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Home Centre Manager (Vanderhoof, 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 195 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. Four Rivers Co-op in Vanderhoof, BC invites applications for the position of Home Centre Manager.

Four Rivers Co-op is currently recruiting for a Home Centre Manager for our Home Centre located in Vanderhoof. Our co-operative also operates a Food Store and a Gas Bar/Convenience Store in Vanderhoof and Prince George and an Agro/Convenience Store in Quesnel. We also operate four petroleum locations (Vanderhoof, Prince George, Quesnel and Houston) with a fleet of 16 petroleum delivery units and 15 cardlock locations.

Four Rivers Co-op has been proudly serving our member-owners since 1944 and is a retail with a difference.  Being member owned, we focus on giving back our profits to our members through yearly patronage allocations, by supporting many community events, groups and initiatives and by having competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package including our employee bonus incentive program. We have ambitious plans to continue growing our business in the North Central area of British Columbia. Come join our team!

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Operations Manager and overseeing all aspects of the operation of the Home Centre which includes: 

  • Maintaining Four Rivers Co-op’s vision and values;
  • Developing a strong workplace culture, business development, customer contact, and brand initiatives.
  • Developing and achieving operating plans and budgets; designing and executing merchandising

programs;

  • Executing efficient buying, inventory management and pricing strategies to achieve optimum sales and margin
  • Maintaining health and safety programs and asset protection;
  • Hiring, training, coaching and performance management;
  • Working co-operatively with other departments and suppliers.

Qualifications:

  • Strong employee relations which include demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and develop a team of people,
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and clear communication skills,
  • Adaptable, organized, efficient and committed,
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple demands,
  • Knowledgeable about the industry and business trends,
  • Appropriate computer skills and technical knowledge,
  • Experience with planning, budgeting and operating statements,
  • Experience in retail in a similar position.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources

Four Rivers Co-operative

Box 560

188 East Stewart Street

Vanderhoof, BC  V0J 3A0

Ph  250-567-4414

Fax 250-567-4355                      

Email:  hrmgr@vhfcoop.com

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please Apply Online or submit a detailed résumé in confidence on or before April 30, 2018 to:

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL)
13232 – 170th Street, Edmonton, AB, T5V 1M7
Email: edm.hr@fcl.crs
Fax: (780)454-2153

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