Retail Design Manager - International
A group wide position in a leading name in Retail, this is a Management appointment to their Property Design Team. Managing a team of Retail Designers this role will lead the design delivery of retail store environments across their European portfolio.
Our client are a Global Fashion Retail Group operating over 20 different successful retail brands across the world. They are at the forefront of retail innovation and are at the top of their market consistently reporting record profit figures
Their innovative approach sees them going from strength to strength and still rapidly expanding and diversifying into new areas of retail.
The Group has a reputation for employing passionate, inspirational people that drive innovation across the retail businesses. Their stores are often seen as the very best representations of some of the most sought after consumer bands in the world.
The Retail Design Manager is key to the development of the retail brands in the Group. This role is working across the European Retail portfolio, including the Mainland Europe, UK and Ireland. The Retail Design Manager role will lead a team of retail designers, responsible for the day to day management of their workload, ensuring projects are delivered on time and of the highest standards. Working closely with the Senior management teams to understand proposed concepts and deliver strategic overviews across the team. Developing and mentoring the team, working with them to develop a happy team environment and keep them inspired and motivated.
The Retail Design Manager will be working closely with other departments across the wider business to ensure the smooth running of the programme, to greater understand and preempt the necessary approvals and compliance required.
Check and approve all store plans and be required to attend site meetings to talk through the designs with the project delivery team.
This is a Management role in a well established Retail Property Design Team. You will need to have strong knowledge and understanding of Retail Design. You will be highly organised and well able to plan and forecast work-streams and set deadlines.
Experience of all stages of the design process from conception through to delivery.
Strong understanding of Retail Construction coupled with good understanding of Building Regulations and Compliance.
Thorough knowledge of architectural drawings and specifications for construction document production.
Degree Qualified in an Architectural or Interior Design related qualification
The successful Retail Design Manager will ideally have a minimum of 8 years industry experience with at least 3 in a management position.
Ideally experienced in both Revit and AutoCAD.
You must hold a valid Passport as international travel will be required.
An industry leading package, Store Discounts, Healthcare and Discretionary Bonus on offer.