Assistant Manager – Nanaimo Area
Assistant Manager R16
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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.
Under the general supervision of the Store Manager, assists in all facets of the management of a major retail operation, by providing leadership and direction, controlling costs and maximizing revenue through the achievement of sales targets. Responsibilities include providing excellent customer service and the implementation of in-store marketing as directed by Head Office. The Assistant Manager is also responsible for assisting in the 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 Assistant Manager is responsible for assisting in controlling stock levels and stock variance control and ensuring acceptable levels of security in the store for both staff and physical assets. The Assistant Manager is expected to contribute to improve the Branch image by assisting in providing direction in support of Branch policies. The Assistant Manager is also involved in the hiring, training and development of staff, scheduling assignments, participating as required in all store duties, and will be actively involved in labour relations matters.
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.
Only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Recruitment System on this website will be accepted.
To be considered for this position, applicants must clearly indicate that they have the following:
One year recent experience (not in a relief capacity) as an Assistant Manager or Supervisor in a +$1.0 million retail sales environment in the last 5 years.
Retail experience involves provisions 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 shortlisted, candidates must clearly state how they meet the specific components listed for Retail experience and Supervisory experience. This includes specifying annual sales volume they were responsible for in previous retail experience.
In addition to the above required qualifications, applicants must have:
–Working knowledge of ‘retail systems’. This includes Point of Sale and Inventory Management applications.
-Excellent training skills.
-Excellent communication skills and experience in dealing with the public
-Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
-Diploma or certificate in Retail or Business Management, or completed supervisory course. Preferred.
“Successful completion of Serving It Right™ certification will be required prior to confirmation of any appointments of this position”.
Contact: Human Resources
Phone: 604 252-3240
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