Senior Vice President, Retail

US-NJ-Blackwood
Requisition ID
2017-1628
# of Openings
1
U.S. Vision Corp
1 Harmon Drive
Category
Retail Management
Position Type
Full Time
Schedule
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Overview

US Vision is currently seeking a Senior Vice President of Retail.  This position is based at our headquarters in Glendora (Blackwood), New Jersey, very close to Philadelphia.

The SVP, Retail is responsible for strategic planning, management and execution of US Vision’s retail optical business and brand partnerships for their assigned brands. The SVP, Retail will build and maintain a high performing team by hiring the best sales talent, defining goals that are aligned with the company's goals while clearly outlining key responsibilities and expectations. This position will partner with Merchandising, Operations, Marketing, Finance, and Human Resources departments to ensure positive business outcomes. 

The SVP, Retail will report directly to the CEO, directly manage multiple field based Regional Managers, and will interact regularly with the executive team (internally) and with the assigned host liaisons (externally).

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage P&L for assigned retail brands
  • Responsible for strategic planning and the successful implementation of all initiatives to the assigned retail stores
  • Regularly partner with product, marketing, finance, operations, and human resources to ensure product, service, and people are meeting and exceeding customer expectations
  • Oversee sales incentive programs with objectives aligned to corporate strategic initiatives
  • Responsible for the development of training to support US Vision products, services, operations, and culture
  • Responsible for the planning and execution of the US Vision Optical Group strategies
  • Participate in cross-functional task forces and projects in other areas of the business, as needed
  • Ensure that the sales teams meet established profit margins through coaching, mentoring, developing, directing, motivating and driving peak performance
  • Achieve sales and profit objectives through ongoing monitoring and achievement of key metrics by region, and reporting statistical performance levels


 
 
 

Qualifications

  • BA/BS required, MBA strongly preferred
  • Proven track record of success in retail management (10+ years), optical industry experience desirable but not necessary
  • Previous experience in strategy, channel execution, training and communications
  • Ability to drive talent initiatives that include a culture of selling
  • Proven ability to measure program effectiveness and recommend modifications as required
  • Must be agile to stay informed on policies and procedures, product offers, and industry knowledge in a rapidly changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead high performance teams of senior managers
  • Strong analytical skills, financial aptitude, and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time and to work effectively with other functions to ensure deadlines are met
  • Strong facilitation skills, oral and verbal communication
  • Experience successfully developing a team of field based senior managers, including performance management and providing constructive feedback
  • Computer skills should include use of Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint and Excel
  • Able to travel by airplane and by driving, including overnight trips, as required by business needs
     

U.S. Vision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and an inclusive and accessible workplace for our employees and our customers and patients.

 

We are a drug-free workplace.

 

US Vision is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and an inclusive, accessible workplace. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. US Vision is a drug-free work place. We participate in the E-Verify program.

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