Loss Prevention Specialist

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


Position is integral to the on-going success of Retail improving operations by objective auditing and reporting to Retail Senior Management. Ensuring compliance with legislative frame works e.g. Safety and security and compliance with agreed operational best practices. Identification, quantification and communication of Risk followed by implementation of strategies to reduce risk (avoidance, reduction). Reduction of Shrinkage (Retail Losses) via process improvement, training, awareness and where needed the investigation and apprehension of internal or external criminals. Liaison with appropriate external agencies e.g. law enforcement to support crime reduction.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To proactively and continuously review, assess and identify risk within the Retail Environment (DTC) and eCom. Reduce and mitigate risk with the implementation of comprehensive risk reduction strategies and countermeasures.
  • Conduct retail store compliance audits to ensure adherence/compliance to defined controls, policies and procedures (HoR, Inventory Control, CIA). To analyse/report findings and ensure remediating actions/action plans are followed by Retail Management.
  • Review, monitor and manage retail data (shrinkage/cycle counts/stock counts) affecting the P&L of retail stores (DTC) & eCom and develop, recommend and implement comprehensive countermeasures to eliminate or minimize losses.
  • Conduct retail investigations and eCom in accordance with relevant professional standards, legal requirements and internal policies and procedures, and complete timely reports/findings to the relevant stake holders utilising the Case Management platform.
  • Perform data analysis for POS high risk transactions (e.g. shrinkage, post void/return & exchange, staff discounts, etc) reviewing data on specific tools to identify exceptions and fraud indicators and initiate reviews / investigations / management reporting.


  • Completed University degree (Technical, Finance preferably),
  • 3+ years of experience in Audit dept. at big FMCG companies or Big4 (KPMG, E&Y, PwC, Deloitte) in Industry or Commodities audit,
  • Experience in Retail,
  • Project management,
  • Business process optimization,
  • Excel (high level),
  • Upper-intermediate+ English

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Loss Prevention Specialist

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Almaty
TEAM:  Global Operations
State:  ALA
Country/Region:  KZ
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  501155
Date:  Sep 19, 2023