The Asset Protection Manager (APM) is responsible for teaching, coaching and training associates to ensure the effective execution of the core AP initiatives. They are responsible for executing core programs and strategies relating to theft and fraud mitigation, operational excellence, safety and environmental compliance in the assigned The Home Depot store without adding complexity or tasking to the stores' operation. They must be able to multi-task across and gain the partnership of the Store Manager, Leadership Team and other store associates to achieve goals. The APM must remain focused on district specific business objectives as outlined by the District Investigator (DI) supporting key AP Initiatives.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
80% Review and analyze store shrink performance; identify associate behaviors and/or operational issues through exception based reporting and CCTV that may cause shrink; identify trends; make recommendations for improvement; teach, train and coach associates to effectively handle opportunities; monitor corrective action. Identify and successfully investigate matters of internal dishonesty and Organized Retail Crime (ORC) investigations throughout the district. Conduct internal theft investigations and interviews in partnership with Human Resources and CIT. Prepare detailed and accurate reports in a timely manner. Monitor criminal cases, appear in court and testify as warranted.
20% Assist with the development and retention of hourly AP and Ops associates, in addition to all store associates. Successfully complete stretch assignments, as assigned by the DI, to assist in personal development.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Position reports to Multi-Store Asset Protection Manager.
May be accountable for the direct supervision of the work activities of others. In addition to personnel issues - including selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development of subordinates.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Conditions could produce mild discomfort on occasion.
Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Be able to work a flexible schedule, which might include supporting multiple stores.
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelors degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
4+ years in retail industry or Home Depot equivalent. Relevant work experience in any of the following fields: Store Operations, Asset Protection, Loss Prevention, Law Enforcement and Military.
Supervisory experience, 2+ years of district based Asset Protection management experience.
Completed Loss Prevention Qualified (LPQ) course through the Loss Prevention Foundation.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Knowledge of retail Asset Protection, Operations, and Safety processes, programs and procedures.
Ability to work cross functionally to identify solutions to mitigate shrink, theft, and fraud and create safe work environments.
Highly developed communication skills, both written and oral.
Highly developed interpersonal skills for dealing with sensitive and controversial issues.
Proficient in use of retail CCTV systems.
Strong analytical and financial analysis skills.
Ability to teach, coach and train associates to drive change and execute process improvements across region.
Technology competence (Basic P.C. skills) Desktop Office Suite must be proficient in Word, Excel and Power Point.
Change Management and Project Management.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.