Store Manager – Stewart
Regular, Full time
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The Liquor Distribution Branch is one of Canada’s largest distributors and retailers of beverage alcohol. At the BC Liquor Stores we are driven by innovation and have a passion for the future and are looking for a dynamic retail professional to join our team.
The Store Manager, under the general supervision of the Regional Manager, is responsible for the management of a major retail operation, by providing leadership and direction, controlling costs and maximizing revenue. Responsibilities include good customer relations skills and demonstrating initiative in merchandising techniques in order to provide exemplary customer service. The Manager is also responsible for control of the operation, building and contents, supervision of staff, developing teamwork and maintaining good staff morale, developing and implementing operational plans, developing annual store budgets, controlling employment costs, and analyzing and producing reports. In addition, the Manager is responsible for controlling stock levels and stock variance control and is accountable for ensuring acceptable levels of security in the store for both staff and physical assets. The Manager is expected to contribute to improve the Branch image through the development of policies and provide direction in support of these policies. The Manager is responsible for the hiring, training and development of staff, scheduling assignments, participating as required in all store duties as well as handling labour relations issues for the work unit.
This position may require lifting liquor cases up to 50 lbs. to varying heights, standing at a cash register for extended periods of time and performing warehouse duties, including frequent bending and standing. Incumbents may also operate a variety of mechanical and hand-operated equipment. Contact with the public and clerical duties are also critical components of this position.
Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications, and competencies. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process. Please note that a cover letter is a requirement for this competition.
A criminal record check will be required. An eligibility list may be established.
Lesser qualified candidates may be considered.
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NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
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Education and Experience:
One year recent retail experience with six months retail supervisory experience (or relief experience) in a +$1.0 million annual retail sales environment in the last five years OR
One year recent retail experience with three months retail supervisory experience (or relief experience) in a +$1.0 million annual retail sales environment in the last five years and successful completion of supervisory courses.
“Recent” is defined as occurring within the last five years of the closing date of this competition.
Diploma or certificate in Retail or Business Management, preferred.
In addition to the above required qualifications, applicants must have:
- Working knowledge of computerized ‘retail systems’. This includes Point of Sale and Inventory Management applications.
- Excellent training skills.
- Excellent communication skills and experience in dealing with staff, the public, and industry representatives.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
- Retail experience involves provision of excellent customer service and a positive contribution to the presentation standards of the retail environment.
Supervisory experience involves the supervision of people and the management of assets.
To be short listed candidates must clearly state how they meet the specific components list for Retail and Supervisory experience.
In addition to the above required qualifications, applicants must have successful completion of Serving it Right ™ certification.