Save Mart Supermarkets
Industry, Gov., Consulting
Manager of Workplace & Employee Engagement
About the Organization
Save Mart Supermarkets, a California corporation, owns and
operates more than 220 stores in Northern California and Northern
Nevada under the Save Mart, S-Mart Foods, Lucky, Maxx Value Foods,
and FoodMaxx banners. Headquartered in Modesto, California since
the company was founded in 1952, Save Mart Supermarkets has always
believed in supporting local suppliers and producers, and is
actively engaged with the charities and causes of the communities
where its stores do business. For more information on the stores of
Save Mart Supermarkets, please visit www.SaveMart.com, www.LuckySupermarkets.com,
We offer competitive pay and an excellent benefits package - to
include medical, dental, vision, prescription, dependent coverage,
401(k)/Retirement, and more!
Save Mart Supermarkets is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we
welcome resumes from individuals who will contribute to our diverse
About the Job
At Save Mart Supermarkets, the Human
Resources Department is a “purpose-driven” business unit. Under the
leadership of the Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition and
Engagement, the Manager of Workplace and Employee Engagement will
join forces with the rest of the Talent Management Team at Save
Mart Supermarkets with the primary focus of maintaining a quality
work environment that is fun, positive, healthy, satisfying, and
full of learning and development opportunities. It’s critical to
foster a work environment that generates excitement about our jobs
and a drive to excel in everything we do. The ideal candidate will
play a key role in setting the strategy and driving a spectrum of
employee engagement initiatives across the organization. This
position will also act as the “Culture Champion” by assisting the
company with setting standards for our workforce culture, driving
the actions that build it, and provide measurements to assist with
holding us accountable for making it a reality. With the intent to
foster a work environment that is fun, positive, healthy, and
satisfying. This position leads key internal employment branding
initiatives and program strategies in the areas of recognition,
survey feedback, ideas, and other internal employment related
corporate culture programs. The ideal candidate must possess a
strong knowledge base of developing and driving employee engagement
programs, managing multiple projects, and working with a dynamic
team of people. Must be able to excel in a fast-paced, energetic,
creative, and collaborative work environment. Additionally, the
Manager of Workplace and Employee Experience is responsible for
modeling and fostering values-based performance and leadership to
the company by:
•Helping the Company by building and enabling distinctive and
positive employee and customer experiences.
•Leading change and promoting innovation.
•Inspiring direct staff, peers, and employee loyalty by developing
effective partnerships within the entire organization.
•Delivering on timely and effective employee engagement solutions
that help promote both the short and long term goals of the
•Forming collaborative partnerships with all banners and other key
business partners within the organization.
Essential Skills and Abilities:
•Leadership – Is a “people builder” who creates a climate in which
people want to do their best.
•Effective communicator in a variety of settings.
•Analytical Thinking – Approaches problems by using a logical,
systematic, and sequential approach. Routinely uses numerical
information in their work.
•Trainer and Developer – A continuous learner and developer.
•Customer Focus – Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and
requirements of internal and external customers.
•Business Acumen – Knows how business work. Is aware of how
strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.
•Team Leader and Builder – Brings out the best in people; holds
self and others accountable, makes fact-based decisions, integrity,
makes expectations clear, understands big picture
•Innovative and supports innovation by team; likes trying new
things and willing to fail, in order to not miss out on new and
•Encourages collaborations and fosters a collaborative
•Are results oriented and demonstrates Excellence in Execution.
•Energy/Drive – Challenges self and others to perform. Enjoys
•Leads and handles change, deals well with ambiguity, and is able
to adapt quickly in a nimble environment.
•Works independently with minimal direction.
•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and
•An Advanced Degree is preferred.
•Passionate, creative, and energetic approach to
•Experience in both Learning & Development and Talent
•Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
•Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of employment principles,
practices and applicable regulations.
•Demonstrated leadership, change management, and success in
planning, leading and driving change in the organization while
meeting or exceeding business objectives.
•Demonstrated business savvy to effectively communicate and work
with other executives in support of achieving business goals.
•Skilled at creating professional, high-polish in materials,
communications, and events.
•Professional communications, reporting, and presentation skills to
all levels of leadership.
•Skilled at speaking in front of large groups.
•Team player, adept at building relationships across
•Expertise with productivity software, including Microsoft
•Ability to travel.
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