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Phoenix, AZ (us)

NAPA

Found in Wide_Offers - movement into a District Management position with NAPA Auto Parts.  The ideal Associate District Job Description NAPA Auto Parts is seeking an experienced and amibitious Associate District Manager to join our Associate District Manager program.  This is a 12 month program designed to give the right candidate the experience and exposure to the NAPA system and our industry to support quick movement into a District Management position with NAPA Auto Parts.  The ideal Associate District Manager candidate will: Have multi-site retail management experience, or be ready to shift out of store management and move into the next career level. Embrace the advantage of a 12 month trainee program with a coach who takes you. through the operational aspects of our store and distribution businesses including: Sales, Marketing, Customers, Products, Store Management, Operations Management and Human Resources. Want to jump into a managerial position in a NAPA store district. Be ready to provide direction and steer company-owned store operations to rev up return on investment, accelerate market penetration and achieve top levels of customer service upon completion of training. Be open to relocation. Qualifications Ability to relocate Four Year Bachelor's Degree Preferred Five to 10 Years work experience with 3-5 Years "Big Box" or Multi-Store Management Strong Multi-Task, Prioritization and Time Management Skills Computer Savvy with Tracking, Analyzing and Managing Business Results Knowledge and Aptitude for using and interpreting Financial Reports and Data Effective Influencer and Negotiator with Customers, Peers, Employees, and All Levels of Management Valid Driver's License with: No DWI convictions within the past four years – No more than two moving violations and/or at-fault accidents in the last three years Pre-Employment Drug Screen and Background Check Closing Statement In the 1920's, America fell in love with the automobile. More and more vehicles began traveling the roads, creating a need for an auto parts distribution system that could keep pace with the demand to keep our automobiles running. In 1925, NAPA was founded to meet those needs. Since then, we've sped our way to become a powerhouse in the auto parts industry. Fueled by the popularity of the automobile, our name can now be seen on over 5,800 stores, 58 distribution centers, and 13,000 NAPA AutoCare facilities across the country, and we're not stopping there. Our 80 years of experience has made us an industry leader, but don't let our age lead you to believe we can't keep up with the changing times. We're not your grandfather's NAPA. As our vehicles become more advanced, we've adapted our business in ways that allow us to stay ahead of the curve. We're constantly updating our inventory of over 500,000 parts, opening new stores, reaching out to customers in new ways, and most importantly, we're hiring new talent to join our ranks. It's an exciting time to join our team and we need people like you to help us accelerate our business into the future. Our growth depends on the dedication and enthusiasm of our employees. At NAPA, we want to continue to expand our presence, but at the heart of our business we just love automobiles. That's probably one of the reasons you're visiting this page. You share our passion to help customers, both retail and wholesale, keep their vehicles running. At NAPA, you'll be part a team that's building on an 80-year legacy of NAPA KNOW HOW, backed by the best employees in the world. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Kansas City, KS (us)

NAPA

Found in Wide_Offers - Job Description The NAPA Under Car Sales Group of NAPA Auto Parts is seeking a District Sales Job Description The NAPA Under Car Sales Group of NAPA Auto Parts is seeking a District Sales Manager to develop new customers and expand sales to existing customers at all distribution levels. This is a unique opportunity to join an aggressive, high-energy sales team that is a leader in the under car industry.  The District Sales Manager will manage a sales territory through several key activities:    Calling on NAPA Stores and their respective customers informing them of sales promotions and sales opportunities.   Educating and training customers on our products.   Working with the local independent NAPA Stores to gain new customers using our products.   Developing successful sales programs for the NAPA Distribution Center local market area.  The District Sales Manager compensation package will include, salary plus bonus, vehicle, expenses, plus a comprehensive benefits program. All responses held in strict confidence. Qualifications Bachelor's Degree or equivalent sales/marketing experience. 3-5 years of previous selling experience. Automotive experience a plus. Effective oral and written communication skills. Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint skills. Daily and some overnight travel required Closing Statement In the 1920's, America fell in love with the automobile. More and more vehicles began traveling the roads, creating a need for an auto parts distribution system that could keep pace with the demand to keep our automobiles running. In 1925, NAPA was founded to meet those needs. Since then, we've sped our way to become a powerhouse in the auto parts industry. Fueled by the popularity of the automobile, our name can now be seen on over 5,800 stores, 58 distribution centers, and 13,000 NAPA AutoCare facilities across the country, and we're not stopping there. Our 80 years of experience has made us an industry leader, but don't let our age lead you to believe we can't keep up with the changing times. We're not your grandfather's NAPA. As our vehicles become more advanced, we've adapted our business in ways that allow us to stay ahead of the curve. We're constantly updating our inventory of over 500,000 parts, opening new stores, reaching out to customers in new ways, and most importantly, we're hiring new talent to join our ranks. It's an exciting time to join our team and we need people like you to help us accelerate our business into the future. Our growth depends on the dedication and enthusiasm of our employees. At NAPA, we want to continue to expand our presence, but at the heart of our business we just love automobiles. That's probably one of the reasons you're visiting this page. You share our passion to help customers, both retail and wholesale, keep their vehicles running. At NAPA, you'll be part a team that's building on an 80-year legacy of NAPA KNOW HOW, backed by the best employees in the world. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Denver, CO (us)

