Store Manager (Halifax, NS - Canada),

Canada, Nova Scotia, Darmouth

Business unit: Protective Coatings

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more livable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 46,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.


Responsible for the profitable and safe operations for their store. Carries out managerial responsibilities at their store location in accordance with company policies and applicable laws. Manages sales and profits within the store and implements strategies designed to increase market share. He /she will promote the store’s teams to use a value-added selling approach to develop and grow customer relationships, promote sales and identify customer’s wants and needs. The Store Manager will ensure that a high level of customer service is maintained at all times.

  • Leads store team to meet sales, expense, profit and budget goals. Contribute to improved margins by controlling expenses.
  • Ensure highest level of customer service and safety is maintained.
  • Develop a self motivated team of professionals committed to excellence through effective recruitment, training and development.
  • Maintain proper inventory level per OWC guidelines.
  • 100% compliance with the Corporate HSE initiative to ensure zero lost time accidents in district.
  • Assist the PC Store Operations Manager in strategic and long term planning, by assessing customer needs and competitive activity in the surrounding market.

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Job characteristics

Closing date

August 31, 2017

Vacancy number



North America




Nova Scotia



Business unit

Protective Coatings

Job family


Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

  • High school graduate.
  • 5-7 years retail management experience; preferably specific to protective coatings.
  • Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Good computer skills including, internal database, electronic mail software, Spreadsheet software (Excel), word processing software (Microsoft Word).

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