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Store Manager

Requisition ID:  105741 

Career Group:  Store Management 

Job Category:  BC Store Operations 


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: British Columbia (CA-BC) 

City: Prince Rupert

Location: 4928 Prince Rupert Safeway 


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.


The Store Manager will provide and communicate the strategic direction and vision for the store.  The Store Managr will manage all facets of store operations and ensure operational excellence in retail merchandising, inventory management, employee engagement, and customer engagement and relations. The Store Manager will coach and develop the store team to provide superior customer service and shopping experiences achieved through execution of strategy, customized for the local market in an engaging working environment, while achieving budgeted financial results.

Provides direction and leadership for store where volume is $10M in annual sales or higher

Job Description

People Leadership

• Create a coaching and development culture for all store employees which embraces a passion for food

• Oversee total store talent management including recruitment, succession planning, orientation, training, performance management, and compensation

• Ensure the communication of operational requirements/ changes and store vision to total store

Customer Offering

• Understand and respond to local market needs and competition

• Ensure superior execution of the retail commercial program 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 customers in a way that enhances loyalty, sales, and profit

• Execute winning conditions as required

Policy/ Regulatory Adherence

• Ensure all applicable company policies and procedures are communicated and adhered

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


• Participate with local store marketing to identify and capitalize on opportunities within store/ market

• Responsible to ensure efficient operation of the business to achieve all financial targets and deliver on budgeted KPI’s

Personal/ Professional Development

• Thoroughly understand all relevant company programs and attend training as required

• Maintain knowledge of current industry trends

Employee Engagement

• Be known as the “employer of choice” by actively supporting an environment of employee engagement

Other Duties

• Order equipment

• Coordinate maintenance of store equipment and repairs

• As requested by the company

Job Requirements

• Above average oral and written communication skills

• Full knowledge of retail operations and skills throughout the total store

• Proficient use of the Microsoft Office Suite
• Working knowledge of SAP
• High School Diploma

• Three to five years experience as a Department Manager

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.