Interim Store Manager

Website Sport Chek

Job Description:

The Store General Manager is responsible for maximizing the net profit of their location by effective management of all functions in the store. This is accomplished through ensuring optimal customer experiences, maximizing sales, expense and cost management, store presentation, and protection of company assets. The incumbent is an ambassador of active lifestyles and drives continual growth of business and development of people, leveraging best practices and leads through stewardship of FGL’s Leadership Brand.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Continually motivates team and performance through recognition programs, store contests, customer compliments, etc.
  • Shrink at or below target
  • Delivers on Triangle loyalty program targets
  • Leads the implementation and execution of standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Coach and develop store and management team, through setting expectations, communication, coaching, feedback and ongoing support
  • Ensure execution of the Customer Experience, and provides resolution for all customer concerns.
  • Expenses managed to plan
  • Achieves sales goals and store order fulfillment metrics
  • Leads the execution of seasonal changeover as per seasonal merchandising plan.
  • Establishes plan and follows up on execution of weekly price changes, promotional set-ups, and department POP as per
  • Playbook resulting in 100% system pricing including weekly prices sweeps.
  • Creates and / or monitors the creation of efficient store weekly scheduling for both sales and support functions.
  • Oversees preparation for annual inventories.
  • Completes and holds team accountable to complete required Triangle Learning Acandemy within timeframes.
  • Demonstrates and follows up on execution of FGL visual compliance standards, store maintenance and pricing standards.
  • Provide continuous feedback and coaching to Management & team members based on key metrics. and observed behaviours through Huddles, 1 on 1s, and performance management coaching programs.
  • Follows and ensures compliance of all corporate LP, Cash and Audit, and OH&S policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate and lead team meetings.
  • Promotes and maintains a positive and motivating work environment (safe, inclusive, and empowering)
  • Create succession plans through continuous training and development
  • Follows the disciplinary process consistently and impartially.
  • Meets established service levels agreements for in-store services and order fulfillment.
  • Enforces delivery of our Five Star Solution customer service standards.
  • Ensures processes and systems are followed for the execution of tech shop service programs, including maintenance and compliance standards.
  • Communicates in a clear and concise manner to team, leading effective huddles / meetings / coaching sessions, keeping
  • team well informed of pertinent information.
  • Responsible to deliver annual corporate shrink targets through team education, enforcement of LP and audit standards and rigid inventory control.
  • Develops and leads recruiting and hiring strategy for store, maintains a complete team
  • Maintain FGL performance management expectations (feedback/coaching); this includes progressive discipline where necessary.
  • Create development plans and conducts annual appraisals for management team and direct reports; support and coach to improve any performance gaps, and conducts ongoing coaching to improve team.
  • Payroll managed to plan
  • Acts a brand ambassador, promoting our stores, brands, and people internally and externally

Job Requirements:

  • Proven ability to coach, mentor and develop department team and store team, through setting expectations, communication, coaching, feedback and ongoing support
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • High energy, enthusiasm and a drive to succeed
  • Proven ability to build and manage a daily, weekly game plans for the department and store
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Superior training and mentoring skills
  • Fundamental computer skills an asset
  • 3-5 years retail experience managing (big box) required

Job Details:

Company: Sport Chek

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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