Retail Project Manager Shop-in-shop

Calvin Klein

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Job title

Retail Project Manager Shop-in-shop, Calvin Klein

Location

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Level

Manager

Function

Retail Management

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:

The Shop-In-Shop (

SIS

) team is part of the Retail Store Development Department which services the design and implementation of new SIS and refits of existing SIS across Western and Eastern Europe as well as Middle East and Africa.

This is an exciting role within the Calvin Klein SIS team where you will be working in conjunction with the Concept Design Team and Country Teams to oversee and input into the layout design of individual SIS sites within the parameters of the global concept guidelines.

Layouts will be updated where required and on approval you will arrange and oversee the fit-outs. The role requires a high level of administration, flawless coordination, planning, budgeting and logistics. Travel will be required to the countries you are supporting. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a fast paced, dynamic and international environment where on average will manage 100 SIS projects per year.

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. SIS Project: Kick-off & Project Management

  • Prepare initial planning, cost estimates and budget
  • Collect key information facilitating the start of the design process (AutoCAD drawings and Design Brief)
  • Maintain project administration on the network, and in the PVH database 

2. SIS Project: Design & Layout Development

  • Design the initial layout according brand guidelines and customer requirements
  • Seek approval of the layout internally and with country markets
  • Validate the country comments of the layout and ensure the production and design decisions are in the best interest of PVH

3. SIS Project: Logistics & Construction

  • Review all price quotations with relevant vendors including transport costs, agree delivery deadlines and organise logistics
  • Raise purchase orders with relevant vendors and communicate budgets
  • Prior to the shop opening ensure that all items required will be delivered on time

4. SIS Project: Evaluation

  • Seek for structural resolutions on reoccurring process and production issues jointly with other Project Managers
  • Follow up with countries on any installation “snagging” / defect

5. Other Key Tasks

  • Ensure projects are executed within the country budget given
  • Keep all project-related data up to date in personal Project Planners on the shared drive
  • Non SIS Project related tasks will be required; this will be highlighted by the SIS Manager

The Ideal Candidate

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree BA level; equivalent in Interior Design / Architecture is a plus
  • Approximately 2 years experience in managing projects in (retail) related fields
  • Excellent Planning and Time Management skills in combination with flexibility
  • Strong communication skills: communicate efficiently and effectively with representatives from various countries (internally + externally)
  • Independent worker, able to take own decisions and manage complete projects without or with little supervision, whilst being a strong team player
  • Open-minded and international mind-set
  • Analytical thinking; cost and commercial awareness, have negotiation skills
  • Advanced working knowledge in AutoCAD (Revit is an extra asset)
  • Strong Sketch-up / Adobe Creative Suite Skills
  • Adobe Creative Suite Skills
  • Advanced knowledge Microsoft Office Suite
  • Good in Excel Skills
  • Business fluent in English (written & spoken)

About Us

Provocative. Modern. Sensual. Iconic.  

Calvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand that exemplifies bold, progressive ideals and a seductive, and often minimal, aesthetic. We seek to thrill and inspire our audience while using provocative imagery and striking designs to ignite the senses.  

After nearly 50 years, Calvin Klein continues to be a cultural catalyst across the globe by embracing tension, sparking ideas and creating unforeseen realities. We believe in a culture that provokes discovery and brave thinking. We strive to make a positive impact on the world. We inspire passion in our people. We embody authenticity and embrace individuality.  

Founded in 1968 by Calvin Klein and his business partner Barry Schwartz, we have built our reputation as a leader in American fashion through our clean aesthetic and innovative designs. Global retail sales of Calvin Klein products exceed $8 billion in 2015 and were distributed in [over] 110 countries. Calvin Klein employs over 10,000 associates globally. In 2003, we were acquired by PVH Corp., one of the largest apparel companies in the world.