Role & Responsibilities :
As the Director of Vans Retail Operations Asia Pacific (APAC), you will be responsible for leading our field teams, overseeing retail program and project development, and driving the operations of Vans APAC retail stores.
In this new role, you will exercise influence and communication to support reorganization of store leadership to align under a centralized model.
At Vans our greatest resource is our people, and you are passionate about developing, engaging, and retaining our Family.
Additionally, you will seek to elevate consumer engagement, and drive consistency across all countries within the region.
Your efforts will strengthen the brand, drive sales and profitability, and ensure an exceptional experience for both consumers and employees in all stores.
Key Responsibilities :
As Retail Operations Director, you will become a key player in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives and achievement of goals and objectives as defined below :
Includes : budgets, KPIs, and people metrics.
Place a heavy emphasis on elevating talent selection, coaching for performance, and working with the HR team to enhance succession planning.
Anticipate needs and prepare teams to meet consumer challenges. Operational Excellence : partner with VF Asia organizational development team and country retail operations leaders to build strong sustainable operations capabilities that reflects the brand culture and values which include to anticipate opportunities and risks and develops effective responses and action plans.
Innovate practices to evolve store culture and foster stronger employee and consumer experience. Maintain knowledge of current market differences, competitors, and trends to influence innovation and brand positioning.
Establish a process for monitoring standards and consistency across the region.
Partner with Merchant, Planning and Allocation teams to ensure product and store allocations provides a cohesive strategy and brand experience, to drive sales revenue opportunities.
Drive consistency among operations and service across region.