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Regional Director of Operations in Burlington, IA at Circle K

Date Posted: 2/10/2020

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Circle K is a great place to work! Here is why:
Our global family of 130,000 people in over 16,000 stores and 25 countries is who makes that possible for our millions of clients worldwide, which is why we are committed to helping them achieve their goals and grow with us. We set ourselves apart by our culture of pride: pride in our people and their development, pride in serving others, what we've built and what we are striving to achieve. No matter where you come from or where you are heading in your career, there is a place for you to grow at Circle K: learn and advance in one of our stores near you or take on a new challenge in our support offices here and around the world. When you grow, we grow - together.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensures market competitiveness by monitoring and evaluating competitor pricing activities; analyzing market surveys, preparing forecasts; making adjustments.
  • Evaluates financial status by reviewing cash/over reports, inventory shortages, repair and maintenance expenses, supply expenses, gasoline and grocery sales, profit margins.
  • Determine marketing strategy changes by reviewing operating and financial statements; sales activity.
  • Improves sales and profits by consulting with gasoline and marketing departments to develop strategies to optimize implementation of promotional programs.
  • Maintains stores by conducting inspections to ensure the facility is clean and in good repair; evaluate inventory levels, merchandising; audits paperwork and reports.
  • Protects employees, customers and company assets by maintaining a safe and secure work environment; enforcing safety practices; providing safety communications and training.
  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions. Allocates program costs by preparing operational and risk reports for analyses.
  • Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting and training employees. Increases employee’s effectiveness by communicating job expectations; coaching, counseling and disciplining; communicating values, strategies and objectives; planning, monitoring and appraising job results; fostering a climate conducive for offering information and opinions; developing personal growth opportunities.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reading professional publications; establishing personal networks; or participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Plans sustaining and investment capital spending by working with Real Estate to evaluate future store acquisition opportunities.
  • Occasionally engages Governmental agencies on various matters

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field preferred. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
  • Ten years of experience working in the convenience store/gasoline industry or more preferred; including minimum of 5 years of management responsibility.
  • Experience with MS Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word preferred.
  • May require up to 50% travel annually.
  • Comfortable public speaker and presenter.
  • Valid driver’s license required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

This position directly supervises anywhere between 8 – 11 Market Managers, and indirectly supervises the Store Managers and employees of anywhere between 80 – 110 stores.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This job operates in a professional office environment, as well as in the stores. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical requirements described here are examples of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be considered that might assist those individuals with disabilities in order to perform the essential task and duties.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and/or hear. The employee frequently is required to use his/her hands in order to handle or grasp items of varying weight. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with both hands and arms.

Ability to safely drive a car for necessary business travel is also an essential function.

THE ABOVE STATEMENTS REFLECT THE GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS / DUTIES AND /OR RESPONSIBILITIES NECESSARY TO IDENTIFY THE JOB AND ARE NOT NECESSARILY INTENDED TO SET FORTH ALL OF THE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB.

NOTE: This Job Description may change periodically as required by business necessity, with or without advance notice to employees.



Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws.  Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.


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