District Manager

Ross Stores   •  

Issaquah, WA

11 - 15 years

Posted 213 days ago

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Accountable for all phases of district operations. Manages and controls the operation of an assigned group of stores to ensure consistency with company standards and expectations. Executes with excellence the business plan and associated programs that will deliver desired sales and profit results with the highest standards of Customer Service. Responsible for recruiting, training and developing management teams.


Customer Service

  • Serves as a main point of contact for Customer Service issues in the District. Responds quickly and effectively to all Customer inquiries.
  • Ensures that an excellent level of Customer Service is provided in all assigned locations including the District Office where applicable. Responsible for teaching all District Associates to provide a high level of Customer Service at all times.
  • Ensures that District does not exceed the company limit on Customer complaints for rude behavior and/or long lines at the Front End.

Five Focuses

  • Responsible for District compliance to all Five Focus deliverables; Great/Excellent People, Reduce Shrink, True Customer Experience, Deliver the Treasure/Dealz, Drive Great Contribution.
  • Responsible for conducting Five Focus Store Visits to company standards. This includes the administration, tracking and follow-up for all Visits.
  • Ensures all company standards are executed with excellence in all assigned locations.

Expense Control

  • Responsible for the management of and continuous monitoring of actual expenditures to be within budget.
  • Controls payroll hours to plan, as the primary controllable expense, as well as adjusting to current business trends.


  • Ensures a safe, accident-free environment for all Customers and Associates. Maintains compliance to all state, local and federal regulations.
  • Demonstrates and trains to Loss Prevention awareness programs.
  • Meets Company shrink goals.

Organizational Development

  • Recruits, hires, trains and develops Management Associates.
  • Actively manages succession planning with consistent attention to identifying, training and developing management candidates.
  • Identifies, nominates and maintains District Training Stores as needed.
  • Ensures compliance of Ross HR policies and procedures.
  • Handles Employee Relations issues, ensuring partnership with HR and LP organizations.
  • Maintains adherence to company safety policies and ensures the safety of Associates and customers.


  • Ensures proper merchandising presentation and organization by adhering to the Ross merchandising philosophy and procedures. Analyzes adjacencies and square footage in order to maximize dollars per square foot.
  • Ensures store compliance to the monthly Merchandising Guide standards.
  • Assesses store layout and individual inventory levels to merchandise in the most effective manner for each location.
  • Assesses and escalates any inventory level discrepancies.


  • Customer Service
  • Drive for Results
  • Motivating Others
  • Business Acumen
  • Strategic Agility
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others
  • Communication
  • Integrity


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred.
  • 10 or more years of retail management or operations experience.
  • Travelrequired.
  • Req. Number: 18003465