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Retail Manager (Vanguard, Retail)

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The Co-operative Retailing System (CRS) is a unique, multi-billion dollar organization based on the fundamental principles of co-operation. It is comprised of a network of approximately 170 autonomous retail co-operatives across Western Canada along with their branch operations, and Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL). FCL is the wholesaling/manufacturing arm of the CRS, which provides the retail co-ops with a range of products and services.  Vanguard Co-op invites applications for the position of Retail Manager to join our team at our Vanguard Location located in Vanguard, Saskatchewan.

The Retail Manager will be responsible for guiding the overall retail to success.  As a self-motivated individual, the successful applicant will be hard working, flexible, and hands on with a strong customer focus.  The Retail Manager will be involved in all aspects of management including: recruitment, training, development, and performance management.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, responsibilities for this position include the following:

1. Responsible for administration, co-ordination and control of all aspects of the retail.
2. Ensuring daily success of the retail with a hands on approach.
3. Responsible for inventory ordering and control.
4. Delivering fuel to customers.
5. Scheduling and directing team members.
6. Developing and adhering to budgets for all departments.
7. Providing leadership in planning and policy development.
8. Ensuring appropriate resources are effectively allocated.
9. Act as a liaison for the retail between the community and clients.

1. 5-10 years of retail management experience would be an asset.
2. 3A License
3. Strong financial acumen and communication skills.
4. A combination of relevant education and experience may be considered.

Deadline: March 14, 2020

Vanguard is a community of 150 people.  In addition to the Co-op, Vanguard has K-12 school, swimming pool, skating rink, Vanguard Social Club, and Health Centre. Affordable housing is available. Pambrun, Ponteix, Hodgeville and Neville are neighbouring communities.  Swift Current, the nearest city, is a 45 minute drive away.

If you are interested in this opportunity or require additional information, please contact Kathleen Kristoff, Kuman Resources Advisor, 306-721-0413.


Please Apply Online or submit a detailed résumé in confidence on or before March 14, 2020 to:

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL)
Box 2002, Regina, SK S4P 3E7
2107 E Turvey Road, Regina, SK, S4N 3W1
Email: reg.hr@fcl.crs
Fax: (306) 721-0462

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