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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Assistant Store Planning Manager (Contract)

Alexander McQueen - Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
Hong Kong SAR - Hong Kong SAR

This is a newly created role to assist in managing the end to end process for new store openings and refits with focus in China projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Design

  • Inception reports, collecting all the information preliminary to the design
  • Preliminary budget forecast & schedule to be used as base for the HQ design
  • Preliminary design feasibility check and report to HQ
  • Preliminary and final design check through local team and report to HQ
  • Construction drawings coordination through external stakeholders, quality control vs. brand concept and construction guidelines

Cost and Procurement

  • Update of production budget and financial reports
  • Tender management / Cost comparison and report to HQ and local executives
  • Value engineering solutions
  • Contracting support through legal department
  • Invoices approval and tracking and coordination through finance department
  • Financial update with local board

Planning Control and Execution

  • Applications submission and coordination through all the Authorities (landlord, coownership, city hall, heritage, etc)
  • Collecting the construction information and upgrades (site pictures, weekly report), debrief and first analysis, reports to HQ
  • Control of the Project Milestones status
  • Construction site visits, report and conséquent actions
  • Prototypes / production check in factory and continuos follow-up
  • Snagging list and following-up / closure
  • Site turnover to operations team, technical training coordination through local vendors

General Activities

  • Reporting: prepare weekly updates and details report (quality, timing, costs) on running projects for Managers / Executives
  • Operation & maintenance training to local team at a project turnover to Retail Project Presentations
  • Assisting in new project scouting
  • Research of new local materials (following London Concept Direction), suppliers, consultants
  • CAPEX optimisation solutions
  • Construction Manual implementation
  • Local vendors scouting / certification through London approval
  • Bulk-orders proposal through local vendors
  • Travel budget coordination within local Executives
  • OPEX technical budget assistance with local team
  • Maintenance contracts establishment for cleaning, security and MEP
  • Maintenance tracking and follow-up for APAC Retail & Franchise stores and offices

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree holder in Architecture/Surveying or equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years relevant experience gained from luxury fashion retailer
  • Extensive experience of managing multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Proven experience of working with third party contractors, suppliers and landlords, with a good global network of affiliates
  • Analytical and strong attention to detail
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills are a necessity
  • Excellent communication and people management skills (direct or indirect)
  • Good command of English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Full time
  • Asia
  • Hong Kong SAR
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