Retail Delivery Project Manager - Dusseldorf.
job description.Our client is an international fashion retailer with an established brand, excellent product range and best in class reputation. On the back of a successful first half of the year, they are planning to expand their store portfolio with a major push into Europe.
To help drive this rollout, we have been asked to supply a German based Retail Project Manager. Initially you will be based out of their Dusseldorf HQ but you will then work around the country, managing high profile store refurbishments and fit outs.
You must be fluent in English and German.
Live within the Dusseldorf area or willing to re-locate.
Happy to travel across Europe in 2021 to manage multiple store rollouts.
Your duties will include the following:
Planning the overall program
Responsible for the creation of the program
Creating a program where the projects are being delivered in a staged manner so that that the Operations team are able to manage the flow of new stores
Daily program management throughout the program life cycle
Overseeing the progress of multiple projects across Europe to ensure they are delivered in a timely manner and within budget
Creating and maintaining processes to manage multiple projects at the same time
Managing the Program's budget
Tracking multiple project during quote/tender and construction phases.
Monitoring project budgets to ensure they keep within the agreed figures.
Managing risks and issues and taking corrective action
Analysing projects to see where risks could occur and taking any necessary action to reduce the likelihood that they could occur.
Ability to react to arising issues quickly by analysing them with the Project Managers and finding a way to resolve them
Coordinating the projects and their independencies
Ensuring that our Project Managers, Furniture Suppliers and Architects are working together to ensure the projects are completed in a timely manner.
Managing Stakeholders communication
Keeping the different departments informed of the store fit out progress so they are prepared to act when required.
Creating and maintaining a structured communication process for stakeholders.
Managing the main program documentations / Ensuring each project has a fit out program
Creating a store briefing document for each project
Ensuring the store tracker documentation is kept up to date
Ensuring the fit out contracts are created and completed
Qualities our client are looking for:
Good knowledge and handling of project and program management methodology and techniques with at least 10 years of experience.
Prince 2 and/or other Project Management qualifications – desirable.
Good facilitating and organising skills.
Strong leadership and management skills.
Ability to work with a wide range of individuals.
Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures.
The ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems.
Fluent in English language is required and it is an advantage to be fluent in other languages with a preference for Italian / German.
Our client offers market leading salaries, packages and bonuses. This is a superb opportunity for an ambitious, driven Project Manager with excellent Retail project delivery experience.
If interested in this position e-mail your CV to: email@example.com.