required growth, performance and profit. This is a wide-ranging role, overseeing the management of the international business model including sales, product design, offshore manufacturing, logistics, operations, warehousing and distribution, and administration. Key responsibilities include strategic management, leadership and human resources, financial stewardship, health & safety, commercial relationship management, and future growth development.


To be successful in this role you will have considerable professional, corporate senior leadership experience and capability, ideally from the wholesale/retail industry, preferably in the consumer goods sector. This is not a caretaker role. Essentially you will be a dynamic, confident, enthusiastic leader with strong interpersonal skills, with the desire and ability to drive the company forward over the long term. Your strong financial, analytical and commercial acumen will be matched by excellent people management and communications skills. You will display a natural leadership style and understand the importance of market led innovation in a customer facing, sales service orientated industry. The right person will need to roll their sleeves up and be actively involved in building key customer and supplier relationships, learn quickly and be passionate about the market, customer dynamics and product. Regular overseas travel will be required.


To apply please submit your cover letter and CV by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button. Initial phone enquiries can be made to David Clausen on 03 345 8762 or Sally Wynn-Williams on 03 345 8759.

A Position Description for the role is available for download at the bottom of the job listing at 


Applications for this role close 5pm Monday 11 March 2019

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