Manager, Interiors & Sourcing (Store Planning)

Recruiter
Tiffany & Co.
Location
Paris, France
Posted
28 Jul 2022
Closes
26 Oct 2022
Ref
54633
Function
Marketing
Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time
Overview

The Interiors & Sourcing manager is responsible for being a key conduit between store planning and store design. Managing and assisting the store design process from design concept to store opening.

In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining the brand image for core projects for the local and the international markets. Additionally, you will work closely with the VP of Global Store Design in New York & Director of Store Planning EMEA planning & defining furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) and finishing schedules and budgets to integrate in the standard for the store design manual.

Key Responsibilities

Design & Delivery
  • Develop and present initial concept design, mood boards and collaborate with the Project Architect during store layouts for each region
  • Maintain communication with international distributors and cross functional departments (ex) Creative Visual Merchandising, Marketing, & Procurement teams
  • Research relevant interior trends in both the retail and residential fields to constantly referencing to the rich heritage database
  • Responsible for specifications and production of assigned domestic and international finishes. This includes but is not limited to all interior custom carpets, furnishing, fabrics, and wallcovering (FF&E schedules)
  • Review furniture, lighting, and custom millwork shop drawings for design compliance and review all sample submittals
  • Ability to lead and mentor junior team members
  • Partner with project architect to create presentations with accompanying materials for senior management.
  • Work on each of EMEA store project and be responsible for communicating all finishes.
  • Work closely with all Store Planning project teams (Architects / PM's / CM's) to keep on budget & programme.

Market Research
  • Responsibility for initiating market research for additional vendors to source new and existing interior design products. This includes cost reduction initiatives, improving production capabilities, customization, sample development and vendor compliance with durability requirements.
  • Look to the future stores and new store concept and get ahead of vendors, working closely with procurement.


Team Collaboration
  • Create a positive, innovative, and collaborative culture of designers.
  • Provide guidance and direction to ensure engagement and hold individuals accountable for achieving results.
  • Ensure the alignment of individual goals with overall business objectives.


Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Interior Design or Architecture or Construction field
  • Minimum 6 years of experience
  • Experience in luxury high-end interiors residential or retail
  • Knowledge of units and measure to communicate site specific requirements and dimensions
  • 2D and 3D software skills
  • Travel required
  • Microsoft Office


Preferred Qualifications
  • Photoshop / illustrator
  • AutoCad
  • Hand sketching
  • SketchUp

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