Project & Construction Manager, North America Shop-In-Shops, RL A+D Studio
- Ralph Lauren
- New York, New York, United States
- Closing date
- 6 Apr 2023
- PR & Communications
Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.
Manage North America shop-in-shop projects from schematic design through completion, ensuring successful and timely completion of all projects. Project types range from new construction to full renovations, refreshes and multi-site fixture roll-outs, within various department stores in North America.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
· Manage a large number of shop-in-shop projects from design to completion, overseeing all phases of the projects. · Develop and manage schedules, maintaining constant communication with all internal stakeholders, suppliers and service provides, to ensure projects are delivered on time. · Monitor project status throughout the entire life of the project. · Order surveys and coordinate execution as needed. · Coordinate weekly calls with key suppliers and service providers to assess production/construction progress and ensure projects remain on schedule. · Issue meeting minutes to document weekly outcomes of calls. · Develop and manage project budgets, tracking all costs and change orders through the life of the project. · Execute project closeout with Finance partners. · Bid projects with pre-approved suppliers, level bids and award projects. Issue POs and reconcile invoices. · Issue POs to suppliers and service providers, and reconcile invoices. · Partner with Architecture & Design Managers on project execution details, to ensure all projects are executed per design intent. · Schedule and lead pre-installation calls with accounts, suppliers and internal architects. Once project is installed, coordinate timely completion of all snagging items. · Add new projects to global tracker and keep project data up to date to enable reporting.
Experience, Skills & Knowledge
· Experience with multi-site rollouts and North America department stores preferred, but not required. · Ability to manage a large number of projects simultaneously, in various stages of design development and construction. · Highly organized and process-oriented. · Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. · Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Project. Smartsheet knowledge preferred, but not required. · Knowledge of millwork standards, details and construction.
Ralph Lauren, whose name is synonymous with American lifestyle, timeless design and impeccable quality, is a cultural icon who has built the Ralph Lauren Corporation into one of the most successful companies in the world. As the first designer to produce a complete lifestyle vision, Mr. Lauren created a global brand exemplified by style, sophistication and the utmost attention to detail. Today, the Company is a leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances.
Since 1967, Ralph Lauren has cultivated the iconography of America, as well as that of Europe and the exotic themes of other cultures, redefining a style of luxury that is recognized and coveted around the world. “I have always had a clear vision,” he said. “I wanted to develop quality products and create a whole world around that. It means taking risks, going with what you feel, but never losing sight of your vision and conviction.”
At Ralph Lauren, we like to inspire—and to be inspired. Our teams are dynamic, collaborative and innovative—and we are always looking to build them with the strongest, most inspiring people in the world.
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