Store Manager
Store Manager
High Prairie

Hours Description: FullTime/Various Shifts

At The Grocery People Ltd. (TGP), we understand that independent grocery retailers and foodservice operators are important to the fabric of the communities they serve. Through our strong supply network, we’ve been encouraging local business owners to remain rooted in their communities for over 50 years.

TGP has five corporately owned retail community stores; this is where our programs and services take shape. Our community stores help keep our focus retail driven and give us constant feedback to grow and build on our programs and offering—all of which benefits our network of independent retailers.

Store Manager in High Prairie

As the ideal candidate, you anticipate the needs of others, act with the customer in mind and drive for continuous improvement and results. You have the patience to hear customers out while effectively handling criticism and adjusting to problems and roadblocks. You define success in terms of the whole team and help to create a work environment where your team members feel valued. You also have a strong commitment to community.

The Store Manager is responsible for all aspects of operating a successful grocery retail. You will play a key role in supervision, scheduling, developing and leading your direct reports, safety, finance and control, ordering, receiving, inventory management and merchandising in the retail. You will provide passionate, hands on leadership that supports the retail in achieving its goals. You will lead the development of customized action plans for your retail that identify areas of opportunity and growth, with the support of the retail operations team. This includes TGP marketing programs, forecasting, and budgeting.

Other responsibilities include:

  1. Document opportunities and deficiencies on sales, margins, expense control, department efficiency, inventory controls, merchandising and marketing standards, security and government regulations. Then develop an action plan to correct all items in a timely matter.
  2. Organizing, co-ordination and management of the entire store, while maintaining a strong communication link with immediate supervisors.
  3. Pricing merchandise in all departments in accordance with company philosophies regarding competitive pricing and budgeted margins.
  4. Ensuring the code of conduct is followed by all staff members’.
  5. Lead and ensure the TGP safety program is followed and championed by all team members.
  6. Promote ongoing training, and succession planning in all departments in the retail.
  7. Develop a recruiting strategy to provide optimal staffing for the retail.

As the ideal candidate, you will have a minimum of 5 years as Assistant Store Manager and 10 years as Department Manager, and a minimum of grade 12 education. You must have experience and working knowledge of gross margins, sales ratios and expense controls. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are essential. Must be able to provide a clean security clearance

TGP offers an excellent compensation, rewards and benefits package and fosters an environment of support and continuous growth and development. TGP offers relocation assistance if required by the successful candidate. If you are interested in joining our team please submit your resume in confidence to:

Human Resources
The Grocery People Ltd.
14505 Yellowhead Trail
Edmonton, Alberta T5L3C4
Fax: 780.447-5781

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the selection process will be contacted.

HIgh Praire Super A Foods 4920-53 Avenue High Prairie, Alberta T0G 1E0