Careers at Bob’s Discount Furniture

Zone Vice President - Store Operations in Chicago South Loop, IL at Bob's Discount Furniture

Date Posted: 2/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

**We are open to multiple locations for this role: Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Missouri, Indiana, Wisconsin or Kentucky**

The Zone Vice President exemplifies Bob’s Culture and is a Brand ambassador and protector for their assigned zone.

They operate a business portfolio consisting of three to five regions, forty plus stores, one thousand plus associates, and upwards of $500 million dollars in revenue. The Zone Vice President stays connected to the field, but remains close to Bob’s executive team and store support, acting as a liaison and subject matter expert regarding their markets. The Zone Vice President is accountable for ensuring the zone and company exceeds their performance targets. They make sure that their teams have the maximum support and are utilizing the tools necessary to perform at the highest level. They lead and communicate in an honest, transparent, and positive way, also known as “The Bob’s Way.”

The ZVP will epitomize Bob’s culture and be the forerunner of sales achievement through talent selection, development, and retention. They will exhibit and maintain an uncompromising level of ethics and integrity. The Zone Vice President will achieve high standards for self and others while displaying exceptional character and steadfast corporate citizenship in the communities in which Bob’s lives and works.

The Zone Vice President will persistently manage and improve both the people and processes within the zone through innovative thinking, proactive analyzation, flawless execution, relentless motivation. and selfless ambition,  The Zone Vice President will be a person of action, enhancing the overall brand and customer experience; setting Bob’s Discount Furniture apart from the competition and establishing BDF as the Furniture Retailer of choice.

Job Responsibilities

  • The Zone Vice President will directly impact performance; they are accountable for the actions and performance of their teams.
  • The Zone Vice President is accountable for providing clear, consistent direction to their assigned zone and will be responsible for communicating industry and competitor trends to the company.
  • The Zone Vice President owns the talent selection, development, and retention of all associates within the zone.
  • The Zone Vice President will establish relationships and build communication  bridges with company departments to influence sales, operational initiatives, coordination of logistics and ease of distribution, while displaying passion and extreme sense of urgency for the business
  • The Zone Vice President will serve the Zone by ensuring necessary and effective tools are available and utilized to establish and maintain efficient and profitable operations  and will actively seek out exceptional Customer Service Experience opportunities and establish and modify best practice
  • The Zone Vice President holds P&L accountability

Required Qualifications

  • 7-10 years proven successful retail multi-unit experience
  • 5+ years retail sales leadership experience
  • Self-motivated and ability to motivate others to drive sales through exceptional customer service
  • Proven ability to identify and develop talent
  • Proven ability to drive results and execution by working through others
  • Proven ability to hold teams and individuals accountable to achieve results
  • Proven ability to use sound judgment and decision making
  • Proven ability to analyze complex problems and recognize root cause
  • Proven ability to set clear goals and expectations
  • Proven ability to be intuitive and identify and fix issues before they escalate
  • Proven ability to communicate directly, effectively and utilize all communication tools appropriately
  • Proven ability to manage and continually improve process

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

Bob’s Discount Furniture is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to reasonably accommodating qualified persons with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential duties of their position.