Vans- Retail Construction Manager

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 7 days ago

Job Description Vans: Be a Part of the Original It was never about waving the brand like a flag, it was always about the people Paul Van Doren Vans is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, Vans has thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to help shape and transform the future of our business. At Vans, our culture sets us apart and influences everything we do. We are driven by five values: We are determined. We are connected to our consumers and to each other. We are inclusive. We are expressive and fun. And most of all, we are a family. Vans is a subsidiary of VF, one of the worlds largest apparel and footwear companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels. As we continue to expand, VF and Vans take great measures in developing and growing our people. Vans is founded on a culture of learning. We take pride in our ability to facilitate learning opportunities by providing the resources and tools necessary to support each individuals pursuit of growth to achieve future goals driven by our brand purpose. Our purpose to enable creative expression and inspire youth culture is fostered through our inclusivity. We welcome anyone and everyone into our global family and proudly celebrate an environment where individuality is embraced, equal opportunities thrive, and everyone is empowered to reach their greatest potential. By joining the Vans family, you will be immersed in an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work very hard across a multitude of large initiatives to bring the Van Doren spirit to life. We live for what we do. Construction Manager: Become the Newest Member of the Vans Family As a Construction Manager, you are responsible for all aspects of Store Construction within the assigned brand(s) (Vans, The North Face, Timberland, Kipling, Icebreaker, Dickies, Work Authority, Smartwool). You play a crucial role in ensuring our assigned projects are delivered on time and on budget. We place in your hands the power to oversee a seamless transition from Construction to Merchandising. By continuously seeking to improve store presentation, you will successfully maintain or reduce costs through value engineering and the competitive bid process. You will grow strategic partnerships within the Brands that result in smooth build schedules from lease conception to store opening. Here at Vans, we maintain high levels of integrity and honesty with complete transparency, which is required of you before joining our family. How You Will Make a Difference: Manage the construction process for new store and remodel projects. Personally manage 20+ projects annually within the brand(s) and oversee all aspect of the project from plan approval, bidding, construction and project closeout. Travel to job sites, as necessary, to ensure projects are on time, on budget and as per design. Meet with city inspectors, landlord management, internal teams, and outside vendors to ensure a successful store opening. Maintain impeccable records on shared drive of budget, orders, contracts and schedules. Your diverse experiences and background enable you to provide a unique perspective to fuel our global growth. Additionally, you are inclusive and value differing points of view. Skills for Success: Years of Related Professional Experience: 3+ years Educational/ Position Requirements:
⏵ Bachelors Degree - BA or equivalent from a four-year college or 3+ years related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
⏵ Three or more years of previous experience managing multiple simultaneous retail construction projects in a retail chain environment required. Skills:
⏵ Proven Effective Negotiator
⏵ Extreme integrity and honesty
⏵ Creativity and design interest
⏵ Outstanding interpersonal skills, enthusiasm and energy
⏵ Ability to effectively plan, organize and manage time
⏵ Ability to manage budgets and control costs (Financial Acumen)
⏵ Ability to make decisions independently with limited direction
⏵ Develops collaborative and diverse relationships
⏵ A thorough understanding of and ability to read and critique architectural and construction drawings materials and processes
⏵ Proficient computer abilities including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, MS-Project
⏵ CAD a plus. Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:
⏵ Travel by air and overnight, as required 70% amount of time (at times with minimal notice)
⏵ Willing and able to work additional hours when needed
⏵ Bend, lift, open and move product and related office items varying in weight from 1 to 25lbs, depending on need