As one of only two national grocery retailers in Canada, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with more than 1,500 stores in 10 provinces with retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Price Chopper, Thrifty Foods and Lawtons Drugs, as well as more than 330 retail fuel locations. Our five core retail food formats are designed to ensure that we have the right offering in the right-sized stores for each individual market we serve ? from our full service format to the convenience format, each tailored to satisfy the unique occasion-based food shopping needs of our customers.
Our 124,000 employees and franchise affiliates are committed to building sustainable worth for each of our customers, employees, suppliers and shareholders through our focus on food, innovation and superior customer service.
Join the movement to help Canadianseat better, feel better and do better!
Under the direction of the Store Manager, you will oversee the fresh operations within the business by creating and driving a selling culture. You will ensure operational excellence by building sales, retail merchandising, inventory management, and excellence in customer relations as you lead a group of fresh employees with accountability for setting the culture and vision of the store.
The Assistant Store Manager will strive to show leadership in the community and create excitement within the store around selling. As the ideal candidate, you will have a passion for sales, food and people, the ability to regularly think outside of the box, be personable and approachable to all those you interact with, have excellent communication skills and a strong knowledge of financial management and superior planning attributes. Your commitment to providing top notch customer service and focus on selling will ensure success in this role.
Proven experience as a retail manager inclusive of the leadership skills required to develop and engage staff
Have the ability to develop an environment that created and fosters a top quality selling culture
Passion for working in a fast paced customer centric organization
Progressive retail experience and a track record of developing and initiating creative merchandising techniques to meet the needs of local customers
Strong team building skills inclusive of proven ability to resolve conflict using a flexible, diplomatic and objective approach
Have a proven track record in building and sustaining a team environment
Strong time management and priority setting skills
Strong financial acumen and ability to achieve financial objectives at a store level
Good working knowledge of retail systems
Ability to build short term and long term business strategies
Strong delegation and follow up skills
Solid understanding of Health and Safety and Food Safety legislation
Previous experience in Fresh Department operations is a requirement.
A passion for food is a must!
Whether you are connecting with customers or coming up with innovative ways to do business better, working with us is always rewarding. We are not only a place to shop and work, but also a place to GROW!
This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision and focus. We are only accepting online applications and welcome applications from all qualified people interested in this challenge. We will be contacting only those who will be selected to interview.
We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.
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Career Level: Management
Industry: Retail In-Store
Job Function: Retail In-Store