Food Store Manager


Are you a dynamic leader with a passion for the retail industry and driving business results? If so, then we invite you to apply for the position of Foodstore Manager at the Yellowknife Co-op! We are a local store with about 5000 members and 170 employees. Reporting to the General Manager, the Foodstore Manager plays a pivotal role in supporting the General Manager in the general operations of the Foodstore and the Gas Bar.
• You’ll be responsible for the overall operations of the Food Store Departments.
• You’ll be responsible for providing strategic direction to Food Store Team Leaders and Members to ensure safe, effective operations and processes.
• Work collaboratively with the General Manager and Department Managers to determine current and future capabilities required for effective execution


• Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Foodstore, while ensuring compliance with all company policies, procedures, and safety standards;
• Provide strong leadership, guidance, coaching, and support to department managers and their teams to ensure a positive and productive work environment;
• Foster a culture of teamwork, accountability and continuous improvement among staff members;
• Provide support to department managers in managing the resources of the Co-operative effectively to generate net savings that meet and exceed budgeted targets;
• Provide leadership and direction to departments to ensure that they are achieving financial targets in sales, margins, expenses, and profits;
• Support the General Manager in achieving the financial goals of the Foodstore and Gas Bar;
• Assist departments in adhering to their designated margins and ensure that they are managing them effectively.
• Support and coach managers on the proper management of merchandise;
• Ensure all merchandising meets the quality standards of the Co-operative;
• Ensure compliance with all company policies, procedures, the Collective Agreement and operational regulatory requirements, including food safety standards, sanitation guidelines, inventory management;
• Oversee and provide day-to-day management of department managers;
• Provide leadership in the area of employee relations, hiring, training and development; and • Maintain a positive work environment with strong morale.

Job Summary

Job Type:

Full Time



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