Req ID:  3394

Hong Kong, China

Date:  12-Mar-2023

Manager, Brands Management - Store Design and Construction

Job Description

  • Report to the Director Brand Management provide support with on-going strategic initiatives
  • Manage the process of coordinating design development for branded personalization projects at all DFS locations
  • Handle issue of vendor package through to Brand design approval, in support of merchandising initiatives for designated merchandising categories. 
  • Based on category assigned to provide support on all store planning needs of the DFS merchant team
  • Assist with the coordination and issue of vendor packages
  • Coordinate with brand guidelines, design, cost, schedule with stakeholders
  • Liaise and interact with DFS departments, divisions, and external contacts to accomplish project objectives
  • Establish positive rapport with vendors and external stakeholders
  • Coordinate and communicate regular project status report and project flow 
  • Other duties and projects as assigned by the Director Brand Management

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture / Interior Design or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years’ interior and store design experience; preferably with high end retail store; airports or shopping malls. 
  • Demonstrate know how on technical construction drawings, shop drawing and tender review 
  • Experience in the luxury retail and international business preferred
  • Experience in managing various stakeholders and project management 
  • Highly organized, with strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Excellent oral communication skills; good written communication skills; interpersonal and follow-up skills
  • Proficiency in MS Project, AutoCAD, Photoshop, SketchUp; good to have InDesign and Illustrator 
  • Open to travel and work flexible hours as required by the needs of the business

DFS is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy and practice to employ, promote and treat all employees and applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency and to provide all employees with a workplace that is free of discrimination. Employment decisions are based on qualifications such as education, work experience and talent, and are made without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other basis protected by law.