Senior Manager, Latin America - Lego Certified Brand Stores

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you interested in developing and executing a strategic business plan for our Latin America market?This position is responsible for defining the strategy for the future store footprint in the Latin America region in close collaboration with key stakeholders in Mexico, Brazil and the Enfield Hub.A vital role delivering on strategy and customer satisfaction• Responsible for the execution of LEGO Certified Stores in 18 countries within Latin America.
• Secure that all existing Mono Brand stores in Latin America are converted into certified stores.
• Produce and execute the design plan in close collaboration with the store operator.
• Execute LCS certificate when refitted store is meeting all agreed requirements.
• Own the end to end process for opening new LCS (site locations, architect designs, floor plans, etc.).
• Closely follow construction, ensuring the LCS operator is within the agreed deadline.
• Evaluate the new store to determine if LEGO will exercise the right of inspection and final approval before store opening.
• Support the LCS operator with the store opening, store operating model, equipment’s, and assortments.
• Organize training for Store Manager and key personnel to ensure the store is operated according to LEGO’s expectations.
• Secure that one or more Senior Managers working for the LCS operator will become staff trainers.
• Build strong relationships with partners operating certified stores.
• Conduct annual meetings with LCS operators to review their marketing plans for the following year.
• Ensure marketing effort complies with the LEGO Code Of Conduct and local law in the territory.
• Evaluate that the LCS operator is delivering agreed financials; showing audited gross turnover on a yearly basis.
• Collaborate with EBI/Store Operator to ensure consumer sales tracking data is submitted on time to the LEGO BI team.
• Own the 3 year business plans for each store and lead annual business plan meetings with respective Country Manager, EBI and Store Operator to establish shared expectations for business performance.
Family ownership, global visionThis position is responsible for defining the strategy for the future store footprint in the Latin America region in close collaboration with key stakeholders in Mexico, Brazil and the Enfield Hub. LEGO Monobrand Stores in Latin America have been built and operated by third parties for many years with little guidance and supervision from LEGO. As LEGO is now requiring that these stores meet certain standards predefined in the LCS agreement, a resource is needed to continue the implementation of the program in Mexico and Central & South America. This KAM role will continue with the expansion plans in each market that already have official LCS Operator’s, negotiate and sign on new partners in existing markets and investigate new markets for entry within Latin America

Do you have what it takes?• Bachelor’s degree or similar educational background with 3-5 years’ experience in a branded fast-moving retail environment
• Comprehensive understanding of the Retail business with a focus on operations
• Experience in franchise business
• Strong ability to communicate with people from different hierarchical levels and cultural backgrounds
• Previous work experience within Latin America
• Fluent in Spanish AND English both written and verbal; Portuguese a plus
• Ability to travel 50% of the time both domestically and internationally (can set your own travel schedule)
Bringing it to life"This is a unique opportunity to join one of the world's biggest and most exciting playgrounds, with world class competence and colleagues who all strive to deliver fantastic play experiences for children. Experiences that will impact and influence the kids of today and in the future,"- Sr. Marketing Manager


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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Online Application Accessibility Statement; which is intended for those with disabilities - LEGO systems endeavors to make www.LEGO.com/jobs accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our web site or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Service Desk at 1.860.394.3769. Please note, these communication channels should be used for those having difficulty accessing our on-line channels, not to inquire about job opportunities.

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