Requisition ID : 163766
Career Group : Store Management
Job Category : Retail - Administration
Travel Requirements : 0 - 10%
Job Type : Full-Time
Country : Canada (CA)
City : Elmira
Location : 3301 Elmira Foodland
Postal Code : N3B 3L5
Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers.
Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.
A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country.
With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family.
All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.
Work with the Store Manager to provide / communicate strategic direction and vision for the store with direct accountability for their designated departments.
Ensure operational excellence in retail merchandising, inventory management, and customer relations. Coach and develop Department Managers to provide superior customer service and shopping experiences through execution of strategy, customized for the local market, while achieving budgeted financial results.
Create a coaching and development culture for all store employees, with direct accountability for designated departments, which embraces a passion for food
Oversee talent management, for designated departments, including recruitment, succession planning, orientation, training, performance management, and compensation
Manage store operations in the absence of the Store Manager
Work with the Store Manager to communicate operational requirements, operational changes, and store vision throughout the total store
Understand and respond to local market needs and competition
Ensure superior execution of the retail commercial programs and provide feedback and recommendations to appropriate parties
Role model, coach, and reinforce customer service expectations on a daily basis for all staff
Ensure community presence by working with store management and community partners to host / support community events
Create a shopping experience that engages your customers in a way that enhances loyalty, sales, and profit
Execute winning conditions
Execute SMART Initiatives
Policy / Regulatory Adherence
Ensure all applicable company policies and procedures are communicated and adhered
Ensure that OH&S, food safety, and other regulatory requirements and procedures are implemented and maintained
Ensure efficient operation of the business to achieve all financial targets and deliver on budgeted KPIs; with direct accountability for designated departments
Participate with the Store Manager on plans to deliver budgeted KPI’s for other areas of the store
Manage training budget for total store if required
Personal / Professional Development
Thoroughly understand all relevant company programs
Attend training as required
Maintain knowledge of current industry trends
Be known as the employer of choice by actively supporting an environment of employee engagement
Order equipment and EMR
Coordinate maintenance of store equipment and repairs
As requested by the company
Above average oral and written communication skills
Full knowledge of retail operations and skills
Proficient use of Microsoft office suite
Working Knowledge of SAP
High School Diploma
Three to five years experience as a Department Manager
Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.
While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.
We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.