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Brokenhead Ojibway Nation – Manager – Wavers & BON Community Store
Department/Unit: Wavers & BON Community Store
Position: Manager Employment
Brokenhead Ojibway Development Corporation (BON Corp.) is seeking an experienced Gas Bar and Convenience Store to manger to manage two of our gas bar / c- store entities located in the community. The Manager will oversee, plan and mange the daily operations of Wavers and the Brokenhead Community Store & Gas Bar, which have a combined staff of 28 people.
As the Manager, you are reporting to and working with the Brokenhead Ojibway Development Corporation (BON Corp.), the organization that oversees Brokenhead Ojibway Nation’s for-profit entities. The Manager must know and master all aspects of the role such as 1) operational expertise excellence 2) business reporting & analysis. and 3) retail team development/leadership. Store Manager is fully accountable for the safe and profitable operation of the sites and all personnel reporting to them. The position ensures that enough inventory is available and well-stocked, all equipment is functional and operational, staff is available to meet customer needs, and payments for fuel and merchandise are processed and recorded properly. The Manager will provide leadership and direction to employees in accordance with BON policies, procedures, programs, merchandising standards and overall expectations.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE GAS BAR & CONENIENCE STORE MANAGER INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
- A good understanding of rules and regulations governing the operations of a retail outlet on First Nations lands including but mot limited to fuel operations, rebates on tobacco and fuel tax. (federally and provincially)
- Work with BON Corp to develop and implement procedure to achieve financial results and budget expectations in the areas of sales, gross margins, inventory control, customer service expenses to achieve desired net profit. The ability to create visually appealing displays, effectively advertise merchandise and maintain store cleanliness and sanitation. Implement procedure to manage loss prevention and shrink.
- Creating and executing marketing strategies for high-margin items, locally created souvenirs, items prioritized by distributors and other high priority merchandise.
- Monitor terminal rack prices daily and ensure prices are promptly changed to ensure pump and sign price are accurate.
- Ensure compliance with all legal and environmental requirements and provided recommendations to update policies and procedures to ensure the business operations are following federal and provincial laws and regulations.
- Provide leadership and direction to employees in the following areas: employee relations (hiring, training, discipline, termination retention and recruitment), monitor employee performance, ensure policies and procedures are being followed, set minimal merchandising standards, and provide feedback of overall expectations.
- Provide leadership in health & safety. Identify unhealthy or unsafe situations and take corrective action. Ensure procedures for accident and fire prevention, and other safety procedures are always followed by staff and customers.
- Ensure that equipment is well maintained and report when repairs or maintenance are required.
- Be a liaison and public relations representative for the Nation.
- Work on weekends is required.
- A full responsibility list will be provided to candidates selected for interviews.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Minimum 3 years experience with thorough knowledge of retail operations, inventory management, merchandising, marketing, loss prevention, recruitment, supervisory experience and sound business sense.
- Business Administration Diploma considered an asset.
- Proven ability to provide leadership and coaching to a team in a fast-paced environment.
- Ensures the store operates within established financial budgets, provide financial forecasts, Yearly, Quarterly and Monthly.
- Must be well versed in the operation of the various software applications i.e., Microsoft Office, POS, security system, cash registers, debit and credit card readers and ATM terminals.
- Attention to detail, fiscal responsibility, flexibility and time management skills, strong motivational skills.
- Sound understanding of financial statements.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
- Good delegation skills with a focus on customer service.
- Ensure a safe work and shopping environment.
- Other duties as required.
- Clear Criminal Record Check.
- Willing to provide a pre-employment drug testing and future random drug testing.
- Please include 3 current employer references with your resume.
Brokenhead Ojibway Nations offers a competitive compensation package. Preference will be given to Indigenous people and applicants are encouraged to self-declare. We thank all who apply and advise only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Application deadline: April 25, 2023
Submit resume & cover letter to:
Human Resources Manager
Box 180 Brokenhead Ojibway Nation
Scanterbury, Manitoba R0E 1W0
The Brokenhead Ojibway Nation is committed to equity in employment.