TJX Canada

Mississauga
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Assistant Manager of Operations, Marshalls, Trainyards

Ongoing
Competitive
Ottawa, Ontario
Entry Level

Your surprise is waiting! Come check out the opportunities at Marshalls, where we strive to provide opportunities for growth, recognition and work-life balance. Marshalls delivers customers great value on ever-changing selections of brand name and designer fashions at prices generally 20%-60% below department and specialty store regular prices on comparable merchandise, every day. The only thing better than shopping at Marshalls is working at Marshalls!

You can also feel good knowing that Marshalls is part of The TJX Companies, Inc., a Fortune 100 company and the largest off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. In addition to Marshalls, TJX's retail chains include TJ Maxx, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the U.S.; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; TK Maxx in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as Homesense and tkmaxx.com in the U.K.; and TK Maxx in Australia. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

Meet Nico

Nico is an Assistant Manager of Operations .  He Oversees' the efficient operation of the cash office, markdowns, human resources and scheduling functions.  Assist's in backroom processes, merchandising standards and presentation.  Models TJX Canada values every day during daily interactions with Associates and Customers.

The strength of TJX Canada is in the diversity of our Associates. Nico recently relocated and now proudly calls Canada home. We appreciate the cultural backgrounds and professional experiences of individuals like Nico. He shares stories of experiences, accomplishments and learnings in a way that is articulate, engaging and builds understanding.  His unique views help us create a more cohesive and inclusive environment. For the record, Nico's dish for his department potluck has been a game changer. We know Nico, your recipe is a secret! We won't tell.

Now, if you were to come on board as one of our Assistant Managers we'd ask you to do the following:

People Management

  • Create an environment that fosters open & continuous communication and information sharing among all Associates, Coordinators and Managers.
  • Praise and recognize efforts and results by providing timely feedback to Coordinators and Associates.  Counsel and provide disciplinary actions Associates if required.
  • Create and maintain a positive environment.
  • Validate "Great Place to Work" initiatives are in place.
  • Participate and support the other Assistant Managers in the process of recruiting and hiring Associates.
  • Facilitate the New Hire onboarding. Reinforce and support the compliance to store structure and compensation guidelines.
  • Partner with other Management members to ensure that training programs are conducted and Associates development plans are completed.
  • Continually assesses cross training of Associates and the ability to meet the business needs. Create action plans to resolve any issues.
  • Prepare and conduct evaluations for all Associates and Coordinators that work primarily in Fitting Rooms, Jewellery, Frontline and Cash Office. Ensure all other reviews are conducted in a timely manner.
  • Provide coaching, training and development to the Operations Coordinator, Cash Office, Jewellery, Frontline and Fitting Room Associates.
  • Create and maintain active Development Plans for self and Coordinators.
  • Maintain and support all company values, leadership competencies and culture factors, code of conduct and maintenance of a risk-free environment.

Operations Management

  • Communicate sales goals and other financial/business information daily to Coordinators and Associates. Coach and provide direction on how to utilize the information to drive sales for their given areas of responsibility.
  • Actively Participate in Management Meetings and lead Coordinator Meetings.
  • Create action plans with Store Manager and other Assistant Managers to maximize and drive sales.
  • During store visits from Regional Teams, District Managers, Home Office or any other visitor,  be prepared with your stores current state and future goals and or challenges for;  sales, productivity, event execution and operational issues. Use this time to discuss all of the activities, issues, new programs or plans of action you have implemented in operations.
  • Periodically complete a comparison analysis of other retailers and provide feedback to store team during Management meetings.
  • Partner with the Management Team to ensure the right number of Associates have been cross trained to support receiving, processing and merchandising.
  • Adhere to all TJX Canada policies and procedures and guide execution to drives sales.
  • Create and validate CRT's * assigned are completed to standard.
  • Exemplifies 'Total Store Awareness' and full accountability for the business in the absence of the AM or Merchandise, AM of Customer Service and/or Store Manager.

Customer Service

  • Support and execute the Joy Project * to drive the importance of building strong connections between Managers, Associates, and Customers.
  • Identify business opportunities through communication with customers and recommend changes that are appropriate to your District Manager.
  • Participate in the effective execution of the Manager On Duty Program *.
  • Provide leadership to Associates on delivering excellent customer service.
  • Address immediate customer service issues and provide appropriate coaching to Associates if required.
  • Support the processes in the Service Areas (Frontline, Fitting Room, Jewellery) and ensure Associates deliver friendly customer service.
  • Understand and support the Customer Service Manager in achieving the established customer service metrics.

Sounds rather challenging and exciting, right? Let's hope so, because if it sounds easy or boring, there's a good chance this job isn't for you. But if it does sound right for you, here's why we know you'll be able to handle those challenges.  You have:

Job Specifications:

  • College Diploma or University degree preferred; minimum requirement high school education
  • Related work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize, lead large groups, develop people, execute
  • Ability to problem solve; high degree of decision making, and able to prioritize in a fast paced and changing store environment

What's In It For You?

In addition to our open door policy and supportive work environment, we also strive to provide a competitive salary and benefits package.

TJX considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. TJX also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

Posting Notes: Ottawa  || ON