Area Profit Protection Manager - JD SPORTS FASHION BELGIUM

Belgium BE

Responsible to: Head of Retail Profit Protection

Department: Profit Protection

Location: Belgium

Role Overview: Responsible to the Head of Retail Profit Protection, in order to protect company assets, albeit property, stock or staff; in order to minimise company losses and therefore directly contributing to profit. This role generally has less overall responsibility than a Regional PPM and on average can cover between 20 – 40 stores (depending on turnover and loss).


  1. To maintain a highly visible role in your designated area controlling losses to the company how so ever caused.

  2. To assist in or investigate all stock losses, particularly those in excess of prescribed limits on your area as directed by the Group Profit Protection Manager. Establish the cause and take remedial action to control it.

  3. To assist in the investigation of incidents of suspected or alleged internal dishonesty with the Head of Retail Profit Protection and bring them to a satisfactory conclusion.

  4. To advise, assist and support managers and staff on security related issues and give training and guidance as necessary.

  5. To ensure the adequate protection of company property and make any recommendations considered appropriate to the Company.

  6. To maintain an up to date knowledge of relative Criminal Law and personnel procedures to ensure accuracy and total efficiency in your role.

  7. To ensure Profit Protection related Branch administration is properly completed and filed in the stores.

  8. To attend courts or tribunals as required and prepare written statements and reports as necessary.

  9. To attend incidents of burglary and make recommendations to deter repeat occurrences.

  10. To both install and assist with the installation of covert/overt CCTV systems as required.

  11. To ensure all security related equipment supplied to branches is carefully maintained and utilised to the full.

  12. To prioritise workload, ensuring that all reports and investigations are completed within the deadlines set.

  13. To liase with outside Investigation Agencies including the Police as necessary.

  14. To complete any other ad hoc tasks as set by the Profit Protection Department or Head of Retail Profit Protection within your current levels of responsibility.

Skills/Experience/Knowledge needed:

  • Previous experience within a similar role is essential.

  • Previous Retail experience is desirable.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

  • Strong communication skills both written and oral.

  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as individually.

  • Numerical and analytical.

  • Team player.

  • Full clean driving licence is essential.

  • That the role covers all of Belgium and frequent travel will be expected.

  • We also expect the APPM to work extra hours if required and also to be available to work outside of normal office hours if required.

  • Requirement to speak both Flemish and French as well as English.


Interested? Send your cv to with ref Area Profit Protection Manager.