Operations Director

Seeking a #Food Retail Retail Operations #Director for this leading brand. 
Must have USA based food Retail (#supermarket or #hypermarket) experience

  • Provides financial leadership to #Store Operations Team leading the annual budget planning process and gives appropriate guidance and recommendations that reflect the goal of continuous improvement in how business is done.

  • Ensures that store-level sales and operating plans are completed and approved in a timely manner and are properly disseminated to the sales floor directly and through Accounting.

  • Assists Real Estate in preparation of ROI justification analysis for new store opportunities. Monitors sales trends post-opening.

  • Manages CapEx request process as Store Operations Team seeks approval for new investments in the business challenges the

    cost, anticipated sales impact, anticipated expense savings, and other aspects of each proposal.

  • Actively participates in the weekly cross-functional business review meetings.

  • Owns and leads the payroll labor strategy. Develops short and long term goals to improve leverage payroll and maximize results

    in all stores. Introduces tools, reports, and measures to maximize labor productivity through scheduling and other operational


  • Sets the tone for Policies and Procedures compliance for store organization. Develops, monitors and updates all store operations policies and procedures that impact the stores and their relationships with cross support departments. Ensures that policies are properly understood at the Store -level and reinforces the importance of consistent compliance.

  • Represents a catalyst for change in the store floor operations. Manages and executes new initiatives regularly in a positive, constructive manner to ensure rapid acceptance of new ways of doing business.

  • Actively partners with the Loss Prevention department to reduce inventory and revenue shrinkage through property asset protection programs, strong store-level policies, proactive coordination with Inventory Control in Accounting, monitoring of physical inventory results and exceptions, and sponsoring of training and education activities regarding Loss Prevention.

  • Develops and implements reporting and training tools to maximize the effectiveness of Regional Manager and Store Manager Roles. Creates and analyses exception-based reporting for Store/Regional financial reporting and operational metrics reporting. Recommends necessary RM and store tools to increase exception visibility, and performance by store. Follows up on opportunity stores appropriately with RM’s.

  • Works with Store Operations to develop new ways to motivate and improve store-level selling efforts. Design training to provide programs that support store managers and their teams in the efforts to provide ‘best in class’ service for our customers.

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