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Wellness Manager South Trail Safeway

Requisition ID:  169403 

Career Group:  Store Management 

Job Category:  Retail - Well Being/Dietician 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Alberta 

City: Calgary

Location: 8989 South Trail Safeway 

Postal Code: T2Z 3V8 


Safeway grocery stores provide an exceptional food shopping experience to consumers from Vancouver, British Columbia to Thunder Bay, Ontario. We are the newest member of Sobeys Inc.’s retail food offering which serves the needs of Canadians with more than 1,500 stores in over 800 communities from coast-to-coast. Whether it's your first job or you're ready for a new challenge, we have a career to fit your life. Our commitment to delivering top quality products and superior service to our customers, and for giving back to the communities we serve has earned us a reputation as an employer of choice for those looking for an exciting career in food retail.


Job Description

Manage direct reports including: selection, orientation, training and development, performance management, succession planning and compensation.

Act as the employer of choice by actively supporting an environment of employee engagement.

Create a shopping experience that engages customers in a way that enhances loyalty, sales, and profit.

Provide superior customer service to meet customer needs.

Demonstrates exceptional 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.

Lead the implementation of all corporate policies, initiatives, and Standard Operation Procedures and ensure the department and employees comply and use them effectively.

Responsible for ensuring that OH&S, food safety, and other regulatory requirements and procedures are implemented and maintained.

Directly responsible to ensure the department achieves all financial targets and maximizes sales and margins, including appropriate sales forecasting, variance analysis and correction, and labor cost control.

Manage department budget.

Maintain knowledge of current industry trends and makes recommendations of internal pricing, promotions and product policies.

Attend any training offered by suppliers to improve skills, off site and webinairs.

Coordinate maintenance of department equipment and repairs.

Must be available to work evenings and weekends as required.

Provide feedback for continuous improvement.

Have the ability to create action plans to improve the department and operations and employee performance.

Support all company initiatives, programs and standards

Job Requirements

Above average communication skills (both oral and written)

Exceptional listening skills

Excellent presentation skills

Proficient use of the Microsoft office Suite

Scheduling and direction of employees

Ordering and inventory maintenance

High school diploma

Minimum 18 months of retail store experience required

Knowledge of grocery inventory management systems

Experience reading and analyzing financial reports and developing and adhering to budgets

Department operational experience, DMIT

Passion and knowledge of Wellness products/supplements 

Willingness to be the in-store expert on Wellness, Natural and Organic products.

Educational training in food and nutrition or Previous work experience in Natural Health/Nutrition fields

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.