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2025 Corydon Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3P 0N5
At Shoppers Drug Mart, we’re innovating health and wellness in Canada. From prescriptions to walk-in clinics, and a beloved loyalty program, we’re caring and supporting our customers in new ways every day.
With more than 1,300 locally owned and operated stores from coast to coast, the Shoppers Drug Mart network is more than a great place to shop, it’s a great place to work. We’re committed to building our talented team who champion collaboration, kindness and inclusivity. Join our team, and help recognize a healthy future for your career and for all Canadians.
Why this role is important?
The Front Store Manager (FSM) is responsible for managing the overall Front Store’s performance. The Front Store includes all areas of the store, including cosmetics, excluding Pharmacy. The Front Store Manager leads staff in providing excellent Front Store customer service, manages all process and procedures utilizing financial resources and ensures store objectives are achieved.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains Store Standards to optimize customer experience, drive customer traffic, and positively impact store profitability
Works with Management Team to ensure Store Standards are in effect 100% of the time, including the backroom
Manages labour scheduling and leverages Work Force Management (WFM) to maximize labour productivity
Ensures staffing levels are adequate to effectively operate the business
Complies with Human Resources Standards
Hires and/or supports hiring for all departments, excluding Pharmacy
Maintains wage administration within SLPH guidelines
Conducts probationary reviews for new hires and annual staff performance reviews
Manages staff performance through ongoing coaching, action planning, and follow-up
Drives Blue Culture, engagement, and leads and motivates staff through leading by our Core Values
Analyzes financial reports, identifies trends and addresses discrepancies between planned and actual through effective utilization of the FSM Monitoring Report
Meets period, quarterly and annual targets
Sets individual goals for departments to motivate employees and ensures goals are met
Develops and executes strategies to improve business efficiency at the store
Planning, Judgement and Decision Making
Planning and preparation for Inventory Management
Use judgment and decision making skills to control expenses
Provides effective leadership and ongoing mentorship and ensures development of all staff
Efficient time management skills
Able to prioritize activities quickly in response to changing initiatives
Effective organization and planning skills
Previous retail management experience for a minimum of 5 years
Demonstrated ability to drive the business, lead by example and support corporate programs
Works effectively with management team
Superior interpersonal, coaching and communication skills
Strong business and financial acumen
Strong relationship builder with key internal and external agencies
Why work at Shoppers Drug Mart?
Acting as consultants, supporting internal customers and the Associate-Owners, you will get experience unique to the retail industry while working for an award-winning national brand. Benefit from a purchase discount program, competitive pay and online learning through Academy.
Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your work, co-workers, customers and community.
How You’ll Succeed:
At Shoppers Drug Mart Inc., we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.
If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.
Type of Role:
Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. recognizes Canada’s diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
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