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Found in Wide_Offers - Retail Associate / Retail Sales RESTAURANT / RETAIL / SPORTS / BARTENDING – EXPERIENCE Retail Associate / Retail Sales RESTAURANT / RETAIL / SPORTS / BARTENDING – EXPERIENCE WANTED Receive World Class Training While Representing A Top Notch Portfolio Of Fortune 500 Clients! BARTENDERS / WAITRESSES / WAITERS / RETAIL  / CUSTOMER SERVICE We are looking to fill immediate an openings for an Entry Level Retail Associate to work within a FAST-PACED work environment filled with MOTIVATED and TALENTED individuals.  Do you have that certain “niche" for working with people? In a room full of crowded people, are you the first person people notice? WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!  [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] In this role you will assist with the innovation of new marketing strategies and practices, generate "Out of the Box' campaigns and  create cost-effective measurable marketing results.  Sounds like something you are interested in but you lack experience? NO PROBLEM! We provide HANDS ON TRAINING in all divisions of our firm including:  MARKETING CAMPAIGN DEVELOPMENT  PROJECT MANAGEMENT  ADVERTISING  PROMOTIONAL SALES  RETAIL MERCHANDISING

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Anchorage, AK (us)

NAPA

Found in Wide_Offers - Job Description NAPA Auto Parts is seeking an experienced Executive Administrative Assistant Job Description NAPA Auto Parts is seeking an experienced Executive Administrative Assistant to join our team in Anchorage, AK. The Executive Administrative Assistant will perform a full range of administrative functions for the General Manager, Sales Manager, and Operations Manager. Responsibilities Responsible for a broad variety of administrative tasks including: managing of active calendar appointments, monitoring and responding to emails, organizing travel and agendas, completing expense reports; composing and preparing confidential correspondence. Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the GM, SM, OM ? including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral or response. Prepares Power Point presentations Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the GM, SM,OM ?other Executives and internal departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management team. Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures. Assists GM, SM, OM ? in coordinating management team meetings, off-sites, and all hands meetings. Coordinate and track Marketing programs and communications for the Alaska Market. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications High School diploma is required. Bachelor's degree preferred. 3-5 years executive administrative experience supporting C-Level Executives. Requires excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills desired. Experience in both public and private companies preferred. Excellent skills in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Concur, Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms. Have the ability to work a flexible schedule outside of the core business hours. Closing Statement In the 1920's, America fell in love with the automobile. More and more vehicles began traveling the roads, creating a need for an auto parts distribution system that could keep pace with the demand to keep our automobiles running. In 1925, NAPA was founded to meet those needs. Since then, we've sped our way to become a powerhouse in the auto parts industry. Fueled by the popularity of the automobile, our name can now be seen on over 5,800 stores, 58 distribution centers, and 13,000 NAPA AutoCare facilities across the country, and we're not stopping there. Our 80 years of experience has made us an industry leader, but don't let our age lead you to believe we can't keep up with the changing times. We're not your grandfather's NAPA. As our vehicles become more advanced, we've adapted our business in ways that allow us to stay ahead of the curve. We're constantly updating our inventory of over 500,000 parts, opening new stores, reaching out to customers in new ways, and most importantly, we're hiring new talent to join our ranks. It's an exciting time to join our team and we need people like you to help us accelerate our business into the future. Our growth depends on the dedication and enthusiasm of our employees. At NAPA, we want to continue to expand our presence, but at the heart of our business we just love automobiles. That's probably one of the reasons you're visiting this page. You share our passion to help customers, both retail and wholesale, keep their vehicles running. At NAPA, you'll be part a team that's building on an 80-year legacy of NAPA KNOW HOW, backed by the best employees in the world. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Kansas City, KS (us)

