District Manager - Vancouver, BC

Under Armour, Inc. - Richmond, BC (23 days ago)

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Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes... and the athletes of tomorrow. We're about performance - in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.
That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.
The world's hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House... I Will. Our goal is to Build A Great Team! Will YOU…Protect This House?!

District Manager- Canada

Retail Field

SUMMARY:
The District Manager will play a key role on the Field Leadership Team and can make an instant impact to the business. The District Manager will have district ownership and revenue responsibility of $30M+ for one of our North America Regions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leadership

Motivate team through clear direction and vision to encompass Under Armour’s Core Competencies
Build partnerships with upward management and key business partners
Act as a leader amongst peers in the field and Corporate Office
Lead consistent store visit assessments and provide proactive, valuable feedback
Communicate clear expectations and hold the store teams accountable to achieving all brand, performance and behavior standards
Conduct productive conference calls & team meetings
Proactively seek personal learning and development opportunities
Team

Recruit, hire, develop and retain top management talent for the district
Develop effective succession plans that lead to internal promotions and no store openings
Train store management and focus on talent development
Recommend and approve all salaries and wage changes in conjunction with conducting and approving performance appraisals for management
Recognize performance issues and partner with Regional Director and Human Resource in a timely manner
Drive for Results

Drive UA brand loyalty through sales leadership, coaching and connecting with the athlete experience
Establish and lead the execution of district business strategies to drive store Key Performance Indicator (KPI) results that maximize performance and achievement of sales plan and goals
Control all aspects of the annual budget process, to include sales, controllable expenses, payroll and annual shrink results
Communicate business needs for the district and company that play an active role in driving results
Plan and execute effective, productive store visits reviewing KPI performance, Personnel, Visual Merchandising, Operations and key‐business initiatives
Hold Store Managers accountable for execution of all operational responsibilities and teach a high standard for compliance
Visual Merchandising

Ensure that all visual directives are executed seamlessly and within scheduled time frame and allotted payroll budget
Maintain extensive knowledge of product assortment and key items
Communicate current trends and competitor strategies in the market
Ensure stores are properly assorted in partnership with Regional Director and the Allocation team
Analyze, identify and capitalize upon opportunities for increasing revenue and profitability

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain/Logistics, Finance, or related field required
4 years of increasing experience in retail management; including minimum 2 years’ experience as a Store Manager
Overnight and daily travel is required
High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem‐solving, presentation, budgeting, project management, & planning

SKILLS:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated collaborative skills and ability to work well within a team
Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
Ability to work in a fast‐paced and deadline‐oriented environment
Self‐motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.