What does a Directeur général do?

A General Manager leads a geographically dispersed team in an assigned Region. The Region includes 5-7 stores under your purview need to be overseen with a customer centric leadership style. You are responsible for hiring, training and mentoring the Store Managers and developing a succession plan for each store. Your main responsibility is to have a strategic plan that address store profitability through customer loyalty and staff retention.

The ideal candidate has a bachelor's degree in business administration or related field, with 3-5 years of management experience in a retail environment and 5-8 years of experience in a department store or retail establishment. Previous P&L and multi site management experience are essential. You need have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record for the past 24 months and pass a background check before an offer can be made.

  • Expected to achieve quarterly benchmarks on P&L
  • Prepare a strategic plan for your assigned Region
  • Responsible for hiring, mentoring & training Store Managers
  • Develop Succession plan for each Store in your assigned Region
  • Overall security plan for each Store in your assigned Region
  • Oversee safety & training plan for each Store in your assigned Region
  • Ensure all stores in your assigned Region are following labor & wage laws
  • Offer training & development opportunities
  • 3-5 years of management experience in a retail environment
  • 5-8 years of experience in a department store or retail establishment
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • A valid Driver's license with clean driving record for 24 months
  • Must have P&L experience
  • Experience working in a union environment, preferred
  • Must have multi-site management
  • Experience in strategic planning
  • Have reliable transportation to visit each store
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Work/Life Balance
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Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
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Avg. Experience2-4 years

Directeur général Salaries

Average Base Pay

$71,033 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$38K
Median: $71K
$133K
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“You truly get to see the world and work with the most fun and personable people.”

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“Good bonus if you love people and interaction while providing customer service you will love this job”

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“Contract work and have to reemployment if no contract or client decide to work from home”

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“employee which is fine but know you’re Management team well and send the best person to deal with HR issues”

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“Passionate about innovation and pursuing ways to better and shape the industry as a whole.”

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Mar. 9, 2021

“Not much cons can be side love my job and the people I work with.”

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Nov. 19, 2020

“For the most part my direct supervisors have all been very responsive and I enjoyed working for them.”

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