DOLLAR GENERAL

  • DIRECTOR of PROJECT EXECUTION and SUPPORT

    Requisition ID
    2018-166289
    Location
    US-TN-GOODLETTSVILLE
    Category
    Merchandising
  • Company Overview

    Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 14,500 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day.  We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do!  At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!

    Job Details

    General Summary:

     

    Responsible for coordinating and executing departmental processes involved in new stores, relocations, closings and remodels within a defined territory. Maintain territory objectives and goals in all projects while effectively managing target costs and schedules to increase sales weeks and store profitability

     

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Effective execution of strategic objectives while maintaining budgets within territory to achieve on time delivery of:
      • Opening activities for new stores -500+ stores per year
      • Opening activities for relocations – 100+ stores per year
      • Execute remodel program in excess of 1000+/- stores per year
    • Maximize performance and productivity of their team to execute on time delivery of all projects.
    • Assist and direct Divisional Project Managers to achieve project objectives.
    • Research and follow-up on all project issues with respect to store layout, plan-o-gram and merchandise issues.
    • Total development of human assets through proper selection and training.
    • Development of strong corporate partnerships with Real Estate, Construction, Operations, Store Services, Merchandising, Store Planning, IS, Distribution, Transportation, Recruiting, and Employee Relations to assure effective communication in achieving territory goals.

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):

    • Financial analysis skills to react to financial reporting data and manage budgets to ensure compliance with capital budgets as it relates to departmental planning.
    • Demonstrated ability to produce desired results thru execution, maintaining tough expense control, and ability to manage effectively.
    • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills to consistently provide the ability to react appropriately under pressure, the ability to apply good judgment in ambiguous situations, and demonstrated flexibility/adaptability.
    • Ability to effectively work with others in scheduling and execution of all projects to achieve company objectives in a participative management style.
    • Strong verbal, written and technical communication abilities.
    • Exhibit the leadership capability for development in more senior roles.
    • Demonstrated ability to understand all aspects of Real Estate, site selection, lease agreements, construction, and other related departments associated with the departmental process.

    Work Experience &/or Education:

    Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of multi-unit management experience and 8+ years retail experience preferred. Equivalent education and experience combination considered. Previous retail experience should be with Discount, Convenience, Grocery, or similar environment.

     

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