Monday , May 20 2024

Adidas Careers – Senior District Manager Retail

Website Adidas

Job Description:

Manages district and assigned stores with clear objective to deliver defined goals and financial and retail KPIs targets.
Represents retail knowledge and consumer first mindset, understands dynamic omnichannel retail environment.
Senior District Manager Retail & Franchise (DM) supervises operations of own retail and franchise stores within assigned area with focus on delivering best brand and consumer experience.
Provide guidance, cosultancy to the Franchisee teams to achieve a seamless customer mono-branded experience through the sharing of latest tools, information, training and proactive follow-up.
Leads the team of Retail Store Managers and supervises Franchise Store Managers & District Managers towards defined targets, creates vibrant consumer service culture with them and drives implementation and maintenance of excellent operational and brand standards in stores.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Senior District Manager Retail & Franchise (DM) is responsible to implement and operates area and stores within established policies, procedures, initiatives and directives.
  • Drive consumer centricity via experience NPS process and improvements to reach excellent NPS score in the stores and consumer satisfaction.
  • Senior District Manager Retail & Franchise (DM) is targeted with financial and retail targets for assigned area and stores, with focus on NS and Profit, along with strong focus on cost management, particularly personnel expenses.
  • Provide regular input to Senior Director Retail Operations and Franchise Partner Manager/Director and collaborate with different back office retail & franchise functions (Retail Marketing, Visual Merchandising, Merchandising & Allocations,
  • Supply Chain, Profit Protection, Business Solutions/IT, Human Resources, Store Development, Retail Facility
  • Management) to achieve sales & brand ambition.
  • Supervises management of resources within the assigned area and stores to provide consumers with a leading shopping experience and driving positive store experience NPS results.
  • Understand and drive different store concepts and thier strategic importance within intergrated marketplace. Lead actions defined within strategy of integrated market place linked to stores and other adidas/brands consumer touchpoints within marketplace and store locations (online, omnichannel, trade zone, key city, communities etc.)
  • Lead and coach Retail Store Managers team and support Franchise Store Managers & District Managers team to deliver defined goals while supervising management of costs and expenses to deliver profitability targets.
  • Senior District Manager Retail & Franchise (DM) is responsible and accountable to deliver targets in defined time with team of Retail Store Managers (RSM) and Franchise Store Managers (FSM) and Franchise Partner Manager/Director.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong ability to understand and use financial data to make decisions and influence outcomes.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong people management skills, role-modeling.
  • Multiplier who amplifies and empowers team and colleagues and have an impact on them, helping skill up others.
  • Well organized, agile and flexible in combining work & travel duties.
  • Passion for adidas brand/company brands, passion for sport.
  • Ability to make recommendations that effectively resolve challenging situation considering consistency with standards, practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Strong ability to collaborate and influence across different levels and departments, internally and externally.
  • Comfortable with working in a matrix organization, dynamic retail environment.
  • Performance / results driven attitude, open to change and act as advocate for the ‘new’, creative and collaborative mindset.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Min 3 years team management and leadership experience.
  • Experience in working with digital tools and online systems, remotely.
  • University Degree in Business (ideally in management or marketing or sales).
  • Min 8 years of relevant work experience, e.g. in a retail / in-store related role.
  • English fluent (speaking, reading, writing) and fluency in another language is highly desirable.
  • Retail experience, retail expert with demonstrated business management skills and P&L ownership, or comparable business operations experience.

Job Details:

Company: Adidas

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Functions: Sales

Job Location: Rieste, Lower Saxony, DE

Application Deadline: N/A

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