Reference Code:  89735

Project Manager, Store Planning

New York, NY, US



A High Jewelry Maison with a strong heritage who promotes exceptional know-how in an enchanting and creative environment!
Our Maison is looking for talented individuals who contribute to developing and transmitting their expertise with care and no compromise.  
At Van Cleef & Arpels you will be surrounded by passionate experts and will contribute to many new projects which allows our Maison to regularly reinvent itself.

Are You a Good Match?

Do you have a passion for High Jewelry, Art & Culture? 

Do you have experience with luxury products in your past? 

Do you have strong attention to detail and thrive in a fast-paced environment? 

If so, we’d love to get to know you!


Role Overview


The Project Manager for Store Planning will partner with key cross-functional stakeholders to gather pertinent store information for approvals and design launching. This person will be responsible for store design & construction project management. As a key member of project execution team, this person will be accountable to control and reinforce the brand image for both retail and wholesale networks. This role is reporting to the Director of Store Planning and is based in NY.




  • Manage architects, contractors, other consultants, retail & wholesale partners for all Store Planning projects to maintain corporate policies & procedures
  • Effectively implement and reinforce brand design, construction & maintenance project standards
  • Read construction documents and shop drawings to produce take-offs for owner supplied materials and to maintain standard operating procedures & established construction timelines & budgets
  • Coordinate and manage all phases of new or temporary store construction and remodels including overseeing of quality control, budget proposals and final account settlements
  • Track all project deadlines, budgets, deliverables including owner-supplied items
  • Coordinate the production and installation of millwork for all Store Planning projects
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope and devise contingency plans/options when applicable
  • Work in conjunction with internal IT, Security and Finance departments for all construction projects
  • Perform periodic site visits and inspect progress of construction projects
  • Ensure completion of punch lists and proper close-out of all projects
  • Support and track all repair and maintenance and cleaning responsibilities and budgets for existing store network
  • Assist in benchmarking local sourced materials, vendors, and contractors
  • Help build, develop & grow existing and new local suppliers’ network and business relationships




  • Ideal candidate will have a minimum 5-8 years of solid retail construction experience in a luxury goods retail environment
  • Prior Project Management experience including budgets & negotiation skills
  • Architectural knowledge is a must
  • College Degree in related areas is preferred – BA/BS in Architecture and/or Construction is desired
  • Must have excellent computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office with experience in AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Bluebeam, Acrobat
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organization, follow up and problem-solving skills are required
  • Creative ability; able to “think out of the box”
  • Ability to travel internationally & domestically, at least 30% of the time
  • Knowledge of French is a plus



Currently, we are not sponsoring work visas.  Applicants must have valid work authorization for employment is the USA.


Richemont offers a generous compensation and benefits package for eligible employees. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.


More than a job…it’s an experience!  

If you are interested in joining the influential growth of the Maison with care, no compromise, and the drive to succeed then do not hesitate to enter the creative universe of Van Cleef & Arpels.  By joining the Maison, you will be part of a nurturing team focused on delivering excellence and development.


The recruitment process:  

Please complete an application on the Richemont Career Site. 

Selected candidates will be contacted by the HR team for an interview.

#Bloom with VCA


Expected Salary Range: $110-$120K annually

Salary will be negotiated based on relevant skills and experience.



Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City