Area Store Manager (40 Hours)

Date: Sep 7, 2022

Location: Vicolungo, IT, 28060

Company: Under Armour

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Position Summary

Summary 
The Area Manager will play a key role on the field leadership team and can make an instant 
impact to the business.  The Area Manager will have district ownership and revenue responsibility 
of €10-15M+. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 
∙Build the Under Armour brand for all retail store formats. 
∙Establish and execute strategic area plan to achieve forecasted sales, CM% ,internal KPI’s 
(incl CR, UPT, AVB) and productivity targets. 
∙Provide insight, influence, leadership and mentoring to your direct report stores. 
∙Be accountable and in turn, hold your team accountable for performance in the areas of 
service culture, customer service, people, product and operations. 
∙Lead new store opening (NSO) process with focus on recruitment, on-boarding plans, 
training plans and load-in support. 
∙In conjuction with the District Manager implement the training program and annual training 
calendar for all retail store formats in order to ensure smooth operations and customer 
service, in line with business requirements. 
∙Manage the hiring, onboarding & (internal) development process of store management. 
∙Drive the execution of Under Armour’s DE&I strategy. 
∙Act as a conduit for information – from the stores, at the peer level and up to the business 
partners. 

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

Supervisory Responsibilities                           
Store Manager(s) 
 
Competencies                           
∙To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following 
competencies: 
∙Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; 
Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures. 
∙Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and 
analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem 
solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. 
∙Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates 
changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team 
 

Education And / Or Experience

activities. 
∙Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and 
development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares 
expertise with others. 
∙Customer Service - Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments. 
∙Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; 
Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group 
presentation skills; Participates in meetings. 
∙Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and 
openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a 
positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and 
group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed. 
∙Visionary Leadership - Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; Provides vision and inspiration 
to peers and subordinates. 
∙Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes 
effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those 
affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results. 
∙Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to 
perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from 
others; Gives appropriate recognition to others. 
∙Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process 
improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self available to staff; 
Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages 
growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality 
focus in others; Improves processes, products and services.; Continually works to improve 
supervisory skills. 
∙Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates 
accuracy and thoroughness. 
∙Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to 
profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic 
goals.  
∙Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget. 
∙Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization's goals 
and values. 
∙Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Analyzes market 
and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing 
conditions. 

Technical attributes of ideal candidate:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•    Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
•    Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
•    Capability to maintain a consistently high level of service.
•    Flexibility to shift focus and priorities
•    Ability to be part of a team, set challenging standards, develop strong partnerships, and lead others to action.
•    Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include mornings, evenings, public holidays and weekends.
 

Other Requirements

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each 
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the 
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable 
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
∙Strong working knowledge of and recruiting network in the district. 
∙Strong business acumen and skill set which enables the management and development of 
staff. 
∙Passion for the UA brand; must embody the UA culture and believe in the company spirit 
∙Independent; self-starter; self-sufficient 
∙Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills; ability to communicate down, across and up 
within the organization 
∙Strong analytical & organizational skills 
∙Strong interpersonal skills- ability to build partnerships 
∙Must be highly skilled with MS Office programs (MSWord, Excel, Outlook, etc.) 
∙Thorough understanding of retail operations to include inventory control, retail systems, 
budgeting, expense management and business planning. 
∙Commitment to a strong travel schedule, including overnights and weekends (as needed). 
 
Education and/or Experience                           
∙Bachelor’s degree (or similar). 
∙3 – 5 years Store Manager/Multi Store Management experience. 
∙Langue skills: English. 
∙Experience in store openings, load-in a plus. 
∙Demonstrated experience managing projects. 
 

Relocation

Under Armour is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to diversity in the workplace. We encourage qualified diverse candidates to apply. Under Armour does not discriminate against any candidate on the basis of race, gender, disability, religion, national origin, age, or any other protected category. 

 

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