Northern and NorthMart is looking for Relief Management for stores across northern Canada.
What it takes to be a Relief Store Management with us:
Our Relief Management are a very integral part of our Stores management team. Relief Managers will have the opportunity to experience different stores and communities; while participating in varied assignments including supporting Store managers who are new to our Company to get settled in their new environment or helping to relieve our full-time managers while they take time out to rejuvenate.
What you can look forward to in the store you are assigned:
Supporting the delivery of profitable sales for the store
Accountability for the full operations management of the store
Leading a team of store associates
Prioritizing and tasking work duties
Planning, organizing and managing store inventory
Building community partnerships
What you will discover:
Our Relief Management employees are given the same accountabilities as our permanent Store Manager. What makes our Relief Store Management unique is their agility and ability to thrive on change. You will be required to rapidly respond to a request to lead a store where you will need to quickly understand the store operations alongside building relationships and trust with both employees and customers in a new community.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to be part of many teams, visit many communities, and have the knowledge that you have helped support your colleagues by letting them take some well-deserved time away from the business.
What you’ll receive in return:
You may be looking for a short term contract to supplement your regular income or one that provides flexibility around other personal commitments. Alternatively, you may be looking for a permanent role, which provides more flexibility in location so you are able to experience different stores and communities. Either way, we have both contract and permanent Relief Management opportunities available.
It is not uncommon for our Relief Management to request a permanent location after a period of time; and we are fortunate to have these opportunities available to help you grow into a long term career with us.
Competitive wages and benefits package
Subsidized food and accommodation
Career growth opportunities
Excellent training program
Opportunity to explore northern Canada
What you’ll need to begin your career with us:
We’re looking for Relief Store Management with the desire and flexibility to be ready for the next challenge, the aptitude to quickly adapt to new communities and situations, and has the willingness to learn new skills.
You will also bring:
Minimum of two years of experience in a managerial capacity, ideally in a high-volume grocery/retail environment
Experience in retail distribution, budget planning, merchandise displays, inventory control, cost control, and revenue generation
Expertise in developing community relations by working with store associates and community partners respectfully, knowledgeably and effectively
Capability to role model, coach and reinforce operational expectations; combined with the ability to exemplify empathy and compassion in leading a team
Proficiency in ensuring efficient operation of a business to achieve all financial targets and deliver on budgeted KPI’s
Understanding in how to deliver successful execution of retail commercial programs, together with providing best advice for continuous improvement
Ability to adapt to stressful situations and different cultures and surroundings
Candidates must be willing to relocate to multiple markets in the northernmost regions of Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Quebec, Nunavut, and Northwest Territories.
Relocation arrangements will be made and paid for by Northern and NorthMart.
For the safety of our northern communities, relocated employees will be subject to mandatory 14-day isolation period.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Northern and NortMart is part of The North West group of companies. We are proud to serve and support communities in Northern Canada. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food, and our goal is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs.