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Office Depot General Manager in Fort Dodge, Iowa

Responsibilities

At Office Depot and Office Max, every leader is responsible for growing total sales and services within the location.; The General Manager has ownership and is responsible for achieving results for Sales, Services, Operations Profit, and Customer/Community relationships and drives the overall customer experience and sales service culture within the location.; Has accountability for managing sales performance and identifying sales opportunities.; Develops overall store strategies and tactics to achieve sales results and operational goals, increase conversation rates, and drive customer traffic into stores. ;;Ensure maximum sales and profitability by focusing on key business initiatives.

Owns associate training and development, talent assessment, identifying and developing top talent, and succession planning. Provides positive and constructive feedback, and appropriate coaching and counseling. This person will lead, motivate and inspire associates to create a customer/client first environment resulting in a memorable and positive customer experience; is actively engaged with the local community and hosts in-store events with small and medium businesses (SMB) to build strong client relationships, improve customer retention, and increase brand awareness and loyalty.

Responsible for hiring; merchandising, operations, and execution of store and company standards in addition to resolving associate and customer relations' concerns and partnering with respective business partners on a timely basis.; Responsible for performance management of all associates and fostering a positive and inclusive workplace environment. Is an active Change Champion, initiating and supporting company changes.

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent required; bachelor's degree preferred

Business, Marketing, Retail Management, or another related field preferred

Minimum two to four years management experience or demonstration of skills and learning through an internal development program;;

Must have good business acumen

Must be able to effectively lead, coach and manage others in a professional environment

Ability to positively influence at all levels and possess executive presence

Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Must be able to plan, prioritize and execute detailed instructions in a timely and efficient manner

Demonstrated leadership capabilities, with the ability to work independently, as well as with others

Must possess sound judgment and people management abilities

Must be adaptable to a changing environment and able to consistently achieve goals despite stress and ambiguity

Must possess the ability to use computers and technology for information, and to access information necessary to complete the job

Must possess ability to process information/merchandise through POS register system

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

Office Depot and OfficeMax offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

How to Apply

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Office Depot and OfficeMax is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and expression), ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Other Information

Leads, coaches and inspires associates, while creating a culture that builds associate's trust, brand loyalty and an exceptional customer service experience. Creates and manages a sales focused environment through the training and development of associates at all levels. Accountable for the assessment and development of all talent within the store to create talent bench strength and succession plan.

Deliver an exceptional customer experience by observing, listening, interacting and following up with customers to ensure satisfaction and satisfactory issue resolution.; Ensures the implementation and effective application of information, training certification, tools and systems required to meet customer needs.;;;

Responsible for managing performance, talent assessment, development and recognition of all associates. Manages the performance appraisal process by delivering timely and valuable developmental feedback and appraisals to all associates. Supports an environment that embraces diversity and encourages creative, innovative thinking and risk taking.; Provides direction, coaching, and real time counsel related to all associate performance issues. Manages associate conflicts effectively.

Responsible and accountable for increasing sales and profitability. Responsible for managing and planning staffing needs using the labor model and workforce management system to ensure effective, cost efficient scheduling is in place.;

Manages inventory/inventory levels, assets and expenses within the store by applying financial controls and routinely reviewing all operational processes including receiving, data entry, cash handling, and payroll control.; Also responsible for managing merchandise flow-through and replenishment processes.

Consistently maintains store appearance to company guidelines and keep in a neat, clean, well-stocked environment. Adhere to all standards related to signage labeling and merchandise presentation and visual appearance.;;

Lead daily, weekly, and monthly store meetings to ensure the accurate communication of company initiatives, communications, policies and procedures, as well as updates to the daily operations of the store. Ensures associate understanding of company benefits, directives, and other programs.

Obtains and maintains Sales Leader certification and other position specific certifications as required.; Completes all management training; including (but not limited to) Anti-Harassment and Discrimination, Code of Ethics, etc.... ; Adheres to OSHA, Worker's Compensation, wage and hour, I9 compliance and other legal requirements.

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Fair Chance Ordinance

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

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