LP Operations Lead

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GENERAL PURPOSE:

The Lead, LP Operations is responsible for supporting the development, implementation, and ongoing execution of operations and compliance initiatives. The position will ensure Loss Prevention personnel are compliant with state/city and company requirements by leading the Private Security Officer (PSO) program, auditing cases (external and internal), and leading or supporting select LP projects, initiatives and communications.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Reviews and audits internal and external theft cases to ensure field teams are compliant with policies, procedures, and ethical standards when conducting theft cases for Ross Stores Inc.

• Supervises and maintains standards of internal and external performance and provides action plans to improve compliance results

• Leads the communication and assessment of LP compliance training

• Ensures Ross Stores, Inc. remains current on civil recovery processes and industry best practices. Monitors civil recovery trends and ensures training materials follow state and federal legal guidelines. Follows up with disputes, attorney matters and restitution payments made to the company.

• Develops project timelines, budgets and monitors key deliverables for all projects as assigned. Ensures that all projects are executed according the project process for timelines, funding, approvals, and communication.

• Manages and executes the Private Security Officer (security guard license) Program. Is responsible for developing analytics to ensure all impacted SPS remain compliant in accordance with program regulations at all times. Consistently identifies process improvement opportunities and implements changes to state or jurisdiction regulations as needed.

• Processes invoices and tracks project data to ensure invoicing is paid in a timely manner in accordance with payment terms. Logs all invoicing, check requests and company credit card expenses into the appropriate expenditure log to ensure that all costs are tracked appropriately

• Leads the capital expenditure request (CER) process for projects related to the LP Operations Team. Tracks and manages all project costs to remain within the budget. Updates expenditure logs and initiates payment for project invoices.

• Performs other duties related to the Loss Prevention Operations Team, as directed by the Manager, LP Operations

COMPETENCIES:

• Communicates Effectively

• Ensures Accountability & Execution

• Organizational Agility

• Manages Conflict

• Collaboration

• Business Acumen

• Leading by Example

• Plans, Aligns & Prioritizes

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

• B.A. or higher preferred - Criminal Justice, Finance or Business.

• 2-4 years of relevant work experience

• Retail management experience that includes project management and business process ownership in Loss Prevention, multi-unit or a hybrid of field

• Detail oriented with strong emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.

• Communicates effectively in both verbal and written forms to multiple levels of the organization

• Demonstrates ability to balance multiple tasks, deadlines, and rapidly changing priorities within a fast-paced environment.

• Self-motivated individual with excellent analytical skills and conceptual ability.

• Consistently meets or exceeds deadline requirements.

• Able to navigate and build strong business partnerships.

• High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office software, particularly in MS Excel and PowerPoint.

• Maintains confidentiality concerning all projects.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:

Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

DISCLAIMER:

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.