Manager, Architecture

Recruiter
Tapestry
Location
New York, New York, USA
Posted
27 Oct 2021
Closes
03 Jan 2022
Ref
93887
Function
Operations
Level
Manager
Job Title - Manager, Architecture

Primary Purpose:

The Manager, Architecture will oversee new store projects, renovations, enhancements and concept work in our international market, with a specific focus on China. The role will be based in our corporate office in New York.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Architecture and Design to...

- Manage all new store, renovation, and enhancement projects in our international market from feasibility to opening.
- Review project designs with all cross-functional teams including Visual Merchandising, sales, Business Development, and construction.
- Update projects as needed to meet business needs and budget constraints.
- Review construction and millwork drawings for accurate information, materials and sizing.
- Manage schedule for international review as well as agenda for local calls.

The accomplished individual will possess...

- College Degree - Architecture, Interior Design (preferred)
- At least three years' experience in an architecture/drafting position.
- Experience in retail design and reviewing construction/millwork drawings a plus.
- Excellent proficiency in ACAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchUp and Microsoft Office Suite.
- Must be self-motivated, highly productive, and have excellent communication skills.
- Ability to work independently, as well as cross functionally with other business groups.
- Must be a highly organized, self-starter with ability to handle multiple priorities at once.
- Familiarity with the nature of archival work, specifically the importance of accuracy in documentation.
- Must be able to read and understand architectural drawings.
- Ability and willingness to be available for meetings to accommodate our international market.

Our Competencies for All Employees
- Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
- Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
- Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
- Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
- Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
- Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
- Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
Our Competencies for All People Managers
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
- Developing Direct Reports and Others:Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
- Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong moraleand spirit in theirteam; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. #LI-AS1 Visit Tapestry, Inc. at http://www.tapestry.com/

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