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 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 influences everything we do. We are driven by 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, one of the worlds largest apparel and footwear companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels. As we continue to expand, VF and Vans take great measures in developing and growing our people.
Vans is founded on a culture of learning. We take pride in our ability to facilitate learning opportunities by providing the resources and tools necessary to support each individuals pursuit of growth to achieve future goals driven by our brand purpose.
Our purpose to enable creative expression and inspire youth culture is fostered through inclusivity. We welcome anyone and everyone into our global family and proudly celebrate an environment where individuality is embraced, equal opportunities thrive, and everyone is empowered to reach their greatest potential.
By joining the Vans family, you will be immersed in 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:
⏵ You hire, train and develop a strong store leadership team ensuring recruitment from a diverse applicant pool. You monitors and approve all hiring plans for your stores and ensure that stores achieve optimal staffing levels and provide a quality on-boarding experience for all employees.
⏵ Your diverse experiences and background enable you to provide a unique perspective to fuel our global growth. Additionally, you are inclusive and value differing points of view. You hire, develop and support a team that reflects our global consumer population.
⏵ Analyze district reports to identify ways to leverage opportunities to maximize sales, evaluating store sales and payroll goals on a daily basis using key business reports and payroll tools. You monitor and measure financial, operational, human resources, and customer service results, and hold your teams accountable for achieving district goals through ongoing store visits.
⏵ Youre responsible for compliance and adherence to policies and procedures, standards and practices, and company directives. You ensure compliance with company security and shrink avoidance policies and programs. Regularly partner with Regional Loss Prevention Manager to identify trends and translate regional strategy into action to meet District shrink goals.
⏵ 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.
⏵ 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:
⏵ Years of Related Professional Experience: 10+ year's management experience in a highly complex, multi-unit retail business environment
⏵ Proven ability to meet/exceed sales and profit results
Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:
⏵ Travel by air and overnight, as required 50% amount of time.
⏵ Climb ladders as needed air & overnight travel) Bend, lift, open, and move product up to 50 pounds as needed