Express is a specialty apparel and accessories retailer of women’s and men’s merchandise, targeting the 20 to 30 year old customer. The Company has over 30 years of experience offering a distinct combination of fashion and quality for multiple lifestyle occasions at an attractive value addressing fashion needs across work, casual, jeanswear, and going-out occasions. The Company currently operates over 600 retail stores, located primarily in high-traffic shopping malls, lifestyle centers, and street locations across the United States, in Canada and in Puerto Rico, and also distributes its products through the Company's e-commerce website, www.express.com .
The Regional Loss Prevention Manager is responsible for directing and coordinating all Loss Prevention functions to achieve maximum effectiveness in inventory shortage and protection of company assets. This position is responsible for determining the effectiveness of Loss Prevention policies and procedures through compliance auditing and use of exception reporting. The Regional Loss Prevention Manager also is responsible for all controllable lines to include shrink, cash handling, bad checks and credit card chargebacks. This position reports to Vice President, Loss Prevention and has no direct reports. Must possess the ability to:
Develop and implement programs to aid in the reduction of inventory and controllable losses to meet goals of assigned locations.
Direct and implement programs to aid in the prevention, detection and resolution of malefactors, internal and external.
Provide constant review of informational resources to uncover losses through procedural auditing.
Coordinate special audits, tests and inspections as directed by the Regional Director of Loss Prevention.
Initiate appropriate strategy to bring internal investigations to successful conclusion.
Implement prosecution and/or restitution procedures to return maximum restitution to the company.
Ensure the effective utilization of physical security controls in assigned locations to prevent and reduce inventory shortage.
Minimum five to eight years of retail loss prevention experience; minimum two years of supervisory experience with multi-store locations, preferably with a large-scale retailer
Advanced level of administrative and technical knowledge in retail loss prevention
Ability to integrate loss prevention, inventory shrinkage reduction goals with corporate and stores organization
Advanced knowledge and technical expertise in internal and external shortage controls and security systems technology
Ability to understand computer-based reporting in the areas of inventory and POS (point of sale) interfaces
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Thorough knowledge of legal ramifications and procedures
Extensive travel is required
Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience
An equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.