Job Description

Kahkewistahaw Economic Management Corp. (“KEMC”) is seeking an experienced Operations Manager to oversee daily activities of its subsidiaries operating in the retail fuel, convenience and restaurant industries. As an ideal candidate, you’ll have a sharp business mind and proven success managing multiple departments toward maximum productivity. You will  be highly skilled in human resources, finance, and IT management. Additionally, you will display a proven ability to develop and maintain an environment of trust, diversity, and inclusion within your team. Your ultimate responsibility is to increase our operational efficiency in each department.

Objectives of this Role

  • Maintain constant communication with management, staff, and vendors to ensure proper operations
  • Develop, implement, and maintain quality assurance protocols
  • Grow the efficiency of existing organizational processes and procedures to enhance and sustain internal capacity
  • Actively pursue strategic and operational objectives
  • Ensure operational activities remain on time and within a defined budget
  • Track staffing requirements, hiring new employees as needed
  • Oversee accounts payable and accounts receivable departments

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Lead, motivate, and support a large team within a time-sensitive and demanding environment, including setup and implementation of career development plans for all direct reports and problem resolution
  • Manage timely data collection to update operations metrics to achieve productivity targets, reduce cost per unit, eliminate errors, and deliver excellent customer service
  • Oversee materials and inventory management
  • Conduct budget reviews and report cost plans to upper management

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in operations management, business administration, or related field preferred
  • 2+ years’ proven experience in an operations management position
  • Strong budget development and oversight skills
  • Excellent ability to delegate responsibilities while maintaining organizational control of branch operations and customer service
  • Highly trained in conflict management and business negotiation processes
  • Knowledge of general business software and aptitude to learn new applications; proficiency in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of management software programs, including QuickBooks and PayWorks
  • Strong IT skills, including database development
  • Multiple years of financial and account reporting


  • Commensurate with experience

Type of Employment

  • This is a full-time salaried position based in Yorkton, SK. Travel will be necessary.


Please send resume and cover letter electronically to: Application deadline July 31, 2021.