Sears Holdings Corporation (http://jobs.sears.com/vet/learnmore_military.html)
The Market Asset & Profit Protection Manager (MMAP) provides disciplined leadership to the assigned Market for the purpose of supporting the National Asset & Profit Protection strategy. This position is responsible to staff, acclimate, and coach a team of exempt and non-exempt Asset & Profit Protection Managers at the Zone or Store Level. The MAPP works cross functionally with the Market Leader and Market Support positions to improve the overall profitability of the Market. Such efforts will focus on assessing key market/store performance, providing training to store level management and associates, determining solutions to problems and working collaboratively to implement solutions, leading all theft/fraud/safety investigative efforts, and ensuring consistent execution of Asset & Profit Protection programs and processes at the market/store level. Provides day to day leadership of Asset & Profit Protection function for a Market of 25-30 stores. Leads a Team consisting of 7-10 Direct reports and 100+ In-Direct Reports. Responsible for managing total budget of $2 - $3.0MM.
Strong Leadership and Organizational Skills
Experience leading large teams across a wide geographic area. Demonstrated knowledge of assessing, selecting, and coaching associates to achieve strong metric performance preferably in a retail environment
Ability to build business plans collaboratively, gain commitment to actions, implement cross functionally, measure results, and influence change amongst multiple constituencies
Strong knowledge of operational processes, industry best-practices, financial acumen, and core Asset & Profit Protection processes( to include Environmental Health, Regulatory, and Safety)
Ability to analyze multiple sources of data, draw conclusions, identify broken processes/root causes, and develop efficient solutions cross functionally often in situations where the associates are not direct reports
Ability to form and maintain cross functional partnerships at the Store, Market, Regional, and Corporate level
Ability to utilize strategic thought process to drive proactive business solutions to emerging trends
Ability to provide long term planning in order to achieve annual financial and operational objectives
Strong technology skill set to include MS Office, Data Analytics, and Retail Applications
Effective oral and written communication skills. Proven ability to provide effective communication to a variety of audiences. Strong Presentation Skills to large audiences
Ability to influence and drive change in large scale organizations often where associates are not direct reports.