Associate Project Manager

Job title: Associate Project Manager
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York City, NY
Discipline: Beauty
Remote: No
Reference: 404057
Contact name: Nora Gillern
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client is a well-known luxury beauty brand that is seeking a new Associate Manager, Project Management to join their team!


Associate Project Manager Job Summary:

In this role, the Associate Manager, Project Management, Merchandising and Marketing Operations will own and elevate the end-to-end Project Management for Visual Merchandising and Events processes. This includes managing high-level timelines and requires the ability to work cross functionally in a highly organized manner.

Associate Project Manager Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

• Oversee and manage all Merchandising timelines by working cross functionally with internal departments.

• Elevate shipment delays and risks to Sales Operations and Markets.

• Work proactively to solve Merchandising shipment delays and risks and communicate issues and solve to key Operation and Market stakeholders.

• Act as liaison between Global Marketing and Merchandising, communicating any OCD date, assortment, or packaging changes in a timely and clear manner.

• Refine and publish the Merchandising/Forecasting process, specifically as it relates to new door openings

• Maintain relationships with merchandising vendors and internal Procurement team to streamline costs and processes.

• Oversee all overhaul timelines from conception to completion including regionally specific requests.

• Organize and conduct weekly Visual Merchandising Development Meetings and Seasonal Kick-off Meetings. Recap and send follow-ups as necessary.

• Work with Allocations team to monitor International and DOM shipments.

• Develop and publish merchandising scorecard


Associate Project Manager Qualifications & Competencies:

• 3+ years of Project Management and/or Operations

• Proactive, effective, and consistent organizational and planning skills

• Able to strategically prioritize multiple timelines and deadlines when necessary

• Process-driven with the ability to judge when to be flexible based on project and business needs

• Needs to be highly collaborative and enjoy working in a team setting – a positive attitude and pride in doing good work will take you far

• Unafraid of change and passionate about developing expertise in project management and the beauty business overall

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to interact with cross-functional teams and across organizational levels

• Knowledge of project management tools, processes, and terminology

• Experience in managing visual merchandising development and understanding of VM vocabulary a plus

• There is potential for the team structure to evolve to encompass more functions, while narrowing down scope in terms of product/launch focus – the ideal candidate is someone who is open to change and consistently seeks to develop and learn

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