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Senior Director of Franchising

Sears Columbus Full-Time
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The Senior Director of Franchising is responsible for the overall strategic direction of 100 franchisees and 2 Company owned operations, and for the business personnel
structure of 30 Headquarters staff and 85 field operatives in Company owned operations.

The Senior Director of Financing, acts as the Transform SR Home & Business Franchises LLC President, is responsible for the overall strategic and tactical management of all brand initiatives. This
position develops and drives achievement of annual financial goals and profitable business growth strategies. This position leads a
team of executives, whose functional areas include Franchising, Marketing, Sales, Office Administration and Service. This position
leverages various support functions, including Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology (IT) and the broader
Home Services Corporate staff.

Job Responsibilities:
* Leads a cross-functional team to solve a range of business problems that can arise, including working through complex
organization operational areas, such as service, credit, marketing, sales, regulatory, cross-business sales, franchise and franchise
relations, customer satisfaction and personnel matters
* Works with external business executives and leaders to develop cross-selling opportunities, and builds awareness of
organizations' products and capabilities
* Ensures that Company's operations, customer service concern issues and problem resolutions are managed in a manner
consistent with Company standards of conduct and business ethics
* Establishes, maintains and provides leadership for professional performance and managerial standards of conduct and business
ethics in responsible areas
* Manages business to achieve Earnings before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) targets established in the
annual financial plan
* Drives the overall strategic and tactical plans to meet or exceed the organizations' goals and objectives through franchise and
branch network
* Holds overall Profit and Loss (P&L) accountability for Transform SR Home & Business Franchises LLC
* Develops new initiatives and the strategic launch that would contribute to EBITDA growth
* Manages matrix reports that support the businesses to ensure proper infrastructure and resources are in place to support
businesses' objectives and franchises (Operations Director, Chief Financial Officer/Director, Information Systems Director and Purchasing & Fleet)
* Manages the overall budget and expense planning for the organization
* Ensures all support functions are clearly aligned with the Transform SR Home & Business Franchises LLC business and financial philosophy, priorities and initiatives and
franchise agreement accountability
* Develops and implements innovative solutions to meet the needs of the business, customer, and associate
* Ensures that all local, State and Federal laws and regulations are followed across span of control
* Leads a cross-functional team to identify, test and roll out new product categories to drive profitable revenue growth through new
product channels
* Performs supervisory responsibilities, including, but not limited to: making employment decisions regarding hiring, promoting,
demoting, and terminating; conducting performance appraisals; and coaching and developing associates


* Ability to influence change within a broad management group
* Advanced skill in the overall Profit and Loss (P&L) management at a National level
* Ability to develop a comprehensive and productive overall business philosophy and environment
* Decision-making ability to react quickly to changes in the market place and Sear Home Improvement Products business flows
* Ability to represent Transform SR Home & Business Franchises LLC at all times, including conformance to the Code of Conduct and Transform LLC'
* Ethical Business practices
* General management skills
* Skill in the franchising industry
* Ability to lead change
* Ability to be accountable for business unit results and overall Corporate results
* Bachelor's Degree
* Over 10 years of related experience
* 18 years of age or older
* Ability to influence change within a broad management group
* Advanced skill in the overall Profit and Loss (P&L) management at a National level
* Ability to develop a comprehensive and productive overall business philosophy and environment
* Decision-making ability to react quickly to changes in the market place and Sear Home Improvement Products business flows
* Ability to represent Transform SR Home & Business Franchises LLC at all times, including conformance to the Code of Conduct and Sears'
*Ethical Business practices
* General management skills
* Skill in the franchising industry
*Ability to lead change
* Ability to be accountable for business unit results and overall Corporate results

Education Preferred:
* Master's degree

 

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