Retail Merchandising - Project Manager

Employer
Driveline Retail
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Aug 06, 2018
Closes
Aug 20, 2018
Industry
Retail
Hours
Full Time
RETAIL MERCHANDISING - PROJECT MANAGER Leading Merchandising Company has an immediate opening for a quality full time hands-on project manager to lead projects in major retail chains. This is a permanent, Full-Time salaried position with benefits This position is not an office job. We are looking for seasoned project manager that have minimum 2 years of experience setting up new stores from empty buildings This position is a hand on running teams to building gondola's (counters), moving counters, setting planograms, and merchandising new and remodeled stores. This position is in a retail setting. The project manager would be in the field completing total retail rebuilds and new store setup overseeing a reset merchandising team. Project manager is responsible for running a team in the retailer location. Major Areas of Responsibility Project Management with new store build for merchandise flow Coordinate all field activities within assigned regions with the VP of Operations Read and understand POG's, schematics, and blue prints Direct fixture crews, vendors, stocking crews, etc for a new store Communicating with merchant team in verbally and in writing visual merchandising direction Resolving preliminary floor set issues Build, maintain and promote a strong working relationship with Management and our clients Manage hours worked for hourly employees/temporary laborers and record in time-keeping utility within the website - The Project Manager's hours will be recorded within this system as well Ensuring all work orders and photos are uploaded to the Website at the completion of each day, a sign-off form is completed with a member of store management. Run crew for remodel and new store builds Weekly status reports are required to be sent to the VP of Operations each Friday no later than 6:00 PM. Must enter accurate daily payroll hours for any hourly associate working under your direction, or call in hours if laptop is not in working order Depending on open territories, this position may need to assist in another territory. Any disciplinary actions and/or terminations for direct reports are required to be discussed and approved by the VP of Operations prior to any action being taken with the employee or temporary laborer Job Requirements Must have Project Management with retail merchandising experience Must possess a valid state issued driver's license and have dependable transportation Must be able to provide proof of insurance Self-motivated leader that does not require constant supervision Strong Communication skills both verbal and written Strong Interpersonal Skills and customer service/sales orientation Ability to foster a relationship with peers and store management to deliver high quality results Do repetitive bending, standing, and walking. . . pull, push, and lift materials up to 70 pounds Strong organizational skills Ability to read, analyze, and interpret Plan-o-Grams, schematics and written instructions Work within Word, Excel, Internet browsers, E‑mail, and Database software Professional appearance, presentation and good personal grooming Must possess a valid state issued driver's license Key attributes for a regular project manager: Previous reset/project experience and ability to report all work daily via company website Read and understand POG's, schematics, and blue prints Manage a crew in a retail setting including tracking hourly employees time worked Recruit, hire and hold crew members responsible Train and position crew members for a variety of projects Strong communication with retail store management in order to build, maintain, and promote a strong working relationship Problem solver with strong analytical skills Ability to travel extensively depending on the workload in assigned area Highly organized Experience with one or more gondola systems is a must. Travel Approximately 65% travel is required for Project Managers. Overnight stays may be required throughout the work week as dictated by business objectives and district boundaries Job Requirements Must have Project Management merchandising experience Must possess a valid state issued driver's license and have dependable transportation Must be able to provide proof of insurance Self-motivated leader that does not require constant supervision Strong Communication skills both verbal and written Strong Interpersonal Skills and customer service/sales orientation Ability to foster a relationship with peers and store management to deliver high quality results Do repetitive bending, standing, and walking. . . pull, push, and lift materials up to 70 pounds Strong organizational skills Ability to read, analyze, and interpret Plan-o-Grams, schematics and written instructions Work within Word, Excel, Internet browsers, E‑mail, and Database software Professional appearance, presentation and good personal grooming 2 years Experience analyze and executing store maps for floor Experience resolving preliminary floor set issues