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Spectra Industrial


Papua New Guinea

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Closing Date

10th Jun 2019


Net base salary circa AUD$120,000 - $140,000 after tax (AUD$170,000 - $200,000 gross) + benefits

— Description —

About Spectra Industrial 

Spectra Industrial are leaders in the sale, hire and repair of material handling equipment in PNG. The organisation also has a strong presence in the sale/service/parts supply of diesel generator sets, hydraulic fittings and hoses, alongside activity in indent of trucks and heavy equipment.

Spectra are PNG dealers for Hang Cha and Jung Heinrich brands of forklifts, Sany Heavy forklifts and Reach Stackers, and also support Crown Forklifts parts and service. With 90 staff total, head office is based in Lae, with a branch office in Port Moresby. Each branch is supported by its own workshop.

About the Opportunity

Spectra is now seeking an experienced General Manager to join their team and progress the further expansion of the company.


Reporting to the Managing Director, this critical management position will see you responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient execution of the organisation's daily operations, with a firm eye on the company’s growth and development objectives.


This is a hands-on role providing oversight for all aspects of personnel management, training and development, sales and marketing, inventory and credit control, purchasing, sales and marketing, and (of course) operations/workshops.


Key Duties:


  • Taking responsibility for the day-to-day management of the business;
  • Leading and directing staff to ensure company objectives regarding safety, sales, profit, stock and cost controls are managed carefully;
  • Providing direction and oversight into training and development of staff;
  • Playing an active role in the development of relationships with clients, prospects and business cooperators;
  • Carefully managing and controlling expenses, with direct involvement in stock controls and margin management; and
  • Providing strong oversight and ensuring compliance with all obligations regarding taxation, labour and employment, safety and laws and norms of Papua New Guinea. 

About the Benefits

There is no better time to consider a role in Papua New Guinea. The country is about to enter a new economic boom andSpectra are poised to take advantage. Your energy and commitment will not be constrained by having to wade through layers of decision makers.


In recognition for your commitment and hard work, you’ll be offered an attractive remuneration package, including a net base salary circa AUD$120,000 - $140,000 after tax (AUD$170,000 - $200,000 gross) alongside a range of benefits including:


  • A highly attractive incentive structure;
  • Comfortable and secure furnished accommodation;
  • Utilities allowances;
  • Fully maintained vehicle;
  • Airfares to point of recruitment twice per annum;
  • Club memberships;
  • 22 days’ annual leave; and
  • Full medical and Medivac insurances


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