Opportunities for Store Manager in Training
J.D. Irving, Limited
Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, Kent Sydney 53
6d ago


Kent is the largest retail building supply chain in Atlantic Canada. Ourmission is to be the best source of home improvement products through superiorservice, quality products and everyday great prices.

We protect our customersand staff by hiring and training associates committed to our safety values.

We employ over 3700 people and work hard to increase our market share throughstrategic investment in training and technology.

In addition to our retailstores, we operate truss manufacturing facilities and a wholesale drywallcompany. We are a member of Independent Lumber Dealers Co-operative whichensures our great product selection and pricing.

It takes a special person to become a retail store manager. You are responsiblefor so many functions sales, inventory control, community relations,developing your people.

We offer an intensive management development program inaddition to hands-on work to develop leadership skills.

The ideal candidate is a graduating student or recent graduate from anydiscipline who is looking for an opportunity in retail management .

You will work closely with a store manager tolead an area or initiative within the store.Your development will continue as you take on more responsibility, andwork in different size stores and in different regions.

Candidates must be willing to relocate withinAtlantic Canada.

Long term career growthis available through Kent, as well as J.D.Irving Limited, of which Kent is adivision.

Responsibilities :

  • Safety mindset
  • Graduate of a diploma or degree program
  • Experience leading people
  • Ability to organize, plan, and implement change initiatives
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to leverage technology for project management, analysis and solving problems (including Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Retail experience is an asset
  • Compensation includes :

  • Continuous learning
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical and dental benefits, disability and life insurance, RRSP
  • Employee discount
  • Advancement
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