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Asset Protection Manager

Company: Hibbett Sports/City Gear
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARYHibbett is hiring an Asset Protection Manager in the Baton Rouge or LaFayette area! This Asset Protection Manager assists in protecting Hibbett/City Gear's assets, merchandise, and personnel and reduces preventable loss by conducting internal investigations, reviewing exception reports, training store employees, conducting inventory counts, and shrink ratings. You will meet Asset Protection goals, including achieving a shrink result of -0.42% to sales or below for assigned region, EBIT, and comp sale goals. You will collaborate with business partners within the Asset Protection department, store management, Store Operations, and Human Resources to carry out Asset Protection initiatives and goals, including controlling inventory, refunds, register over or short, orders, layaways, holds, launch products, and customer service.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain shrink within assigned region under the Hibbett I City Gear's goal of -0.42% to sales or below. Determine shrink through reports, physical inventories, and inventory counts.
  • Identify causes of shrink and follow up with additional training and investigations when necessary.
  • Conduct a minimum of 6 covert camera installs, 6 in-store CCTV reviews, 20 opening and 15 closing surveillances per year, and alarm walk tests looking at security equipment in stores to monitor inventory loss and safety. Monitor safety equipment and address concerns. Identify areas of potential theft, perform corresponding measures for prevention and theft detection.
  • Audit stores to ensure stores are in compliance with Hibbett I City Gear's Asset Protection policies and procedures. Monitor stores for shipment and paperwork error. Conduct shrink control audits at every location to ensure Asset Protection duties are being completed to help reduce shrink.
  • Oversee inventory movement, identify, and correct errors to maintain accurate levels in stores.
  • Ensure Register Over/Shorts are held to -.01% within region.
  • Conduct and oversee HR, external, and internal investigations for assigned region, including conducting interview of employees based on concerns from exception reports, analyst leads, and customer or employee complaints. Investigations are on issues such as internal theft, overages and shortages, employee tips, external events, potential damage to Hibbett I City Gear brand, unusual discrepancies, leads, sexual harassment, variances, integrity issues, and other issues. Document all investigations.
  • Develop effective partnerships with managers and store associates to help curtail loss from accidents, theft, and other reasons.
  • Manage policies and procedures specific to inventory management to ensure inventory quality, accurate shrink, and receiving merchandise properly in the register system in a timely manner. Develop and improve policies and procedures as needed. Help stores with receiving issues using all resources.
  • Conduct training with Store Managers and DSMs on Asset Protection policies and procedures to reduce shrink and maintain accountability. Build relationships with store management and operations employees to be proactive with Asset Protection initiatives and keep discussions open about training, discussing loss, fraud, and safety awareness.
  • Coordinate and conduct inventory counts and physical inventories in assigned region. Ensure all stores are inventoried twice per fiscal year and supervise required events.
  • Monitor weekly stock counts of products in store. Investigate and research any variances and inventory issues when necessary. Review inventory reports at the store level to ensure shipping and receiving of merchandise is properly executed.
  • Conduct regular store visits and develop a plan for weekly visits of stores by analyzing reports and prioritizing issues. Ensure stores are in compliance and discover opportunities for improvement.
  • Review and analyze exception reports for possible theft or Hibbett I City Gear policy violations. All inventory exception reports must be researched, and necessary follow-up should be conducted, including researching shortages.
  • Assist law enforcement with external theft cases. Maintain effective liaison with local authorities to ensure that all cases prosecuted are coordinated.
  • Conduct new store meetings and awareness meetings when needed.
  • Develop a plan of action for Target Shrink and SOS stores and partner with operations for implementation. Ensure compliance of Target Shrink Program within region by completing monthly Target Shrink Audits.
  • Attain EBIT goals by controlling expenses, recovering restitution, and addressing loss.
  • Protect the company's assets and financial information by ensuring the accuracy and effectiveness of internal control procedures and informing management and/or appropriate officials of potential fraud risk.QUALIFICATIONS
    • 3 or more years of experience in Asset Protection.
    • Strong analytical and investigatory skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
    • Experience working for a retail company.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:
      • 401(k)
      • 401(k) matching
      • Dental insurance
      • Employee assistance program
      • Employee discount
      • Flexible spending account
      • Health insurance
      • Health savings account
      • Life insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Retirement plan
      • Vision insuranceSchedule:
        • Monday to Friday
        • Weekend availabilityApplication Question(s):
          • Please list your preferred pay range.Experience:
            • Asset Protection: 3 years (Preferred)Work Location:
              • On the roadWork Location: On the road

Keywords: Hibbett Sports/City Gear, Baton Rouge , Asset Protection Manager, Executive , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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