Chief Operating Officer (East Kootenays)

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: February 02, 2023
  • Job Order ID: 900090
  • Consultant: Eric Floyd
  • Industry: Retail / Multi-Unit
We are seeking a Chief Operating Officer on behalf of our client, a unique, multi-sector retailer serving both urban and rural markets in the beautiful East Kootenays region of British Columbia. With origins that go back 75 years, our client is an established, household name in the area with a reputation as a great place to work and build a career. The successful candidate will be rewarded with a generous compensation package and will be joining a collaborative team focused on maintaining a great company culture and steady business growth.

What you will be doing:
  • In conjunction with the CEO, define and implement sustainable growth strategy
  • Set comprehensive goals and evaluate performance
  • Oversee sales performance and manage expenses
  • Recruit, train, and motivate employees to deliver their best service
  • Pragmatic approach to enhance, and consistently execute, all operational processes and procedures
  • Oversee daily operations of the company and the work of department managers
  • Manage customer service issues and maintain client base
Who you are:
  • Proven experience as Chief Operating Officer or relevant role
  • Understanding of business functions such as Production, Retail Sales, Inventory Management, Marketing, Finance etc.
  • Strong aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
  • Excellent management skills with proven success in people management
  • Experience in achieving operational efficiencies
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Experience working in a fast-paced retail environment is important
  • Experience in the horticultural industry would be an asset
Interested candidates are asked to submit their resumes ASAP!