Assistant General Manager, Merchandising – Gap Bellvue Square

Gap Bellevue, WA 2017-02-08
GENERAL SUMMARY: The Assistant General Manager supports the Senior General Manager/General Manager with the business strategy, customer engagement, operations, people management and merchandising the store. The Assistant General Manager helps to develop the plan, then translates it into implementation steps and directs the other store leaders and associates to execute the plan. The Assistant General Manager supports the leadership team in fostering a positive work environment that ensures both internal and external customer satisfaction and maximizes productivity and profitability. Providing our customers with an optimal shopping experience is our #1 priority. The Assistant General Manager is required to collaborate with peers and perform a variety of cross-functional tasks to ensure overall customer satisfaction. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The Assistant General Manager is also responsible for the Areas of Accountability that fall under each category below. Business Strategy
Contributes to and leads the team to deliver the business strategy for the store.

Leads overall store earnings by driving top line sales while managing controllable contribution. Customer Engagement
Exemplifies the expectations of leader on duty (LOD) and consistently models the brands service standard and sub-brand selling behaviors.

Maintains company standard of neat, clean and organized sales floor, cash wrap and fitting room areas ensuring store environment is safe for employees and customers.

Prepares and analyzes LOD tracking sheet to optimize peak hour opportunities.

Implements shortage plan in partnership with the leadership team to minimize loss and achieve shrinkage goal. Daily Operations
Ensures all back room areas including bathrooms and employee break areas are cleaned regularly.

Reviews and adjusts Personnel Management and Forecast Edit and Budget Adjustment form schedule to ensure appropriate floor coverage to complete all workload, to maximize sales and to ensure compliance to meal and break policies.

Ensures all facilities maintenance issues are handled within company guidelines.

Monitors and enforces adherence to all corporate policies (e.g., Employee Appearance Guidelines, Return Policy, Safety, Loss Prevention, Store Compliance Audit etc.) as directed by policy and procedure.

Ensures all labor law information is posted appropriately.

Tracks productivity and ensures the team is meeting company standards for all store tasks. Talent Development
Provides on-the-job-training to all employees on company initiatives and standards to ensure that everyone fully understands company direction. Talent Management
Manages and executes the development of the store employees by providing in-the-moment coaching, training and feedback; actively facilitates the growth and career path of these employees.

Creates development and training plans for direct reports.

Conducts the annual review process for direct reports.

Rewards outstanding performance and redirects employees when needed in order to drive employee engagement.

Works with all members of the stores leadership team to develop a high-performing team and a customer-centric culture. CORE COMPETENCIES
Business Acumen

Customer Focus

Building Effective Teams

Delegation

Directing Others

Drive for Results

Managing and Measuring Work

Motivating Others ORGANIZATION RELATIONSHIPS:
Reports to the Senior General Manager/General Manager.

Supervises Assistant Manager, Lead (s) and Sales Associates.

Interacts with all levels of field and headquarter management. As an Assistant General Manager you may have responsibilities in one of the following roles. Assistant General Manager– Merchandise:
Daily Operations
Manages all store supplies including shipment supplies and fixtures, and communicates needs to senior general manager/general manager.

Oversees the stock transfers of damaged and defective merchandise, completes re-tickets, charge sends and inventory counts according to company guidelines. Merchant Muscle
Leads promotional planning and execution processes.

Generates and analyzes Field Merchandise Reports and makes necessary product placement/adjustments based on selling and Field Merchandise Reports.

Maintains brand integrity in all areas of visual display (e.g. windows, body forms, etc).

Maps and plans merchandise flow for new product placement and in-season management.

Makes presentation adjustments based on store design type and assortment levels.

Implements and complies with presentation book standards, adjusting visual presentation to consistently ensure brand appropriateness.

Reviews Delivery Estimate Report to plan for merchandise placement/substitutions.

Oversees the implementation of all visual presentation and ensures the Visual Presentation Assessment meets company standards.

Manages efficient and effective handling of all merchandise from shipment receipt, processing, merchandise floor-sets and replenishment systems.

Provides feedback to senior general manager/general manager regarding merchandise-handling concerns/opportunities.

Oversees and directs the execution of markdowns in a timely and accurate manner.

Maintains all shipment related paperwork to meet audit requirements. Product Handling
Manages the team who ensures the efficient and effective handling of all merchandise from shipment receipt, processing, merchandise floor-sets and replenishment systems.

Provides feedback to senior general manager/general manager regarding merchandise-handling concerns/opportunities.

Oversees and directs the execution of markdowns in a timely and accurate manner.

Maintains all shipment related paperwork to meet audit requirements. 183 BELLEVUE SQ
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