Project Manager, Architecture

New York, United States
17 Aug 2022
20 Aug 2022

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.


Responsible for managing Burberry Americas high-profile construction initiatives, driving technical excellence in concept development, balancing fiscal responsibility in execution with a continual understanding of store merchandise planning, space and fixture allocation as well as store operational strategies and requirements.


  • Develop and maintain close partnerships with external consultants and vendors - architects, engineers, suppliers
  • Forecast and manage overall Project Budgets and Schedules, identifying outside risk factors to delivery and adjusting over the course of Project duration
  • Launch projects with Burberry Studio, manage development process and maintain budget
  • Review design development drawings and manage approvals with internal business partners
  • Review Construction Documents for conformance to Burberry standards and budget expectations
  • Manage Bidding Phase, reconciliation with approved Capex and scope adjustments as necessary to align with budget
  • Travel to job sites during critical phases. Manage punch list with architect and consultants to ensure proper delivery
  • Participate in refinement of drawing standards, details and processes to facilitate project execution
  • Partner with Burberry Studio in development of details critical to execution
  • Technical skills as demonstrated through detail development
  • Maintain Project Budget within 5% of target Capex
  • Deliver project as forecasted and scheduled
  • Execution of project in line with design and operational expectations


  • 7-10 years' Project Management experience with Luxury Store Planning or Construction projects of 5,000 - 10,000 square feet
  • Facility with forecasting project schedules including understanding of regional permitting requirements, construction document production, construction sequencing, dependencies and other major factors and milestones affecting duration
  • Knowledge of standard construction costs and regional differences
  • Ability to forecast costs in parallel with evolving design ideation to meet target goals
  • Understanding of internal business relationships and their influence on project delivery
  • Ability to travel 25% of average work month


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

Posting Notes: USA || New York (US-NY) || New York || ARCHITECTURE || AMERICAS - ARCHITECTURE CONSTRUCTION || n/a ||

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