One of the best multi-unit retail jobs in Canada! Our client, a Western Canadian / Alberta multi unit retailer, seeks to engage a Regional Retail Manager to lead and manage its retail stores in an area growing in population and retail stores. Take overall responsibility for sales, profit, customer satisfaction, staff motivation and development. A background in specialty chains and/or department stores would be ideal. This is a senior level role. Compensation is very competitive. This position is based in the Edmonton area and oversees all stores in Alberta.
Financial: Take financial responsibility for the district focusing on budgets, sales, gross margin, store profitability, shrinkage and inventory turnover.
Operations: Focus on mandatory operational deliverables: customer service, readiness for business, planogram integrity, store signage, housekeeping and maintenance.
Merchandising: Ensure merchandising reflects corporate objectives and local market conditions. Ensure corporate marketing initiatives are properly executed at store level.
Loss Prevention: Complete store audits on a rotational basis. Focus on all areas affecting shrinkage and loss. Store visits: Conducts regular store visits, assess store needs and develop action plans covering all operational and marketing areas.
Staffing: Oversee the work of direct reports; do performance reports; provide regular feedback; ensure plans are in place to shore up performance short-falls; build an outstanding management team; hire and terminate accordingly. Coach and develop management and staff.
Leadership: Motivate and inspire staff to take action to achieve the desired outcomes. Ensure that there is a good two way communications to, from and within each store. Build relationships internally and externally to foster area growth and development. Seek appropriate corporate approval where required. Reinforce corporate objectives and blend with district needs.
Positive Morale: Build a positive morale through two way communication that incorporates an open dialogue, harnesses and acts on good ideas, deals with organizational issues before they root and demonstrates a solutions mentality that that helps drive the organization forward.
Preference is for a minimum 5 to 10 years of retail multi-unit management experience.
Background within specialty retail chains or department stores.
College degree preferably in retail or business management.
Strong knowledge of store operations and procedures.
Strong leadership and motivational skills – team building, coaching and staff development.
Familiar with latest developments in retail technology.
Excellent communication and organizational abilities.
Strong business acumen, planning and analytical skills; developed computer skills.
An "out of the box thnker" (an use an old cliché but this is the type of person we are looking for).
Salary is commensurate with experience and very competitive. Bonus and benefits.
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