May 24, 2023
Principle is a global brand and implementation consultancy with 22 offices and operations in more than 70 countries. Founded in 1987 in the UK, we work with many of the world’s leading companies to ensure that their brands are brought to life in any environment – from retail stores to pop-up brand experiences to corporate offices and production facilities. We work with clients in a range of industries and our priority sectors include automotive, financial services, retail, telecommunications and other large global corporates.
Purpose of the Role
To plan and manage the delivery of a variety of global retail projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, to the required quality and within the cost parameters that achieve the required profit margins. Support with client communication, workload, site supervision, operational improvements, process, technical design approval, supplier relationships, and procurement activities.
Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
To act as a point of contact to existing and new clients, supporting them with new and existing project related opportunities.
Build internal relationships and collaborate as part of a wider team of creative designers, project managers, and technical designers.
Oversee the quotation and tender process to achieve project budget requirements and monitor margins accordingly.
Create and manage project documentation as required, including SOW, programmes, RAMS, drawings, and completion documents.
Maintain regular and clear communication lines with suppliers and contractors during the manufacture and delivery process.
Review and Manage quality in manufacturing plants / supplier production facilities and validates blanket order and production status.
Ensures that the management information portal is updated in a timely manner and to the required level of detail.
Supports and co-ordinates our health and safety goals and objectives within the requirements of the project.
Organizes and manage the co-ordination of the supply chain across all projects
Manages and co-ordinates project related SLA’s and KPI’s
Responsible for regular and accurate reporting.
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes - Essential:
Business and Operational Behaviours:
Possess strong and demonstrable organisational and time management skills.
Adaptable and flexible; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously within a fast-paced environment.
A brand ambassador always representing the business in a professional manner.
Disciplined, hardworking, and resilient; able to perform effectively under pressure.
Demonstrate commercial acumen in everyday transactions and lead by example, making decisions and resolving problems effectively.
Skills, Behaviours, and Experience:
Ability to motivate, delegate, and communicate with a team to create a positive working environment and maintain high performance levels.
Strong negotiation skills with experience of conflict management. Give clear direction, make decisions, and manage workload and resource.
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, adept at client and third-party interactions across a global network.
Able to listen, evaluate, and provide constructive feedback to the team and colleagues.
Education, Qualifications and Experience:
Background in project management, construction, and retail premises an advantage.
Expert in reading, understanding, and annotating architectural and technical drawings.
Experience working for, or in retail brands, a distinct advantage.
Experience of managing contractors and suppliers on and off site.
Ability to manage projects and multi-disciplinary teams.
Experienced in procurement and budgeting.
IT and Systems:
CAD Software skills
MS Collaboration Tools
Familiarity with SAP / project ordering systems.
Expert MS Office 365 skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Projects
Familiar with management information databases, portals and reporting tools.