Manager in Training
The Dufresne Group
Winnipeg, MB
Manager in Training Career Opportunity!

Dufresne Furniture and Appliances is currently looking for Managers in Training (MIT) for our stores in Manitoba , Ontario , and Saskatchewan .

Our Manager In Training (MIT) role is a career building developmental position. MIT candidates will be required to contribute to assigned store performance through individual performance along with team performance. MIT candidates must successfully complete the intensive MIT curriculum in its entirety, meeting minimal acceptable standards of performance through clearly defined testing and evaluations. Upon successful completion, the MIT candidate will demonstrate the competencies required to assume the role of Store Manager.

Dufresne is committed to investing in our team members; we offer:

Market competitive wages with excellent bonus opportunities;

Comprehensive benefits plan, educational assistance program and excellent employee discounts;

Employer Sponsored Retirement Savings Plan;

Career growth and continuous development;

Respectful and family-oriented working environment with strong company values.

The ability to work at one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies

As a Manager in Training you will:
Meet or exceed individual sales targets throughout training period

Complete all training activities as outlined in the MIT curriculum while meeting minimal acceptable standards for performance

Achieve performance targets for assigned teams

Provide Sales management and Store management coverage during vacations and vacancies as required

Conduct Initial Sales Training sessions as required

Demonstrate the competencies defined in the Sales Manager and Store Manager position profiles

As a successful candidate you will have the following:
Post-secondary education

Business/Financial Acumen

Strong Self Manager

Strong sense of urgency

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Demonstrated working knowledge of MS Office products & ability to learn in-house computer programs

Strong work ethic. Can and are willing to work a retail schedule that includes nights, weekends and holidays.

Sales and sales training experience is an asset

Ability to build high performance teams and/or building strong work relationships is an asset

Must be able to travel for training periods

Must be willing to re-locate to available store

Criminal Record Check required

Apply now !

Dufresne Furniture and Appliances welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.