UPS Operations Manager Atlanta in Marietta, Georgia

Job Summary

The UPS Store, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of UPS is the world's largest franchisor of retail shipping, postal, printing and business service centers. The UPS Store® has approximately over 4,800 independently owned locations in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, 401(k) with company match, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, discounted stock purchase plans and more.

The UPS Store (TUPSS) Operations Manager is responsible for achieving the region's goals and successful rollout of new initiatives or pilots. He/She is responsible for a team of Franchise Consultants (FC’s) that are the face of the organization to the franchisees. This position is responsible for center operations, marketing, technology, sales, training, and many other roles. The TUPSS Operations Manager must make sure the FC’s are capable of performing these functions and providing coaching and training to develop their people. He/She is a remote position so the TUPSS Operations Manager must take on many roles to support the region. This position must also filter best practices and funnel these up to improve the overall network. The TUPSS Operations Manager conducts weekly conference calls to give Franchise Consultants (FC’s) direction and review results of goals and initiatives. He/She oversees the creation and implementation of Quarterly Network Meetings to educate and inform franchisees of new initiatives. This position organizes and conducts training for new FC’s to perform at the expected level of competency and to position for success. The TUPSS Operations Manager oversees weekly activity of FC’s to ensure implementation assignments are effective. He/She performs additional responsibilities (e.g., QPR Expense Reports, Career Development, etc.) to track results and effectiveness of FC’s.

The TUPSS Operations Manager attends network meetings to assure material is presented properly and to answer questions or concerns from the franchisees. He/She posts meeting reviews with FC’s to provide feedback and coaching techniques to improve performance. This position oversees On-Job Supervisors (OJS) to ensure performance levels are being met. The TUPSS Operations Manager addresses questions and concerns with Franchisees to provide adequate solutions and assistance when FC’s are not knowledgeable.

Other Duties

  • Observes franchisees, center employees and customers to provide learned practices for better business development needs.

  • Monitors low plan deficiency elements (e.g., same store sales growth, new store sales, compliance, etc.) to create a plan to increase future success.

  • Creates action plans for the FC’s to implement and motivate growth for the region.

  • Monitors center compliance and ensure the FC’s take proper steps to protect the brand and assure consistency throughout the network.

  • Analyzes financial performance and determines deficiencies to coach and train FC’s to become knowledgeable to create plans and adjustments.

Preferred Competencies

  • Business, Financial, and Industry Knowledge: Considers industry and financial trends when making account decisions; understands critical aspects of business models and operating structures to provide input into decisions.

  • Franchise Knowledge: Demonstrates a broad understanding of franchise/e agreements and policies; able to understand and use tools provided by corporate office; coaches and communicates with franchisees through training and support functions.

  • Project Management: Develops project management plans and leads the implementation for basic projects of short duration requiring limited coordination and resources; supports initiatives with well-defined project needs and cross-functional roles/responsibilities throughout the project life cycle; manages minimal organizational resistance to cross-functional project demands; employs project management tools and technology (e.g., Microsoft Project, Program Management Group website, etc.) appropriately.

  • Solicits and Gathers Information: Uses in-depth techniques to uncover new information or details that are not readily available; selects techniques and strategies that are appropriate for the audience; chooses techniques that result in more accurate and thorough information; implements strategies that minimize biases and preconceived ideas.

  • Solves Customer Problems: Identifies business areas and stakeholders impacted by customer issues; engages appropriate resources to resolve customer issues; identifies root causes to ensure problems do not recur; stays motivated despite difficult circumstances or setbacks.

  • Technology Knowledge: Demonstrates a general understanding of technology used by the company; communicates basic technological concepts and terminology; applies standard technology in daily work.

  • Work Methods, Processes, Flows Analysis: Describes the general impact of requirements, problems, or inefficiencies on other parts of the operation or processes; conducts basic analyses and identifies issues impacting the accuracy of data analysis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree – Preferred

  • Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) - Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer – race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity

Company: UNITED PARCEL SERVICE

Category: Operations

Requisition Number: 132739

Location: Marietta,Georgia