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Franchise Operator

Requisition ID:  175747 

Career Group:  Store Management 

Job Category:  Retail - Administration 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Alberta  

City: Edmonton

Location: 5480 Namao Sobeys 

Postal Code: T5P 3L1 


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, Lawtons 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.


We are looking for a Franchise Owner/Operator to lead our Sobeys Store in Edmonton, AB. If you are looking to lead all facets of a store operation including the strategic direction, vision, talent management and operational excellence of an overall store location, this is the perfect opportunity for you. 

Job Description

•    The opportunity to operate your own business, with the support of a corporate network
•    The ability to encourage and endorse community activities and involvement
•    Responsibility for the total store talent management by creating a coaching and development culture that embraces a passion for food
•    Lead and create a shopping experience that engages customers in a way that enhances loyalty, sales, and profit
•    Provide direction and leadership for an entire store location of 75+ employees

Job Requirements

•    Proven track record of business success
•    Strong business and financial acumen
•    Superior leadership and communication skills
•    Experience leading and building teams
•    Full knowledge of retail operations throughout a total store
•    Adherence to provincial Occupational Health & Safety and Food Safety guidelines
•    Adherence to brand standards
•    Minimum 3-5 years of experience leading people and teams in a retail environment
•    Post-secondary education preferred  
•    Knowledge and experience that will ensure the efficient operation of a business to achieve all financial targets and key performance indicators 
•    Must be legally eligible to work in Canada 
•    Employment credit and background check required

*An initial significant investment will be required as a Franchise Owner/Operator. This will be discussed and disclosed to the successful candidate. 

We offer teammates competitive total compensation packages that will vary by role and location. Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by or monitored for accuracy by our organization. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

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.