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Director, Store Planning & Construction Remodels & Interior Maintenance

Posted 2 weeks ago
Dallas
Market: TX - Dallas
Industry Segment: Department Stores
Category: Store Design
Seniority: Director
Job Type: Full time

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Director, Store Planning & Construction Remodels & Interior Maintenance
Neiman Marcus
Dallas
Department Stores
Full time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Marketplace Role

As a service to our candidates we present 1000’s of luxury industry roles as part of our Marketplace offering. For these jobs you will be forwarded to the brand to apply directly.

Job Description

Summary Statement:

The Director of Store Planning & Construction Remodels and Interior Maintenance will lead the Store Planning and Construction efforts relative to the overall design and construction process for new stores and remodels. The role will lead the team of Project Managers, Store Planners, and Production Coordinators that manage the day-to-day aspects of New Store Projects, Major Remodels & Minor Remodels. This position will coordinate with Senior Management, Store Management, Merchants, Sales Support Vice Presidents and Directors as well as Consultants to facilitate multiple projects from start-up to completion.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Lead the connection between Director of Selling Capital and Brand Partnerships as well as Director of Store Planning Special Projects for integration into all New Store and Remodel projects.
  • Responsible for coaching and directing the Store Planning Project Managers and Store Planners in the management of the planning and design process for new stores, major remodels, and maintenance projects.
  • Responsible for overseeing efficiency of direct team’s work and deliverables including developing and streamlining processes where necessary.
  • Communicate with the Director of Selling Capital and Brand Partnerships, Vice President, Store Planning & Construction and the Finance team about the progress being made on brand shops as it relates to new stores and remodel projects. Role is responsible for verifying and ensuring that each of the team members have appropriate resources to complete designated part of the project work.
  • Responsible for coordinating progress on special projects, brand shops and yearly capital projects for various reports and monthly meetings.
  • In conjunction with the Vice President, Store Planning & Construction, responsible for identifying and developing scope of work for potential projects that will enhance customer experience, increase sales, the productivity of the stores and the productivity of our division.
  • Responsible for moving Neiman Marcus forward from a design perspective, developing and delivering next generation environments that exceed customer expectations for the luxury experience.
  • Responsible for overseeing the management of expense accounts/ budgets related to Store Planning staff and projects.
  • Responsible for refinements and maintenance of Salesforce and Smartsheets databases with project schedules, budgets, and scope of work information. Will monitoring and audit data entry by direct reports to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Various other in-house responsibilities include: oversee development of design interpretation packages for production, plan check reviews, shop drawing review oversight, etc.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture
  • Previous retail project management experience a plus
  • Excellent computer skills: AutoCad knowledge, Excel & Word proficiency, SalesForce, and Smartsheets
  • Excellent communication, presentation skills and organizational skills
  • Drafting skills and knowledge of construction detailing
  • Team player and ability to motivate/energize teams
  • Associates must be willing to work a flexible schedule based on business need, which will include evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Work Experience: At least 8-12 years of store planning/design experience with a major department/specialty store or design firm.
  • Previous people leadership experience including developing, training, and growing team members to maximize their full potential.
  • Proven and strong cross functional partnership track record
  • Proven track record achieving results across multiple businesses
  • Previous experience navigating complex business problems, collaborating with leads across corporate functions, presenting at the executive level, working with corporate business partners, and leading cross-functional large-scale initiatives
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • “Win together” mentality
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Product Suite
  • Associates must be willing to work a flexible schedule based on business need, which will include evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Travel May be Required up to 20 %

Competencies

Passion for People

  • Actively breaks down silos and barriers to foster an environment of cross-organizational collaboration, inclusiveness, information-sharing, and problem-solving
  • Resolves conflicts as soon as they arise, finding common ground and settling disputes fairly and with minimal disruption
  • Structures messages in a clear logical manner using the most appropriate communication medium
  • Trains and develops quality talent by supporting team members in identifying career development goals and opportunities for growth and exposure
  • Establishes a positive environment of achievement, recognition, and celebration
  • Serves as a role model by establishing and adhering to high ethical standards
  • Speaks with truth and candor, modeling how to challenge the status quo appropriately
  • Creates a safe and trusting work environment that encourages open and honest dialogue
  • Prioritizes focus on and commitment to exceptional internal and external customer service through reinforcing communications and learning opportunities
  • Creates a gracious and welcoming environment for internal and external customers as well as other partners

Passion for Business

  • Fosters creative thinking and risk-taking amongst partners and acts upon the best shared
  • Demonstrates a history of effective decision making and coaches others in making good decisions
  • Defines clear priorities and enables focus on most critical activities to improve performance
  • Models flexibility and decisiveness in changing direction as the business environment dictates to achieve strategic objectives
  • Fosters consistent reflection on past performance and continuously improve
  • Encourages and scales idea-sharing
  • Personally champions change initiatives, and assigns key change roles to direct reports, secures commitment to change, and coaches direct reports on their roles in the change

Passion for Personal Growth

  • Continuously builds skills and knowledge through training, coaching, and career experiences
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge and appreciation of the NMG business and the fashion industry
  • Conveys energy and enthusiasm for Neiman Marcus Group and personal work
  • Adapts personal approach in response to diverse situations and people
  • Responds to unexpected changes in work environment with creativity and resilience
  • Establishes and upholds high personal standards for individual work and environment
  • Maintains a customer-centric mentality versus a solely store-centric one

Additional Information

About Neiman Marcus

NMG and our brands—Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Last Call, and Horchow—are relationship businesses that lead with love for our customers, associates, brand partners, and communities. Our strategy of integrated luxury retail is about creating long-term relationships with our customers. It’s this connection that creates emotional and high lifetime value potential.

Leveraging the expertise of our 9,000+ associates, we exhibit a growth mindset in how we deliver across our three channels of in-store, ecommerce, and remote selling. In addition, we are continuing to make investments in data and technology that allow us to scale a personalized luxury experience.

Director, Store Planning & Construction Remodels & Interior Maintenance
Neiman Marcus
Dallas
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