[YAB-461] | Department Manager, General Merchandise

[YAB-461] | Department Manager, General Merchandise

26 Aug
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The North West Company
|
Winnipeg

26 Aug

The North West Company

Winnipeg

Job Description



Work that rewards you.



The North West Company currently has exciting opportunities for full-time Department Manager, General Merchandise at our Iqaluit location. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team where your experience and work ethic are appreciated and rewarded. With The North West Company, you’re encouraged to learn and grow on the job and to explore the beauty and the culture of the communities in which we live and work.





The North West Company offers rewarding experiences and unique opportunities for growth.



- Competitive salaries

- Comprehensive benefits package

- Allowances for both food and accommodation

- Paid training



Your Responsibilities



Department Managers,

Merchandise play an important role in the day-to-day operations of the General Merchandise Department store, which provides valuable service to the community and its people.



- Ensure product is presented to achieve maximum sales/ profits and follow correct stock rotation;

- Ensure General Merchandise department is ready for business according to the needs of its target customers and departmental readiness is maintained throughout the day, including the availability of “always in stock” items;

- Ensure the daily operating disciplines are met consistently;

- Responsible for financial targets, merchandising and promotions, operational controls, customer relations, and inventory management.

- Plan and execute seasonal and promotional merchandising to achieve maximum sales, profits, and customer excitement;

- Ensure efficiency and growth of the General Merchandise Department through pro-active planning;

- Participate in advertising campaigns and strategies;

- Price all merchandise in accordance to marketing guidelines;

- Ensure product quality through correct ordering, receiving, handling, and rotation; and

- Monitor gross profit and investigate and address variances.



Skills and Qualifications



We’re looking for professional, organized workers who have a healthy sense of adventure and a strong knowledge and experience base.



- Minimum of 5 years’ related experience or a combination of experience and a related education, such as accounting, finance, management, marketing, merchandising, business, and economics;

- Retail management is required;

- You’re a great communicator, looking to improve the General Merchandise department and store, share ideas, and put your ideas into action while encouraging colleagues to do the same;

- Relevant department experience is an asset;

- Highly motivated with a passion to bring our communities products and services to live better;

- Ability to train and develop employees to leadership roles;

- Computer skills, including Excel;

- Ability to keep a competitive edge by monitoring trends, your publics, and customer needs;

- Organizational, with a strong ability to plan, execute, and prioritize tasks; and

- Ability to provide guidance and expertise required to ensure all departments attain or surpass their operating goals, adhere to company operating standards and disciplines, and work collaboratively to ensure optimal presentation and service to customers at all times.





We’d love to hear from all workers who are motivated to thrive professionally and personally while making a difference in multiple communities across the North. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.





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 THE NORTH WEST COMPANY.





FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR NORTHERN COMMUNITIES, RELOCATED EMPLOYEES WILL BE SUBJECT TO MANDATORY 14 DAY ISOLATION PERIOD.





The North West Company is proud to serve and support communities in Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. 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.



Job Snapshot



Employee Type

Full-Time RegularLocation

Iqaluit Date Posted

8/13/2020



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