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Regional Manager

Oversee the success and profitability of stores in a geographical region.

What's it like to be a Regional Manager?

A Regional Manager is responsible for the sales performance of a number of stores in a geographical region. Regional Managers work with Store Managers to set targets in the allocated region, in order to increase the success of the stores. Regional Managers work for multinational, retail, banking and franchise organisations. Regional Managers may be required to travel extensively as part of their role.

Regional Manager

Tasks and duties

  • Setting targets for the stores located in the region.
  • Designing performance objectives for stores to follow.
  • Reporting on metrics.
  • Evaluating team and staff performance.
  • Providing leadership to area, territory and store managers.
  • Providing training and development to teams.
  • Resolving problems in the region when they are escalated.
  • Maximising sales and profitability across the stores in the region.

What can I earn as a Regional Manager?

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The most common annual salary in AUS for a Regional Manager is between $100k and $120k
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How to become a Regional Manager


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Formal qualifications are not required to become a Regional Manager, but may be advantageous to build your sales and leadership skills.

  1. Consider completing a Certificate III in Customer Engagement (BSB30215) to develop your customer service skills.
  2. Alternatively you may prefer to complete a Certificate IV in Business Sales (BSB40615) or a Certificate IV in Retail Management (SIR40316) in order to develop your sales skills.

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How do Regional Managers rate their role?

Latest reviews from 18 Regional Managers surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
3.7
Job satisfaction
4.2
Career progression opportunities
3.7
Job security
3.9
Pay / Salary
3.7
Variety of work
4.2

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Aug 2019
I love working as a Retail Regional Manager
Reviewer's Qualification
Diploma of Retail Management
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Retail regional manager
The good things
Regional Manager is a fantastic role to be in if you enjoy working with different levels of people and like a fast past environment. Every day is different in your role from managing teams, training a...
The challenges
The role is 24hrs and you will always have work to do at home as you will be spending most time on the floor developing and training your team. Christmas and busy periods are the best time of the ye...
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Oct 2018
Regional Manager was consuming but fulfilling and you got to travel and be a leader for many people.
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
Experience
Less than a year
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Origination
The good things
There’s never a dull moment. It’s a great way to travel, be engaged in everything that’s going on and it forces you to be at the top of your game, efficient, organised and have great communication and...
The challenges
You were travelling almost every week. Due to travel and people being in many states you needed to take the extra time to ensure high communication to keep strong relationships up.
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Working hours for Regional Managers

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Weekends
Shift work
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