A regional manager of loss prevention generally works in a retail environment (such as a department store, drug store, or general merchandise store). They are primarily responsible for protecting company assets and improving profitability by implementing and developing security and safety programs. As this is a region-level position, the regional manager of loss prevention is responsible for supervising and managing loss-prevention managers within a group of stores. This is typically a position that requires traveling to the stores within their region. While the hours for this position are typically traditional office hours, this may vary depending on travel needs.
Regional Manager, Loss Prevention Tasks
Plan and oversee audits of store merchandise to detect losses.
Train workers to identify thefts and what steps to take to reduce merchandise loss.
Develop and implement strategies and technology to prevent the theft of merchandise from stores across a geographic area.
Lead the investigation of cases involving stolen merchandise, working with the police to prosecute shoplifters.