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Senior Development Project Manager

Company: Mejuri
Location: New York
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

The Role:
Hi! I'm Alan, and I am the Vice President of Real Estate and Development. I am looking for a Senior Development Project Manager that will be responsible for managing all aspects of project delivery for new stores, temporary & pop up locations and activations.
You will work independently and cross functionally with the Retail Expansion and Retail Operations departments to ensure our store design is brought to life. You are a creative problem solver, with a passion for customer-centric environments. You recognize that getting the best from others requires strong relationships and the ability to roll up your sleeves.
What you'll do:

  • Plan and deliver an on-time build of each New Store Opening (NSO) project from project permitting & bidding through clean turnover and project close out.
  • Build & manage project budgets. This includes recommendations and guidance to the Experience Design team in the development of cost-effective solutions that do not compromise design and brand integrity.
  • Support similar scope across a broad range of project types including NSO, renovation, reposition, and pop ups.

    What you bring to the team:

    • Collaborate with key functions of the Expansion & Retail teams and manage relationships with external Manufacturers, Vendors, Landlord Representatives and General Contractors to ensure each project is delivered on time and on budget.
    • Develop project schedules, budgets, and provide guidance to the Real Estate Team and Store Design Teams regarding site selection.
    • Partner with our external Architect team(s) to confirm scope and timing for obtaining any required permits necessary for project delivery.
    • Manage multiple work streams across multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring all deliverables are achieved on time & on budget.
    • Supervise internal Project Coordinators and cross-functional partners to plan for each NSO and deliver on time and on budget.
    • Reconcile all deficiencies and after care of the new space within 30 days after opening.
    • In partnership with our third-party vendors, oversee jurisdictional compliance including (but not limited to) obtaining business license, operational permits, insurance certificates, LL approvals, etc.
    • Develop and administer RFP processes according to company guidelines.
    • Review all Architectural and MEP drawings at key milestone deliverable dates including 90%, issue for permit and issue for bid for conformance with established project budget, delivery conditions and guidelines.
    • In partnership with our third-party Construction Management team:
    • Provide weekly project status reporting and feedback to the Retail Expansion team.
    • Take a proactive approach to anticipating schedule and budget risks via development of real-time contingency plans in partnership with the VP of Real Estate & Development.
    • Place and track orders with established vendors for equipment, supplies and services required for assigned retail expansion projects.
    • Successfully hand off all NSO projects to the NSO Manager, ensuring no GC work is left to complete. Provide on-site support as needed post hand-off to ensure an on-time opening.
    • Frequent travel within North America and Internationally is required.

      Things We Consider An Asset:

      • 6-10 years of experience in multi-unit delivery. (Experience in retail, hospitality or commercial projects are a plus.)
      • Degree in Architecture, Construction, Project Management or a related field, a plus.
      • Experience concurrently delivering multiple small-scale projects on time & on budget.
      • Demonstrable knowledge of the retail industry across North America and internationally.
      • Excellent time management, planning and organizational skills
      • An entrepreneur who identifies opportunities and thinks creatively to drive solutions forward.
      • Detail-oriented decision maker that is capable of follow through and accuracy.
      • Appreciates feedback and constantly strives to improve self and Brand.
      • Strong communication & organizational skills.
      • Experience with Google G-Suite, Smartsheet & Notion. Experience w/ Procore a plus.

        Benefits at Mejuri:

        • A minimum of three weeks vacation, plus personal days and three religious observance days.
        • A hybrid work model for all corporate roles.
        • 'Mejuri Passport' which allows employees who meet specific criteria to work in other locations for one month per year.
        • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits, including mental health coverage, and generous personal and sick days for our full-time employees. We also offer bereavement leave, including miscarriage and stillbirth support.
        • Parental leave salary top-up of up to 80%, as well as a personalized return-to-work transition and accommodation plan for full-time employees.
        • Semi-annual performance reviews.
        • Internal coaching department and learning and development to support career growth and plans for everyone.
        • A generous product discount!

          Please note that these benefits apply to full-time employees.
          At Mejuri we embrace a hybrid working environment and support our corporate employees to be successful whether they are at home or in the office. The primary purpose of our offices is to drive collaboration and deepen relationships with one another.
          Looking for the perfect next opportunity is a big decision. Mejuri recognizes the importance of pay transparency when it comes to salary ranges as it empowers individuals through the hiring process and supports them in making an informed decision. This role will be for our New York office, with a base salary of $140,000- $150,000 per year based on a candidate's experience and qualifications.

Keywords: Mejuri, New York , Senior Development Project Manager, Executive , New York, New York

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