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Assistant Front Store Manager

  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • Vancouver
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AI generated summary

  • You must have planning, decision-making skills, inventory management knowledge, retail management experience, leadership abilities, time management, relationship-building skills, and business acumen.
  • You will assist in maintaining store standards, optimizing customer experience, managing operations, scheduling labor, hiring staff, and promoting a positive work culture.


  • Planning, Judgement and Decision Making
  • Planning and preparation for Inventory Management
  • Use judgment and decision-making skills to control expenses
  • Provides effective leadership and ongoing mentorship and ensures development of all staff
  • Efficient time management skills
  • Able to prioritize activities quickly in response to changing initiatives
  • Effective organization and planning skills
  • Previous retail management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to drive the business, led by example and support corporate programs
  • Works effectively with management team
  • Superior interpersonal, coaching and communication skills
  • Business and financial acumen
  • Relationship builder with key internal and external agencies


  • Maintains Store Standards to optimize customer experience, drive customer traffic, and positively impact store profitability
  • Works with Management Team to ensure Store Standards are in effect 100% of the time, including the backroom
  • To help manage in conjunction with the FSM, labour scheduling and leverages Work Force Management (WFM) to maximize labour productivity
  • Ensures staffing levels are adequate to effectively operate the business
  • Complies with Human Resources Standards
  • To help with hiring in conjunction with the FSM, Hires and/or supports hiring for all departments, excluding Pharmacy
  • Maintains wage administration within SLPH guidelines
  • Drives Blue Culture, engagement, and leads and motivates staff through leading by our Core Values


What are the main responsibilities of an Assistant Front Store Manager?

The main responsibilities include maintaining store standards, optimizing customer experience, managing labour scheduling, conducting hiring processes, and leading and motivating staff through our Core Values.

What qualifications are required for this role?

Qualifications for this role include strong planning and decision-making skills, efficient time management, effective leadership abilities, and previous retail management experience.

How does an Assistant Front Store Manager contribute to store profitability?

The Assistant Front Store Manager contributes to store profitability by maintaining store standards, optimizing customer experience, and managing labour productivity.

How does an Assistant Front Store Manager support staff development?

An Assistant Front Store Manager supports staff development by providing effective leadership, ongoing mentorship, and ensuring the development of all staff members.

How can an Assistant Front Store Manager effectively prioritize activities?

An Assistant Front Store Manager can effectively prioritize activities by using judgment and decision-making skills, responding quickly to changing initiatives, and having superior organization and planning skills.

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Mission & Purpose

Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation is a licensor of full-service retail drug stores operating under the name Shoppers Drug Mart® (Pharmaprix® in Québec). Founded in 1962 by Toronto pharmacist Murray Koffler, we have grown to a national network of more than 1,300 Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix stores across Canada.