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Vans District Manager - Chicago
ALDEN IL 60001
Category: Retail
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89830953

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  Job posted:   Fri May 18, 2018
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Vans District Manager - Chicago

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Vans: Be a Part of the Original


"It was never about waving the brand like a flag, it was always about the people" - Paul Van Doren


Vans is the original action sports footwear company rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, Vans has thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through Vans' four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to help shape and transform the future of our business.




At Vans our culture sets us apart and it influences everything we do. Everything we do supports creativity and we are driven by our five values. We are determined. We are connected to our consumers and to each other. We are inclusive. We are expressive and Fun. And most of all, we are a family.




Vans is a subsidiary of VF, the world's largest apparel and footwear company comprised of over 30 brands. We are the leading drivers of retail as our global footwear, apparel and accessory brand is available in 170 countries worldwide. As we continue to expand, we take great measures in developing and growing our people.




Vans is founded on a culture of learning. We take great pride in our ability to facilitate learning opportunities by providing the resources and tools necessary to support each individual's pursuit of growth to achieve future goals. In order to prioritize career growth within our company, Vans offers courses on topics such as leadership, communication, collaboration and technical skills to ensure our employees are self-motivated and developing to the pace of our rapidly growing business.




By joining the Vans family, you will be immersed into an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work very hard across a multitude of large initiatives to bring the Van Doren spirit to life. We live for what we do.




District Manager: Become the Newest Member of the Vans Family


As one of our talented and driven District Managers, you will exercise independent judgment as well as develop strategies to drive your business. You have the ability and desire to motivate and inspire your store leadership teams to provide excellence in merchandising presentation, customer experience, and operational execution. You provide leadership and direction to each Store Manager and store team to create an environment that ensures customer satisfaction, maximum productivity and profitability by translating and implementing company and brand developed business plans and strategies.




How You Will Make a Difference:


o Hires, trains, and develops store leadership team ensuring recruitment from a diverse applicant pool. Monitors and approves all hiring plans for all stores in the district. Ensures that stores achieve optimal staffing levels and provide a quality on-boarding experience for all employees.


o Analyze district reports to identify ways to leverage opportunities to maximize sales. Evaluates store sales and payroll goals on a daily basis using key business reports and payroll tools. Monitors and measures financial, operational, human resources, and customer service results, and holds teams accountable for achieving district goals through ongoing store visits.


o Ensures compliance and adherence to policies and procedures, standards and practices, and company directives. Protects company assets. Ensures compliance with company security and shrink avoidance policies and programs. Partners with Regional Loss Prevention Manager to identify trends and translate regional strategy into action to meet District shrink goals.


o Ensures excellence in customer service in all stores by modeling Vans' service standards as well as by monitoring customer feedback and responding to and addressing all customer concerns quickly. Responsible for their solution of any escalated customer situation in the district. Leads and inspires customer centric culture by recognizing and rewarding teams.


o Addresses challenges such as sales, leadership issues, profitability, staff management and competitive concerns. Resolves escalated employee relations, performance, and service issues in partnership with the Regional Director and Human Resources Manager.


o Analyze district reports to identify ways to leverage opportunities to maximize sales. Evaluates store sales and payroll goals on a daily bases using key business reports and payroll tools. Monitors and measures financial, operational, human resources, and customer service results, and holds teams accountable for achieving district goals through ongoing store visits


o Ensures compliance and adherence to policies and procedures, standards and practices, and company directives. Protects company assets. Ensures compliance with company security and shrink avoidance regional strategy into action to meet District shrink goals.


o Ensures excellence in customer service in all stores by modeling Vans' service standards as well as by monitoring customer feedback and responding to and addressing all customer concerns quickly. Responsible for their solution of any escalated customer situation in the district. Leads and inspires customer centric culture by recognizing and rewarding teams.


o Addresses challenges such as sales, leadership issues, profitability, staff management and competitive concerns. Resolves escalated employee relations, performance, and service issues in partnership with the Regional Director and Human Resources Manager




Skills for Success:


o Years of Related Professional Experience: 10+ year's management experience in a highly complex, multi-unit retail business environment


o Proven ability to meet/exceed sales and profit results




Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:


o Climb ladders as needed air & overnight travel) Bend, lift, open, and move product up to 50 pounds as needed




Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.



VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.

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