The Bobux story (www.bobux.co.nz) is one of taking growth and adventure from New Zealand to the world for the last thirty years. The brand has a philosophy to design the best shoes for growing feet by focusing on the different stages of a child’s development. This has inspired the company to find innovative ways to make fun for little feet unstoppable. Today Bobux serves children in over 40 countries around the globe. Bobux is brand led, design integrated and our expertise is recognised with multiple awards.
This is an ideal role for a leader who excels in a non-corporate environment to join a talented, creative, and diverse team. It is a strategic position that involves managing all aspects of the business and to continue the development of our people, systems and processes to achieve clearly articulated growth plans.
The CEO will optimise all commercial elements including operational, financial, market expansion, channel diversification, brand protection and digital innovation. They will approach business with a structured and open mindset. At Bobux, our people leadership spans many locations, from the New Zealand head office and Board to remote teams including global sales staff, distributors, customers, manufacturers and business partners.
A visible leader who connects and inspires their team, creates simplicity while managing complexity, and has a naturally collaborative style. Your skills include communicating and engaging across businesses and countries and being curious while taking a customer centred approach to solve problems. You offer profound operational and general management experience and bring a breadth of skills and knowledge with a global perspective.
For a business leader with extensive commercial skills and contemporary leadership qualities, this position is an incredible opportunity to have an impact in a growing New Zealand business in the export sector.
To apply for this role, please contact our NZ partner, Nicola Pohlen at Pohlen Partners - your application can be sent directly to us, via email@example.com.
Applicants need to have a current work visa / residency or NZ citizenship.