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Department Manager - Relocate to Northern Canada

Reference ID: Courtenay 475550
Customer Service and Support
Full Time
Courtenay, BC     

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The North West Company (NWC) has a rich enterprising legacy as one of the longest continuing retail enterprises in the world, with many of our stores continuously serving their communities for over 340 years. The longevity and continuity of our business can be attributed to our core principles of personal balance, trust, accountability, enterprise, passion and customer driven.

We are looking for adaptable and independent Department Managers to join our growing and diverse team.


As a Department Manager, you will have the opportunity to be a key member of the store management team while ensuring the effective day-to-day operation of your department; everything from the implementation of company standard, to the management of company assets and the training and development of staff. You will be responsible for ensuring appropriate inventory levels in order to maximize sales, ensure the highest level of customer service is being delivered, and complete monthly department inventories.

What we offer:

  • $35,000 and up based on experience plus bonus incentives
  • Relocation assistance including fully furnished housing accommodation
  • Comprehensive benefits package; housing and food allowances, medical and dental coverage, 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Eligibility for Northern Tax credit & ability to bank what you earn
  • Development and advancement opportunities
  • Opportunity to immerse yourself in small town life and experience the beauty of Canada’s North


  • Committed to relocating and embracing life in a remote community in Northern Canada
  • Minimum 3 years retail management experience
  • Previous grocery experience
  • Demonstrated ability to drive financial profitability through sales growth and cost management
  • Volunteerism and / or experience supporting activities or causes that enhance community life
  • Desire to train and coach staff
  • Ability and desire to develop an in-depth understanding of NWC's customer base and values

Applicants must reside in Canada.

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Posted: October 25, 2016
Closes:December 24, 2016
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