Market Director - Stores

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/18/18
Harrisburg, PA
Retail & Consumer Goods
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/18/18

This primary purpose of this job is ultimate responsibility for overall store performance (maximum 12-14 stores) within
Markets, with a primary focus on sales and profitability. The job is expected to drive store sales growth and profitability by
approaching the business strategically, studying issues and opportunities within the local markets, and working to
develop/implement long-range plans that drive business objectives. The job will coach and develop the leadership talent in
the Market and constantly prepare and lead people through change. The job must empower Store Managers to lead the
businesses and manage operations autonomously within the stores. Market Directors are expected to have all stores in a state
of sales and service readiness at all times and ensure that all corporate-originated programs are optimally implemented.


RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENTS

Partners with the VP Store Operations to review Market strategies and then takes specific tactical steps to execute the
strategy successfully across individual stores within the Market and ensures Store Managers understands his/her impact and
responsibility in delivering to that strategy

Drives the execution of all corporate and regional programs designed to drive sales and service in the stores; establishes a
Sales Culture by setting clear and measurable sales goals for stores; holds store management accountable for attaining
those goals while also helping them understand the intent and inspiring them to drive for results on their own

Ensures that stores within the Market meet or exceed service expectations; ensures Store Managers understand level of
service offered by competition and capitalize on available opportunities; champions and embraces Corporate initiatives /
technologies and leverages them to create a differentiating level of service
• Establishes key Market priorities and communicates those priorities to Store Managers to ensure the alignment of the
Market with overall company strategy
• Makes regular visits to Market Stores to validate that the Lowe’s Brand presentation standards are maintained at all times;
takes swift and appropriate action when standards do not meet expectations

Reviews store staffing/payroll and other controllable expenses reports (e.g., sales/payroll weekly reports, FT/PT ratio
reports, controllable expense reports) and takes action when something does not meet company standards; actively looks
for new ways to improve store staffing productivity and ways to reduce store expenses; partners with and supports Area
Staff to ensure execution of operational programs.

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

Job ID 1415574BR

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