Staff Management

Found in Wide_Offers - ; Responsibilities:   Provide immediate front line customer service to management team, associate and clients Staff Management | SMX, a TrueBlue company, is a recognized leader in innovative workforce management solutions that deliver best talent, drive compliance, yield tangible savings and build sustainable value. Staff Management | SMX is one of Staffing Industry Analysts' Global 100 and won Inavero's 2014 Best of Staffing Client Award. The company has been ranked a top Managed Service Provider worldwide by buyers on HRO Today's Baker's Dozen for Managed Service Programs since 2010 and its StaffTrack software won a 2013 TekTonic Award for innovation in HR technology. Staff Management | SMX has been a charter member in the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement IMAGE Program since 2006 and holds Workers' Compensation Risk Certification. For more information, please visit www.staffmanagement.com.   We have a great opportunity with growth potential to work at our busy manufacturing facility in Kansas City, KS. The Account Manager is responsible for managing the onsite account team and overseeing all staffing and employee operations.  Account Managers must remain focused on the strategic leadership of the account while at the same time supervise day-to-day activities.  Responsibilities include monitoring production and quality, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, coaching employees, meeting performance objectives and more.   In this position, most of your time would be spent interacting with the client and employees, so exceptional communication and customer service skills are a must. The ideal candidate for this position will have previous management and manufacturing/production. Our exciting, fast-paced environment is a good fit for candidates with excellent multi-tasking skills.  In this position, most of your time would be spent interacting with the client and employees, so exceptional communication and customer service skills are a must.   The typical hours for this position are 8am to 6pm Monday through Friday, but you must be willing to work outside of these hours when necessary.   Responsibilities:   Provide immediate front line customer service to management team, associate and clients. Manage weekly schedules for all employees. Participates in our client’s meetings. Make associate hiring and firing decisions. Handle order requests and changes from client contacts. Handle associate relations activities, communications, and investigations. Handle safety inspections. Work on special projects and performance incentive programs to help meet operational goals. Maintain time clock database up-to-date in order to process payroll. Assist with reports by using MS Office applications. This is a hands-on leadership position willing to be on the floor training associates.

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McKinney, TX (us)

United American Insurance Company

Found in Wide_Offers - Project Manager – IT Security   This position functions as the project manager Project Manager – IT Security   This position functions as the project manager for the Information Security department. This individual’s responsibilities include managing the timelines, resources, and deliverables associated with Information Security projects using established processes and procedures of the Torchmark IT Operations department.      Role and Responsitlity Translate project requirements into project objectives and tasks. Develop project schedules, resource plans, and status reports. Track and escalate any issues that prevent on-time, on-scope, on budget delivery. Interface with all areas affected by the project, including end users, services organizations, vendors and implementation partners.  Initiate and drive change management of business/IT processes to enable successful project implementation. Collaborate and coordinate with IT managers and personnel from teams including Applications Development, BA/QA, PMO and other Application and Project Managers. Ensure proper handoff between business analysts, developers, quality assurance, and business unit testers throughout project lifecycle.    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities   Experience in IT Project Management. Expert level understanding of Microsoft Project software and the development of project plans. Understands and applies change control procedures effectively. Understanding of and experience with ITIL IT Service Management. Exhibit strong analytical and communications skills with the ability to transform style and content for technical and non-technical audiences. Skilled in leadership, planning and organizing with proven ability to allocate resources effectively, and remove obstacles. Knowledge of project and portfolio management systems and ability to quickly learn and utilize new toolsets.

