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Reference Code:  75469

Store Design & Planning Project Manager - CDD

Geneva, GE, CH

Fixed Term
  
  

Since 1874, Piaget has been committed to bringing the spirit of Luxury to life thanks to a constant quest for creativity, an unlimited innovation and a respect for excellence. All this being possible thanks to a fully integrated Manufacture mastering watchmaking and high jewelry know-how.
Piaget excels in everything that is rare, precious and exceptional.
Always do better than necessary: the Piaget founder’s motto still remains the guiding principle for all our colleagues across the world who, every day, make Piaget grow with passion.

Store Design & Planning Project Manager – CDD

 

« Always do better than necessary » is not only our founder’s motto; it is also the mindset that drives us every day to do what has never been done before!

 

Have you ever thought about becoming a member of the Piaget Family?  

 

If you are:

  • A team player
  • Able to interact with any kind of stakeholder
  • A good communicator

 

Then you must be the right talent to join our team as Store Design & Planning Project Manager!

 

Provide overall management direction for the stores project realization, renovation and restatement in line with the brand image, the time schedule and budget, under the supervision of the Head of Store Design.

 

You will make an impact by:

  • Managing the relationship with the brand partners on the project: Department stores / Malls / Landlords / Co-board / etc.
  • Preparing a preliminary schedule for the projects; performing costs estimating and value engineering; supervising all aspects of day-to-day management of construction projects along with the local architect.
  • Working, coordinating and gathering the necessary information for the projects in cooperation with all PIAGET departments involved in a store opening and store day-to-day life: Retail / Wholesale / Finance / Legal / Operations / Real Estate / etc.
  • Working in coordination with Piaget Store Design and Planning Headquarters and the other consultants on the design of the stores.
  • Selecting, hiring, instructing and negotiating costs with consultants (Local Architect, Permitting, etc.) and contractors (General Contractor, Millworker, etc.) in transparency with the Financial and Procurement Department.
  • Overseeing and ensuring the respect of the timetable for all phases of the project, including programming, design, development, construction, purchase orders (deliverables including brand supplied items), opening and maintenance.
  • Developing and administering project budgets and fiscal controls, contract and quality control; check the correct process of payment and resolution of litigations, in cooperation with Piaget Team.
  • Monitoring and coordinating work performed by field staff and construction firms; ensuring that project operations are in compliance with design specifications and with regional policies and regulations, established performance and delivery criteria, and ensuring that brand requirements are being met.
  • Supporting the Piaget Store Design and Planning Teams Worldwide in all its missions

 

The exceptional skills we are looking for:

  • You possess a Master’s in Architecture or Civil Engineering Degree
  • You have 5-year experience in Retail construction and architecture, experience in Luxury Business and/or International major fashion companies is a plus
  • You have an analytical mindset and project management skills
  • You have confirmed CAD skills: Autocad, Sketchup, 3D visualization, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • You are at ease with general office software skills: Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, etc.
  • You are proficient in English, every additional language it’s a plus.

 

Still wondering why you should apply?

  • Our friendly, open-minded and talented team looks forward to welcoming additional skills to keep raising the bar
  • Your daily activities will be interesting, challenging and diverse
  • We are passionate about developing our people and you will have access to various trainings
  • No day will be like another!

 

The Piaget sense of daring, shared joy and freedom, means that we will always strive to go further! If you want to become a part of it do not hesitate to apply!