Requisition ID: 61181
Career Group: Store Management
Job Category: Retail - Store
Country: Canada (CA)
Province: British Columbia (CA-BC)
Location: 9451 Quadra Thrifty
Postal Code: V8X 1J8
A proudly Canadian retail company, Sobeys began in 1907 as a small meat delivery business in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Today, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton’s Drug Stores as well as in-store pharmacies, liquor and more than 350 retail fuel locations.
Together with our 123,000 employees and franchise affiliates and a collective passion for delivering exceptional food and shopping experiences, Sobeys’ purpose is to improve the lives of Canadians by helping them Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better.
All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.
The Assistant Front End Manager supports and assists the Front End Manager in the efficient and fiscally responsible operation of the department. The Assistant Manager will lead, manage, coach, motivate and train staff to achieve the highest level of customer service, adherence to all Food Safety Protocols, Standard Operating Procedures, corporate policies and Health and Safety, and other programs and initiatives. The Assistant Manager assists in scheduling, management of labour costs, budgets, inventory control, presentation and merchandising, and in the hiring and training of staff. The Assistant Manager will foster customer loyalty, fulfill customer needs and actively contribute to an environment of employee and customer engagement.
Support a coaching and development culture for all employees, which embraces a passion for food
Demonstrate outstanding leadership, while serving as a role model
Assist in managing employees including: selection, orientation, training and development, performance management, succession planning and compensation
Communicate operational requirements/changes to department employees
Create a shopping experience that engages customers in a way that enhances loyalty, sales, and profit
Provide superior customer service to meet customer needs
Demonstrate growth in product knowledge, including awareness of product changes, promotions, and seasonal trends
Order, receive, organize, rotate, merchandise and present products and stock in accordance with company standards
Policy/ Regulatory Adherence
Monitor the implementation of all corporate policies, initiatives, and Standard Operating Procedures, including timely and accurate submission of all relevant documentation as required
Ensure OH&S, food safety, and other regulatory requirements and procedures are implemented and maintained
Assist the Department Manager in achieving financial targets and maximizing sales and margins, including forecasting, variance analysis and correction, and labour cost control
Support with managing the department budget
Personal/ Professional Development
Thorough understanding of all relevant company programs; attend training as required
Keeps abreast of local competitor activity, industry trends
Supports an environment of employee engagement
Provide feedback for continuous improvement
Maintain a clean and safe working environment as per Company requirements
Other duties as require
High School Diploma
Minimum of 12 months of retail store experience, in applicable department
Exposure to reading and analyzing financial reports, and budgets
Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
Above average skills (both oral and written)
Good work ethic and ability to multi task
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.