DIRECTOR, RETAIL OPERATIONS, WESTERN CANADA (#818)
About Home Hardware Stores Limited
Home Hardware Stores Limited is Canada’s largest Dealer-owned cooperative with close to 1,100 Stores and annual retail sales of over $6 billion. Home Hardware remains 100% Canadian owned and operated. Home Hardware has received designations as one of Canada’s Best Cultures and Best Managed Companies and is committed to providing local communities with superior service and quality advice.
Responsible to the Senior Director, National Retail Operations for overseeing and effectively managing the day-to-day activities of the Retail Sales and Operations Managers and to grow Home Hardware’s business in Western Canada.
Review and approve all prospect applications. Interview and qualify all Home Dealer applicants.
Protect Home Hardware’s brand equity.
Review and approve business for sale listings. Review and submit all forecast requests and review all Application Outlines for accuracy and completeness.
Market analysis reviewing all opportunities to grow Home’s Brand
Submit PAR requests for all Home Real Estate Division projects.
Provide Monthly updates of annual operational objectives.
Visit Dealers during special projects which include: financial focus, businesses for sale, expansion & relocation and overlapping objections.
Mentor direct reports through on the job accompaniment and annual progress reviews.
Audit and approve monthly expense reports.
Participate and assist in regional Dealer meetings which are scheduled that would include Performance Groups.
Grow and ensure positive relationships with Dealers.
Successful applicant must be willing to locate near the Distribution Centre located in Wetaskiwin, Alberta.
Post-secondary courses in business an asset.
Three to five years of store operation experience. Five to ten years of general retail industry experience.
Must be self-motivated and results-oriented.
Retail or sales experience at a supervisory or managerial level.
Thorough understanding of retail and business fundamentals.
Willingness and flexibility to travel extensively and work varying hours.
Excellent communication and leadership skills.
Knowledge of Account Management an asset.
Working knowledge of Microsoft products such as Excel, Word and Outlook.
Fluent in both French and English would be an asset.
Interested applicants, please submit your resume to Dayna Weber, Recruitment, Human Resources at email@example.com. Full posting available at www.homehardware.ca. Phone: 519-664-4975 34 Henry St W, St. Jacobs, ON, N0B 2N0
*While we appreciate all applications received, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
We will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants on request under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process