Senior Manager, Architecture Technical Design & Costing

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
London, United Kingdom
Posted
09 Jun 2022
Closes
13 Sep 2022
Ref
151949-en_GB
Function
Marketing
INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

The role is responsible for all retail store design technical standards & guideline and for global construction cost analysis, coordination, value engineering on all Architecture Dept activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Lead, manage and own the Global Store Design Fit-out specifications and details book, with specific management and responsibility of technology, APP, IT, MEP sections. Coordinating with internal and external stakeholders, design and construction teams.
• Assemble & build prototypes to fulfil all design concepts.
• Work closely with design and construction to ensure all teams are up to date with current concept and this is consistently delivered identifying and establishing procedures/processes and technology solutions.
• Identify and implement specific solutions for complex design standards focusing on brand aesthetics, feasibility, sustainability, maintainability and cost effectiveness.
• Identify, coordinate and manage groups of design, construction and external stakeholders to achieve the vision of Burberry's stores and pop ups in the most expeditious and effective manner
• Direct concepts and provide consultations to the regional and corporate teams with regards to technical questions and comments. Including external consultants and contractors where required
• Evaluate and manage construction costs on a global overview, coordinating with regional teams on performance and value engineering opportunities and ensure corrective action is taken as necessary.
• Measure and report on project cost and resources performance identifying correct performance measures, risks and resolution on a global corporate scale.
• Create and manage a global construction resource use schedule based on yearly planning. Create a global network of construction resources coordinating with regional construction teams.
• Working with Procurement identify where cost savings can be achieved throughout the supply chain
• Analyse, evaluate and coordinate with relevant Corporate stakeholders to ensure corporate processes are adhered and managed resulting in a lean, efficient tender and approval processes
• Directly project manage projects as necessary based on global workload.

PERSONAL PROFILE

• Bachelor (or higher) degree in Architecture, Engineering, Management
• Proven problem-solving analytical skills with an ability to embrace change enthusiastically
• Thorough knowledge of high end retail store planning/ detailing/ construction costs and operations
• Able to communicate effectively with technical sketches / CAD drawings
• Experience high end retail store fit-out is a plus

FOOTER

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

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