Retail Management in Northern Canada at The North West Company

Date Posted: 9/25/2017

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Job Description

Retail Management

Go North, Your Direction

Interested in attending an Information Session about The North West Company (NWC) and our current job opportunities? Read below to see if you qualify!

Do you have amazing customer service skills with a passion for being part of a hardworking retail team? NWC is looking to hire professionals for the Northern and NorthMart stores in remote locations in northern Canada, with roles ranging from Department Managers to Store Managers.

Ready to embrace your direction? Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, an attractive/competitive salary and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture. You must be able to relocate to remote regions in northern Canada. You receive benefits such as subsidized housing and a food allowance, paid vacation travel, bonus and profit sharing opportunities, ability to bank what you earn and more! We even have and encourage, employment opportunities for spouses.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out for more information.

Our current opportunities:

  • Produce Department Manager
  • Food Service Department Manager
  • Grocery Department Manager
  • Meat Department Manager
  • Administration Department Manager
  • Bakery Department Manager
  • General Merchandise Supervisor
  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Store Manager (Level 1-3)
  • Store Manager (Level 4-5)

*We are also looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated working couples

Job Requirements


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a retail or food service environment
  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills with a high attention to detail
  • Proven organizational, planning and prioritizing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills and superior customer service skills
  • Must have the ability and desire to develop an in-depth understanding of NWC's customers
  • Demonstrates a personal and enthusiastic commitment to NWC's vision, mission, values, and strategies
  • Highly motivated and adventurous with an appreciation for small-town life in a culturally diverse setting considered an asset

Apply to this opportunity now! To qualify to attend our information session in the Halifax area, on October 27.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization.