PROJECT MANAGER - STORE DEVELOPMENT

Boardriders

Multiple Locations

0 year(s)
Full-Time
N/A
Job Description
COMPANY OVERVIEW:                                                                                 
We awaken the spirit of freedom and adventure by connecting boardriders around the world. We are the world’s leading action sports and lifestyle company with a global portfolio of brands. We’re a team of 7,500 like-minded souls protecting what we love. The smell of the ocean. The sounds of the city you know so well. The perfect slope. The perfect wave. The perfect game. Ultimate freedom.
 
We lead with integrity and passion, we build an inclusive community, we protect our playgrounds and we play to win.
 
We are Quiksilver, Billabong, Roxy, RVCA, DC Shoes, Element, VonZipper, Honolua. We are BOARDRIDERS.
 
“Boardriders is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including: Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans”
 
 
SUMMARY:
 The Project Manager of Store Development reports to the Director of Leasing & Store Development and works cross-functionally with a diverse group of stakeholders while managing the new store and remodel development process from pre-construction planning throughout completion and store opening. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, results driven, developmental research oriented, entrepreneurial, and have 5+ years of retail construction industry experience. The candidate will be able to prioritize, multi-task and maximize productivity in a fast paced and evolving environment while maintaining high levels of efficiency, organization, and attention to detail. The role will consistently manage stakeholder expectations, project schedules, budgets, and assets. The Project Manager of Store Development will have experience working effectively with internal leadership, landlords, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, City officials and other external partners associated with the overall store planning, design, and construction process.
 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage planning and build out process for all new stores (flagships, outlets, and pop ups), remodels; including miscellaneous and special projects as needed
Travel: visits all assigned projects (2-3 visits throughout duration or as necessary)
Manage projects and effectively influence, negotiate, and communicate with business partners including landlords, real estate managers, construction managers, architects & engineers and store design team members
Manage internal and external business partners (cross-functional departments, general contractors, architects, subs/trades, vendors & suppliers)  
Works closely with project managers, business partners, field teams, landlord, property management, store operations, district managers, store opening team, real estate, marketing, visual, merchandise planning, IT, etc.
Provides timelines and manages deadlines with cross-functional departments to ensure timely store opening
Review/evaluate vendor competitive bidding processes, proposals & contracts, construction plans, specifications, ROM estimates, construction budget, and schedule
Track and obtain required approvals, internal/external
Establish effective relationships along with an understanding of municipalities permit process and schedules
Responds to RFI’s, manages all trades to ensure timelines are being met, work is accurate, complete and in compliance with the plans and brand quality standards
Prepares and updates master project calendars, construction reports, and schedules
Responsible for building project presentations with detailed capital expenditure and scope breakdowns
Lead weekly coordination meetings to keep all parties aligned on scope, schedule, permitting and budget
Effectively facilitate and communicate during critical project milestones including handoffs between project team members
Assist real estate team in validating site packages for Real Estate Committee review
Provide business decision support and participate/lead special projects
 
 
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS/EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
Minimum 5+ years of retail construction industry and project management experience
Knowledge of all key architecture, engineering, and construction management principles
 
 
 PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:
Experience with senior-level presentations
Experience with real estate project and portfolio management tools (MS Projects, Smartsheet, etc.)
Proficient with CAD and other design development/rendering software
Strong organizational skills and business acumen
Self-motivated, able to work both independently and collaboratively within a team