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Profitability Manager

The GIANT Company
United States, Pennsylvania, Carlisle
June 21, 2022


Profitability Manager


17082 BR

Job Description

Position has broad, end-to-end ownership and accountability for improving profitability at The GIANT Company. Directs and leads strategic efforts to identify and solve the causes of overall profit erosion, with a focus on improving inventory shrink and markdown results, modify/improve the corporate and retail standard practice and processes that impact these results. Seeks input and collaborates with business leaders of Category, Merchandising, Pricing, Information Technology, Pharmacy, Accounting, Distribution, Retail Operations, and Supply Chain Management and other functional areas to analyze, prioritize, create solutions, and enact tactics and initiatives that will improve shrink performance in the banner. Creates long-term targets to enhance profitability that can fuel investment in the business.

Essential Skills

Primary Duties:
  • Monitors and analyzes profitability impacts and processes to determine appropriate areas of focus.
    • Creates solutions based upon analysis performed:
      • Category/Merchandising (Strategy/assortment by catego
      • Retail Operations (shrink trends/results by Region/Store)
      • Internal Processes (Systems/Technology/Tools)
      • Shrink performance to target (Budget/FCT)
    • Oversees and provides guidance to functional departments or stores on action plans that address shrink risk/profitability opportunities. Ensures proper follow up on activities/results.
  • Directs the development of reports, predictive analysis, other tools, and ensures associates are aware and trained on programs designed to improve profitability.
    • Shares insights/learning's with business owners regarding processes/tactics that work and provide solutions to improve those that did not.
    • Uses Shrink Actual data to identify areas of risks/concerns and provides recommendations to avoid tactics that could create shrink.
  • Leads a functional team of profitability analysts dedicated to Center Store and Fresh to give expert analysis and creates innovative solutions to enhance profitability in each department.
  • Actively leads special projects and provides perspectives concerning new processes or applications being considered for implementation.
    • Serves as The GIANT Company's subject matter expert and resource on impacts to profitability and a required partner on new projects or initiatives that impact shrink results.
  • Creates metrics to measure the effectiveness of shrink reduction programs, tools, investigations, and other shrink reduction efforts across the organization.
    • Shares and implements insights/learnings with business owners regarding processes/tactics that work and provides solutions to improve the ones that did not.
  • Creates risk classification models used to allocate resources and other asset protection equipment, systems, and tools.
    • Coordinates projects and activities with all appropriate departments as new shrink risks and solutions are identified.
    • Follows up with shrink metrics established to determine effectiveness of solution(s).
  • Collaborates with peers in Ahold-Delhaize USA to share knowledge
Typical Year Experience Required:
  • Minimum of 8 years combined experience in retail, merchandising, category, pricing, logistics, supply chain, procurement, and distribution.
  • Strong financial planning and budgeting experience.
  • Cross-functional leadership experience with a demonstrated ability to build cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated management expertise.
  • Demonstrated consistent ability with time management and attention to detail.
  • Seasoned level of knowledge for company, business and industry practices.
  • Advanced computer skills: Microsoft Office.
  • Requires travel - typically 8 - 12%.
  • Preferred:
    • Experience with organizational change management.
Minimal Education Requirement:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and related work experience.
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA) preferred


8-10 years

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Full-Time (40 Hours)

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