Retail Design Project Manager (6169)

Portland Metro Area, OR | Consulting

Post Date: 05/14/2018 Job ID: JN -052018-6169
Evo is seeking a Retail Design Project Manager for our Beaverton Client. You will support 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. They are looking for someone that is tactical, organized, a 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 the client's design ethos and enhance the consumer retail experience. Works in conjunction with a Senior Project Manager, Program Manager or Operations Director to contribute to long-term planning and process creation/improvements to support Global, Geography partner and Brand goals. This contract opportunity is scheduled through 11/24/18, with an extension based on fit, need and budget.

DUTIES:
  • 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, vendors, 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
SKILLS and REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Operations, Marketing, Design or a related field
  • Retail industry experience preferred; retail environments and programs (store design, construction/installations, fixtures & fittings, consumer services)
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in project management and production
  • 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 Project 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
Applicants must be fully authorized to work in the U.S. and physically be in the U.S.
CORP-to-CORP requests will NOT be entertained.
Relocation assistance will not be available for this position.

Evo is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected factor.

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