District Manager - Bench
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 (eg, 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. Develops Store Managers into leaders who run stores autonomously and at the highest level of consistent performance; works constantly to stretch, challenge and develop leaders in stores in an effort to keep the leadership pipeline full; attracts and develops talented and diverse employees to drive overall sales and profitability performance within the Market.