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Retail Manager

Premier - Germantown, MD
Bowie, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $60,000 to $80,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

GREAT GROWING RETAIL BRAND / Great Advancement Opportunities

In addition Bonus Opportunity of $25,000

  • Bring us your great leadership skills, passion and personality
  • Receive all the benefits you can imagine (and more) for you and your family, including medical, dental and vision.
  • Want to further your education? We will pay up to $5,250/year after you are employed for only 60 days
  • Join an established, growing company with 100's of locations -- unlimited growth opportunity
  • Get employee stock ownership starting day 1 - rack up savings without even thinking about it
  • Family-oriented culture, teamwork, special bond with our customers

Basic Qualifications:

  • Prior GM / Store Manager Retail / Supermarket experience for 3+ years, or 1+ years as Area or District Manager at a convenience store, QSR or Fast Casual concept.
  • Leadership experience required, leadership experience in a grocery store, retail or food service environment.
  • Flexible availability which may include all shifts, weekends, and holidays, based on business needs
  • Accountable to meet or exceed key performance metric targets/projections, Experience selecting, training, performance management of staff, sales building, labor allocation & scheduling, managing expenses
  • Experience analyzing results and trends from audits (internal and external) and taking the appropriate action to resolve/address issues
  • Ensure conditions across the store meet or exceed standards for safety, service, and overall operational efficiency
  • Ensure a positive shopping experience for all customers.
  • Support the development of associates and store management team through appropriate talent management processes
  • Build relationships with community partners to connect the store with its community.
  • Serve Safe Certification
  • Proven and consistently demonstrated skills in the following:
  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • Relationship Building
  • Effective Communication
  • Training
  • Open to future relocation a plus.

Job Description

The General Manager / Store Manager is responsible for management of the entire store operation. The GM will lead the management team to ensure execution of organizational objectives, initiatives, and achievement of store and profit goals. Maximize store profitability through managing all controllable expenses, optimizing all revenue streams, and leading and developing a high performing team. The GM is responsible for customer and associate satisfaction, brand standards, and profitability. The GM will select, develop and effectively lead a highly engaged team
Principal Duties:

  • Accountable to meet or exceed key performance metric targets/projections; deliver budgeted merchandise gross profit by executing the merchandise plan. Maintain awareness of store-level and organizational financial performance trends to help achieve store profitability. Manage financial plans for the store by reviewing and interpreting financial reports and take appropriate action as required to achieve goals. Ensure execution of all plans.
  • Analyze income statement and utilize reports to ensure store’s profitability. Manage inventory to maximize sales, control costs and reduce waste; proactively recognize trends across the store. Manage cash management procedures.
  • Analyze results and trends from audits (internal and external) and take the appropriate action to resolve/address issues.
  • Ensure conditions across the store meet or exceed standards for safety, service, and overall operational efficiency by analyzing opportunities and ensuring execution of established policies, procedures, practices and programs. Adhere to work designs and implement improvement actions across the store. Manage all safety programs and ensure proper execution and compliance. Report and document all customer and associate incidences in the appropriate time frame. Ensure compliance to all federal and local laws and to all company policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for leading change initiatives, championing programs and educating associates on the reason and need for change. Ensure programs are executed according to design, integrated and sustained.
  • Ensure a positive shopping experience for all customers. Respond to customer complaints or inquiries. Solicit customer feedback, input, and information from various sources. Review information and create a plan to consistently meet the expectations of all customers.
  • Responsible for staffing the store appropriately to cover the customer and business demands of a 24/7 business. Proactively identify hiring needs across the store. Share responsibilities for interviewing candidates by following a standard procedure. Consult with store management team in order to make final hiring decisions.
  • Allocate resources, prioritize and delegate work, and effectively manage time through efficient scheduling and usage of labor hours
  • Allocate appropriate and adequate resources necessary for effective training execution as designed. Validate that all associates are trained to perform their jobs safely, effectively and to provide great customer service. Conduct all aspects of management training. Oversee and monitor the effective training of all associates to ensure proficiency of skills.
  • Create and sustain an inclusive store atmosphere by taking intentional steps to understand the diversity of the store team and encourage mutual understanding and respect while promoting a productive, engaged team environment. Value store associates through celebration and recognition (e.g., performance management, development plans, career conversations, development opportunities). Provide overall direction and support for team and monitor and assess individual work in accordance with high standards of excellence. Provide feedback, coaching, support opportunities for development, complete performance appraisals, take corrective action when appropriate, and participate in hiring decisions.
  • Build relationships with community partners to connect the store with its community. Use working knowledge of organization’s support structure to develop support network and make business connections. Proactively leverage tools, resources and information throughout the organization.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to work well individually as well as in a team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision
  • Detail oriented and excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven self-starter with demonstrated ability to make decisions
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Understanding of store finances and awareness of impact to business
  • Availability to work all shifts, weekends, and holidays, based on business needs
  • Ability to learn and utilize the store’s technology

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience leading, selecting, training, performance management of staff, sales building, labor allocation & scheduling, managing expenses
  • Experience effectively implementing change and demonstrated results in execution
  • Experienced in all areas of store operations, including foodservice
  • Flexible availability which may include all shifts, weekends, and holidays, based on business needs
  • Leadership experience in a fast-paced retail, food service, or fuel environment preferred
  • Serve Safe Certification is a plus.
  • Proven and consistently demonstrated skills in the following:
  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • Relationship Building
  • Effective Communication

Job Type: Full-time

 

 

Company Description
Executive Search Firm with 20 years in Business / Our team has over 100 years combined of industry experience.
We have placed over 2000 Managers since the year 2000.
We specialize in recruiting for the Supermarket Industry working with leading Supermarket companies on a National level.
We care about your success and will help you stand out from other candidates.
With complete understanding of the industry and inside information on companies across the country we have access to exclusive positions not advertised elsewhere. New jobs come available every week. We know where the jobs are.
We will work as your advocate through all parts of the recruitment process.
While respecting your privacy and confidentiality.
All information received is confidential
EOE (Equal Opportunity Employer)

Premier - Germantown, MD

Why Work Here?
Financially Strong Growing Company

Executive Search Firm with 20 years in Business / Our team has over 100 years combined of industry experience. We have placed over 2000 Managers since the year 2000. We specialize in recruiting for the Supermarket Industry working with leading Supermarket companies on a National level. We care about your success and will help you stand out from other candidates. With complete understanding of the industry and inside information on companies across the country we have access to exclusive positions not advertised elsewhere. New jobs come available every week. We know where the jobs are. We will work as your advocate through all parts of the recruitment process. While respecting your privacy and confidentiality. All information received is confidential EOE (Equal Opportunity Employer)

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Bowie, MD
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Retail

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