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Phoenix, AZ (us)

Alliance Residential Company

Found in Wide_Offers - focused on acquiring, owning, developing and managing multifamily investment properties nationwide Alliance Residential Company is a privately-owned, fully-integrated real-estate operating company focused on acquiring, owning, developing and managing multifamily investment properties nationwide. Alliance is the 10th largest management company in the U.S., with a $8.0+ billion portfolio, and 62,500 units spanning 24 metropolitan markets in 15 states. The Role.The Cost Accountant contributes to the success of the organization by maintaining all aspects of accounting responsibility for construction and development departments. The Key Responsibilities.? Complete job cost accounting duties for construction and rehab monthly draws.? Review and maintain AIA documentation and waivers.? Prepare loan draws.? Communicate directly with joint venture partner and lender contacts to discuss documentation and draw status.? Complete job forecasting and financial analysis for jobs in order to meet regularly scheduled deadlines.? Complete monthly general ledger account analysis and reconciliation.? Complete other detailed accounting analysis as requested.? Complete monthly bank reconciliations in an accurate and timely manner.? Research and resolve discrepancies, as needed.? Conform and abide by all regulations, policies, practices, work procedures and instructions. The Basics.? Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. ? Effective organizational and time management skills.? Excellent verbal and written communication and listening skills.? Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. ? Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and relate effectively, productively, and positively with other associates.? Dependable, punctual, reliable. Alliance Is Our CompanySince opening in 2000, the culture at Alliance has been a determining factor in creating an enjoyable and productive work environment within the multifamily industry. Not only do we inspire our Associates to have great careers, but great lives as well! By arming top talent with state-of-the-art systems and innovative processes, Alliance drives promotion from within and implements defined career paths for all positions. We take pride in establishing a fun and rewarding environment for all Associates, complemented by an industry leading benefits package!  Setting us apart from the competition, we also deliver company paid training, competitive compensation, housing discounts, flexible hours, and the position of a lifetime! Is Alliance in your future?

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Metairie, LA (us)

UnitedHealth Group

Found in Wide_Offers - . Responsibilities also include managing unit cost budgets, target setting, performance reporting, and associated Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) The Network Pricing Consultant supports and validates Provider Network (physicians, hospitals, pharmacies, ancillary facilities, etc.) contracting and unit cost management activities through financial and network pricing modeling, analysis, and reporting. Network Pricing Consultants conduct unit cost and contract valuation analysis in support of network contracting negotiations and unit cost management strategies. Responsibilities also include managing unit cost budgets, target setting, performance reporting, and associated financial models. Primary Responsibilities: Works closely with the United Health Networks teams to provide consultation and analysis around provider rates and reimbursement issues, topics, and projects Supports and validates Provider Network (physicians, hospitals, ancillary facilities, etc.) contracting and unit cost management activities through financial and provider pricing modeling, analysis, and reporting Conducts unit cost and contract valuation analysis in support of network contracting negotiations and unit cost management strategies Manages unit cost budgets, target setting, performance reporting, and associated financial models Anticipate customer needs and proactively develop solutions to meet them Serve as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues Solve complex problems and develop innovative solutions Perform complex conceptual analyses Review work performed by others and provide recommendations for improvement Forecast and plan resource requirements Authorize deviations from standards May lead functional or segment teams or projects Provide explanations and information to others on the most complex issues Motivate and inspire other team members Develop innovative approaches Sought out as an expert in their field Serves as a leader/mentor

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Tampa, FL (us)

