GNC District Manager in W DES MOINES, Iowa
Responsible for establishing a strong customer service/selling culture in all assigned stores. Accountable for overall operations, staffing and merchandising of retail stores. Ensure maximum profitability through execution of short and long term strategies. Responsible for providing leadership, executing corporate directives and developing strategies to maximize people development.
Manage all appropriate merchandising programs in an accurate and timely manner while adhering to GNC’S established standards of store presentation
Anticipate, analyze and determine all sales and operational opportunities within the marketplace and contribute ideas, strategies and innovations based on knowledge of local market conditions and store environment
Ensure stores have proper inventory levels to support sales growth and to meet local market demand
Complete store visit reports per an established visitation cycle ensuring time for efficient and effective store visits and follow up as needed
Ensure compliance with all revised reports and effectively manage schedules for Manager
Hire, train, discipline, review, and terminate employees
Ensure accurate and timely completion of all required physical inventories and related Loss Prevention assignments/requirements and comply with Target Store Program to manage overall shrinkage
Conduct real estate site evaluations and perform functions of store openings, franchise conversions and remodels by coordination of related departments
Identify potential new store locations for real estate committee review
Timely communication of all mall / strip issues or vacancies to the real estate department
Additional duties as assigned
Responsible for supervising multiple teams.
PHYSICAL ASPECTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands or fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Regularly/Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold & heat, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
The noise level in the work environment is usually low/moderate.
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key accountabilities of the job required
Advanced degree (MBA, Master’s) preferred
8+ years progressive retail experience required
5+ years in a leadership role (direct or indirect)
Prior managerial/supervisory experience preferred
High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning)
Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts
Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients
Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
Must have current driver’s license.
General Nutrition Centers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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