Req ID:  3122

Los Angeles, United States

Date:  31 Aug 2023

Senior Project Manager

Job Description

This is an opportunity for store design and project management professional to lead an unique project that situates in US

  • Successfully set-up, manage, coordinate and deliver DFS project planning 
  • Successfully deliver projects at a high quality level, on time and within budget 
  • Control all project site activities so that original design and planning intent is executed 
  • Ensure that all project related information is communicated properly to relevant parties  
  • Guide on local applications, rules, regulations and method of works, to ensure all potential issues are flagged properly and within a reasonable time period for resolution 
  • Guide and influence site construction teams, both DFS and Brand specific 
  • Provide recommended solutions as required to progress the projects to completion 
  • Participate in tendering and costs control during the design, tendering and construction process

Key Requirements

  • Working with the Director Design Management build consultant team base as required through RFP and tender process and ensure proper integration with landlords consultant teams  
  • Working with the VP Brands store planning and the team, and ensure the Brand’s design are managed effectively and timely  
  • Coordinate and build strong relationship with landlords and or local contacts 
  • Coordinate internal DFS complexity especially in relation to Ops Divisions, Merchants and Finance  
  • Manage the project brief to ensure that all aspects are managed and maintained through the concept, design development, tender and construction phases  
  • Coordinate and attend all project update meetings  
  • Coordinate, monitor and report on project budget status  
  • Coordinate on internal and external QSs and commercial managers 
  • Coordinate all external consultants through all phases of project 
  • Ensure that all consultants and contractors are adhering to all necessary local codes and regulations as well as DFS rules and regulations and DOA’s  
  • Oversee contractor interview and tendering process  
  • Obtain all necessary information to enable construction to commence and complete without disruption, and all planned phases to be executed smoothly 
  • Coordinate Design Managers on shop drawing review from contractors and consultant teams  
  • Ensure all brand coordination for Vendor Package preparation and presentation is complete, through Design and Merchants  
  • Coordinate the execution of construction works both generic DFS designed zones and Brand personalized spaces.  
  • Including but not limited to coordinating with; Brand direct suppliers and Brand project teams, Store Operations, IT, Loss Prevention and Visual Merchandizing departments  
  • Ensure the Store Development Leadership is updated on a regular basis through project meeting minutes and monthly reports  
  • Anticipate and react to any and all conditions that may impact project in order to stick to budget and program 
  • Open to relocate with eligibility to work in the US are essential 
  • Annual Salary $100-$170,000

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.