Freedom Health

Found in Wide_Offers - ;Utilization Management     POSITION TITLE:  Pre-Certification Reviewer JOB NUMBER: 700-023 DEPARTMENT:  Utilization Management     ________________________________________________________________________   GENERAL PURPOSE: The Pre-Certification Reviewer is responsible for the pre-certification of Plan determined procedures utilizing approved criteria. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Evaluates requested services following Plan approved criteria. Demonstrates effective communication methods and skills, using lines of authority appropriately. Establishes a relationship with providers in order to determine/provide needed services for members Arranges discharge planning services prior to pre-planned admissions when available. Acts as liaison and member advocate between the member/family, physician and facilities/agencies. Maintains accurate record of pre-certification decisions. Performs decisions within time frames required by regulatory agencies. Adheres to quality standards and confidentiality policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines in day-to-day activities. Adapts to changes in policies, procedures, new techniques and additional responsibilities. Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Florida licensed RN or LPN required; minimum of two to three years varied clinical experience required; managed care experience preferred; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Ability to: work from designated office for collaborative/interactive fulfillment of duties; concentrate in an open-office ?cubicle? environment; appropriately and directly interact with other staff members and/or outside associates; perform telephone and/or computer work for extended periods of time; operate office equipment such as computer, telephone, and copy/scan/fax machine; attend and participate in meetings via phone, computer, or in person. Ability to read and interpret documents and calculate figures and amounts.  Excellent oral and written communication skills including good grammar, voice and diction.  Proficient in MS Office with basic computer and keyboarding skills.   Excellent customer service skills (friendly, courteous and helpful).   LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION: CurrentFlorida licensed RN or LPN required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that should be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.   The employee frequently is required to manipulate or use objects, equipment, tools, and/or controls. May require specific vision abilities to perform this job.   Ability to lift, carry or exert items or objects of reasonable weight. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Attendance at employer worksite is an essential job requirement. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. For the most part ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.  We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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Vancouver, WA (us)

Patrice & Associates - Northwest Region

Found in ZipRecruiter - Our client is seeking a multi-unit manager/district manager for a large QSR franchise group. You ... Prefer minimum of associates degree, however, track record of success and high school degree OK

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Vancouver, WA (us)

Patrice & Associates (Schertz)

Found in ZipRecruiter - The District Manager provides leadership and upholds the standards for food and beverage quality, financial achievement, standard operating procedures, guest experience and more. If you are ready to ...

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Oakland, CA (us)

KenBrook Staffing Inc.

Found in ZipRecruiter - District Manager, you will be responsible for managing the total service delivery for up to 20 ... Makes informed decisions with consideration of customer/associate impact. Takes initiative and ...

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Jonesboro, AR (us)

Cary Tracy Executive Recruiting

Found in ZipRecruiter - Seeking a Rock Star F&B District Manager * Great opportunity for a fast casual, full service, food ... line associate through leadership. * Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree in business or ...

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Oakland, CA (us)

ACE Cash Express

Found in ZipRecruiter - Select, guide, train, manage performance, and accountability of all non-exempt associates in the district * Represent ACE in all issues and opportunities within the area of responsibility * Partner ...

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San Francisco, CA (us)

Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD)

Found in ZipRecruiter - Manager Closing Date/Time: Fri. 02/21/20 5:00 PM Pacific Time Salary: $66.95 - $81.38 Hourly $5,356 ... Napa, and portions of two others - southwestern Solano and southern Sonoma. The District is ...

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Jobs Associate District Manager NAPA Phoenix

Job Description NAPA Auto Parts is seeking an experienced and amibitious Associate District Manager to join our Associate District Manager program.  This is a 12 month program designed to give the right candidate the experience and exposure to the NAPA system and our industry to support quick movement into a District Management position with NAPA Auto Parts.  The ideal Associate District Manager candidate will: Have multi-site retail management experience, or be ready to shift out of store management and move into the next career level. Embrace the advantage of a 12 month trainee program with a coach who takes you. through the operational aspects of our store and distribution businesses including: Sales, Marketing, Customers, Products, Store Management, Operations Management and Human Resources. Want to jump into a managerial position in a NAPA store district. Be ready to provide direction and steer company-owned store operations to rev up return on investment, accelerate market penetration and achieve top levels of customer service upon completion of training. Be open to relocation. Qualifications Ability to relocate Four Year Bachelor's Degree Preferred Five to 10 Years work experience with 3-5 Years "Big Box" or Multi-Store Management Strong Multi-Task, Prioritization and Time Management Skills Computer Savvy...


  
  

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