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District Manager
Fashion
AB - Alberta, CALGARY
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Summary

As a growing manufacturer and retailer of fashion, our client seeks candidates who want a challenging and rewarding career, and who possess a passion for fashion, team development and creating outstanding customer experiences. Overseeing locations in the Alberta market, the ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience in a multi-store supervisory role in a related retail environment with proven success achieving and exceeding financial targets. If you possess strong organizational, analytical, and budgeting/planning skills, along with excellent interpersonal and communication skills we want to connect with you.

Contact Pamela Loupelle at 403.214.7578 x1 or submit your resume in confidence below.

Description

The District Manager is responsible for the following:

  • Establish appropriate direction and communication to Store Management and Store Teams while holding Store Managers accountable for execution at store level. Supervise a team of 14-18 stores within a designated area.
    • Spend 60% -80% of the time in stores to monitor performance, provide feedback, and recognize exceptional performance.
    • Hold regular meetings and conference calls to communicate Company directives and reinforce policies and procedures.
    • Ensure proper execution of visual merchandise standards.
    • Complete store inspections as needed and provides feedback to DMs/Store Managers.
  • Ensure attainment of budgeted sales results and controls expenses to budget.
    • Provide leadership to Store Management to drive sales and maximize margin.
    • Monitor stores’ controllable expenses to budget and takes corrective action as necessary.
    • Protect Company assets including attaining budgeted shrink results and monitoring store compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Manage Human Resources issues to ensure retention, training and development, and hiring standards for all Employees.
    • Ensure Store Management supports corporate training programs and that Employees complete all Company directed training.
    • Provide guidance and training to Management teams to develop future Store Managers.
    • Monitor Employees morale in stores to ensure a pleasant and productive work environment.
    • Approve promotions, terminations, and disciplinary action as needed.

Requirements

  • 5 years retail experience with minimum of 2 years multi-store management in a fashion/specialty setting 
  • Exceptional knowledge of retail operations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to supervise staff in different locations
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Proven decision-making skills
  • Ability to travel 30-50% of the time

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