Retail Merchandising Project Manager - Travel
Driveline Retail

Peoria, Illinois

Posted in Retail
9 days ago


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Job Info


The Project Manager is dedicated to ensuring that our client's needs are met in a timely and cost-effective manner. The Project Manager will be responsible for managing large scale resets, remodels, and new store openings. Additionally, they will be responsible for developing and implementing new programs and processes that improve the Deployment team's accountability, visibility, and efficiency. The Project Manager will also be responsible for actively participating in resets/projects, as well as managing hourly labor. This includes scheduling, reporting, and ensuring resets are completed within the assigned districts accurately, completely, and on time.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Lead and manage teams for large scale resets and projects, store merchandising and arrangement services, and new store sets
  • Provide new store build project management and merchandising flow as required
  • Complete complex store surveys
  • Coordinate teams with Field Operations Manager for assigned projects
  • Direct fixture crews, vendors, third party labor, and Driveline team members for assigned projects
  • Share visual merchandising direction via verbal and written communication
  • Resolve any preliminary floor set issues
  • Build, maintain, and promote a strong working relationship with retail store management and clients
  • Manage and report hours worked for hourly employees and temporary laborers within the online time-keeping utility
  • Submit all work orders and photos
  • Keep a positive and professional attitude at all times when communicating with internal and external clients, employees, and store personnel
  • Ensure all store activities are accurately completed, work orders are submitted, and photos/timesheets are properly uploaded to the Driveline online reporting system at the end of each day's activities
  • Track employees and third party labor in store time and breaks
  • Provide onsite training to Assistant Project Managers and hourly employees
  • Complete the sign-off form with a member of the store management at the completion of each working day
  • Submit weekly status reports to the Vice President of Operations
  • Complete other Deployment or Merchandising work as required
  • Recruit and provide hiring recommendations to the Field Operations Manager
  • Discuss and gain prior approval from the Vice President of Operations prior to taking any disciplinary action with direct reports or temporary laborers
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements
  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • Must hold a valid driver's license and be able to provide proof of insurance
  • Ability to read and understand plan-o-grams, schematics, and blueprints
  • Experience with one or more gondola systems is required
  • Self-motivated leader who does not require constant supervision
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to foster relationships with store management and peers to deliver high quality results
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must have the ability to anticipate and rapidly adapt to a high-volume position with changing circumstances and situations
  • Professional appearance, presentation, and grooming


Job Requirements
Education and Experience Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 - 2 years of management or team lead experience
  • 2 - 3 years of retail merchandising and new store build/remodel experience
  • Proven success in current position

Physical Demands

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals the ability to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, and/or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, talk or hear, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must be able to stand for eight (8) hours. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Travel Requirements

The Project Manager - Deployment must be able to travel extensively, up to 85% of the time, depending on the workload in the assigned area. Overnight stays may be required throughout the work week as dictated by business objectives and district boundaries. Hotel accommodations will be booked through the Travel Department and will be double occupancy rooms.


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