Toys'R'Us, Inc. Regional Specialty Market Manager in Mt Olive, New Jersey

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Job Description

General Description/Purpose:

The Regional Specialty Retail Manager acts as a resource for the Regional Leadership to provide oversight and drive execution in new and existing Outlet and Express stores throughout season. The position reports to the Regional Vice President and partners with District Manager/Regional Leadership and GRC Operations.

Responsibilities :

  • Self-Development

  • Leverage experiences during assignment to develop towards higher-level responsibility

  • Regional Leadership

  • Provide reporting and continuous updates on Specialty Retail Operations, including the identification of best practices and areas of opportunity

  • Act as a subject matter expert on Outlet/Express Store operation – partner with regional teams to drive best practice standards in all locations

  • Partner with District Managers and Sister Store Managers to optimize results in all locations by providing continuous feedback, instruction, and Coaching Tool follow-up

  • New Store Start-up and Closing:

  • Communicate opening/closing timelines to District, Human Resources, and Sister Store Managers.

  • Follow-up on new store opening/closing status – including location possession/site issues, local permitting, DC deliveries, critical path receipts, merchandising, fixture issues, and staffing and closing shipments.

  • Partner with Property Development and HQ resources to identify and resolve issues

  • Staffing:

  • Partner with Regional and in-store Human Resources to ensure the proper selection, Onboarding, retention, and development of Outlet and Express store leadership and team members.

  • Partner with local leadership to identify and manage performance issues as they arise.

  • GRC Partnership:

  • Act as a liaison with GRC groups, providing continuous feedback on Specialty Retail Operations

  • Communicate Specialty Retail strategic direction to Regional Leadership

  • Partner with Property Development in the rapid resolution of all site-specific issues.

  • Asset Protection

  • Partner with Regional Asset Protection leadership to ensure a safe and secure working environment in all Outlet and Express locations.

  • Identify and assist with resolution on any potential shrink issues

Qualifications :

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of retail Store Manager experience

  • Ability to travel up to 80% within the host region and occasionally to GRC

  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems quickly and effectively

  • Demonstrated ability to influence regional and store leadership

  • Proven track record of driving superior sales results

  • Proven ability to drive guest experience consistent with brand expectations

  • Ability to continuously coach and develop talent to achieve better results

  • Ability to manage multiple strict deadlines, priorities and initiatives

Toys"R"Us is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment or discrimination. All employment decisions are to be made without regard to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, physical/mental disability, military status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Toys“R”Us recognizes that its team members are its greatest asset and is committed to developing high-performing, highly engaged and diverse talent. The company offers various employment opportunities, ranging from internships to top management positions at the company’s Global Resource Center in Wayne, New Jersey. In addition, job seekers can explore positions at Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us stores and distribution centers coast-to-coast.