Requirements - Corp/Field Mgmt
Leads the administration of loss prevention procedures and training in accordance with approved Company policies. Partners with Stores and freestanding unit management in resolving shrinkage and specific loss prevention issues.
-Visits Stores to review LP procedures, training, and assist management in achieving an effective LP program by providing assistance in shoplifting, associate theft, and burglary prevention and control programs. Motivates LP teams to achieve Company shrinkage and goals.
-Conducts investigations involving actual or suspected criminal acts. Participates in court hearings as required, provides assistance in surveillance of contractors and others as required by Company LP programs, and supervises the investigation and successful conclusion of all internal cases.
-Develops and assists in the administration of Store’s shrinkage control programs, including the Company’s Test and Check Program, and the Company Cash Variance Program, to ensure compliance with procedures.
-Assists in the selection and ensures training of all loss prevention associates in the District. Identifies, coaches, and retains high performance Teams.
-Works with Store Managers and gives input on performance reviews for Senior Loss Prevention Manager and Loss Prevention Supervisor team.
-Maintains relationships with local law enforcement agencies, prosecuting attorneys and court officers, to ensure proper dissemination of changes to local laws, policies, and criminal situations or trends.
-Conducts periodic assessments of LP performance and identifies areas of improvement with recommended actions. Ensures proper report writing, record keeping, and retention of evidence.
-Provides assistance in emergency, disaster and fire prevention planning, and ensures compliance with Company safety programs.
Core Competencies & Accomplishments:
-Consults and coordinates with Regional LP Director regarding the application of Company LP prevention programs and current LP trends and procedures.
-Partners with the District Manager regarding shrinkage, LP, and staffing.
-Ability to work with LP Investigation Sr Spec. regarding database findings and investigations.
-Awareness of how this position directly impacts investigations and apprehensions. If not handled properly, these investigations could place Company assets in jeopardy.
- Provide advice and counsel to Stores. Knowledge of store protection, investigative techniques, report writing, laws of arrest, search and seizure, and rules of evidence, organizing work, communication, building relationships.
-Bachelor’s degree in Business or in Criminal Justice from an accredited institution. LPC preferred.
-Minimum of Five years’ experience in retail store loss prevention, including two years’ experience in loss prevention management or related management experience.
-Excellent communication skills with the ability to build relationships.
J. C. Penney - 20 months ago