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Department Manager, Men's - Ralph Lauren, Chicago
Ralph Lauren | Chicago, Illinois
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Job Description

Department Manager, Men's - Ralph Lauren, Chicago

Ref #:

5559202

Department:

Retail Stores

City:

Chicago

State/Province:

Illinois

Country:

United States

Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children's, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

Position Overview

To ensure a consistently memorable customer shopping experience while generating meaningful revenue and positive operating profit for the store and assigned department.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Responsible for sales and profit performance in assigned store department- Men's, Women's, Children's, Home, FW&J, Accessories, etc.
* Responsible for achieving store shrinkage goals and for the establishment and implementation of both new and existing loss prevention procedures.
* Works with the Store Director/General Manager to establish and achieve sales and margin goals, develop operating budgets and monitor performance.
* Responsible for training and supervision of store staff to maximize sales and profit performance.
* Coach and mentor all employees to achieve optimal results.
* Directs the execution of Ralph Lauren's promotional strategies and programs, assuring that they support Ralph Lauren's Retail sales, marketing, and profit objectives.
* Regularly visits relevant competition to maintain an awareness of store performance issues and market trends.
* Understands and places a high priority on providing input to both the Buying Divisions and the Visual Presentation team in regard to merchandise presentation and maintenance of an in-store environment, consistent with Ralph Lauren's desired image and character.
* Assist in executing visual directives and ensure store environments are compelling, place high priority on upholding presentation standards and holding team accountable to such standards.

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

* College Degree or equivalent experience
* 5 years of Retail Management Experience


* Strong business acumen.


* Enthusiasm and ability to build and maintain an environment consistent with RL lifestyle philosophy.


* Ability to guide individuals toward goal achievement using negotiation, teamwork, motivation and staff development skills.


* Strong communication and interpersonal skills.



Department Manager, Men's - Ralph Lauren, Chicago

About Ralph Lauren

Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation (Polo) is a global player in the design, marketing and distribution of lifestyle products, including men's, women's and children's apparel, accessories, fragrances and home furnishings. The Company operates in three integrated segments: Wholesale, Retail and Licensing. Its brands include apparel, accessories and fragrance collections for men and women, as well as childrenswear and home furnishings. Apparel products include collections of men's, women's and children's clothing. Accessories encompass a range of footwear, eyewear, watches, jewelry, hats, belts and leathergoods, including handbags and luggage. Home products include bedding and bath products, furniture, fabric and wallpaper, paint, tabletop, and giftware. Fragrance products are sold under its Romance, Polo, Lauren, Safari, Ralph and Black Label brands, among others. (Source: 10-K)

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