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Retail Design PM

Job title: Retail Design PM
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Beaverton
Industry: Retail
Remote: No
Reference: 413057
Contact name: Adrienne Salzwedel-Bass
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

24 Seven is partnering with our retail client to find a Retail Design Project Manager to join their amazing team. 

  • Architectural and construction background preferred.
  • Retail Industry Experience.
  • Working in large global environment on large complex projects.
  • Aiding in the development of Global Stores Program and Project work.
  • Manage workload, timelines, budget and overall drive retail design.
  • Organized, positive team member responsible for delivering the project objective and deliverables.

 

FOCUS:

Supports consumer led retail concepts and the evolution of the retail business; at the macro and micro levels, aiding in the development of global concepts, global stores, program and project work. Tactical, organized, positive team player who is responsible for delivering the project objective and deliverables. Owns the day- to-day project schedule, and manages project costs, timelines and quality while remaining flexible and focused on delivering the best creative solutions. Project work includes 2D and 3D retail elements for retail environments and programs that reflect design ethos and enhance the consumer retail experience. Works in conjunction with Program Manager, Sr Studio Manager, and Design Team to contribute to long-term planning and process creation/improvements to support Global, Geography partner and Brand goals.

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Manage all aspects of assigned retail projects and related production processes to effectively execute on timelines, goals and budgets.
  • Drive project schedules and communications, meeting cadence, execution of deliverables and in-store installations.
  • Strong communication; written and verbal, both internally and externally.
  • Collaborate with the design and operations teams, architects, agencies, contractors, and fabricators to ensure designs are executed to specification and quality standards.
  • Facilitate sampling and prototyping, identify and address key issues and challenges in the printing, construction/ manufacturing, testing of designs.
  • Accountable to organize, record and maintain all project specific development/production documentation and specifications for integration into retail standards. Leverage best practices, and tools while improving on them.
  • Fosters teamwork and builds consensus among design team, partner teams and vendors.
  • Fosters innovative thinking and operational excellence that optimizes creativity.

 

REQUIRED SKILL TO ADVANCE TO THIS LEVEL:

  • Bachelor's degree in Design (Architectural, Industrial, etc) Business Operations, Marketing, or a related field, with minimum 5 years’ experience in project management and production
  • Retail industry experience preferred; retail environments and programs (store design, construction/installations, fixtures & fittings, consumer services)
  • Experience working in a large, global environment, on complex, high visibility projects with large budgets and brand and/or commercial impact
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance as well as effectively collaborate with Senior Program Management, Design, Geography and business partners, vendors/ manufacturers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to proactively solve complex problems
  • Experience managing and driving project budgets, timelines and apply best practices to improve processes.
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