Samsung Electronics America Retail Operations Manager, Samsung Experience Stores in Mississauga, Canada
The Retail Operations Manager (ROM) is responsible for the operational excellence of the Samsung Experience Stores. Working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders the ROM will manage daily operations activities including inventory conditioning, vendor management, asset management, loss prevention and security. This includes working closely with the store operator, external vendors, visual merchandising, logistics and IT departments. In addition, the ROM monitors KPI’s including post-mortem analysis and reports. The ROM is also responsible for external business & operations related communications related to business term negotiation, contracts, and approvals.
Role and Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop short-term and long-term strategies and plans aimed at improving efficiencies and reducing costs
Collaborate with sales, marketing, logistics, IT and store operator to support sales initiatives
Manage operational budget including annual expenses forecast
Develop KPI’s and reports to monitor trends and provide insights
Support store expansion initiatives including kiosk and special projects
Ad-hoc and regular reports to the executives on key plans and results
Data management and reporting operational metrics daily, weekly and monthly (expenses, inventory counts, returns and reconciliations etc…)
Ensure processes and procedures are clearly defined for SES stores
Ensure all expenses and budgets are properly accounted for in the finance system
Oversee the monthly inventory count process including display management
Work closely with visual merchandiser and 3rd party vendor to ensure display units are working properly in stores
Manage the returns process, including reporting and auditing activities
Perform audit and compliance reviews of Samsung processes and procedures through site visits
Work closely with training team to incorporate operations training for new and existing SES managers
Lead internal projects (and activities) tracking, reporting and weekly meetings
Work with Legal department to ensure contract renewals, new vendor onboarding and/or contract cancellations are up to date and reflected in our internal systems
Ensure terms and conditions for promotions and sales activities are approved by the legal department and communicated to the SES operator accordingly
Manage business relationships with external partners (Operator, various Service providers)
Ensure store maintenance and repair activities are performed with the highest standards of execution by all vendors. This includes follow up site visits pre and post repair
Manage insurance claims and related reconciliation of funds
Ensure store security and accessibility meets internal and external compliance standards. (alarms, doorways, elevator maintenance, bathrooms and general plumbing, heating and A/C)
Manage business negotiations and all contract related matters
Conduct regular business reviews with internal and external teams to identify opportunities and co-develop solutions to drive operational success
Bachelor's degree/College Diploma or related experience
5-7 years experience in retail operations, project management, vendor management or related experience
Demonstrated people management skills
Strong analytical skills and competency using Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Possess exceptional organizational & planning skills including attention to detail
Highly developed communication & interpersonal skills, able to build relationships and interact comfortably with a wide range of levels in the organization: from senior executives to support staff within and outside of the company.
Self-motivated and able to work with limited supervision
Proven ability to function effectively in a team environment.
Ability to travel overseas, across Canada
Able to work extended hours and weekends when required
Skills and Qualifications
• Experienced professional with full understanding on specialized areas; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways
• Works on problems of diverse scope where analyzing data requires evaluating identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
• Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work and receives general instructions on new assignments
• Typically requires minimum 5 years' of related experience and a Bachelor's degree, or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD without experience
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