District manager

Date post: Sep 20, 2019
Our client has its roots in Germany but we are a truly global company. Around the world we employ over 57,000 people. Employees from about 100 nations are working at our global HQ in Herzogenaurach, Germany – the ‘World of Sports’.

Business Details :

Drive your district’s profitability by:
  Meeting or exceeding district sales and profit targets
  Coaching Store Managers to drive commercial success and excel in customer service
  Ensuring proper execution of established policies, procedures, initiatives and directives
  Take full ownership of the district and its commercial success
  Analyze relevant data to probe and challenge the status quo with both Retail Back Office partners and Store Managers
  Coach Store Managers to increase their stores’ sales, productivity and profitability
  Ensure the legal and financial integrity of the district’s store portfolio
  Drive a service and selling culture in the district
  Spend focused time on the sales floor during store visits to determine service improvement opportunities and to coach the Store 
  Be a Brand Ambassador, consistently exhibiting the Brand Attitude and Values
  Ensure proper in-store Brand execution, according to established standards and directives, in all stores within the district
  Facilitate the effective and timely delivery and execution of Foundational and Seasonal Brand and product training materials in the 
  Plan and prioritize structured store visits to maximize the district’s performance
  Dedicate a minimum of 3½ days per week to completing store visits and ensure all stores in the district are visited at least once 
per month (exceptions must be approved by the Market Retail Director)
  Ensure compliance with established policies, procedures, initiatives and directives
  Assess and make recommendations to improve the commercial viability and availability of products for the district’s stores
  Manage loss prevention as well as health and safety risks
  Lead the recruitment, on-boarding, training and development efforts in the district
  Own succession planning for the district
  Ensure compliance to established HR policies and procedures
  Create a high performance culture by setting clear expectations, analyzing performance and giving appropriate and prompt 
feedback, including actively managing poor performance
  Coach, motivate and inspire Store Managers to accomplish store goals and maximize their individual performance, both face-toface and remotely
  Share best practices to drive overall Market and Global retail performance
  Complete all applicable training programs and effectively apply the learning on the job
  Seek coaching and learning opportunities to continually improve your performance
  On local/market discretion
  Customers
  Peers and Supervisor
  Vendors and Support Functions (i.e., Visual Merchandising, Facility Services, etc.)
  Local Administration (i.e., mall management)
  District Manager Competencies


  Minimum 18 months of work experience in a sports/fashion customer- and commercial- focused retail environment with a 
minimum of 12 months of Multi-Store Management responsibility
  Advanced numeracy, literacy and verbal communication skills
  Geographical mobility
  Basic English skills (for non-English speaking markets)



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