District Manager in Training

Foot locker Inc.

Store Managers who have successfully performed the role of Manager Trainer in their League may be considered for the position of District Manager in Training (DMIT).

DMIT’s retain overall responsibility for the operational management of their respective Store but also provide strategic support to their District Manager (DM) in areas including Staffing, Customer Service, Sales Performance and Expense Management. The role also requires significant interaction with the Manager Trainers in their League in areas including Training, Compliance, Communications and Report Production.

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES

DMIT – Major Job Accountabilities:

1. (Business Performance) – assist the DM to drive, monitor, analyze and achieve the annual Sales Plan for the League. To assist the DM to monitor and achieve the annual Wage target (%), Shrink target (%) & People Development goals for the League.

2. (Business / Technical Functions) – provide support, guidance, leadership and direction to Store Managers (by League) on issues including Customer Service, Sales Performance, Staffing and Expense Management. Assist the DM with the effective management of Store Performance, Store Logistics, Product Allocation, Marketing / VM campaigns, Finance / Audit requirements and HR issues. Assist the DM and Manager Trainers in areas including Training, Compliance, Communications and Report Production.

3. (Business Partnership) – develop and maintain effective communication channels and working relationships with all relevant organizational stakeholders including the DM, Director – Sales & Operations, Operations Co-Ordinator, Store Managers, EMT and Operational Departments.

DMIT – General Job Accountabilities:

1. (Staffing) – assist the DM to recruit, develop, motivate and retain a highly capable workforce across the respective League. To assist the DM to monitor succession planning opportunities and to identify employees for potential promotion to managerial roles and larger volume stores within the League / Network.

2. (Organizational Compliance) – maintain the organization’s core values (integrity, leadership, excellence, service, teamwork, innovation & community) at work and when representing FLAP at external functions and events. To adhere to Foot Locker policies & guidelines and to comply with audit standards set down for FLAP Stores.

3. (Industry Monitoring) – monitor emerging issues, trends, opportunities and best practice innovations in the retail, sports & fashion industries and to monitor the status of the major competitors of FLAP.

4. (Project Management) – undertake additional projects as directed by the Director – Sales & Operations.

Store Manager – Major Job Accountabilities:

1. (Business Performance) – successfully achieve the Store’s Business Objectives including sales turnover, profit margins, expense management, inventory management, customer service standards and staff performance levels.

2. (Business / Technical Functions) – effectively manage the FLAP Store including Staffing, Customer Service, Sales Performance, Store Presentation, Safety & Security and Expense Management. Work with the respective District Manager to facilitate Employee Relations Issues, Logistical Issues (eg opening hours, store layout, security & store maintenance), Product Management, (eg merchandising, stock control & inventory management) and Marketing / Visual Merchandising campaigns.

3. (Business Partnership) – develop and maintain effective communication channels and working relationships with all relevant organizational stakeholders including the respective District Manager, Operations Co-Ordinator, Store Managers, Director Sales & Operations and Head Office staff.

Store Manager – General Job Accountabilities:

1. (Staffing) – recruit, develop, motivate and retain a highly capable team within the Store. To monitor and identify high performing staff with potential for training and promotional opportunities.

2. (Organizational Compliance) – maintain the organization’s core values (integrity, leadership, excellence, service, teamwork, innovation & community) at work and when representing FLAP at external functions and events. Adhere to Foot Locker policies & guidelines and to comply with audit standards set down for FLAP Stores.

3. (Industry Monitoring) – monitor emerging issues, trends, opportunities and best practice innovations in the retail, sports & fashion industries and to monitor the status of the major competitors of FLAP.

4. (Project Management) – undertake additional projects as directed by the respective District Manager.

Sales Associate – Major Job Accountabilities:

1. (Customer Service Standards) – successfully execute Foot Locker’s ‘Customer First’ selling behaviors to successfully achieve high levels of customer engagement & connection.

2. (Product Sales Targets) – successfully execute Foot Locker’s ‘Customer First’ selling behaviors to achieve personal & store sales targets and to maximize ‘multi’ selling opportunities (including apparel, accessories, promotions & aged inventory).

3. (Loss Prevention) – perform accurate & secure cash handling & EFTPOS transactions at ‘point of sale’ (POS) registers. To effectively process stock & inventory deliveries as per Foot Locker’s audit procedures. To adhere to safety & security regulations, policies and standards within the Store.

4. (Product Merchandising) – successfully execute product presentation and display techniques according to current Visual Merchandising standards. To be aware of current pricing, ‘markdowns’ and ‘hold release’ product restrictions.

Sales Associate – General Job Accountabilities

1. (General Store Duties) – maintain a tidy, well groomed appearance. To work with a positive attitude and maintain high levels of punctuality, energy and enthusiasm. To undertake additional duties as directed by Store Management.

2. (Organizational Compliance) – maintain the organization’s core values (integrity, leadership, excellence, service, teamwork, innovation & community) at work and when representing FLAP at external functions and events. To adhere to Foot Locker policies & guidelines and to comply with audit standards set down for FLAP Stores.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Multi-unit: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Location:

  • Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses
  • Store Discounts

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Commuting/travel assistance
  • Employee discounts

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