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Traveling Merchandising - Project Manager

Driveline Retail Dallas Full-Time
$35,000.00 - $40,000.00 / year
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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 


Recommended skills

Merchandising
Visual Merchandising
Sales
Retailing
Planogram
Customer Service

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Traveling Merchandising - Project Manager
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