Reference Code:  38742

Project Manager Brand Architecture (m/f/x - 100%)

Schaffhausen, SH, CH


Our strength lies not in our similarities but in revealing the exceptional diversity of our cultures and colleagues. We leverage the advantage of being a global company with an international workforce. We employ the best experts who we trust to make informed decisions, who dare to implement their ideas and who take ownership of their actions. No matter where you are from, what you believe in, what age you are, who you love, or if you are disabled: In the end, together we always make it happen!

To support our Architecture department at our headquarters in Schaffhausen we are looking for a


(M/F/X – 100%)


The Project Manager Brand Architecture manages architectural projects in planning and construction of Shop-in-Shops and Boutiques for IWC Schaffhausen. The position reports to the Department Manager Architecture. The Architecture department is located within the Marketing.


Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent




  • Create layouts & develop design proposals both in 2D and 3D of IWC’s global boutiques and Shop-inShops following corporate guidelines and standards and in collaboration with cross functional teams to deliver design solutions supporting business objectives
  • Project-lead in all architectural and construction activities related to the renovation and creation of a new boutique/Shop-in-shop
  • Supervise the construction planning and its execution, ensure perfect quality of delivery
  • Lead and coordination of the Execution Phase work closely with the local architect to complete the final CD set with the MEP, Structural and Furniture drawings
  • Lead the tender phase with the local architect and local SDP team. Review scope of work with bidding GC and millworkers
  • Supervise the construction planning and its execution, ensure perfect quality of delivery
  • Ensure timely ordering and delivery of owner supplied items
  • Oversee integration of displays and visual merchandising programs, in collaboration with Creative, Visual Merchandising and Operations teams
  • Responsible for the cost tracking of the project, ensure financial planning in close collaboration with finance team
  • Responsible for the turnover to retail and follow up and completion of all items on the punch list
  • Responsible for smooth and regular communication to Senior Leadership, Management and any other entity involved in the projects




  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture or equivalent education in Project Management (e.g. PMP) with professional experience in Store Development
  • Minimum of two years experience in Architecture or Interior Design (planning and implementation of architectural projects as well as negotiation and buying of architectural services)
  • Experience in planning and implementation of luxury retail boutiques is a plus
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to work under pressure
  • Analytic thinking and well-structured working approach
  • Ability to manage projects remotely and confidently communicate in a global structure • Excellent knowledge of the English language
  • Good knowledge of ArchiCAD, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
  • Strong personality with a pronounced hands-on mentality




IWC offers a challenging working environment: the company’s roots are in Switzerland, but it is a successful international player. We maintain our tradition, yet we are always on the lookout for innovations and ways to improve. Change management, education, further training and personal development are therefore of key importance for our long-term success.