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Assistant General Manager (Hudson's Bay)

Location TORONTO , Ontario , Canada
Category Stores
Job Opened February 14th, 2020
Education High School Diploma/GED
Job Number 190007WG
Job Type Full-Time

job description

Who We Are:
HBC is a diversified global retailer, focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings. Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. Our portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world. 

Our leading banners across North America and Europe include Hudson’s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, Galeria Kaufhof, the largest department store group in Germany, and Belgium’s only department store group Galeria INNO.

We have significant investments in real estate joint ventures. HBC has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBC Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, HBC has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture

A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring about positive change, and we work hard to shape a sustainable future for people and the planet. Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-life balance in order to maintain a positive working environment.

What Is This Position Is All About:

The Hudson’s Bay Assistant General Manager (AGM)  is a business leader who is focused on growth and development within the organization. The AGM role is designed to develop and grow executives into General Managers. Reporting to the General Manager, the AGM is accountable  for all aspects relating to driving profitable sales and leading an exceptional service focused customer experience. Reporting to the Assistant General Manager are the Customer Experience Managers. The Assistant General Manager is accountable for supporting the ongoing development and growth of the Customer Experience Managers and associates.

Who You Are:

  • You demonstrate leadership courage, are committed to the development of people and the overall financial success of the store.  

  • A natural problem-solver, who is also intuitively analytical and creative

  • You have a proven ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

  • You can work independently without concern, stay self-motivated and always meet your deadlines


You Also Have:

  • The desire to become a General Manager within 18 months

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines 

  • Keen attention to detail 

  • Able to establish relationships with internal and external partners 

  • Must be able to problem solve, make decisions, think critically and analytically 

As The Assistant General Manager, You Will:

  •  Ensure that the  Customer Experience Managers are  focused on driving profitable sales and leading an engaged, customer service obsessed group of associates on the selling floor

  • Lead the Customer Experience Management team to follow the store business strategy by  making effective use of physical assets, maximizing sales and gross profit per square foot, maximizing return on investment and Gross Profit. 

  • Responsible for making sure that all company processes are communicated, executed and measured 

  • Establishing a best in class training process to improve productivity in identified areas

Your Life and Career at HBC: 

  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner- operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate. 
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance 
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental). 
  • An amazing employee discount

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.

HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing non discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,compensation and training.

HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request inrelation to the materials or processes to be used.

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