SMITPosition SummaryThe Store Manager In Training (SMIT) job is the first step in the CVS/pharmacy Retail ManagementDevelopment Program, and is a short-term role (not to exceed 24 months) that provides both workassignments and training opportunities to prepare SMITs to be promoted into a Store Manager role.From the date of entry into the CVS/pharmacy Retail Management Development program as an SMIT, itmay be possible to progress to a Store Manager position within 12 weeks-24 months, depending on theprior experience and performance of the SMIT, and then to field management and/or executiveopportunities in 3-5 years.A SMIT is a member of the Store Management team, and as such, fulfills the company purpose ofhelping people on their path to better health by driving store execution and performance while buildingconsumer loyalty to CVS/pharmacy through a focus on excellent customer service. Under thesupervision of the Store Manager, the SMIT will maintain an engaged, productive store team throughstrong leadership, demonstrating initiative and leading by example.The SMIT is responsible for supporting the Store Manager in the total leadership and strategic operationof a CVS/pharmacy store including: * Overall store management, supervision, and policy implementation * Sales and inventory management * Employee staffing, training, and development * Financial management * Customer service leadershipThe Store Management team receives support from their individual store team, but other support anddirection come from regional field management, call centers, distribution centers, and CustomerSupport Center headquarters.In addition to day-to-day management responsibilities, SMITs are also responsible for completingoperations and management skills training, and learning about key aspects of the business andCVS/pharmacy culture, in order to prepare for promotion to a Store Manager position. This extensivetraining course is designed to provide a strong foundation to prepare a SMIT to be able to assumesupervisory duties and operational control of a store immediately upon promotion into a Store Managerposition.SMITs must maintain satisfactory performance and must demonstrate co*Required QualificationsWillingness to accept promotion into a CVS/pharmacy Store Manager position if promotion is offeredAbility to transfer to other CVS/pharmacy stores located within the same DistrictAbility to work a full-time flexible schedule, including some early morning, overnight and weekendshifts, to work overtime as needed, and to respond to urgent issues at the store when they arise*Preferred QualificationsExperience as a retail manager or supervisorAbility to transfer to other CVS/pharmacy locations outside of the same District*EducationA high school diploma or GED is required. A four year college degree is preferred, or relevant workexperience may be considered in lieu of a college degree.
Job Type: Full-time
- retail: 1 year (Preferred)
- High school or equivalent (Required)