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Regional Asset Protection Manager- Northridge

DATE:  Dec 2, 2019
CITY:  Northridge

Req #: 91229 
Location Name: Northridge Mall, Salinas 
Department: Asset Protection 


At DSW, we believe in the power of shoes. We understand shoes bring out something great from within, and since 1991 we've been helping everyone feel the rush of finding that perfect pair. So when you work for DSW, you become a part of all that. A family whose core values are comprised of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. You become one of us, You become a Shoe Lover!


The Regional Asset Protection Manager – Must have a proven and verifiable background in retail Asset Protection with at least 5 years experience in a multi-store specialty retail environment. Will be responsible for managing and directing the Asset Protection efforts for approximately 100 DSW Shoe stores located throughout the U.S. and be based within the Regional Office located within its specified Region/Assigned Area. Reports to Sr. Manager – Field Asset Protection

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Educate and Train Store Leadership and associates.
  • Conducts investigations, operational assessments, effectively and efficiently implements and reviews the company safety and shrink reduction plans.
  • Achieves assigned shrink goals and objectives through the established awareness programs, in concert with store management and field managers.
  • Executes the company shortage action plan and consistently reviews and updates the compliance to the program with RD / DM / Store mgrs.
  • Coordinates, investigates and resolves internal theft issues and cases utilizing: Interviewing skills, CCTV, Exception Reporting and retail business systems analysis.
  • Completes Asset Protection /Safety/Operations store assessments, visits and checklists with emphasis on teaching and coaching, offering solutions to issues within company AP guidelines.
  • Participates in all regional, district and store brand meetings, conference calls and where and when possible conducts stores visits with RD’s and DM’s.
  • Provides risk assessment for new and existing store locations, including physical security recommendations and issues.
  • Completes store inventory preparation visits.
  • Must be able to travel extensively to all markets within the region as much as 75% of the time including overnight travel.

Required Skills and Competencies:


  • Literate in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, including the use of exception based reporting systems.
  • Strong management, organizational, and communication skills, including public speaking. The ability to effectively influence others without direct authority over district and store level associates.
  • Proven ability to handle complex internal investigations and interviews,
  • Operational knowledge of CCTV, alarm, and EAS systems and related equipment.
  • High level of comprehension and skills in the use and understanding of retail reporting systems including POS and Inventory management systems.
  • Must be able to pass a comprehensive background check


Minimum Qualifications


  • Minimum 5-7 years proven and verifiable experience in Specialty Retail Loss Prevention.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • WZ certified


  • Bachelors degree, preferred

DSW believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate against any protected class including race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (defined as genetic information or impairments related to cancer), ancestry, marital status, family care leave, military and veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or based on any protected category under federal, state, or local laws. DSW also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and associates with disabilities unless doing so creates an undue hardship, in accordance with all legal requirements. Any applicant requiring a reasonable accommodation during the application process or applicant who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should request for accommodations by asking to speak with a Store Manager, District Manager, and Regional Manager, or by contacting Human Resources at DSW will work with the individual to attempt to identify a reasonable accommodation that will not impose an undue hardship on DSW.


Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 








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