Food Division Manager
Food Division Manager
Yorkton Food Store

Hours Description: Full Time

Reporting to the General Manager, the Food Division Manager is responsible for the strategic direction and leadership of the overall operations of the Yorkton, Kamsack, and Churchbridge Food Stores. The Food Division Manager must effectively and efficiently manage the development and direction of the operational team to drive the growth of revenue and productivity, and promote high quality guest satisfaction while building relationships and ensuring the integration of strategic plans with company operations both in the short and long term. Key to this role will be the ability to recognize opportunities to create efficiencies and synergies across the departments as well as realizing consistency in standards, programs, guest service, brand strategy and operational goals across the locations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage clerical, technical and/or professional employees
  • Oversee and monitor client satisfaction levels and identify areas for improvement to ensure a high standard of customer satisfaction across all areas of responsibility
  • Promote and ensure adherence to brand and merchandising standards, marketing efforts, image standards, safety, and asset protection
  • Prepare/administer and be responsible for the achievement of budget goals related to pricing, sales, margins, expenses, and inventory
  • Develop, analyze, and conduct budget reviews to ensure appropriate utilization of resources
  • Plan, develop, and oversee the implementation of programs and policies
  • Establish short-term strategic goals and objectives in alignment with the strategic plan
  • Participate in and lead the development of products and services to improve profit and increase customer satisfaction
  • Coach and develop team while providing direction and guidance, including performance management and training
  • Responsible for succession planning and assisting with the recruitment of team leaders and/or team members
  • Plan, monitor, and manage a variety of projects (spanning 1-5 years) from initiation to completion
  • Contribute to the development of the tactical and strategic plan
  • Research and provide recommendations to senior management on trends and required strategies
  • Responsible for procurement of products and forecasting.


  • Degree in Business and 8 years of retail experience or 12 years of related experience in the grocery/retail industry
  • 6 + years of experience leading technical, professional, and/or management employees
  • Experience with coaching and mentoring teams
  • Experience and ability to adapt, execute and develop operational business plans and budgets.
  • Ability and experience in leading complex, cross-operational projects
  • Proven leadership abilities along with a strong focus on operations and business processes.
  • Highly effective teamwork and team building skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • High level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to create efficiencies and synergies across departments and locations
  • Current class 5 driver’s license
  • Flexible to work evenings, weekends and holidays where necessary

Legacy Co-operative offers a competitive salary, benefits and pension plan package, an incredible work environment, ongoing personal and professional development and the opportunity to work with one of Western Canada’s most successful organizations.

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