Store Co-Managers are responsible for working in tandem with the Store Manager to ensure the successful day to day operation of Home Depot stores. They share responsibility for maximizing store sales and profitability while working ethically and modeling Home Depot's core values. They accomplish this goal by developing strategies and objectives and leading a team of Associates in executing these strategies and objectives. They must ensure that the store is optimally stocked and merchandised and that all Customers are provided with excellent customer service. A Store Co-Manager must have a comprehensive knowledge of Home Depot business, be able to use this knowledge to formulate goals and objectives and be capable of motivating his/her self and others to work as a team and accomplish these goals and objectives. They must also be capable of working with Associates, Department Supervisors and the Assistant Store Managers (ASMs) to accomplish goals.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
25% Co-Managing the Business. Co-Manage all aspects of store operation and profitability.
20% Excels in Customer Service. Ensure that customers are acknowledged, customer project needs are met, concerns are resolved quickly. Work with Store Manager to forecast scheduling needs to meet customer demand.
20% Supervising Store Associates. Work with team to recruit and hire qualified candidates. Determine starting pay and pay increases over time. Observe, evaluate, coach, train, and develop associates. Communicate Home Depot and store objectives to associates.
15% Merchandising. Ensure all products and displays are merchandised effectively. Walk the store with Store Manager, District Manager, Merchants and others to stay proactive on merchandising issues.
10% Planning. Develop and communicate store standards to associates. Develop, with Store Manager, a store mission, strategy and objectives and ensure that they are met. Study competition. Identify trends.
10% Other Duties. Ensure safety of customers and associates. Verify deposits. Follow standard operating procedures for openings and closings. Sign for petty cash, markdowns, time slips, refunds, price change take in reports, etc.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Position reports to District Manager
Accountable for 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
Typically located in a comfortable indoor area. There may be
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5+ years
Most all of the time is spent sitting in the same position or standing/walking or there is some requirement to lift or handle material or equipment of moderate weight (8-20 pounds). Typically located in a comfortable indoor area. There may be regular exposure to mild physical discomfort from factors such as dust, fumes or odors, temperature extremes, loud noise, strong drafts, or bright lights.
At least 3 years prior merchandising and/or operational experience
At least 3 years leadership experience, preferably big box retail
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Ability to interpret sales reporting documents
Experience in leveraging sales and profit opportunities through shrink management