General Manager, Greenwich - Ralph Lauren -
Ralph Lauren is a leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For more than 40 years, Ralph Laurens reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. Purpose and Scope: Ensures a consistently memorable customer shopping experience while generating meaningful revenue and positive operating profit for their store. Responsibilities: Directly responsible for sales and profit performance in assigned store. Responsible for achieving store shrinkage goals and for the establishment and implementation of both new and existing loss prevention procedures. Work with Senior Management to establish and achieve sales and margin goals, develop operating budgets and monitor performance. Will work with Buyers and Planners to identify items and merchandise classifications of high sales and profit potential. Partner with Visual Presentation team in regard to merchandise presentation. Establish and monitor all store standards and work with the Operations Manager and individual Department Managers to ensure successful implementation. Responsible for recruitment, selection, training and supervision of store staff to maximize sales and profit performance. Includes succession planning for current and future position. Directs the execution of Polos promotional strategies and programs, assuring that they support Polo Ralph Lauren's sales, marketing, and profit objectives. Regularly visits relevant competition to maintain an awareness of store performance issues and market trends. Maintains a leadership role in community and charity events. Job Requirements: College Degree or equivalent experience. 5 years of Management experience with at least 3 years in a "Luxury Retail" and/or "High End" service environment. Strong business acumen and skill-set which enables the management and development of staff. Strong communication and inter-personal skills. Enthusiasm and ability to build and maintain an environment which projects a high level of taste and sophistication consistent with Polos lifestyle philosophy. Ralph Lauren is an equal opportunity employer. We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential and a generous company discount.