The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is seeking a Chief Retail Operations Officer (CROO).
This is a newly created position that plays an important strategic leadership role directing Virginia ABC’s retail, warehouse/logistics, real estate and marketing teams. The CROO will provide direction to 364 retail stores, warehouse/logistics operations, property management and merchandising. The CROO has four direct reports who manage retail operations, logistics, property management and marketing. The position manages a staff of approximately 800 full-time and 2,500 part-time employees, with an estimated annual operating budget of $127 million. Initially, the CROO will report to the current Chief Operating Officer. After the transition, the CROO will report to the newly appointed CEO.
Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, marketing or a related field, MBA or other related graduate degree desired, and five years of progressively responsible experience in the direct management, supervision or control of a similarly-sized retail, supply chain, or other relevant operations. Qualified candidates will have experience leading teams in large change/growth initiatives and leading process improvements. P&L accountability of a significant scale and alcoholic beverage industry experience preferred.
Additional Salary Information: DOQ/E. State employment benefits and participation in Virginia Retirement System available.
About Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC)
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