District Manager - West Canada BR Specialty

Location
Burnaby, Canada
Posted
12 Dec 2021
Closes
12 Mar 2022
Ref
R17684
Function
Operations
Level
Manager
About Banana Republic

Banana Republic was founded with an explorer's spirit and a desire to venture to new places, beyond the boundaries of the everyday. Our clothing is designed for a life with no boundaries.

We travel near and far in search of the finest materials and fabric innovations to infuse style with substance, because we believe that what you wear should open a world of possibilities. And the people that make up Banana Republic share the same qualities as our brand: curious, connected, undaunted by boundaries. Sound like you? Join us for the adventure of what's next.

About the Role

In this role, you will leverage your knowledge of the business to effectively execute and quickly adapt strategies to ensure operational excellence, merchandising execution, maximum productivity and profitable sales and earnings growth. You will drive high performance across all initiatives, and ensure consistency within your portfolio as measured by company goals and KPIs that drive a profitable portfolio. You will lead, develop, coach and inspire a portfolio of stores to deliver an optimal customer and employee experience. Your goal is to lead execution and support the brand and enterprise vision, ensuring your teams are delivering results and holding their teams accountable.

What You'll Do

  • Drive profitable sales through effective business analysis; identifying financial opportunities and action plans to address current business challenges and deliver desired results
  • Attract, develop and fuel a talent pipeline in support of the district, region and brand talent strategy
  • Distinguish between customer segments, with differences in needs and approaches, and understand variances in profitability and value creation potential
  • Maintain strong relationships and collaboration with peers, cross functional partners and Headquarter partners to leverage expertise in developing and executing strategies
  • Responsible for quality of services and advice in meeting business partner needs
  • Responsible for end results of team and shares responsibility over resources, budget and adherence to policies


Who You Are

  • Leadership experience overseeing district, multi-unit or high volume business
  • Strong business acumen and proven track record of leading, adjusting and developing business strategy to achieve profit & loss results
  • Keen awareness of the marketplace inclusive of Gap Inc brands, external competitors and overall retail trends
  • Ability to embrace challenges, take risks, learn fast and influence change to lead execution of strategic initiatives through others while managing competing priorities
  • Able to travel overnight and/or between stores as required
  • Ability to assess relatively complex situations and analyze data to make judgments and recommend solutions
  • Understanding of concepts and procedures specific to own subject area


Benefits at Banana Republic

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta, 30% off at Outlet, and 10% off markdowns at Gap, Banana Republic and Outlet.
  • Competitive Paid Time Off plans.*
  • Company match for donations and volunteer time*
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • Virtual health care 24/7*
  • Maternity/Parental Top Up.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the seventeenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the fourth year in a row.

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