• Company: Sté Louis Vuitton Services
  • Location: France
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Design & Creation
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: LVM06657
  • Date of publication: 2018.08.20


As the Store Planning Senior Project Manager, you monitor projects to execute Store openings, Store remodelings and special projects in order to:  increase Store traffic and sales, to provide an active and concrete contribution to the brand's success, and to enhance the client experience. In this role, your activity revolves around three main tasks:

- Formulation of standardized procedures and applications which will be the basis for quality guidelines and implementations

Design and Conceptualization
-Revisions of designs as per project requirement development and Execution of final designs for submission

- Software/computer aided rendition of basic and allied architectural plans (including initial electrical, mechanical)
- Analysis of basic computations and reflection of these details to initial plans
- Software/computer aided rendition of basic and complex hidden details or shop drawings                       

Detail Coordination and Negotiation
-Discusses pertinent technical details and specifications necessary for the supplier appreciation of the project scope prior to submission of quotation or costing
-Provides hidden details not reflected on typical working drawings
-Conveys and negotiates of timelines with consideration to existing conditions and applications
-Sources supplier and contractor pool for projects

 Costing and Estimation
-Ensures final review of quantity surveying of materials for project
-Ensures final review of quantity surveying of materials as per request for comparative analysis
-Executes and forwards detailed costs including labor, projected overhead and profit margin as comparative tool for supplier negotiation
-Presents reviewed and finalized costing and quotations prior to Store Planning Director's approval

Research and Development
-Sources materials appropriate for design proposal
-Researches application appropriate for design details

Technical Liaisons
-Coordinates with Store Admin/Engineering personnel related to project
-Assists Store Planning Director in surveying and conducting ocular inspections of sites
-Attends technical meetings or orientations with Store Engineering

Contractor Quotation Review and Cost Negotiation
-Reviews forwarded quotation, evaluation and further negotiation based on parallel internal costing as well as that forwarded by competing bidders

- Ensures tasks supervision (installations, ongoing projects including Store constructions)
- Handles post construction tasks (after-construction design, project management services)


To be successful in this role, you must hold a combination of the following skills and behavior:

-Master degree in engineering, architecture, or design, or equivalent

- 5 to 8 years of experience in fixtures, merchandising layout, store design and project management in an international envrionement.

-Specialization in retail luxury goods/fashion construction as a plus

-Proficient in MS Office (Power Point, Excel, Word), Photoshop, Autocad & 3D software

-Knowledge of construction, fixture and merchandise layout practices and procedures

-Fluent written and verbal French and English, any other European language is a plus


Fashion & Leather Goods

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