Regional Asset Protection Manager Gulf Coast / Ozarks


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REI is committed to becoming a fully inclusive, antiracist, multicultural
organization. To fulfill our brand promise of enabling a life well-lived outside
for everyone, we are seeking candidates who demonstrate shared values of
diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism.

Two roles. One will cover the Midwest Region, the second will cover the South/Ozarks Region.

This job contributes to REI’s success by helping protect and secure REI’s people (employees and customers), products, and profits. The Regional Asset Protection Manager is responsible for an assigned region and works cross-functionally to support data-informed inventory issues, losses, and safety concerns. The Regional Asset Protection Manager is responsible for overseeing the execution of company asset protection and risk management programs and initiatives and provides consultation and training to store leaders and employees. This role works with regional and store leaders on a daily basis to ensure that any issues or irregularities with inventory or safety are identified and resolved quickly. 
The Regional Asset Protection Manager models and acts in accordance with REI’s guiding values and mission.

• Identifies and communicates key responsibilities and practices to ensure the organization       promotes a successful attitude, confidence in leadership, and teamwork to achieve business   results.
• Supports the implementation of company programs, procedures, methods, and practices to   promote REI key messages.
• Challenges and inspires employees to achieve business results.
• Ensures employees adhere to legal and operational compliance requirements.
• Oversees training and development of employees directly and indirectly managed and makes   effective staffing decisions.
• Conducts and ensures the completion of performance reviews.
• Provides coaching, direction and leadership support to employees in order to achieve   department, company and customer results.
• Establishes and maintains visibility within the department.
• Monitors operational statistics, reports trends, variances and issues, and takes appropriate   action.
• Implementation of the strategic goals of the field Asset Protection function, in collaboration and with input from key stakeholders and cross-divisional partners throughout a single district.
• Trains, develops, supervises, and evaluates asset protection employees (when applicable).
• Oversees the execution of the asset protection strategies and awareness programs to improve inventory accuracy throughout the organization.
• Directs and executes investigations into theft, fraud, integrity, and other policy violations related to asset protection and risk management.
• Monitors and resolves external theft trends, incidents, and concerns through analysis, partnership with law enforcement, other retailers, and education of stores. 
• Oversees the physical security of the stores through CCTV, EAS and Alarm system installation, monitoring, and repair oversight.
• Maintains security related equipment, including, but not limited to, locks, safes, merchandise protection, burglary/fire alarms and cameras.
• Monitor’s shipping and receiving procedures through data integrity reporting, driving awareness, and making recommendations for process improvements to improve inventory accuracy.
• Partners with Human Resources, Regional Directors, Retail Operations, Legal and Leadership to ensure efficient execution of asset protection and shrink control processes and procedures. 
• Lead investigations and research for inventory control and discrepancies and becoming an expert in inventory accounting tools such as SAP.
• Effectively and appropriately communicates actual or potential incidents and loss events to appropriate management/executives.
• Support special events, store openings, experiences (adventure travel) and emergency situations which may include scheduling security coverage.
• Monitors operational statistics, reports trends, variances, and issues, and takes appropriate action.
• Supports training and coaching in stores for staff on all Asset Protection and Risk Management topics. 

Bring your passion and expertise
  • 3+ years of experience working with cross divisional partners and leading a team
  • General Strong retail business acumen, project management, and criminal law practices experience
  • Successful track record leading a team and working with dispersed leaders and teams
  • 7+ years retail asset protection/loss prevention multi-unit experience
  • Ability to interface and maintain effective partnerships with all business partners and associates in a team-oriented environment, both verbally and in written communication
  • Organizational and project management skills
  • Builds capacity of individuals and teams through effective employee development, involvement, communication, and supervision efforts.
  • Makes effective organization and people decisions in a manner consistent with REI's values and ethics. Considers the ultimate impact of decisions and actions on internal and external customers.
  • Delivers on commitments and holds others to same.
  • Champions the organization and advocates solutions in the overall Company's best interest. Fosters change in company direction.
  • Establishes trust and inspires others.
  • Makes effective organization and people decisions in a manner consistent with REI's values and ethics.
  • Delivers on commitments and holds others to same.
  • Champions the organization and advocates solutions in the overall Company's best interest.
  • Uses business knowledge, innovative thinking, and sound judgment in the solution of problems or the pursuit of business opportunities.
  • Consolidates information from various sources including feedback from others to reach sound decisions.
  • Considers the ultimate impact of decisions and actions on internal and external customers. 
  • Fosters change in company direction.
  • Effectively plans and executes changes.

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REI hires, trains, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national
origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as 
required by applicable law. We remain deeply committed to making the 
Co-op a place where everyone can feel safe and be themselves. Join us.

As required by applicable Pay Transparency laws, REI provides a range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in locations under these requirements. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include a wide array of factors, including: your specific skills and experience, geographic location or other relevant factors. The salary range for this position may be lower or higher in different markets.

The pay for this role is: $55,000 to $110,000 per year  
At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posting Range
$55,000 to $110,000 per year
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